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THE GROVE— Rent The Runway and Gillette Venus are making a stop at The Grove this Thursday, June 20 from 11am to 5pm as part of their charitable Step Up and Step Out tour. Donate to the Step Up Women's Network just by getting glammed up, choosing a designer frock and strutting your stuff on the blue carpet as you get your picture taken by fashion photographers. Guests will also get $25 coupons for their next Rent The Runway rental and score free Venus razors to help maintain silky smooth legs for summer. Watch the clip above for a preview. [RTR/Facebook]
VENICE— The Retail Design Institute is hosting a walk to experience the newest retail trends of LA's coolest shopping stretch, Abbot Kinney. This Wednesday, June 19 from 3 to 7pm attendees will meet at Cafe Zinque located at 600 Venice Blvd, then head out for a self-guided walk of the bustling strip. Enjoy Kinney in all its glory as you network, shop and end the day over drinks at Deus Ex Machina at 1001 Venice Blvd. The event is free but donations are accepted; Register here. [Retail Design Institute/Facebook]
BEVERLY HILLS— The makeup artists of cult-favorite cosmetics brand NARS are paying a visit to Barneys Beverly Hills for a Face of Modern Makeup event this Thursday, June 20 through June 22. From 11am to 6pm, their expert makeup stylist team will be on hand to help you tailor a makeup up look that is uniquely you, from achieving a radiant complexion to the perfect lip look. On the last day of the event, guests will get a chance to meet NARS' Director of Global Artistry James Boehmer. Call the NARS counter at (310) 276-4400 x5596 to book an appointment. [NARS/Facebook] —Jessica Estrada