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FASHION DISTRICT—Vintage shopping liason Whurl is inviting its retro-loving users—and any newbies!—for yet another IRL shopping occasion (last month the app hosted a pop-up at the Ace) this Saturday. A studio space in DTLA's Fashion District (824 S Los Angeles Street, #500) welcomes everyone's fave Ugly Girl Gang leader Tuesday Bassen, dreamy denim (and more!) vendor Fair Season, and Cali-cool Coast-to-Coast Vintage—plus way more. The 5-10pm seasonal fiesta also boasts sweets courtesy of Circus of Cakes and soda from Shirley Temple Soda Pop. But the best part of this shopping bash might be that 15% of all sales will benefit Girls For a Change, which provides supportive programs for girls in low-income households.
CHINATOWN—Last month we gave you the first look at spanking new local label Day Space Night and now designers Kris and Sam are inviting the public to their Chinatown studio (1727 N Spring Street) for a holiday market that brings together a host of cool makers. Friday from 5-9pm and Saturday from 11am-6pm, shoppers can enter the orange door to browse textiles from Graham Keegan, sustainable undies from another line we love, Botanica Workshop, clothier This Repair Shop, and other cool-as-hell stuff. While you're there, sip some tea or hot toddies and snack on tasty treats.
BEVERLY GROVE—This Saturday and Sunday Gogosha Optique's West 3rd Street location (8238 W 3rd Street) goes green—quite literally. Plantlife LA pops by for the weekend to offer leafy new friends and cacti buddies to take home (or gift), Visit Saturday 11am-5pm or Sunday 12-5pm to grab some greenery and be sure to peruse the always cool selection of frames that includes Ahlem, Claire Goldsmith, and Max Pittion.
ARTS DISTRICT—DTLA's Arts District is getting cooler by the second, and as we previewed earlier this week, now creative retailers' hot new hood is welcoming a new HD Buttercup this Saturday. The opening festivities for this vintage and modern home decor haven have a Winter Wonderland theme, which means a faux snow-filled parking lot, photobooth, and hot cocoa/cookie bar. The 12-3pm extravaganza might just be the closest thing we get to legit holiday weather.