HIGHLAND PARK—When creating her line, Junim LA, SoCal designer Haley Solar is as concerned with making her flirty dresses, tops, and rompers wearable as she is with making the process sustainable. Produced locally using 90% reclaimed fabrics, her silk pieces are hand-dyed utilizing a combo of traditional and natural dyes (vegetables, tea) for dreamy result that transports us back to the 1960's and 70's. This Friday, check out Solar's seriously summer-ready pieces at vintage boutique Weepah Way (5151 York Blvd), where owner Constance Baker highlights these garments with select pieces from her always-on-point inventory. The opening reception takes place from 6-9pm but you can continue to shop the pop-up through next Tuesday.
WESTWOOD—As the first chapter in their M Dot Stories series, in which limited edition collections are exhibited at different W Hotels, design studio M Dot visits the W Los Angeles (930 Hilgard Ave) this Thursday evening for the launch of the Angel Payne Collection. Payne, an author, served as a muse in creating the all black collection that is confident and minimal, yet effortless. M Dot rounds things out by coupling these pieces with malachite jewelry from Sophie Blake. Live DJ sets and visual art on display will also be presented in conjunction with the fashions to complete the overall mood. RSVP here to attend the event, which kicks off at 7pm.