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SILVER LAKE—Saturday, Los Angeles County Store's (4333 Sunset Boulevard) event roster boasts a double-whammy. First, from 12-2pm catch a trunk show from illustrator Jon Lim, whose cute, handmade cards speak the perfect sentiments for the cool crowd (ie: "You Are The Worst" or an image of animal-style fries with a birthday candle). Later, artist Sarah Vandersall's exhibition "Bring Back That Braid and Kill Your Own Snake: Customized Burial Vessels and Afterlife Ritual Plans" opens with a 6-8pm reception featuring snacks from Granola Mama's HandMade and cocktails courtesy of Paragon Jams. The collection of works is an intimate exploration of loss and memory.
COSTA MESA—Our search for the perfect, wear-with-everything lariat necklace ends this Saturday when fine jewelry brand Zoe Chicco brings a load of such exclusive goodies to Bloomingdale's in South Coast Plaza (3333 S Bristol Street). The collection of pretty pieces featuring precious materials like 14 karat gold and diamond will be highlighted by a visit from the designer herself during a 12-4pm trunk show. The company is also known for their simple, stackable rings and statement stud earrings, so we wouldn't be surprised if you end up snagging a whole set.
WESTWOOD—In LA the puppy love is real. With everyone and their brother getting a "therapy dog" registration (the new weed card), and dog park dates becoming a hot hangout, our city is rapidly going to the dogs (literally though). For those of you whose entertainment must involve your furry friend, consider this Saturday's Doggie Street Festival. Bring your pooch to the Westwood Recreation Center (1350 S Sepulveda Boulevard) between 10am and 4pm to score pet-approved treats, preview products and services, score tips from vets, and even meet pups in need of a fur-ever home at the adopt-a-thon.