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In just four years, LA's tri-annual vintage clothing market A Current Affair has become one of the most anticipated shopping events in town (so much so that NYC now has their own edition). For this year's Fall fair, more than 60 vendors flocked to the Fashion District's Cooper Design Space with loads of perfectly distressed denim, glamorous colored furs, pailette-covered gowns, caftans, chunky turquoise jewelry, and oh-so-much more. Some of the local vendors included Replika—whose retro sunnies display would give Rachel Zoe's life, minimalist masters Mixed Business, and Collection, who made sure to bring plenty of perfect designer pieces. NYC's vintage powerhouse Screaming Mimi's also made an appearance, to the delight of many.
The event, which took place last Saturday and Sunday, was full of highlights including a display of celeb stylist Simone Harouche's ten head-to-toe vintage looks, assembled from the market's well-curated inventory. There was also a stylish lounge featuring furniture and accessories from Long Beach's Urban Americana, an open bar with summery bevvies, insanely delicious Indian fare from Project Share A Meal, and vinyl selections spun by DJ Miles Michaud of Reverbnation Radio. But let's face it—it was all about the clothes. We even spotted fashion-saavy celebrities like design goddess Kelly Wearstler and author/director/Rodarte-muse Mirandy July scooping up cool, coveted pieces.