ARTS DISTRICT—Former womenswear designer Vanessa Louise Marie Arthur (she's worked for labels like BCBG Max Azria and Trina Turk) has recently shifted her focus to heavy metal. In the form of hand-forged jewelry that is. Her LA-based line VLM, which takes its inspiration from mid-century modern design, makes its official debut with a trunk show this Saturday. The 11am-1pm event takes place at DTLA's lovely HEW Studio (100 E 1st Street, #302) and will feature the brand's Harmony collection—which boasts a beautifully minimal and slightly androgynous design aesthetic—for 30% off. Shop for Valentine's Day gifts (even if the recipient is you) while you sip complimentary Bellinis and snack on hors d'oeuvres. RSVP by emailing Vanessa@vlmjewelry.com with the "Trunk Show RSVP" in the subject line.
CANOGA PARK—If you've been remotely paying attention to our content this month, you know we've regularly been focused on ways to make 2016 your (and our) Best Year Ever, whether that means trying out a new fitness routine, stocking our pantries with brain tonic, or finding the best spot to bliss out. For this reason Saturday's Fabletics-sponsored event, "Live Your Passion," at The Village at Westfield Topanga's (6600 Topanga Canyon Boulevard) is right up our alley. The one-day pop-up allows attendees to choose one of several gratis workouts (options include an 11am high intensity interval training, a 1pm Bootcamp from with a Brooklyn Bridge trainer, a 2:30pm Vinyasa class with YogaWorks' Jessica Anderson, and a 4pm high-energy dance class with one of our faves, JJ Dancer), and also treats them to refreshments from Pressed Juicery, makeup touch-ups by Blushington, mini massages from Burke Williams, and a 15% discount on Fabletics' cute and already-affordable gear.