The Best LA Events to Catch This Weekend

Photo: @thecollectiveconf
Photo: @thecollectiveconf

Mark your cal for these pop-up shops, shows, stylish soirées, and more cool Los Angeles events. 

Thursday, October 20th

George Loves Pop-Up at Perverse (Downtown): New made-in-LA label George Loves is popping up at Perverse’s DTLA eyewear boutique from Thursday through Saturday. Shop the local brand’s luxe essentials ($78 to $310), like muscle tees, shirt dresses, and blazers finished in its signature “Washed by the Sun” treatment. Plus, enjoy special deals when you buy select George Loves and Perverse items together; all shoppers enjoy a one-of-a-kind tote bag with their purchase.
Where: Perverse, 1108 S Los Angeles, St., DTLA Fashion District

Light the Night Walk (Downtown): Join the fight against blood cancers during Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s fundraising event. Happening at LA Live, the walk starts at 4:30pm and proceeds benefit cancer research, support programs, and more. Learn more and register here.
Where: L.A. Live, 800 W Olympic Blvd., DTLA

Friday, October 21st

Collective Conference (Hollywood): FAB Counsel and 365 Hangers invade Wanderlust from 10am to 7pm for a crash course on social media and more. Top LA fashion, food, and travel insiders will dish expert advice on everything from building your brand, reaching new audiences, and more. Gift bags and food tastings will also be in the mix; buy tickets for $299 online here and don’t forget to use code ULA for an exclusive 30% off.

International Style Institute (Beverly Grove): The three-day conference promises a full schedule of panels, workshops, and more for aspiring digital influencers across fashion, food, and beauty. Attendees will score pro tips from TV host and fashion journalist Louise Roe, Margo & Me blogger Jenny Bernheim, and event co-founders Sarah Boyd of Simply Stylist and celebrity fashion stylist Anita Patrickson. Learn more and get tickets here.
Where: The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., Beverly Grove

Eat|See|Hear Labyrinth Screening (Santa Monica): The David Bowie flick will be on the seaside big screen screen starting at 7:30pm. Doors open at 6pm and LuckDish, Crepe de Ville, Salt + Straw, and Warbler Coffee Roasters will also parked at the pier. Dogs are allowed at the evening movie and a limited number of “old timey lawn chairs” will be available to rent for $5.
Where: Santa Monica Pier, 200 Santa Monica Pier

Skidrow Denim Launch Party (Downtown): Shop for a cause at charitable new label Skid Row Denim Academy’s debut bash from 6 to 9pm on the Standard’s roof. You’ll score a pair of raw selvedge denim jeans or a jacket from the brand’s limited first run when you donate to Skid Row Housing Trust, which provides homes and support to those who struggle with long-term homelessness. RSVP for the event right here.
Where: The Standard Downtown, 550 S Flower St., DTLA

Saturday, October 22nd

Joe’s Jeans x South Moon Under (Santa Monica): Join East Coast luxury retailer South Moon Under for denim shopping and customization from 11am to 5pm. Attendees can personalize their Joe’s denim four different ways, from distressing to paint splattering and more.
Where: Joe’s Jeans, 395 Santa Monica Pl. #171W, Santa Monica

Platform x Au Fudge (Culver City): Celebrate All Hallow’s Eve a week early at the kid-friendly restaurant’s Westside pumpkin patch from 9am to 6pm. Costumed guests can enjoy unicorn rides, manicures, cookie decorating, and more; tickets are $5 (kids 2 and under are free), find out activity pricing here.
Where: Platform, 8850 Washington Blvd., Culver City

Brand Boulevard Block Party (Glendale): Some of LA’s coolest eateries are taking over Brand for the buzzing stretch’s first-ever Block Party. Lemonade, Shake Shack, Mainland Poke, and Porto’s Bakery are just a few restos that’ll be in the house. Tickets are $60 at the door or $50 (plus fees) online here.
Where: Brand Boulevard between Colorado and Caruso, Glendale

Playlist Yoga with Bailey44 x Randall Scott (Malibu): Enjoy a free yoga sesh with Playlist Yoga’s Nicole Sciacca at Bailey44’s Malibu Lumber Yard boutique. After the one-hour workout, shop the contemporary LA label’s womenswear and fine watches and jewelry by Randall Scott. Registration is from 1 to 1:30pm and the class starts promptly at 2pm; RSVP at
Where: Bailey44 at Malibu Lumber Yard, 3939 Cross Creek Rd., Malibu

Sunday, October 23rd

Aids Walk LA (Downtown): Walk for a cause when the 10K fundraiser takes over Grand Park. Expect celebrity appearances, food trucks, and a live performance by the Downtown Divas of Drag. Check-in starts at 8:30am and the walk kicks off at 10am; register and get more info here.
Where: Grand Park, 200 N Grand Ave., DTLA