The Best Events in LA Happening This Week

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

Thursday, December 8th

Clever x Richer Poorer Ladies Night: Cool-girl lifestyle site Clever LA is taking over local basics label Richer Poorer‘s first-ever pop-up space with a handful of lady-led brands. In addition to shopping RP’s tees, tanks, undies, and socks, pick up vintage Levi’s from Fair Season, enamel pins and stationery from The Good Twin, jewelry by Katie Dean, and beauty products from Noto Botanics. Plus, enjoy a live DJ set by Drum & Lace and vino from Union Wine.
Where: 501 N Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036

Friday, December 9th

Garrett Leight x Michael Brunswick Launch Party: The cult-cool LA eyewear label is teaming with Venice-based artist Michael Brunswick for a limited-edition set of lenses ($140). From 7 to 10pm, toast the collaboration at Leight’s Venice boutique, where partygoers will enjoy drinks and sounds by DJ Wesley Herron. 100% of proceeds will benefit Arts or LA. Plus, the Herb Alpert Foundation and its board of directors will also match all proceeds through December 31st.
Where: GLCO Venice, 1522 Abbot Kinney, Venice, CA

Joie x Winc: Toast the cult-cool California label’s holiday collection while scoring the first taste of vino membership club Winc’s first-ever sparkling bubbly from 11am to 7pm.
Where: 8414 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90069

MADE by DWC Annual Holiday Shopping Party: From 10am to 7pm, shop for a good cause at Downtown Women’s Center’s annual retail therapy soiree, which promises deals on vintage and new clothing, accessories, and gifts (including the org’s line of handmade all-natural soaps, candles, stationery, and more.) Enjoy gratis hors d’oeuvres and cider; proceeds benefit the nonprofit organization’s mission to women living on Skid Row to overcome homelessness.
Where: MADE by DWC Resale Boutique, 325 S. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles, CA 90013

Cleobella Holiday BazaarThe SoCal-based accessories label is hosting its first-ever holiday bazaar from 4 to 9pm at its HB boutique. Shop its bohemian-cool clothing, bags, jewelry, and more alongside treasures form vintage vendors, travel-ready goods, and handmade art. Partygoers will enjoy booze and champs and live music while they shop, too.
Where: Cleobella Boutique, 16792 14th St., Huntington Beach, CA 92649

Saturday, December 10th

Allbirds Pop-Up at Shinola Silver Lake: See Allbirds‘ Wool Runner sneakers in the flesh at the innovative SF brand’s pop-up shop at Shinola’s Silver Lake boutique, running Saturday to Monday. Pick up the label’s latest collection of super-comfy kicks ($95) made of natural materials in Natural Grey, plus a selection in Natural White; other colorways will be available to order with free two-day shipping. Plus, score a complimentary gift kit with festive laces and enjoy gratis beveages while you shop.
Where: 3515 Sunset Blvd., Silver Lake, CA 90026

Platform’s 12 Days of ChristmasThe fashionable Culver City lifestyle center is hosting a SoCal holiday fiesta featuring a build-your-own nacho station by Loqui, festive pinatas, churros, and music. Plus, pick up gifts at Platform’s holiday marketplace, where Morrow Soft Goods, Ariel Gordon Jewelry, Gossamer, Vrai + Oro, and more LA-based brands are holding court through December 18th.

Malibu Country Mart Winter Wonderland Celebration: The luxury coastal shopping center will be transformed into a festive holiday playground Saturday and Sunday, complete with a decorated Christmas tree, a menorah, and tons of twinkling lights. Expect family-friendly festivities, real life reindeer (12 to 4pm Saturday), Victorian carolers (12 to 2pm Saturday), and even Santa himself. Kids can also enjoy hands-on activities like cookie decorating (12 to 4pm Saturday)
Where: Malibu Country Mart, 3835 Cross Creek Rd., Malibu, CA 90265

Beautycon x Ali & Jay: Shop the contemporary label’s holiday line while Beautycon reveals its latest beauty box from 4 to 7pm. Enjoy braids and mani touch-ups by Glamsquad and makeup by Colourpop, plus a swag bag filled with merch from all of the brands. RSVP is required; join the shopping party at beautycon.com/rsvp.
Where: Ali & Jay at Santa Monica Place, 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA 90401

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