Mark your cal for these pop-up shops, fashionable fairs, stylish soirées, and more cool Los Angeles events.
Photo: Courtesy of Modern Artisan Marketplace
7 dRAs of Gifting (Arts District): Now through Sunday, December 10, swing by cool LA brand dRA’s boutique at ROW DTLA to shop wares from its stylish pals, like mommy and me clothing from Cleobella, Korean skincare from Skinesque, global-cool accessories from Nomah Project, stationery from The Mini Gardener, chic pajamas and womenswear by Corey Lynn Calter, and natural apothecary products from Poppy and Someday.
Where: ROW DTLA, 777 Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90021
THE ODELLS x Modern Macrame Workshop and Pop-Up Shop (Silver Lake): Thursday through Sunday, shop Modern Macrame designer Emily Katz’s stylish knotted wall hangings and decor; she’ll also be leading a hands-on workshop ($175) Saturday from 2 to 5pm which includes everything you need to get your DIY on. That’s not all: THE ODELLS’ merch will be 20% off all weekend, too.
Where: THE ODELLS Shop, 3906 Sunset Blvd., Silver Lake, CA 90029
Saturday, December 9
Artisanal LA Holiday Market (Arcadia): From 11am to 6pm, over 100 artists, designers, and makers are taking over Downtown Arcadia’s Metro station alongside local shops, eateries, and other businesses for Artisanal LA’s SGV holiday market. There’ll also be live music, kid-friendly happenings (like face painting and balloon animals), “snow”, and LA Food Fest-approved grub trucks. Bring an unwrapped toy for the Arcadia Fire Department’s toy drive and don’t forget to wear your best festive outfit for selfies with Santa.
Where: Arcadia Metro Station, 200 North 1st St., Arcadia, CA 91105
Echo Park Craft Fair (Silver Lake): The fashionable Echo Park-bred fair takes over Mack Sennett Studios all weekend (Saturday from 10 am to 6pm and Sunday from 10am to 5pm) with LA’s coolest independent designers and makers. In addition to everything from bohemian-modern home decor and Cali-cool womenswear to minimalist jewelry and gourmet foods and much more, expect bites and sips from Moon Juice, cocktails from Pharmacie, artisanal grub from local vendors, and much more. Tickets are $10 to $16 and available online or at the door.
Where: Mack Sennett Studios, 1215 Bates Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90026
Band.do’s The Mall Pop-Up (Hollywood): The colorful, cheery LA accessories brand is inviting a handful of of its cool pals for a two-day holiday pop-up at its Hollywood HQ. Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm, swing by to shop cult-cool designer Rachel Antonoff, socially-conscious e-shop The Little Market, playful decor and home goods brand Sunnylife, lingerie label Lively, minimalist bag brand Baggu, edgy-cool jeweler J. Southern Studio, and many others. There’ll also be food, gift wrapping, glamour shots, custom airbrushed tees, and deals all weekend, like 25% off select ban.do items and other discounts.
Where: 1110 North Beachwood Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90038
Renegade Craft Fair (DTLA): Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm, over 250 indie designers, artists, and makers will be bringing handmade clothing, accessories, jewelry, home goods, art, food, and more giftables to Los Angeles State Historic Park. There’ll also be food trucks, cocktails, hands-on activities, live music, and of course, plenty of photo-ready opportunities.
Where: Los Angeles State Historic Park, 1245 North Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Sunday, December 10
Kids Fashion Fair (Culver City): Sunday from 10am to 3pm, cool mom group Fashion Mamas (full disclosure, this site’s editor is a member) invades stylish lifestyle center Platform for a day of retail therapy for pint-sized style stars. Expect 35 vendors hawking kids clothing, accessories, toys, decor, and more, plus a DIY bouquet station by Flower Firm and plenty of kid-friendly activities.
Where: Platform, 8850 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232