Mark your cal for these pop-up shops, shows, stylish soirées, and more cool Los Angeles events.
ALIEN ZOO at Westfield Century City (Century City): The immersive VR experience pops up at the luxe shopping center’s Atrium Space for just one month. Created by Dreamscape Immersive, the 12-minute interactive film “[transports] you and your on an extraterrestrial journey where you will witness first-hand the galaxy’s most endangered species.” Watch the trailer here, and book tickets online or by calling (424) 603-2980.
Where: Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Century City, CA 90067
ARMARIUM x Flont Red Carpet Salon (West Hollywood): No need to drop beaucoup bucks on that upcoming red carpet premiere (because this is LA) or swanky soirée — swing by luxury fashion rental platform ARMARIUM’s pop-up shop with high-end jewelry rental service Flont now through Friday, March 9. You can pair fine accoutrements from Bulgari, Cartier, Tiffany & Co., and many more with designers like Jason Wu, Paco Rabanne, Mary Kantrantzou, Naeem Kahn, Sally Lapointe, and many other names. The boutique will also offer the Flont Privé collection featuring three-day rentals starting at $300 for pieces that are originally priced at up to $160K. (Yowzas.) Clients can also score expert tips from celeb stylists like Christina Erlich, George Kotsiopulous, Erin Walsh, and Sophie Lopez when they book an in-person appointment or using Armarium’s Armibot high-tech styling service. Schedule your sesh by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or at ARMARIUM’s website.
When: Now through Friday, March 9; Monday through Friday from 10am to 6pm, Saturday from 11am to 6pm, and Sunday by appointment only
Where: 158 North Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90048
Lunar New Year Celebration at South Coast Plaza (OC): The luxury shopping center’s 20-day festivities run through March 4 with free family-friendly activities and entertainment, special Lunar New Year products, and in-store experiences at Gucci, Prada, Miu Miu, Salvatore Ferragamo, Bally, Piaget, and Vacheron Constantin; see the full schedule of events here.
Where: South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Starting Thursday, February 22
Atelier & Repairs at Magasin (Culver City): From Thursday, February 22 to Thursday, March 1, breathe new life into your favorite (and worn-to-death) denim and have them reworked by Atelier & Repairs at luxe men’s boutique Magasin. Bring your “old, unused, broken, and out-of-fashion clothes” (except for stretch denim) to be transformed by the LA-based brand; email email@example.com if you’ve got more questions.
Where: Magasin at Platform, 8810 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232
Tappan Collective Open Studio (Arts District): Swing by the digitally native art gallery’s DTLA space from 6 to 9pm to see the latest works from three emerging artists in their residency program. See the art of Michael Wall, Gabrielle Teschner, and Brant Ritter, sip on vino, and meeting the talents themselves.
Where: 962 East Fourth St., Unit B, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Starting Saturday, February 24
Milk Bar at Reformation (West Hollywood): Ahead of its LA flagship debut this spring, the foodie-faved bakery is popping up with its sweets at Reformation. From 11am to 7pm, enjoy chef Christina Tosi’s cookies and truffles alongside her newest sweet (and caffeinated) creation, the Crack Pie Latte before it officially joins Milk Bar’s menu next week. Plus, score a free sweet treat with your Ref purchase.
Where: Reformation, 8000 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90046
TLA by Morgan Stewart Pop-Up (Beverly Hills): Toast the former Rich Kids of Beverly Hills star’s new activewear label from 2 to 5pm. The reality star-turned-creative director will be on hand to introduce her stylish workout brand ($68 to $128), which will be shoppable exclusively at Contemporary on 6 in Saks. Plus, score a free SoulCycle or Y7 class with your purchase while supplies last.
Where: Saks Fifth Avenue, Contemporary on 6, 9600 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Starting Sunday, February 25
Runway to Rodeo (Beverly Hills): From 4 to 8pm, the luxury shopping stretch is throwing a stylish block party complete with food trucks, live performances, a selfie-ready #OnlyOnRodeo infinity room, a champagne garden, a towering cake by La Patisserie Artistique, and even an art museum showcasing the swanky street’s evolution over the last 50 years. Celebrity stylists Rob Zangardi and Mariel Haenn will be hosting the fashionable bash, which will take place on the 200 and 300 blocks.
Where: 200 to 300 Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Starting Thursday, March 1
Charlotte Tilbury Master Class (Beverly Grove): Learn how to do your makeup like a pro at Nordstrom at The Grove. From 6 to 8pm celebrity makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury’s North American Lead Artist, Justin St. Clair, will lead an exclusive “Tilbury Transformation” masterclass as cocktails and light bites are served. Tickets are $150 and redeemable for product (you’ll also score an exclusive gift with purchase); reserve your spot by calling Tilbury’s beauty counter at (646) 639-3774 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Plus, Tilbury’s Backstage Artistry team will be on hand all weekend to toast her new Hollywood Flawless Filter.
Where: Charlotte Tilbury at Nordstrom The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Starting Saturday, March 10
Reformation Vintage Fair (Culver City): From 10am to 5pm, shop pre-loved clothing from fashionable decades past during the sustainable LA label’s one-day vintage markeplace at Platform.
Where: Platform, 8810 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232
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