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A Current Affair
What: The fashion-forward can score nostalgic looks at this semiannual showcase of vintage retailers and private dealers.
Why: Head-to-toe rarities (Bustown Modern, Core Vintage), an open bar, and head-bopping tunes by KCRW DJ Marion Hodges. Plus, a portion of proceeds goes to The Art of Elysium.
When: Sat., noon-7 p.m.
Where: Cooper Design Space, 860 S. Los Angeles St., at E. Ninth St., 11th flr., Downtown. Tickets ($8-$16) at eventbrite.com or at the door ($10-$20).
Shop for Success
What: Fantasy becomes reality at a pop-up with coveted designers such as Catherine Malandrino, Mara Hoffman, and Cynthia Rowley at up to 70 percent off.
Why: Clothing for a cause — 100 percent of the proceeds goes to Dress for Success Worldwide West.
When: Today & Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Westwood Village Square, 1101 Westwood Blvd., b/t Kinross Ave. & Lindbrook Dr. (323-461-1021).
What: The swank swim and resort wear brand for men, women, and children turns up the heat at its new L.A. outpost.
Why: Its 1,300 square feet of bright, airy space are stocked with monokinis, tank dresses, beaded sandals, and embellished totes. Mention DailyCandy this Fri.-Sun. for 20 percent off everything in the store.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 130 S. Robertson Blvd., b/t Alden Dr. & W. Third St., Beverly Hills (310-205-0705).
What: Give the gift of DIY without the stress of actually getting crafty at the holiday pop-up market hosted at Shopclass.
Why: The chance to score leather pouches, ceramic mugs, and hand-printed holiday cards from more than 40 local up-and-comers, including LusteredWalnut, Me & Arrow, and Small Adventure.
When: Sat., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 5215 York Blvd., at N. Ave. 52, Highland Park (323-258-2500).
AnthomLive L.A. Pop-Up Store
What: Visit the online shop's temporary brick-and-mortar for carefully curated capsule collections from around the globe.
Why: Ring in the New Year with a new look courtesy of cutting-edge designers such as Ksenia Schnaider, Saint Clair, and Uzi.
When: Thru Dec. 12. Opening celebration, tonight, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Satine, 8134 W. Third St., at S. Kilkea Dr., upper-floor loft, West Hollywood (323-655-2142). R.S.V.P. for opening celebration to email@example.com.
Crossroads Sunday Suppers
What: L.A.'s ground zero for vegan haute cuisine launches a dinner series with a rotating roster of celebrated guest chefs.
Why: Up first is the restaurant's own executive chef, Scot Jones, with an Italian-inspired menu (scaloppini francese, Tuscan white bean mashed potatoes).
When: Sun., 5-10 p.m.
Where: 8284 Melrose Ave., at N. Sweetzer Ave., West Hollywood (323-782-9245). Dinner is $50; with wine pairings, $80.
What: The food industry's best and brightest join forces in support of the Philippines at this triple-threat event (cocktails, dinner, silent auction). Participating chefs and mixologists include Eric Greenspan (The Foundry), Ray Garcia (Fig), and Devon Espinosa (The Church Key).
Why: All proceeds go to Gawad Kalinga, a nonprofit assisting Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts.
When: Sun., 6-9 p.m. VIP admission, 5 p.m.
Where: The Church Key, 8730 Sunset Blvd., b/t Sherbourne & Sunset Plaza Drs., West Hollywood (424-249-3700). Tickets (general admission, $100; VIP, $150) at lalovespi.nightout.com.
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