Thursday, April 3, 2014

A Current Affair : Pop Up Vintage Marketplace

Helloooo Spring! This season's illustrious vintage shopping heaven, A Current Affair is happening Saturday, April 5th. With a over 50 retailers and private dealers, this unique marketplace offers "inspiring vintage collections that are relevant within the realm of contemporary style."

Kittens, your eyes do not deceive, Dita von Teese graced last season's show. Along with people admiring and expertly edited clothing + accessories,  you can also go for the music by KCRW's DJ Marion Hodges and open bar sponsored by Peroni.  | Costume Designer Kristine Karnaky of Miss KK with Stylist Shirley Kurata. Shirley will be curating inspired styles on display that will be available for purchase.

Vendors will bring their rare and one-of-a-kind items, including local collectors and co-producers of A Current Affair, Richard Wainright's NEW/FOUND and Joey Grana's Scout, as well as those well-traveled: We Are Tribe (Kansas City), Maeven (Brooklyn), Desert Vintage (Tuscon) and MERCY vintage now (Oakland).

Joanna Williams of supremely rad global marketplace, Kneeland Co. Mercado curated last December's gift market; Hillary Justin of the line of limited run and unique goods, Bliss and Mischief; Linde Sayles of the sweet vintage studio, Just Say Native | lovely antique dresses at Adored Vintage

Shiva Rose of The Local Rose along with local fashion editors including Ali Hoffman (Refinery 29), Merle Ginsberg (The Hollywood Reporter), Natalie Alcala (Racked LA) are this show's host committee | Tracy Conti McCarty, vintage huntress and magical artist of Prism of Threads

And, here's an insightful peek into the event with Richard and Joey.

A Current Affair
Saturday, April 5
12:00 - 1:00 Preview | 1:00 - 7:00 Show
Cooper Design Space
860 S. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles, CA 90014

$10 general show / $20 preview ($8 / $16 in advance until April 4th). A portion of the proceeds go towards non-profit animal shelter and welfare organization, No Kill Los Angeles.
all photos courtesy of A Current Affair

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