Join us this weekend for some amazing holiday shopping in LA!

December 2, 2011


December 3 + 4 // 11am – 6pm both days

Where: The California Market Center (110 East Ninth Street, LA, CA 90079)

Cost: $10 at the door or in advance online (Kids 12 and under are free), 10% of ticket sales go to our great non-profit partner 826LA.

Admission includes:
• An exclusive, collectible cotton tote bag (each show features a tote designed by a guest artist)
• Unlimited re-entry for both days + our printed Vendor Directory & Mini Magazine
Free drinks! (Holiday Punch featuring Sailor Jerry Rum, Blackstar Beer, The Naked Grape wine, IZZE, Honest Tea, GT’s Kombucha)
• Free DIY workshops + crafts by The Urban Craft Center, L.A. Zine Fest and the Craft and Folk Art Museum
• Free portraits and a print at the Oh Snap Photo Booth
• Access to Amoeba’s rockin’ downtown Pop-Up Shop – exclusive just for us!
• Two different cafe areas so you can grab a coffee or enjoy lunch, snacks or a treat

The largest independent design show in the country, attendees get the rare chance to meet and shop directly from over 325 hand-selected designers and artists. The exciting two-day shopping event makes it easy for you to buy local and support LA’s economy, discover great design and deals, join in community, and have a blast. The products at the show are proudly made right here in the USA so you’re putting your dollars right back into our economy and local community! With fun for everyone plan to spend the day with us…



Show happens Saturday December 3rd 6pm-10pm and Sunday December 4th 11am-5pm.

Cooper Design Space Penthouse (860 South Los Angeles Street, LA, CA 90014)

A Current Affair: Pop Up Vintage Marketplace presents a unique opportunity to shop rare and one of a kind vintage fashion items including apparel, accessories, jewelry and ephemera. Presented in the penthouse loft of the Cooper Design Space, in the heart of Downtown LA’s fashion district, A Current Affair features an open bar furnished by our sponsors, drinks by IZZE, music by KCRW DJ Marion Hodges, and an exhibit by local artist Rafa Esparza.

HOSTED BY ROSE APODACA! Saturday night’s opening will be hosted by curator, journalist and author Rose Apodaca, who will sign copies of her latest book, Fred Hayman—The Extraordinary Difference: The Story of Rodeo Drive, Hollywood Glamour and the Showman Who Sold It All. She will also hand select 10 vintage party looks from throughout the show which will be on exhibit and available for purchase.

With over 30 participating exhibitors, A Current Affair is a highly curated fashion event featuring the best in vintage from Los Angeles and beyond. Guests have been known to score major deals on vintage items from the likes of Alaia, Chanel, Hermes, Missoni and Yves Saint Laurent as well as items from lesser known or unknown designers. A Current Affair has been featured in The Los Angeles Times, Nylon Japan, Angeleno, Apparel News, Nowness, Refinery29, Fabulous on a Budget, and Racked LA among others.

Ample valet parking is available beneath the building (enter on South Los Angeles Street) or you may use a nearby lot or street parking. Please visit our website for more