Hopefully it didn't take you the incessant radio play of a Macklemore song to make you realize the virtues thrift shops. For buyers and sellers, L.A.'s busy used clothing market is ripe for making people's unwanted threads coveted new scores for others, and we suggest you get in on the action. However, for the best luck, you'll need to know where to go and we're here to help. Whether you're looking for designer brands, current trends, or vintage duds, scrounge up that extra change you have hiding between your couch cushions and get ready to take the plunge into thrifting because we've got you covered with this list of seven of L.A.'s best thrift stores to hit.
Rumer Willis, Jayson Blair, Rachel MacFarlane and Alex Borstein step out for the Best of Santa Barbara in Los Angeles! event; Jennifer Grey, Nathan Fillion, and Alyson Hannigan attend a Much Ado About Nothing screening; Robert Redford, Kerry Washington, Octavia Spencer, and Moby help honor Roger Ebert at the Third Annual Celebrate Sundance Institute Benefit hosted by Tiffany & Co.—get caught up on L.A.'s top Hump Day happenings in this edition of Last Night’s Parties.
Go HERE for more photos by Carrie McCauley and tag yourself and your friends! A mix of filmmakers, industry executives, actors and entertainers such as Moby, Kerry Washington, Robert Redford and Oliver Stone stepped out for a night of celebrating independent film at the third annual Celebrate Sundance Institute benefit hosted by Tiffany & Co. Held at The Lot in West Hollywood, the fundraising event featured an award presentation and announced a new scholarship program in memory of the late Roger Ebert.
Living in this city means bearing witness to a higher than average amount of strange sights and vast array of definitions of socially acceptable behavior on the daily. Oftentimes the abundance of L.A. weirdness we see in our day-to-day is beyond words when attempting to describe it to those who weren't there. But now with Instagram, the heavy lifting is taken care of for us in capturing a breathtakingly peculiar or otherwise noteworthy vision and sharing it with the world. So join us as we celebrate L.A.'s knack for proving life can always get a little bit funkier with another round of the most absurd, seriously WTF moments you pretty much only ever see in L.A. Insta-captured in the last week. More>>
Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy and the cast of Showtime's "Shameless" field questions at a panel and screening event; Nikki Reed sings at Erik Wahl's book launch; Steve Tisch, Oliver Stone and other friends of NYU attend a reception for the Tisch School of the Arts; "The Young and the Restless" celebrates 40 years on air; Emma Watson, Gwen Stefani, Chloe Sevigny, Gavin Rossdale and more join Sofia Coppola for the L.A. premiere of The Bling Ring—get the lowdown on Tuesday's top events in today's edition of Last Night's Parties.
Go HERE for more photos by Carrie McCauley and tag yourself and your friends! Creative spirit filled the air last night at the launch of graffiti artist Erik Wahl's new book, UNthink: Rediscover Your Creative Genius, held at Bootsy Bellows in West Hollywood. Between live painting, T-shirt customizing, DJ tunes and an acoustic performance by Nikki Reed and Paul McDonald, the night offered guests an array of artistic mediums to enjoy and excite the senses.
Go HERE and HERE for photos by John C. Bajana and Inae Bloom and tag yourself and your friends! Thousands of Angelenos filled the streets of the Old Town Pasadena on Saturday for a full day of live music, food truck fare, beer and Southern California sunshine at the sixth annual Make Music Pasadena festival. Known for bringing some of the best emerging indie rock artists to its many outdoor stages and venues across the neighborhood, this year's free (yes, FREE!) live music event featured headliners like Youngblood Hawke, Tanlines, and YACHT who rocked the crowd throughout the day.