The Vintage Fashion Expo, Saturday, 5th February 9am to 6p.m. and Sunday, 6th February 11a.m. to 5 p.m, early buy admission $20, regular admission $10, free entry for students on Sunday; Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1885 Main Street, Santa Monica; 310-458-8551.
There's no shopping high like stumbling across an amazing vintage find, but sometimes the search can be downright frustrating. Luckily for those in L.A., Santa Monica is playing host to The Vintage Fashion Expo this weekend, on February 5th and 6th. With vintage dealers from around the country presenting their wares—to L.A. Vintage lovers like Dita Von Teese and Chanel Iman—there will no doubt be plenty of hats, costume jewelry, dresses and menswear to snatch up. Best of all, by pulling together their awesome finds, the dealers have already done all the hard work for you-so get down to Santa Monica and score a vintage piece that will be the envy of all your friends.