Runway Show and Sale at Bohemian Exchange

Celebrate First Friday and April Fool’s Day at BOHEMIAN EXCHANGE! They are throwing a fun and funky, very Venice Celebration and Runway Fashion Show featuring Crow’s Cloth, a local designer that is super inventive and fun! Crows Cloth’s great designs are beautiful, edgy, and super comfortable too! There are have two shows, one at 7:30 or 8pm and the other 9:30 or 10pm, so everyone gets to enjoy. These designs are perfect for Summer, the Beach and Cochella, Lightning in a Bottle, Burning Man….and, of course, for everyday life here in Venice and beyond. Light Refreshments served. 1358 Abbot Kinney Boulevard

Gather in the Back Garden at Zingara with Henna Body Art!

 As you enter Zingara through the red awning and walk into the store, you will find beautiful fair trade fashion clothing and accessories for women and babies. Continue on to the back patio for a family friendly affair, featuring s’mores, snacks, refreshments and Henna Body Art, courtesy of Erynne from Beauty Marks! Get there early, as there will be a line! 1507 Abbot Kinney Boulevard

Sample Sale March 31 and April 1 During the Day

Three Australian fashion labels, WISH, Seafolly, and for the first time ever, Urban Originals handbags will be holding  sample sales  Thursday (3/31), and Friday (4/1) in Zing’s Venice Beach showroom!  
Seafolly,a stunning Australian swim collection, just featured in Sports Illustrated’s swim issue, has gorgeous suits to get you ready for summer!  The 2010 collection  includes beautiful one-pieces and flirty bikinis in a plethora of colors and styles.  WISH, an Australian fashion label that features cocktail dresses to casual daywear and more will feature samples. WISH is quickly becoming a celebrity and stylist favorite, and is sold in specialty boutiques throughout the US.  Lastly, Urban Originals will be making its sample sale debut with beautiful handbags, wallets, and overnight carriers perfect for any and every occasion. Thursday: 10-5pm, Friday: 11-4pm. 1021 1/2 Abbot Kinney Boulevard (Enter thru the gate off Broadway, behind Joe’s Restaurant)

There are more shops along the Boulevard that participate  in First Friday from 6-10pm; note some start and end earlier). See our previous postings for other places to check out.
There are still food trucks in The Brig parking lot (closer to Venice Blvd.) plus restaurants that are casual, quick and reasonably priced, such as Lemonade, Casa Linda and Abbot’s Pizza.
It’s All About Venice!