Strut your stuff.
Celebrate: the Wearable
What: Watch innovative creations from fashion designers, architects, and other out-of-the-box thinkers (Trina Turk, Karim Rashid, Richard Meier) come down the runway before placing your bids at the Architecture and Design Museum’s annual fundraiser.
Why: Get first dibs on some of the auction items online at benefitevents.com.
When: Sat., 7-11 p.m.
Where: 6032 Wilshire Blvd., at S. Fairfax Ave. (323-932-9393). Tickets ($95) online at aplusd.org.
Face Place Studio City
What: Everyone’s favorite skin care haven opens a second L.A. location after 40 years of making its devoted fans glow.
Why: Take $20 off your first facial treatment (we recommend the signature) when you mention “friend of Face Place” thru May.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Stark Waxing Studio, 12324 Ventura Blvd., b/t Rhodes & Laurelgrove Aves., Studio City (818-505-3665).
Los Angeles Animation Festival
What: Voice actor extraordinaire Tom Kenny (a.k.a. the SpongeBob SquarePants) hosts a weekend of film screenings, including handpicked shorts and features by this year’s artistic director, Sean Lennon, and the world premiere of Adventures in Plymptoons.
Why: Catch Academy Award nominee A Cat in Paris on Sunday.
When: Full schedule online at blog.laafest.com.
Where: 614 N. La Brea Ave., b/t Melrose Ave. & Clinton St., West Hollywood. Tickets ($10 per film) online at blog.laafest.com.
Brick & Mortar
What: SaMo’s newest resto slings indulgent apps and short rib-smothered pizza, along with craft cocktails and beer to wash it all down.
Why: Hangover-busting brunch dishes, hair-of-the-dog bottomless mimosas, and DIY Bloody Marys.
When: Mon.-Wed., 4 p.m.-midnight; Thurs. & Fri., 4 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 2435 Main St., b/t Hollister Ave. & Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica (310-450-3434).
Mt. Fuji General Store Pop-Up
What: The tiny Joshua Tree treasure trove heads west, toting colorful vintage threads, crafty jewelry, and quirky finds from around the globe.
Why: Swing by the opening party for tempura dill pickles, tasty cocktails, and some seriously sweet scores.
When: Thru Apr. 6. Opening party, Fri., 7-10 p.m.
Where: ReForm School, 3902 W. Sunset Blvd., at Hyperion Ave., Silver Lake (323-906-8660).
LnA, Genetic Denim, and Simone Camille Sample Sale
What: Deep discounts on soft LnA basics, faded Genetic jeans, and one-of-a-kind Simone Camille bags crafted from vintage fabric and beads.
Why: Your closet is in need of some serious spring replenishing.
When: Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 318½ S. La Brea Ave., at W. Third St., unit 1.
Photo: Courtesy of Architecture and Design Museum