Shopping Update: Valentine’s week short list
Through Feb. 14, Tarina Tarantino is taking 20% off everything in store for a sweetheart sale. Check out the designer's “electric” heart pendants (reg. price $95).
7957 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 651-5155. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Tuesday through Sunday, Henri Bendel partners with White Lilac, an Orange County floral designer, for a floral pop-up shop at Bendel's South Coast Plaza store. White Lilac is creating $50 Bendelized bouquets for sweethearts (delivery available) or for one to bring home to share. Bendel also stocks Valentine gifts, such as six new fragrances in an homage to store founder Bendel.
3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. (714) 557-1647. Noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
On Thursday, Krista Everage Trunk Show features steeply discounted precious and semi-precious jewelry (prices start at $80) at this pre-Valentine’s Day event held at Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station. You can also sample artisanal wine, cheese and chocolate. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2525 Michigan Ave., G-2, Santa Monica. (310) 200-7334. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Spas and Salons
Off the Third Street Promenade, Arcona Studio is offering daily specials leading up to Valentine's Day. Book Arcona’s signature three-treatment by Saturday and take 20% off either facial contouring (sale price, $204) or organic enzyme peels ($276) when you book your first appointment. On Wednesday, take 40% off either the wine hydrating (reg. price $38) or tea tree mask (reg. $30) or both. On Thursday, take 40% off the anti-aging Peptide firming complex (reg. $72). On Friday, take 40% off the Night Breeze protective serum (reg. $52) or the Night Worker cream-gel hydrator (reg. $45) or both.425 Broadway, Santa Monica. (877) 272-6620. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
On Saturday, Steam Salon is offering a Valentine’s Pamper Pretty Day for $100 (reg. $125), featuring mini-Steam deep-conditioning treatment, blow dry/style, manicure and a 20-minute chair massage. While getting pampered, help yourself to red velvet cupcakes and cinnamon-hot cocktails (a virgin version is available). Call the salon to reserve a spot.
314 N. Harper Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 966-0024. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
-- Max Padilla
Photo: Tarina Tarantino's Multibead Pave heart necklace, reg. price $195. Credit: Courtesy Tarina Tarantino