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Weekend Update: Ralph Lauren's RLX opens in Malibu, spring looks by Kate Spade at South Coast, Tarina Tarantino signing at Sephora Hollywood

March 18, 2010 |  3:49 pm

(F) white bubble dress Polo Ralph Lauren introduces its RLX concept shop carrying active lifestyle gear (formerly RLX Ski) for men and women on Friday at Malibu Country Mart. White-on-white seasonal looks for women show up in the Sunset dress, left ($198), and pima cotton harem pant ($145) and for men, in the double-layer cotton T-shirt ($85) and super-soft lounge pant ($125).

3835 Cross Creek Road, Malibu. (310) 456-5375. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.


Thursday, Glendale Galleria hosts an Alice in Wonderland-themed art party (upper level, near Nordstrom) featuring work from Yuki Miyasaki, Melissa Kojima, Price Praise, Frijol Boy and Romina Gonzales. Complimentary beverages and treats.

100 W. Broadway, Glendale. (818) 240-9841. 7 to 9 p.m.

On Friday, Kate Spade creative director Deborah Lloyd shows off the latest bag and accessory looks for spring at Nordstrom in South Coast Plaza.

3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. (714) 549-8300. 6  to 9 p.m.

Tarina Tarantino is introducing her new Beauty collection for Sephora at Hollywood & Highland on Saturday, and makeup artists are giving makeovers. Tarantino is also signing a special collector’s book (gift with purchase from the collection). Along with the new Tarina Tarantino Beauty for Sephora line, shoppers can purchase one of 15 limited-edition handmade Dollskin Powder Compacts ($150).

6801 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 462-6898. 1 to 4 p.m.

Also on Saturday, Brentwood Village invites the public to celebrate spring with store specials, local vendors, a petting zoo, face painting, treats and local musicians -- Peter Goetz, La Vie, the Hawley Rollers and City Fritter. While having fun, help someone less fortunate by donating new or gently used baby gear and clothes (age 2 to 4) to L.A. charity Baby2Baby. Local vendors include LaGoldenOne’s Indian-inspired headpieces and Cut by Wesley recycled vintage ties.

Barrington Avenue and Sunset Boulevard. Noon to 4 p.m. 

-- Max Padilla

Photo: RLX Sunset dress. Credit: From Polo Ralph Lauren