The Weekend Guide

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Sweet Hollywood
Enter a world of pure imagination at the new candy mega emporium equipped with a Ferrari-powered gum ball machine and the Wonka Boutique, where you’ll find snozzberry fudge and white chocolate pencils that actually write.
Why: Create custom chocolate bars and edible love letters for your favorite sugar fiend in the Chocolate Lab.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 6801 Hollywood Blvd., at N. Highland Ave., ste. 201, Hollywood (323-809-4380).

Beckley Boutique
The beloved WeHo store is back, showcasing lust-worthy labels from A.L.C. to Opening Ceremony in sleek new digs.
Why: Scoop day-to-night dresses and chic toppers from the house label, Beckley by Melissa.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 8128 W. Third St., b/t S. La Jolla Ave. & S. Crescent Heights Blvd., West Hollywood (310-652-3500).

Coup Pop-Up
L.A.’s trifecta of cool makes your wish list come true with Cult Gaia flower crowns and turbands, handpicked artwork from The Tappan Collective, and apparel and decor from Crybaby Presents.
Why: Movie nights, workshops, and special events throughout the month.
When: Thru Jan. 1. Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 7908 Santa Monica Blvd., at N. Fairfax Ave., West Hollywood.

A Current Affair Holiday Show
Snag a party dress and one-of-a-kind baubles from more than 30 vintage vendors and a jewelry trunk show of emerging indie designers (Annie Costello Brown, Gabriela Artigas).
Why: An open bar, tunes by KCRW DJ Marion Hodges, and street style photog Histyley on hand to snap your finds.
When: Sat., 2-8 p.m.
Where: Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., at E. Ninth St., 11th flr., Downtown. Tickets ($10-$20) at vintageshow.eventbrite.com.

Apt2B and Alpha Holiday Pop-Up
Our favorite new source for affordable modern design (and 2012 Start Small, Go Big winner) teams up with the fail-safe shop for guys to transform the back of Satine into a wonderland of men’s apparel, gadgets, books, decor, and furniture.
Why: Drop a hint to your beau about that Wang bag you’ve been eyeing.
When: Thru Dec. 31. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 8134 W. Third St., b/t S. La Jolla Ave. & S. Kilkea Dr., West Hollywood (323-655-2142).

Photo: Courtesy of Sweet Hollywood

7908 Santa Monica Blvd
@ N Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
6801 Hollywood Blvd
@ N Highland Ave, ste 201
Los Angeles, CA 90028
860 S Los Angeles St
@ E 9th St
Los Angeles, CA 90014
8128 W 3rd St
bt S La Jolla Ave & S Crescent Heights Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
8134 W 3rd St
@ S Kilkea Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90048