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Sales, On Sales, On Sales: This Weekend's Discount-Shopping Guide
It seems like everyone and their mamas are already drafting those wish lists and checking them twice (it's not even mid-November, people!). So, why not take advantage of these pre-holiday discounts and pick up something special for yourself while you're at it? We suggest you clean out that iCal, because between the home decor, menswear, and (of course) a slew of options for the ladies — this weekend is shaping up to be one for the
The Pop-Up Your Beau Will Appreciate
Nothing ruins a shopping buzz quite like a boyfriend that's bummed by the whole experience. So, why not kill two birds with one stone by hitting up Satine and perusing some guy-centric gifts? The Third Street spot will be hosting a six-week-long pop up with Apt2B and Alpha where tons of BF-approved apparel, gadgets, and home decor will be on the block. A two-fer that'll have you off of Santa's naughty list in no time!
When: Now through December 31, Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sundays, noon to 6 p.m.
Where: Satine, 1508 Abbot Kinney Boulevard (between Milwood Avenue and Palms Boulevard); 310-450-6218.
Support The East Coast With A Colorful Purchase
There are endless ways to aid in Sandy relief efforts — especially with all of those wish lists to attend to! Tomorrow, TenOverSix will be hosting a trunk show with Jordana Warmflash of Novis while displaying new textile work of Brooklyn-based designer Alicia Scardetta. 10% of all Novis sales will be donated to City Harvest, an NYC charity that brings food to the hungry. Although we're nearly 3,000 miles away, every bit of help counts. Let's take care of each other (and take care of our closets, too!).
When: Saturday, November 10, 3 to 6 p.m.
Where: TenOverSix, 8425 Melrose Avenue (at North Croft Avenue); 323-330-9355.
Snag Discoutned Jonathan Adler From Your Couch Or At The Cash Register
We just can't get enough of Adler's fun and funky home decor. Between the pottery, rugs, and knickknacks, there's no way we're missing this friends and family shopping event. If you're the type who prefers to swipe your plastic virtually, then don't forget the discount code (FF2012) to receive 20% off. But, we highly suggest you spend some time at the L.A. outpost — something unexpected will undoubtedly catch your eye.
When: Friday, November 9 to Sunday November 11
Where: Jonathan Adler, 8125 Melrose Avenue (at North Kilkea Drive); 323-658-8390.
Time To Stock Up On Trina Turk
This Cali gal's got SoCal style on lock-down, and we can't wait to raid the latest sale for $20 samples, home accents, and vibrant menswear (you may even spot one of us wearing this bold bow tie during an upcoming fete!). Our tip: Hit up the decor and accessories before making your way to the racks, that way you can secure that scented candle for your mother-in-law and an ice bucket for your newlywed cousin. Happy shopping!
When: Friday, November 9, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, November 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Trina Turk, 3025 West Mission Road (near Westminister Avenue); 626-236-5950.
Buddy System: Splendid And Ella Moss Pair Up
The ultra-comfortable Splendid and the boho-inspired Ella Moss are once again teaming up to host their epic bi-annual sample sale. And, to keep customers on their toes, both brands have added some new merch, including men's (Splendid Mills), children's (Splendid Girl and Ella Moss Girl), and toddlers (Little Ella and Splendid Littles). Looks like your entire shopping list is accounted for at this single sale. Score!
When: Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: The Cooper Building, 860 South Los Angeles Street (at East 9th Street), 11th Floor; no phone.
Photos (From Left, Clockwise): Courtesy of TenOverSix; Via Trina Turk; Via Ella Moss; Courtesy of Jonathan Adler