Store openings: Judith Leiber in Beverly Hills
American luxury brand Judith Leiber, nearly half a century old, unveils its West Coast flagship in Beverly Hills' Golden Triangle. Judith Leiber's signature crystal minaudière clutches, a favorite of celebrities and first ladies, will be on offer along with handbags, belts, gloves, scarves, eyewear and wraps, with prices starting around $400. Among the minaudières to be housed in a "crystal room" will be designs exclusive to the Beverly Hills location, including a clutch with a Swarovski crystal filmstrip ($3,795) and one featuring a crystal-encrusted car from Hollywood's Golden Age ($4,595).
220 N. Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills. (310) 888-8852. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.judithleiber.com
-- Max Padilla