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Shopping: Weekend update

September 24, 2009 |  7:00 am

Odd molly


On Friday, Fred Segal Melrose launches its fall pre-sale.

Ron Herman will be taking 50% off retail on women's and men’s fashions from Dries Van Noten, Alexander Wang, Lanvin, Current/Elliott, Elizabeth & James, Anna Sui, Ann Demeulemeester, Maison Martin Margiela, Vince, Etoile Isabel Marant, Free City, Citizens of Humanity and Twenty8Twelve.

Fred Segal Feet is discounting entire stock by 50% off retail. Women’s shoes on markdown include Chloe, YSL, Valentino, Sergio Rossi, Yohji Yamamoto, Versace and Giuseppe Zanotti. Men’s footwear encompasses Prada Sport, Gucci, John Varvatos and Lacoste.

8100 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 651-4129. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Sample Sales

On Friday, Swedish ready-to-wear label Odd Molly holds a sample sale of up to 80% off retail prices featuring current season fashions starting at under $50 for all production sizes (XS to XL) in the Cooper Building showroom. Credit cards accepted with minimum of $200 purchase.

860 S. Los Angeles St., Lobby J, Los Angeles. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Tonight, Creative Recreation footwear sponsors MDA Night of Spirits, a charity comedy showcase to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Assn. Comedy Store headliners Bobby Lee, Whitney Cummings, Pauly Shore and others will perform at 10 p.m. Open bar and complimentary hors d’oeuvres served until 1 a.m. Tickets are $50 and available online at

The Comedy Store, 8433 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 8 p.m. to 1 p.m.

On Saturday, Smiling Planet, an L.A.-based company that make eco-friendly children’s gear and dishes with BPA- and PVC-free recycled plastic, hosts children’s book writer and illustrator Freddy Deane at Lost & Found boutique. Deane will read from “A Baby in the White House” and “Smiling Planet” throughout the day.

6322 Yucca St., Los Angeles, (323) 856-5872. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

-- Max Padilla

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Photo: Helena Christensen in Odd Molly, courtesy of Odd Molly.