Weekend Update: Rachel Pally and Yana K sample sales, Freedman's acoustic event at AmRag, Douglas Hannant does bridal at Saks
Beginning Friday and running through May 2, Rachel Pally -- the queen of cotton jersey separates -- is throwing a sample sale featuring 2010 resort looks and last season styles at up to 80% off retail prices. Tops run for about $40, and dresses range from $80 to $120. Major credit cards accepted.
2310 E. 7th St., Suite C100, Los Angeles. (818) 512-9575. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
On Saturday and Sunday, Yana K headlines the Pop Lock & SHOP IT! sample sale extravaganza at the London Hotel. Prices start at $50 to $100. A percentage of sale proceeds benefit the Abolish Slavery Coalition, which fights human trafficking. Cash only.
1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Zachary’s Smile's sample sale is on Sunday, featuring its signature White collection along with Mabel, and Zane Leslie Designs. Prices range from $10 to $50. Complimentary vino poured for shoppers inside the Silver Lake boutique.
4014 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 668-1900. Noon to 6 p.m.
Attention brides-to-be, American designer Douglas Hannant is showing his spring 2011 bridal collection at Saks Fifth Avenue on Saturday, recommending the best gown for your big day. Hannant will be receiving potential brides in Saks’ Bridal Salon, call (310) 887-5509 for an appointment.
9364 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. Noon to 4 p.m.
On Saturday, American Rag’s World Denim Bar launches Freedman’s summer shirt collection (from $199 to $250) with a live acoustic set by former Black Crowes guitarist Marc Ford at 6 p.m. Snacks and bevvies provided.
150 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 935-3154. 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Also on Saturday, No. A in Little Tokyo is having a trunk show and sale featuring six up-and-coming designers -- Shape of Light, Imani Waddy, Maceo and others. Inside No. A's adjoining art gallery -- Hold Up -- the designing sextet will be lensing a participatory lookbook. Food trucks will be parked outside; complimentary beer and wine served inside at the gallery.
358 E. 2nd St. Los Angeles. (818) 259-6155. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
-- Max Padilla
Photo: A look from Freedman at American Rag. Credit: Freedman.