Weekend Shopping: 'No More Dirty Looks' book signing, A|X's Chill for a Cause shopping event
This Friday (July 9) and Saturday (July 10), Isabel Lu and Lucca Couture is offering all of its spring 2010 and resort looks for women at prices between $5 and $25. And if all that shopping stirs your appetite, look for the Buttermilk truck for breakfast on Friday and Kabob n' Roll truck for lunch on Saturday. Cash only; no purses or bags allowed inside.
629 E. 30th St., Los Angeles. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Beginning Friday (July 9) through Sunday (July 11), James Perse will be hosting a sample sale in Venice Beach on brand basics marked up to 80% off retail.
585 Venice Blvd., Venice. (323) 319-0280. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.Sales
Starting Thursday (July 8), Opening Ceremony takes up to 70% off retail on lines Alexander Wang, Band of Outsiders, Pendleton meets O.C., Patrik Ervell, Rodarte, United Bamboo and Vena Cava at its summer sale blowout. Acne fans can also get 50% off spring/summer looks for men and women.
451 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 652-1120. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Noon to 7 p.m. Sunday.Events
Evolue, a green beauty boutique on Robertson, throws a grand-opening and book-launch party for “No More Dirty Looks," a guide to safe and clean beauty products. Enjoy complimentary Arcona mini-facials and consultations and Hamadi hair-dos plus organic tequila drinks and brownies. The first 10 guests will also receive complimentary brow shaping by celebrity eyebrow threader Marco Ochoa. “No More Dirty Looks” authors Siobhan O’Connor and Alexandra Spunt will be signing books and offering advice on eco-friendly cosmetics.
357 1/2 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 289-1560. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Gap’s 1969 Kids and Momologie kick off family Summer Saturday on July 10 through July 31. Buy new GapKids1969 school outfits for 20% off. Kids can enjoy face-painting and graffiti art by Man One, who will be spraying pieces on site. Ice cream sandwiches are provided by the Cool Haus ice cream truck. Check the event flier for information about additional discounts and deals.
107 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.On Wednesday (July 14), Armani Exchange invites shoppers to Chill for a Cause, which aids the SurfRider Foundation efforts in the gulf oil spill. Check A|X’s fall 2010 denim collection, now in store -- all proceeds from purchases that day will go to the SurfRider Foundation. A|X will also unveil its retro Chill Truck and hand out treats to lucky kids in strollers.
157 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood. Noon.
-- Max Padilla
Image: "No More Dirty Looks." Credit: Courtesy of Evolue