Shopping Update: Erin Fetherston at Juicy Couture, Dogeared's 'Eat Pray Love' party and more
The grandly renovated Santa Monica Place is open to the public on Friday (Aug. 6) and some stores are hosting grand-opening events.The first 500 guests arriving by Third Street before the mall opens at 10 a.m. are eligible for Santa Monica Place gift cards valued from $10 to $500.Erin Fetherston, Juicy Couture’s guest designer, is in from New York to toast the brand’s fourth SoCal location (level one) from 2 to 4 p.m., where she'll sign limited-edition prints featuring a holiday sketch from her Juicy Couture capsule collection (available as a gift with purchase). The first 200 customers to stroll through Juicy Couture’s doors will also receive shop cards worth up to $50. Spend more than $200 in the Santa Monica Place boutique and receive a logo tote.
On Friday (Aug. 6), Charlotte Russe is celebrating the unveiling of its new concept store from 12:30 to 1 p.m. (level two) with a fashion show for DFFs -- a gal's best friend -- where dogs will strut the catwalk in the store's fall looks tailored for four legs. Adopt a pet or make a donation to Much Love Animal Rescue and receive a complimentary Charlotte Russe dog collar.
395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica.Also on Friday (Aug. 6), for the U.S.Open of Surfing at Huntington Beach, Quiksilver is sponsoring a free screening of the film “Scratching the Surface,” starring surfer Julian Wilson at the Orange County Performing Arts Center Samueli Theater. View webisodes here.
615 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Screening starts at 7 p.m.
On Saturday (Aug. 7), O’Neill is hosting an hourly raffle at Jack’s Surfboards for a free pair of Bobby Martinez “Hyperfreak” boardshorts. You can also pick the $20 O'Neill "Oil and Water Don't Mix" T-shirts with proceeds donated to Surfrider Foundation "Not the Answer" offshore drilling campaign.
101 Main St., Huntington Beach. (714) 536-4516. Noon to 4 p.m.
On Saturday (Aug 7): Rebecca, made-in-Italy jewelry and accessories, is having a sample sale in Santa Monica. Pieces that were $420 and $775 are now $170 and $270, respectively. To attend, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, since space is limited.
430 Colorado Ave., Suite 301, Santa Monica. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Beginning Friday (Aug. 6), Junior Drake is having one of its sample sale on bags, priced from $25 to $60. Spend $150 and get a canvas tote. Take the kids for free hot dogs, drinks plus a daily raffle.
740 E. 60th St., Los Angeles. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
EventsDrop by Ron Robinson at Fred Segal Melrose on Saturday (Aug. 7) en route to the screening of “Eat Pray Love” for a launch party of the Julia Roberts-starring movie, showcasing Dogeared jewelry. You can “eat” pizza, “pray” with henna tattoos and “love” with Dogeared’s love beads (gift with purchase). RSVP to email@example.com.
8118 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Consider yourself a stylish shopper? “On the Red Carpet” hosts Chris Balish and Rachel Smith invite you to step and repeat on the carpet on Saturday (Aug. 7) for a chance to be crowned Westfield Culver City’s Most Stylish Shopper and win a $500 gift card. Photos will be judged by a panel and fan appreciation on the Westfield Culver City’s Facebook page.
6000 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City. Noon to 4 p.m.
Photo Erin Fetherston at Juicy Couture. Courtesy Juicy Couture