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Weekend Shopping: Vera Wang trunk show; Gilt Groupe sale; Rock & Republic warehouse sale; Bloomies fashion show

November 12, 2010 | 10:58 am

Vera A few notable happenings for a more stylish weekend:


Rock & Republic Warehouse Sale Friday through Sunday: Get ready for discounts of up to 90% at this blowout sale for one of L.A.'s sexiest denim companies. Denim ranges from $40 to $70; shoes from $20 to $100; and kids-wear and T-shirts from $5 to $30. Cash and credit cards only — and no handbags or strollers allowed inside.

3525 Eastham Drive, Culver City. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Antonia A Shoe Boutique sale Friday: Get 25% off all regular-priced shoes and handbags from brands including Diane Von Furstenberg, Vera Wang Lavender, Bernardo, Belle by Sigerson Morrison, Elizabeth & James, Pour la Victoire, Charles Jourdan and Lamb  — along with a free gift wrap.

906 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. (949) 644-6910. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

Gilt Groupe Warehouse Sale Saturday: Nab women’s, men’s and children’s apparel from the membership designer fashion website at this one-day warehouse sale in Hollywood. Brands on sale for up to 75% off include Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs, John Varvatos and Hugo Boss. Tickets are $5 at the door. Cash only.

1050 North Orange Dr., Los Angeles. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Vera Wang Bridal trunk show Friday and Saturday: See the latest collection from bridal wear's biggest superstar. Call for an appointment.

8445 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 602-0174

Aqua Luxe Fashion Show Saturday: Celebrity stylist Jen Rade (who's responsible for Angelina Jolie's ensembles) hosts a special runway show of Bloomingdale’s in-house brand, Aqua Luxe, in Santa Monica. Get treated to a makeover by Dior makeup artists afterward, and receive a free gift when you spend $150 or more on Aqua Luxe.

Bloomingdale's, 315 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica. 2 to 4 p.m.


The Limited: The mass-market fashion chain has returned to the Glendale Galleria after closing a store there in 1996 with a new glass-walled shop that features a built-in runway — it's also 30% bigger than most of the brand's outposts.

1103 Glendale Galleria, Glendale. (818) 956-9582. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

--Emili Vesilind

Photo: A dress from Vera Wang's latest bridal collection. Credit: Vera Wang