Weekend Shopping: CMC, Moods of Norway, Valerj Pobega, Kilian Hennessy and more
California Market Center Sample Sale (Friday): L.A.'s largest collection of fashion showrooms hosts a buildingwide sample sale, featuring deeply discounted looks from brands including Voom by Joy Hahn, Kensie, Cosabella, Seduce, Poleci and Nick & Mo.
110 E. 9th St., Los Angeles. (213) 630-3600.
Moods of Norway Festivus sale (Saturday): Scandinavian contemporary brand Moods of Norway hosts its annual storewide 30% off sale and party, dubbed Festivus. Stop by for deals, cocktails and to take a wacky photo in the in-store photo booth.
113 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 271-7172. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Valerj Pobega appearance and presentation (Friday): Local avant-garde designer Valerj Pobega presents her spring/summer 2011 collection at Code-C boutique at Sunset Plaza.
8641 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. (310) 652-0200. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
VIRGO/Boos & Besito one-year anniversary party (Saturday): Downtown boutique VIRGO, owned by the founders of fashion brand Boos & Besitos, hosts a soiree to celebrate its one-year anniversary (link requires Facebook log-in). The shop specializes in one-of-a-kind pieces from under-the-radar designers.
216 East 9th St. A, Los Angeles. (213) 988-8899.
Saks Fifth Avenue, 9600 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. (310) 275.4211. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
NSF Warehouse sale (Friday and Saturday): Casual-cool brand NSF throws a warehouse sale featuring men's and women's looks at 70% off retail.
Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles.10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.
Photo: A look from Valerj Pobega's fall 2010 collection. Credit: Valerj Pobega