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Weekend Shopping: Sample Sale Madness, Part 2!

December 10, 2010 | 10:27 am

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A few notable happenings for a more stylish weekend...


Monique Lhuillier sample sale Sunday: Gird yourself for the frenzy that ensues at Monique Lhuillier's bridal and ready-to-wear sample sales. Of course it's worth suffering a few aggro brides to land your dream dress at 40% to 90% off retail. 

1201 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Thomas Wylde Blowout Sale Sunday: Nab designer Thomas Wylde's smart, aggressive garb at majorly slashed prices.

Smashbox Studios (Soft Box Studio), 8538 Warner Drive, Culver City. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Nation Ltd. Holiday Sale Friday and Saturday: Everything's $30 or under at this seasonal sale, featuring past season gear, current season overstock and samples. Look for super-soft tees and tops. 

112 W. 9th St., Suite 826, Los Angeles. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Hudson Jeans Warehouse Sample Sale Friday and Saturday: L.A. denim brand Hudson Jeans hosts a sample sale of men's and women's denim, marked down 60% to 80% off retail. Be warned: You cannot wear Hudson to the sale and there's no trying-on clothes or outside bags allowed.

6409 Gayhart St., Commerce. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Society for Rational Dress warehouse sale Friday and Saturday: Edgy L.A. label Society for Rational Dress hosts a warehouse sale featuring past season looks and samples. Find tees from $30 to $70, dresses from $50 to $100, knits from $75 to $175 and belts and accessories from $20 to $45, among other items.  

255 S. Santa Fe Ave., Suite 100, Los Angeles. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Rebecca Beeson and Market warehouse and sample sale Friday and Saturday: San Francisco-based companies Rebecca Beeson and Market host a holiday warehouse and sample sale featuring women's tops, sweaters, T-shirts, dresses and holiday items discounted up to 70% off retail prices. 

Terroni restaurant, 7605 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Rachel Pally sample sale Friday through Sunday: Shop the L.A. collection that specializes in chic, uber-comfy jersey-knit looks. Expect to find merch discounted 55% to 85% off.

2301 E. 7th St., Suite C100, Los Angeles. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. 

Showroom Seven sample sale Through Dec. 22: Get 80% off wholesale prices on brands including Odd Molly, Erickson Beamon, Orla Kiely, Issa, Tony Cohen, Bloch shoes and Charlotte Ronson at this showroom event that's open to the public.

Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., Mezzanine 3, Los Angeles. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays only. For more info: (213) 316-0112.

Tulle sample sale Saturday: Snag coats, separates and accessories from L.A. brand Tulle for under $20.

350 W. Apra St., Compton. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Linea Pelle holiday sample sale Friday: Leather goods company Linea Pelle hosts a seasonal sample sale, discounting past-season merch.

2222 Barry Ave., Los Angeles. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Sielian's Vintage Apparel holiday sale Saturday: Get 20% off the vintage designer stock at under-the-radar vintage haven Sielian's for one day only. 
9013 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood. RSVP to (310) 246-9595. Noon to 5 p.m.


Julia Post Jewelry champagne reception Friday and Saturday: Sip some bubbly while viewing the holiday collection from jeweler Julia Post. All proceeds from samples at the two-day event will go to the Second Harvest Food Bank.

The Montage Beverly Hills Residences, 225 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills. (949) 412-4040. 3 to 8 p.m. both days.

Swedish Holiday Party at TenOverSix Saturday: TenOverSix celebrates the opening of its Swedish-themed pop-up shop, Fjallraven, this Saturday with Swedish treats, Glogg (Swedish cider) and traditional music. RSVP to

8425 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles. 5 to 9 p.m.

--Emili Vesilind

Photo: The flier for TenOverSix's Fjallraven shop. Credit: TenOverSix.