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Weekend Shopping: Riller & Fount and Rough Roses sample sales; events from Soolip, Forever 21 and Armani

March 4, 2011 | 11:11 am

Claire A few notable happenings for a more stylish weekend:


Riller & Fount sample sale Saturday: Dress-centric contemporary brand Riller & Fount hosts a sample sale, with frocks, leggings and tops marked down to between $20 and $60. Cash and major credit cards only.

308 E. 9th St., Los Angeles, Suite 407. (213) 683-8055. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rough Roses sample sale Saturday: Handbags and leather goods brand Rough Roses throws its first-ever sample sale, featuring satchel and belts discounted from 50% to 70% off retail price.

11859 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (424) 248-3026. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


A Soolip Wedding Sunday: Check out a curated collection of some of the wedding industry’s most chic bridal resources. More than 40 vendors will showcase their products and services, from Claire Pettibone’s celestial bridal gowns to David Yurman’s classic wedding bands and engagement rings and the fashion-forward floral creations of Krista Jon Couture Designs. L.A. paper haven Soolip Paperie & Press will, of course, be showcasing its sublime letterpress invitations. There will also be food tastings, cake and champagne, a panel discussion, a luxury raffle and a gift bag.
Bel Air Bay Club, 16801 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (fashion show at 11:30; panel discussion from 12:30 to 2:20 p.m.) Tickets are $35 online and $45 at the door and can be purchased at or by calling (310) 360-1055.

Rory Beca at Forever 21 launch party Friday: Rory Edelman, founder of L.A.-based contemporary brand Rory Beca, toasts her airy, quintessentially Los Angeles collection with Forever 21 at the Grove shopping center. Macaroons and light refreshments will be served.

189 The Grove Dr., Los Angeles. (323) 934-0018.

Giorgio Armani trunk show Friday and Saturday: Neiman Marcus Beverly Hills hosts a two-day trunk show featuring Giorgio Armani's sophisticated spring collection.

9700 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. (310) 550-5900. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hello Kitty at Sephora Saturday: The cult-favorite kitty will be doing a tour of the local Sephora stores this Saturday, posing for photos with fans. And the first 100 people at each location to make a $25 Hello Kitty costmetics purchase will receive a small gift (one gift per person, per store.) No purchase necessary for photo.

12 p.m., Sephora Hollywood & Highland, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. (323) 462-6989; 2 p.m., Sephora Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 843-0123; 4 p.m. Sephora Beverly Center, 8500 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 657-9670.

-- Emili Vesilind

Photo: A dreamy dress from bridal designer Claire Pettibone. Credit: Claire Pettibone.