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Weekend Shopping: NativeLA flea market; Margiela trunk show; Society for Rational Dress and THVM biggie sales

April 8, 2011 | 10:13 am


A few notable happenings for a more stylish weekend:


The Mini Social warehouse sale Saturday: Swanky kids clothing website The Mini Social hosts a warehouse sale full of deeply discounted apparel, toys and accessories from brands including Tea Collection, Misha Lulu and Under the Nile.

120 E. Santa Anita Ave., Burbank. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Society for Rational Dress sale Friday and Saturday: L.A. brand Society for Rational dress hosts a two-day sale where past-season looks will be marked down to $75 and under — including leather jackets, silk dresses and cashmere sweaters. Musician Aska Matsumiya will play an acoustic set at 3 p.m. on Saturday while champagne and cupcakes are served. A portion of the profits will go to Japan tsunami relief through The Rainbow Project.

255 South Santa Fe Ave., Los Angeles. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.

Maison Martin Margiela trunk show Friday: Preview and special order from the autumn/winter 2011 collections of Maison Martin Margiela and  MM6 by Maison Martin Margiela.

Maison Martin Margiela, 9970 Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills. (310) 284-8093. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Thvm Atelier sale Saturday and Sunday: New downtown indie-designer boutique Thvm Atelier hosts a sale of brands including Laugh Cry Repeat, Lovers and Friends, Raquel Allegra, LD Tuttle, Ladyboy Shoes and Endovanera, with a portion of the proceeds donated to the American Red Cross relief fund. Late afternoon refreshments will be provided by Villan's Tavern, with music by Jake Pelltier.

1317 Palmetto St., Los Angeles. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.


NativeLA designer showcase Saturday: Online vintage and private label store NativeLA hosts a flea market to showcase local emerging designers and artists, including Studio Vintage, Sara Marco, Stone Child Jewelry, Jo Bozarth and Noah Smith.

511 Molino St., Los Angeles. 2 to 8 p.m.

Theodora & Callum label launch Saturday: Neiman Marcus hosts an event to debut new upscale accessories label Theodora & Callum, which specializes in scarves, jewelry, bags and shoes.

Neiman Marcus, 9700 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. (310) 550-5900. 2 to 4 p.m.

-- Emili Vesilind

Photo: A look from NativeLA. Credit: NativeLA.