Shopping: Kimora Lee Simmons launches skin-care line at Ron Robinson [Updated]
Kimora Lee Simmons is launching a new skin care line, Shinto Clinical, from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday at Ron Robinson at Fred Segal, 8118 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles.
Unique LA's Fourth Annual Spring Show, featuring more than 325 designers and artists, is scheduled this weekend. Billed as the nation's largest independent design show, the event gives shoppers the opportunity to meet and buy directly from designers and artists, with all goods made in the U.S. There will also be free do-it-yourself workshops, a photo booth, a cafe and free non-alcoholic drinks. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the California Market Center, 110 E. Ninth St., Los Angeles. Tickets are $10 for adults, children 10 and under free, and may be purchased at the door or online at Unique's website up to an hour before the event begins.
The Mini Shop boutique, which offers lifestyle pieces for women and children, is celebrating its opening with a day of shopping and ice cream from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday in the courtyard of the Barry Building, 11973 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles.
Decades boutique owner and vintage fashion expert Cameron Silver will host a cocktail party on Thursday at the Swarovski boutique at The Grove to demonstrate how to incorporate the latest jewelry trends into current spring wardrobes. He will also show off some vintage finds. The event is open to the public. Hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at Swarovski at the Grove, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles (next to Nordstrom).
Current Elliott, Equipment and Joie have a joint sample sale scheduled from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 8 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 9 and June 10. [Updated to change dates. The sale originally had been scheduled for this coming weekend.] Prices are up to 75% off retail on merchandise from last season. Cash or credit card accepted. No handbags or strollers allowed. The sale will be at 1050 N. Orange Drive, Hollywood. [Udated to change the address; organizers moved the location.]
Australian-based womenswear brand Ever New has opened its first store in the United States at Westfield Santa Anita. The store name reflects its ethos, with new merchandise arriving weekly. Items include clothing made of high quality fabrics, shoes, handbags and vintage-inspired jewelry. It's located on the first level near Nordstrom at Westfield Santa Anita, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
-- Susan Denley
Photo: Items from the Shinto Clinical line. Courtesy: Shinto Clinical and Kimora Lee Simmons