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Beachy bikes and surfboards at Juicy Couture

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Anyone who’s a fan-bordering-on-collector of Juicy Couture’s ultra-girlie wares will find the new beachy merchandise in the renovated Malibu store pretty drool-worthy. The Malibu and East Hampton locations are carrying limited-edition beach cruisers and surfboards emblazoned with the Juicy Couture logo in bright and splashy shades of teal and hot pink. Bike

Only six bikes and a handful of boards were created, with the bikes retailing around $425. Prices on the boards are provided upon request; the boards don’t seem like something that would ever hit the water but, rather, adorn the wall of a Juicy girl’s (or guy’s) office or bedroom.

The bikes, however, seem a bit more functional and relatively low-key when it comes to logos.

Regardless, it really doesn’t get more summery and Southern California than Juicy-branded beachcombers and surfboards.

Juicy Couture Malibu, 3900 Cross Creek Road, Malibu, CA 90265

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Juicy Couture channels Laurel Canyon in its spring 2011 ad campaign

-- Melissa Magsaysay

Photos: Juicy Couture

Juicy Couture channels Laurel Canyon in its spring 2011 ad campaign


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We’ll be seeing quite a few ad campaigns shot in and inspired by the L.A landscape and its history come spring. As we mentioned recently, J Crew shot its entire spring catalog at various L.A landmarks and styled its wares with an old Hollywood twist. And Juicy Couture’s campaign channels a dreamy Laurel Canyon of the 1970s.

Originally an L.A-based brand (and now owned by the N.Y.-based Liz Claiborne), Juicy Couture tapped into its West Coast roots to conceptualize the bohemian feeling of Laurel Canyon. The ad was shot by Steven Meisel in New York City rather than in L.A, and though the floppy hats, acoustic guitars and crochet details certainly nail the era and locale, you can’t really fake that golden Southern California light.

-- Melissa Magsaysay

Photo: Juicy Couture’s spring ad, inspired by Laurel Canyon/Steven Meisel

Erin Fetherston debuts her holiday collection for Juicy Couture

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Girly, whimsical and festive are all synonymous with Juicy Couture and designer Erin Fetherston, so it’s no surprise that Fetherston would be tapped to design a collection for the L.A.-based label. Her holiday collection debuted to an eager audience of Fetherston fans and fashion press on Wednesday night at the Juicy Couture boutique on Rodeo Drive.LRCamero_Donat_62515109_Max

Racks of velvet, velour and satin sat in the middle of the store for everyone to peruse and purchase. Fetherston stuck to holiday trademarks such as jewel tones, bow details and rhinestone flourishes, but still managed to make it all look very fresh. Paying homage to the brand’s roots, she created a jacket with a nipped waist and ruched sleeves and a draped bow-front skirt; both in a burnt orange velour -– quite a far cry from a sporty track suit, but it was nice that she incorporated the fabric that made the company famous. She also included an exact replica of the dress she wore to this year’s Met Ball –- a champagne-colored, stretch velour gown that will retail for just over $300 and is available in both a long and short version.

“I drew inspiration from the 1930s,” said Fetherston, who herself was wearing a black satin jumpsuit with a bow at the waist, also from the collection, which drew a strong contrast to her blunt, platinum blond haircut. “There was such beautiful draping with velvet during that period.”

The designer now splits her time between New York (where she still designs her eponymous collection) and Los Angeles. The Northern California native is certainly embracing the Southern California lifestyle, having taken up residence in Los Feliz and taking full advantage of all L.A has to offer. “I have a heated salt water pool that I swim in every single day,” she said “I don’t understand people who live in L.A who say they have a pool but don’t use it!”

Fetherston’s holiday collection for Juicy Couture is available at the Juicy Couture boutique on Rodeo Drive.

-- Melissa Magsaysay

Photos: Top: Erin Fetherston and Whitney Port, Middle: Cameron Silver, Erin Fetherston and Angelique Soave

Credit: Donato Sardella, WireImage

Your morning fashion and beauty report: Bristol Palin on 'DWTS' costumes. Juicy Couture on fewer shelves. Lea Michele on Glamour cover.

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Juicy Couture, once sizzling hot, is going to be harder to find in stores this fall. [WWD] (Subscription required.)

Political-celeb offspring Bristol Palin, 19, plans to wear only the most modest costumes on "Dancing With the Stars." "That's who I am," she said. [People]

Designer Catherine Malandrino is in a new collaboration with Lacoste [WWD], which has a new artistic director, Oliveira Baptista. [WWD]  (Subscription required.) 

One of the looks the fashion-savvy Venus Williams will wear during the U.S. Open is a black-and-white halter-neck outfit designed by Olivia Oram of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., a fan who won a contest sponsored by Tide with Febreeze Freshness Sport. [People]

Leandra Medine's fashion blog, The Man Repeller, spotlights clothes women love but (straight) men hate. Or so she says. You know, things like harem pants, big shoulder pads, overalls and clogs. [Telegraph]

British fashion photographer Corinne Day, who helped propel model Kate Moss to fame, has died at age 45 after a recurrence of a brain tumor that was first diagnosed in 1996. [WWD] 

Faye Dunaway, Ali McGraw and the Charlie perfume girl who is seen striding confidently through the fragrance's old ads are all inspirations for this season's '70s look. [Telegraph]

It's Sept. 1 -- so of course that means we are looking ahead to October magazine covers. Glamour is featuring "Glee's" Lea Michele in a lingerie-baring sweater looking considerably more grown-up than her high-school character, Rachel. [JustJared]

-- Susan Denley

Photo: Lea Michele as "Glee's" Rachel. Credit: Fox

Shopping Update: Erin Fetherston at Juicy Couture, Dogeared's 'Eat Pray Love' party and more

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The grandly renovated Santa Monica Place is open to the public on Friday (Aug. 6) and some stores are hosting grand-opening events.The first 500 guests arriving by Third Street before the mall opens at 10 a.m. are eligible for Santa Monica Place gift cards valued from $10 to $500.

Erin Fetherston, Juicy Couture’s guest designer, is in from New York to toast the brand’s fourth SoCal location (level one) from 2  to 4 p.m., where she'll sign limited-edition prints featuring a holiday sketch from her Juicy Couture capsule collection (available as a gift with purchase). The first 200 customers to stroll through Juicy Couture’s doors will also receive shop cards worth up to $50. Spend more than $200 in the Santa Monica Place boutique and receive a logo tote.

On Friday (Aug. 6), Charlotte Russe is celebrating the unveiling of its new concept store from 12:30 to 1 p.m. (level two) with a fashion show for DFFs -- a gal's best friend -- where dogs will strut the catwalk in the store's fall looks tailored for four legs. Adopt a pet or make a donation to Much Love Animal Rescue and receive a complimentary Charlotte Russe dog collar.

395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica. 

Also on Friday (Aug. 6), for the U.S.Open of Surfing at Huntington Beach, Quiksilver is sponsoring a free screening of the film  “Scratching the Surface,” starring surfer Julian Wilson at the Orange County Performing Arts Center Samueli Theater. View webisodes here.

615 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Screening starts at 7 p.m.

On Saturday (Aug. 7), O’Neill is hosting an hourly raffle at Jack’s Surfboards for a free pair of Bobby Martinez “Hyperfreak” boardshorts. You can also pick the $20 O'Neill "Oil and Water Don't Mix" T-shirts with proceeds donated to Surfrider Foundation "Not the Answer" offshore drilling campaign.

101 Main St., Huntington Beach. (714) 536-4516. Noon to 4 p.m.

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Events: Mother's Day at Juicy Couture, Trina Turk plus salon and spa specials

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This Saturday (May 8), Juicy Couture is celebrating Mother's Day with an in-store party at its Beverly Hills flagship. Complimentary treats offered with "sweet" Juicy men. Spend $100 and get a Juicy Couture for Nice Moms T-shirt for $5 that goes to Baby Buggy, which provides infant necessities to needy families.

421 N. Rodeo Dr., Beverly Hills. (310) 205-2970. Noon to 4 p.m.

On Saturday (May 8), Trina Turk and friend "Good Day LA" host Jillian Barberie Reynolds celebrate Mother's Day with a day of shopping and pampering, including complimentary manicure. Mocktails will be sipped. A percentage of proceeds from day sales will be donated to the Breast Cancer Charities of America. Complimentary valet parking provided along with a special take-home gift. RSVP to trinaturkla@taraink.com.

8008 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles. (323) 651-1382. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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Your morning fashion and beauty report: What's up with Kate Moss, Kelly Cutrone, Juicy Couture and the Gap? Michelle Obama continues to inspire at home and abroad

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Kate Moss' new coffee table tome will cost -- gulp!-- $472 for 128 pages. But only 1,500 are being published, making it a rare edition, indeed. [Huffington Post]

Erin Fetherston signs on to design for Juicy Couture. [StyleList] 

Designer Tara Subkoff talks about surviving a brain tumor -- without health insurance. [Harper's Bazaar]

Louis Licari on the importance of looking good every day -- and some shortcuts for how to do it in a hurry. [Huffington Post]

The armful of bangles First Lady Michelle Obama wore when she arrived in Mexico last week were eco-friendly sustainable jewelry by Monique Pean. [Huffington Post]

Speaking of our first lady, across the pond they are debating what is really important in the upcoming British elections: Which candidate's wife is a worthy sartorial competitor? [Telegraph]

While we've all been worrying about underage models, some designers are going for the gray-haired look, saying they prefer more mature women to carry off their sophisticated designs. [Miami Herald]  

Will British designer Giles Deacon follow Estrella Archs as the creative force at Ungaro? [Telegraph]

Norma Kamali designs sassy swimwear for spring. [Lollie Shopping]

Gap is launching a new Premium Pant collection for men and women. [WWD]

Steven Alan + Keds go on sale May 1. [Fashionista] 

Style blogger Garance Dore enters the size wars. [NYMag]

Kelly Cutrone launches a YouTube channel to satisfy our "Kell on Earth" withdrawal perhaps. [SHEfind]

-- Susan Denley

Photo: Kate Moss in 2009  Credit: Stuart Ramson / Associated Press

Weekend Update: Sales at Opening Ceremony, Moods of Norway, LeSpa at Sofitel

-2 Opening Ceremony, ongoing: Trendsetting boutique takes up to 70% off men’s and women’s fashions from Proenza Schouler, Acne, Alexander Wang, Band of Outsiders, Pendleton x OC and others.

451 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles (310) 652 - 1120. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday.  Noon to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Moods of Norway, Saturday: The dressy sportswear brand is taking 50% off end-of-season styles for men and women. Prices range from $6 socks to $40 sweaters and $300 for suits. The sale encompasses shoes, hoodies, bow ties, sunglasses and dresses. Complimentary cocktails (to those over 21) and Norwegian waffles will be served.

113 S. Robertson Blvd., (310) 271-7172. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.

Polkadots & Moonbeams, ongoing: The vintage and modern fashion boutique, open since 1982, has a New Year’s sale, taking up to 80% off store prices.

8367-8381 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles. (323) 655-3880. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. 

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Red Carpet Package at LeSpa, ongoing through Jan. 31. L.A. Sofitel’s hotel spa offers a special $195 New Year’s deal (retail value $785), which includes a one-hour NanoSpa (a high-tech oxygen treatment in a tub), a 60-minute personal-training session with a Modelbody trainer, a 30-minute fitness assessment, one month of gym access plus a one-month supply of Modelbody supplements. Ask for the “New Year, New You” package, when booking a session.

8555 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 228-6777. Daily. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Events

Juicy Couture Eyewear Trunk Show on Saturday: Linden Optometry holds a grand opening for its Juicy Couture Eyewear Center. A Juicy Couture rep will present new 2010 styles, and shoppers can enter to win a pair of sunglasses (value $200).

477 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. (626) 796-1191. 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

-- Max Padilla

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Photo: Sofitel's LeSpa gym. Credit: LeSpa

Juicy Couture celebrates 'Viva Rodeo Drive!'

Leave it to Juicy Couture to find the bright spot or make that bright pink spot of this economy.   Juicy Couture Store Rodeo Drive

This Saturday at the Juicy Couture store on Rodeo Drive, the originator of the tricked-out tracksuit celebrates “Viva Rodeo Drive!”  From 1 to 5 p.m. shoppers are invited to meet fragrance experts, receive Juicy perfume samples, and get hand massages with Juicy fragrance scented lotion from masseuses standing by.

Wait! There’s more! Anyone who buys a 1.7-ounce bottle of Viva La Juicy Couture perfume that day will receive a complimentary lipstick. Also on "Viva Rodeo Drive" day, customers have the chance to win a $250 gift certificate and a Juicy Couture tracksuit.

But even if you walk out without that plush tracksuit, you’ll still smell very “Juicy.”

1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Juicy Couture boutique, 456 N. Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. (310) 550 0736

-- Melissa Magsaysay

Photo: Juicy Couture store on Rodeo Drive. Credit: Carlos Chavez / Los Angeles Times


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