Where: Planet Blue
at Malibu Country Mart, 3835 Cross Creek Road (at PCH); 310-317-9975.
6 to 10 p.m.
Local designer Mary Myers of Novella Royale will DIY a beaded plant hanger with guests and show off her latest creations. Plenty of sangria will be flowing, and customers can take 20% off their purchase with a simple Facebook check-in.Santa Monica Place
Where: Santa Monica Place
, Center Plaza, bottom floor, 395 Santa Monica Place (between 3rd Street and Broadway); no phone. When:
6 to 10 p.m.Why:
Nearly every shop is offering some kind of cool promo and American Idol
finalist Stefano will open the fashion show. Head on over to the venue's site for more details
— we're looking forward to the fashion illustrator that will sketch our entire look!Jenni Kayne
Where: Jenni Kayne at the Brentwood Country Mart
, 225 26th Street, Suite 30b (at San Vicente Boulevard); 424-268-4765. When:
5 to 8 p.m. Why: Suzanne Donegan of Mannin Fine Jewelry
will be the guest of honor at this shindig, offering up her diffusion Insignia Collection for 10% off. Le Labo and Strange Invisible PerfumesWhere: Strange Invisible Perfumes
and Le Labo
, 1138 Abbot Kinney Boulevard (near San Juan Avenue); 310-314-1505 and 310-581-2233.When:
6 to 9 p.m.Why:
Stop by for the Fragrance Love Fashion event and scoop some deliciously scented goodies. Decades, Inc.
Where: Post 26 at the Brentwood Country Mart
, 225 26th Street, Suite 35 (at San Vicente Boulevard); 310-451-0950. When:
5 to 9 p.m.Why:
Christos Garkinos will kick off the four-day shopping extravaganza, dubbed "West Side Story," from his store. Receive a copy of his partner Cameron Silver's new tome with a $300 purchase and enter to win a $500 gift card.Cynthia VincentWhere: Principessa
, 1323 Abbot Kinney Boulevard (near Andalusia Avenue); 310-450-6696. When:
6 to 11 p.m.Why:
The famed L.A. designer will grace the AK store with her presence to preview the gorgeous fall '12 collection (just wait until you see the fur-lined grandpa cardis!). The evening will be filled with fun giveaways, discounts, and more. Malibu Country Mart
Where: Malibu Country Mart
, 3835 Cross Creek Road (at PCH); 310-456-7300.
6 to 10 p.m.
The Bumby's are back and offering up those fair and honest appraisals
. Once you receive your "rating," make your way to the couture-themed carnival for tarot-card readings, henna tattoos, and an ice cream sammie from Coolhaus. Yum!
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