Black Friday is both the best of times and the worst of times for us L.A. shoppers. There are many a great deal to be had, but you'll have to contend with hoards of SoCal deal-seekers, who are willing to throw elbows to get a deep discount. So, instead of heading to the mall, or waiting in line in the parking lot and at the cashier at Barneys, hit up these five intimate and insanely well-edited sales for the best deals—and gifts—a Cali gal can get.
Everything black at our favorite new Melrose boutique is going on sale, so make sure you hit up this hot-shop for 20% off noir numbers from Bodkin, Acne, and Opening Ceremony.
TenOverSix, 8425 Melrose Avenue (at North Croft Avenue); 323-330-9355.
Drive over to Satine stat for 30% off Kimberly Ovitz, Thakoon, Tsumori Chisato, Alexander Wang, Ohne Titel, and more. The selection is so good, you'll forget about that extra slice of Pumpkin pie you gorged on before bed.
Satine Boutique, 8134 West 3rd Street (at Crescent Heights Avenue); 323-655-2142.
3. Blood Is The New Black(market):
For Eastsiders who want to find the perfect, unique prezzie under $50 for their best friend and sister-in-law, don't miss the goods at Blood Is The New Black(market) where you can find Alex and Chloe, Laura Lombardi, Dark Matter, and Popopmomo.
Blood Is The New Black(market), 1825 West Sunset Boulevard (at Glendale Boulevard); no phone.
4. Creatures of Comfort:
If you want to score some Acne, APC, A Detacher, Rachel Comey, Isabel Marant and more for 30% (and we know you do!) this is your one-stop shop. We're always in love with whatever C of C has on the racks, so make sure you shake a tail to get there while the pickin's good.
Creatures of Comfort, 7971 Melrose Avenue (between N. Edinburgh and N. Hayworth avenues); 323-655-7855.
Up to 40% off some seriously powerful names in fashion like Alexander Wang, Chloe, Stella McCartney, and Marni, plus if you mention their sale email you'll get an additional 10% off.
Madison Melrose, 8115 Melrose Avenue (at Robertson Boulevard); 323-651-3662.