Archetype Showroom Sample Sale
What: Score super deals for both him and her at Archetype Showroom's fall sample sale. Designers include Quail (pictured), YMC (You Must Create), Eskell, April77, Lewis, Kaylee Tankus, S2VS, and more. Cash only.
When: Friday, October 16, from 10 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, October 17, from noon to 5 p.m.
Showroom Sample Sale, 676 Broadway, 2nd Floor, (between Bond and Great Jones streets); 212-529-1407.
What: Miuccia Prada's coveted goods are up for grabs at the annual Prada and Miu Miu sample sale. Get there early and shop a selection of discounted clothing, shoes, handbags, and more.
When: Saturday, October 17, and Sunday, October 18, from 9 to 6 p.m.; Monday, October 19, through Friday, October 23, from 10 to 7 p.m.
Where: Prada Sample Sale, 609 West 51st Street, (between 11th and 12th avenues); no phone.
Shop and Bop Sale
What: Brooklyn space 303 Grand is throwing a Sunday Shop and Bop with vintage fashions, live DJ's, and more. Shop vintage and designer goods from In Your Closet NYC, Fox and Fawn, Hatchetface Vintage, Sammy Davis Vintage, and more.
When: Sunday, October 18, from noon to 7 p.m.
Where: Shop and Bop sale, 303 Grand Street, (between Havermeyer and Roebling streets); for more info, check out
What: The Limited is coming to Manhattan for an exclusive pop-up shop. They're reintroducing their classic Forenza brand from 1984 with special deals for the first 84 customers to shop at the original 1984 price tags.
When: Thursday, October 15, from 10 to 5 p.m.; and Friday, October 16, and Saturday, October 17, from 10 to 8 p.m.
Where: The Limited Pop-up Store, 134 Spring Street, (between Greene and Wooster streets); no phone.
Lyell New Arrivals
What: Check out new arrivals from Emma Fletcher's fall '09 line at her Lyell boutique. The NoLIta store is stocked with great layering pieces for autumn—including vintage-inspired blouses, suit jackets, silk camis, wool pea coats, and more.
When: Now in store
, 173 Elizabeth Street, (between Spring and Kenmare streets); 212-966-8484.
Jenni Kayne Pop-up Shop
What: L.A.-based designer Jenni Kayne has set up a temporary pop-up store in SoHo featuring her autumn/winter '09 collection. Pick up key fall pieces like her luxe blazers, silk dresses, coats, skirts, and more.
When: Now through Monday, November 30
Pop-up Shop, 85 Mercer Street, (between Spring and Broome streets); 212-219-0341.
What: Ladies, make sure to set your alarms and head out early as everything will be priced under $65 at Society for Rational Dress's seasonal sample sale. Shop past season dresses, tops, leather vests, skirts, and so much more!
When: Saturday, October 17, from 10 to 6 p.m.
Where: Society for Rational Dress, 255 South Santa Fe Avenue, #100; (near East 3rd Street); 213-613-0757
Creatures of Comfort and Surface to Air Event
What: Creatures of Comfort is teaming up with design collective
Surface to Air
for a unique jewelry event. They'll be showcasing Surface to Air's new collection, exclusive made-to-order pieces&mdash choose your charms and chains, as well as Surface to Air West Coast Tour items including T-shirts, hand-printed scarves, and more.
When: Friday, October 16, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Creatures of Comfort
, 730 North Edinburgh Street, (between Waring and Melrose avenues); 323-655-7855; to attend, please RSVP.
What: Our friends at TenOverSix are celebrating their 1-year anniversary with an awesome in-store shindig and they're inviting R29 readers to join in the fun. Expect awesome performances from Jen Furchus's band Spring Summer, video presentations, a mini-fashion show featuring TenOverSix's own spring/summer '10 private label, an installation from Six Scents fragrance, and so much more. Plus, the party coincides with the launch of their new Book Soup store-in-store, featuring an array of curated fashion, art, and photo books from the local indie book store.
When: Saturday, October 17, from 6 to 9 p.m.; live performances begin at 7 p.m.
Where: TenOverSix, 7427 Beverly Boulevard, (at N. Vista Street); 323-330-9355; to attend, please RSVP.
Flip Fashion Not Humanity Charity Sale
is bringing her West Coast friends together for another Flip Fashion Not Humanity charity sale— Alex & Chloe, Han Cholo, and Posso the Spat.Purchase their coveted goods at this exclusive party benefiting the Keep A Child Alive organization which helps families fight against AIDS. RSVP is required to attend.
When: Friday, October 16, from 1 to 5 p.m.
Where: Flip Fashion Not Humanity Charity Sale at the Bar Marmont, 8171 West Sunset Boulevard, (near Selma Avenue); West Hollywood; to attend, you must RSVP.
Scout at the Santa Monica Vintage Expo
What: Santa Monica's annual Vintage Fashion Expo happens this weekend and one of our L.A. must-stops
is participating. Check out the boutique's vintage selections as well as over 85 other vendors selling designer accessories and clothing. Admission $10.
When: Saturday, October 17, from 10:30 to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, October 18, from 11 to 5 p.m.
Where: Vintage Fashion Expo at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main Street, (between Pico Boulevard & Olympic Drive); 707-793-0773; check out
for ticket discounts and additional information.
What: Milk boutique's seasonal sale is still going strong with new markdowns just added. Find discounts of 30% to 80% off their clothing and accessories. Sale goods include pieces from Rag & Bone, Sonia by Sonia Rykiel, Elizabeth and James, Herve Leger, Stretsis, and more.
When: Ongoing sale
Where: Milk, 8209 West Third Street, (between South Harper and South La Jolla avenues); 323-951-0330; and online at
Mohawk General Store Sale
What: Take advantage of Mohawk General Store's end-of-season sales now at up to 70% off. Sale items include pieces from Rodebjer, Generic Man, Rachel Comey, and others.
When: Ongoing sale
Mohawk General Store
, 1102 Mohawk Street, (at W. Sunset Boulevard); 213-484-8162.
Zachary's Smile Sale
What: Silver Lake's Zachary's Smile boutique is taking final markdowns on their own in-house collection and vintage stock. Find sales of up to 85% off their dresses, jackets, and more.
When: Sale continues until it's gone
, 4014 Santa Monica Boulevard, (near Manzanita Street and W. Sunset Boulevard); Silver Lake; 323-668-1900.