Deals of the Day: Ravinstyle, Alife, Brooklyn Flea, and More...

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Fifth on Main Pop-Up Shop
What: A new yet-to-be-launched e-boutique Fifth on Main is holding a special pop-up preview sale featuring goods from Brian Reyes (pictured), Catherine Malandrino, Nicole Miller, Theory, Chaiken, and more at up to 60% off. Stop by to get a first look at their designer wares and sign up for special discounts for their e-commerce launch.
When: Friday, April 17, from 10 to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, April 18, and Sunday, April 19, from 10 to 7 p.m.
Where: Fifth on Main Pop-Up Shop, 109 Spring Street, (between Greene and Mercer streets); be sure toRSVPfor additional discounts.
Ravinstyle Pop-Up Shop at Wonderland Fashion Flea Market
What: Online boutique Ravinstyle is launching a unique 1-day pop-up at the Wonderland Fashion Flea Market. Shop a curated mix of their online merch as well as exclusive items from designers like Rebecca Minkoff, Leyendecker, Kathryn Amberleigh, and more.
When: Sunday, April 19, from noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Ravinstyle Pop-Up Shop at Wonderland Fashion Flea Market, 418 West 13th Street, (between Washington Street and 9th Avenue); 212-965-9626.
Alife Courtyard Clearance Sale
What: L.E.S. streetwear store Alife and the Alife Rivington Club kick off their annual courtyard clearance sale this weekend. Expect discounts of up to 50% off Alife clothing and shoes as well as Rivington Club sneaks from Nike, Adidas, New Balance, and more. Cash only.
When: Thursday, April 16, through Sunday, April 19, from noon to 7 p.m.
Where: Alife, 158 Rivington Street, (between Clinton and Suffolk streets); 212-375-8116.
Brooklyn Flea Fort Greene Market Opens
What: Brooklyn Flea's popular outdoor Fort Greene Market opens for the season this Saturday, April 18, featuring vintage/antiques, food, art, and more. This go-around, the Fort Greene Flea takes place everyday Saturday, while the indoor DUMBO Market becomes a permanent shopping spot every Sunday.
When: Fort Greene Flea, Saturdays, from 10 to 5 p.m.; DUMBO Indoor Market, Sundays, from 11 to 6 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Flea Fort Greene Flea Market, Bishop Laughlin Schoolyard, 176 Lafayette Avenue, (between Clemont and Vanderbilt avenues); and the DUMBO Indoor Market, 76 & 81 Front Street, (at Washington Street); for more info, check out
Built by Wendy and No.6 Shopping Party
What: Neighboring boutiques Built by Wendy and No.6 are hosting an evening shopping party with drinks and a special 20% discount on new spring dresses, shoes, and accessories, and 15% off No.6's selection of vintage frocks.
When: Thursday, April 16, from 4 to 8 p.m.
Where: Built by Wendy, 7 Centre Market Place, (between Broome and Grand streets); 212-925-6538; and No.6, 6 Centre Market Place, (between Broome and Grand streets); 212-226-5759.
Mick Margo New Arrivals and Online Discount
What: West Village boutique Mick Margo is stocked to the brim with pretty pieces for spring—including new Isabel Marant clothing and jewelry. Plus, shop their online boutique and receive a special 15% off designer faves. Promo code: NO FOOL.
When: Online promo ends Thursday, May 7
Where: Mick Margo, 19 Commerce Street, (between Seventh Avenue and Bedford Street); 212-463-0515; and online at
I Heart Sale
What: I Heart is spreading the spring love and inviting ladies to shop a special 30% off all new arrivals. Pick up new shoes and dresses from Lover, Sunshine & Shadow, Samantha Pleet, Eley Kishimoto, Rittenhouse, and much much more.
When: Now through Friday, April 24
Where: I Heart, 262 Mott Street, (between Houston and Prince streets); 212-219-9265.
Plum & Pear Sale
What: Sister boutiques Plum & Pear are now together at one location and celebrating with a 15% discount on select spring '09 goods. Shop for both shoes and clothing in-store or online from faves like Rachel Comey, Chie Mihara, Nicholas K, Wren, as well as newer labels TT Collection, Gina de Silva, and more. Promo code: SPRING09
When: Sale starts this week and discount is ongoing
Where: Plum & Pear, 124 Ludlow Street, (between Delancey and Rivington streets); 212-529-1030; and online at
First Among Equals Spring Sale
What: This L.E.S. men's shop is launching their spring sale with 20% off clothing and accessories from Filippa K, Anzevino & Florence, Unconditional, Corpus Denim, Pour, Fremont, and more.
When: Ongoing sale
Where: First Among Equals, 177 Orchard Street, (between Houston and Stanton streets); 212-253-2202.
Dolce Vita Sale
What: The Dolce Vita boutique is welcoming spring with a storewide sale on their pretty shoes and clothing. Shop in-store or online and save a special $25 off a $100 purchase, $50 off $200, $80 off $300, or $115 off $400.
When: Now through Wednesday, April 22
Where: Dolce Vita, 149 Ludlow Street, (between Stanton and Rivington streets); 212-529-2111; and 159 1/2 Ludlow Street, (at Stanton Street); 212-529-2111; and online at
Alter Spring Sale
What: Brooklyn's Alter boutique has taken new markdowns on early spring merch. Shop up to 30% off goods for both guys and girls—including a men's Cheap Monday Anthony shirt (now $49), a women's Cheap Monday Sonja top (now $48), or a Rojas Side-Split T-shirt (now $45).
When: Sale begins this week and goes until it's gone
Where: Alter, 109 & 140 Franklin Street, (near Greenpoint Avenue); 718-349-0203.
Sweet Tater Closing Sale
What: Sadly, NoLIta boutique Sweet Tater is shutting its doors and offering huge markdowns on their remaining stock. Find vintage clothing and accessories (now $5-$50) and Sweet Tater's own in-house line (now $20-$50).
When: Now through Sunday, April 19
Where: Sweet Tater, 280 Mulberry Street, (between Prince and Houston streets); 212-219-6400.
Smith+Butler Pop-Up at Moscot
What: The Cobble Hill boutique Smith+Butler is opening up a temporary locale within L.E.S. optical shop Moscot and bringing a selection of their Americana-inspired clothing, motorcycle paraphernalia, and accessories for Manhattanites to enjoy.
When: Through Monday, May 25
Where: Smith+Butler Pop-Up at Moscot, 118 Orchard Street, (at Delancey Street); 212-477-3796.
Los Angeles
Archive Agency Sample Sale
What: Archive Agency is throwing another multi-designer sample sale featuring discounted movie wardrobe stock and samples from Whitley Kros, Marni, Rick Owens, Christian Lacroix, and more—now at 85% off.
When: Saturday, April 18, and Sunday, April 19, from noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Archive Agency Sample Sale, 530 North Larchmont Boulevard, Suite #3 - enter at the back, (between Clinton Street and Rosewood Avenue); 404-574-9098; please RSVP.
Dolan Sample Sale
What: Dolan's brightly-hued dresses and separates are now up to 75% off. Check out sales on select spring '09 stock as well as samples from holiday, resort, and beyond. Cash only.
When: Thursday, April 16, from 8 to 4 p.m.; Friday, April 17, from 8 to 3 p.m.
Where: Dolan Sample Sale, 1407 Paloma Street, (near E. 14th Street); 213-748-4401.
Welcome Hunters Spring Cleaning Sale
What: Welcome Hunters has moved to their new Chinatown outpost and moving out past season stock with a Spring Cleaning sale. Find select items now priced at $25, $50, or $100.
When: Now through Monday, April 20, or until it's gone
Where: Welcome Hunters, 451 Gin Ling Way, (between N. Broadway and N. Hill Street); 213-687-9905.
Mas Boutique If Mondays are Cheap Sale...
What: Mas Boutique is starting the week off right with seven days of sweet deals. Each day this week, they're offering daily discounts on new Cheap Monday merch, as well as Shipley & Halmos knits, TOMS shoes, Fremont clothing, Lesa Wallace handbags, and more.
When: Now through Sunday, April 19—with a new deal each day
Where: Mas Boutique, 3511 1/2 West Sunset Boulevard, (between Golden Gate and Maltman avenues); 323-663-3112.
TenOverSix Spring Arrivals
What: Spring has arrived at the TenOverSix boutique and they're fully stocked with loads of new merch. Gear up for warm-weather days with new gear for both guys and girls—including bags from Life With Bird and TenOverSix, clothing from Samantha Pleet and Bodkin, new bikinis from Lover, as well as a huge selection of new shoes/sandals from A.P.C. Rachel Comey, TenOverSix by Kristen Lee, Rogues Gallery, The Generic Man, Opening Ceremony, and more.
When: Just arrived and more coming soon
Where: TenOverSix, 7427 Beverly Boulevard, (at N. Vista Street); 323-330-9355.
Dolce Vita Sale
What: Dolce Vita is launching a special spring promo in-store and online. Shop their new spring clothing and shoes and save a special $25 off a $100 purchase, $50 off $200, $80 off $300, or $115 off $400.
When: Now through Wednesday, April 22
Where: Dolce Vita, 8481 Melrose Place, (between N. La Cienega Boulevard and N. Alfred Street) West Hollywood; 323-782-9739; and 2710 Main Street, (between Hill Street and Ashland Avenue); Santa Monica; 310-314-5460; and online at
Cerre Store Opening
What: Shop handmade clothing and leather-crafted accessories at Cerre's new Hollywood digs. This flagship store features Cerre's own limited-edition collections as well as an interesting mix of vintage dresses and capes, jewelry by Cerre and Raised by Wolves, rare vinyl LP's, and more.
When: Just opened
Where: Cerre, 1647 North Las Palmas Avenue, (between Hollywood Boulevard and Selma Avenue); 323-960-0700.
Mirror/Dash Pop-Up at Space 15 Twenty
What: This month, Space 15 Twenty is featuring a special Mirror/Dash pop-up. Designed by Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, the shop features her Urban Outfitters Mirror/Dash line as well as a selection of curated pieces—including exclusive No.6 vintage dresses, Matt Bernson shoes, Annie Costello jewelry, and more. Plus, she's offering up her her personal Daryl K vintage collection to benefit Community Recourses For People With Autism charity.
When: Now until the end of the month
Where: Space 15 Twenty, 1520 North Cahuenga Boulevard, (between W. Sunset Boulevard and Selma Avenue); 323-465-1893.
Wren Pop-Up at Feature Boutique
What: Melissa Coker's colorful Wren line is making it's home at Feature boutique with a special in-store pop-up. Shop Wren's entire spring collections including cardigans, mini-skirts, jackets, dresses, and more.
When: Now through the end of April
Where: Wren Pop-Up at Feature Boutique, 11958 San Vicente Boulevard, (between Montana Avenue and South Bundy Drive); 310-826-6600.
Trovata Concept Store at Apartment Number 9
What: Kicking off a series of designer pop-ups, Apartment Number 9 has converted their B.H. outpost into a Trovata Pop-Up store featuring the spring '09 collections for both guys and girls
When: Now through the end of May
Where: Trovata Pop-Up at Apartment Number 9, 9877 South Santa Monica Boulevard, (between Charleville Boulevard and South Lasky Drive); 310-785-9001.
Rogues Gallery Spring Discount
What: Rogues Gallery's nautical-inspired merch is now 15% off with a special R29 reader discount. Pick up discounted pieces from their new spring line including warm-weather ready suits, Madras shirting, vintage T-shirts, rugged totes, and more. Promo code: RGR29
When: Now until the end of April
Where: Shop online at

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