Noted designer George Esquivel is slated to show his 2014 spring shoe collection to the public on Saturday at
Esquivel was one of 10 finalists in 2009 for the Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Fund, which showcases emerging design talent. He's also participated in the CFDA's Americans in Paris initiative to showcase American designers in the French fashion capital.
Besides having his own line, Esquivel Shoes, he is the creative director of luggage maker Tumi.
Esquivel's appearance is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday on the main floor at Barneys, 9570 Wilshire Blvd.
Trina Turk boutiques in Los Angeles,
Urban Outfitters is celebrating the launch of men's and women's activewear line Without Walls with a party at 6 p.m. Thursday at the store at 1440 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica. A pre-event group run is scheduled to start at the store at 5 p.m. WithoutWalls.com launched March 1, and both the Santa Monica store and Space 1520 in Hollywood are carrying it in designated store space.
Crippen plans a sample sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 508 S. Van Ness Ave., Los Angeles. Most items will be priced $10, $20 or $30, excluding leather pieces and sweaters. Bring your own shopping bags, and RSVP to email@example.com.
Parke & Ronen, a men's contemporary line based in New York, is scheduled to open a West Coast boutique Saturday at 8012½ Melrose Ave., Los Angeles. Store hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day except for Monday and Tuesday, when it is closed.
[For the Record 2:34 p.m. PDT March 12: This post originally gave incorrect days and hours of operation at Parke & Ronen.]