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Nicole Richie's House of Harlow 1960 to open first U.S. pop-up shop July 3 at the Grove

A pop-up shop for Nicole Richie’s House of Harlow 1960 label is opening at the Grove in Los Angeles just in time for Independence Day weekend.

Set to open its doors at the east end of the outdoor shopping center (next to the Kiehl's Since 1851 store) on July 3, the 935-square-foot space will stock not only a summery capsule collection of apparel from the boho label, but also some vintage pieces that caught Richie’s eye in her travels. Also on hand will be a range of contemporary jewelry – including an exclusive-to-the-store malachite collection and a fine jewelry collection that’s new to the brand – as well as scented candles and sunglasses.

It marks the first time the celebrity-turned designer’s House of Harlow 1960 label has had a temporary stateside boutique; there was a House of Harlow 1960 pop-up in Dubai earlier this year.

House of Harlow 1960 at the Grove, Friday, July 3 through Wednesday, July 16.

In other shopping news:

Sample sales

Junk Food Clothing is having a sample sale June 26 and 27 with all shirts priced from $50 to $10 – cash only. Hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the location is 5770 W. Jefferson Blvd. Los Angeles.

Apolis is promising discounts of up to 80% at its three-day sample sale June 26 to 28, a selection of shorts, shirts, trousers, light outerwear and bags priced from $15 (for a T-shirt) to $80 (for a blazer) at 836 Traction Ave., Los Angeles.

Events / Sales

Since June 27 is National Sunglasses Day (really), it seems more than appropriate that LA Eyeworks Melrose location (only) is having a sunglass sale June 25 to 28 with frames discounted 30% to 70% -- and 20% off prescription and sun lenses ordered June 29 to July 3 for all sale-purchased frames. LA Eyeworks, 7407 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles.

Pop-ups

Designer Julia Clancey is hosting a pop-up shop of pieces from her resort and evening collections discounted 20% to 50%, June 26 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. onward at the Spare Room at the Hollywood Roosevelt, 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles.

Brooklyn-based womenswear designer Kelsy Parkhouse and her clothing line Carleen, inspired by her Long Beach, CA upbringing, are popping up at Highland Park boutique Nonna June 25 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; June 26 and 27, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., 6187 N. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles.   

Openings

Rodarte stylist/costume designer Shirley Kurata and graphic/clothing designer Charlie Staunton have opened a new menswear store near the corner of Virgil and Normal in Silver Lake called Virgil Normal. Located in the former Choke moped shop, the space stocks new and vintage clothing, books, records and beauty supplies by brands including Rodarte, Apolis, Jackknife Denim, Peter Jensen and Bridge & Burn. Virgil Normal, 4157 Normal Avenue, Los Angeles.

The Westime luxury watch and jewelry store that’s been at 254 North Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills for more than a decade has moved -- but just a few cobblestone-covered steps away to the top of Via Rodeo.

The new 2,000-square-foot space is located at the top of the Via Rodeo pedestrian walkway -- just past the valet parking elevators and across from Restaurant 208. While the Westime wares haven’t changed (an assortment of high-end timepieces from some 40 brands including Audemars Piguet, Hublot, Breitling, Chopard, Franck Muller, Harry Winston and Richard Mille) a few new additions (Carl F. Bucherer, Omega, Ulysse-Nardin and some Bulgari high-complication pieces) have been added to the mix to coincide with the opening of the new space. One of the fun flourishes of the new façade is a half dozen display cases across the two front windows that pivot 180 degrees each hour to display different watches to passersby. Westime Beverly Hills, 216 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills.

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