Shopping L.A.: Sole Society offers shoes for Art of Elysium


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Sole Society is having a sample sale Saturday to benefit Art of Elysium’s fashion design program. Art of Elysium is an organization that encourages working actors, artists and musicians to volunteer their time to children battling serious medical conditions. Shoes that are normally $49.95-$69.95 will be on sale for $20 a pair. The sale is scheduled for 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and general admission is free. Tickets for a VIP preliminary event featuring actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler (who starred in ‘The Sopranos’) are $45, which includes lunch, a pair of free shoes and early shopping admission beginning at 11 a.m. The sample sale will be at Sole Society, 8511 Stellar Drive, Culver City. For free or VIP tickets, click here.

The Pasadena Bead and Design Show, featuring 300 artisan booths, galleries and displays of jewelry, beads, clothing, art and accessories is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday at the Hilton Pasadena, 168 S. Robles Ave., Pasadena. Admission is $10 and is good for all four days.


Ted Baker London sample sale is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the Ted Baker showroom in the Cooper Design Space, 860 S. Los Angeles St., Suite 220, Los Angeles. Women’s dresses will be on sale for $55, men’s knitwear for $45, men’s leather bags for $60 and women’s wallets for $30. Cash and credit cards accepted.

Baubles and Bubbly, Shop Design Spark’s summer jewelry trunk show, is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Rachel Z Boutique, 217 Robertson Blvd., Beverly Hills. All jewelry will be 15% off. Blow Angels will provide hair braiding and blowouts, and there will be mimosas and sweets treats. RSVP on their Facebook page.

Clothes, bags and jewelry from Tucker, Clare Vivier and Ariel Gordon will be on sale at 25% to 50% off at a pop-up shop and sale from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Sunday at the All for the Mountain space, 2118 Lincoln Blvd., Venice.

MediaNoche, Letters from LA and Lady -- boutiques that are walking distance from each other on the same street in Eagle Rock -- are all having sales this weekend offering discounts of around 50% to 80% on apparel and accessories. Utter the ‘secret’ password ‘Eagle’ for an additional 10% off. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday. MediaNoche is at 5048 Eagle Rock Blvd., Letters is at 5022 and Lady at 4974.

Unique Vintage is offering designer wedding gowns at up to 40% off this weekend. The sample sale is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the boutique, 2013 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank.

Jewelry designer Lynn Ban is scheduled to present her collection from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, at Maxfield, 8825 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, and from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Maxfield Malibu, 3939 Cross Creek Road.


Other Sample and Warehouse Sales

AG, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Cooper Building Lobby, 860 S. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles. Cash and credit cards accepted.

Kelly Wearstler, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7961 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles.

Rachel Pally, 55% to 86% off, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Aug. 3 and 4; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and Aug. 5, 2301 E. 7th St., Suite C100, Los Angeles. Cash, Visa or MasterCard only.

Cynthia Vincent, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, at the Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., Suite 422, Los Angeles. Credit cards accepted but additional discount given on cash sales.

Trina Turk kicks off a sample sale offering up to 75% off during the West Third Street Summer Stroll, which is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Merchants in the West Third district will be offering promotions and discounts that evening. The Trina Turk sale will continue Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the boutique at 8008 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles. Store hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.


Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy opens a Natural Beauty Bar with special promotions and services from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, at 15150 Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades.


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