Avion Clothier opens in Atwater Village, snow comes to Orange County and more shopping news

Avion Clothier, which specializes in men’s and women’s luxury shirting designed by Katherine Tsina Bird, has opened in Atwater Village.

The store offers the Avion Clothier line, along with Avion Feminin, Christina Lehr, Makie Clothier (for children), Eshelman Pottery and Portuguese rugs and blankets.

The spare, light-filled space is at 3153 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Made-to-measure is offered by appointment.

In other shopping news:


L’Occitane at the Beverly Center plans to host a holiday shopping event Thursday and Friday offering complimentary bubbly, hors d’ouerves and hand massages. Make a purchase of $75 or more and you’ll receive a tote and ornament plus a surprise gift, while supplies last. The store is at 8500 Beverly Blvd., No. 605, in Los Angeles. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Figat7th in downtown L.A. is hosting the Holiday Odd Market this weekend, featuring a variety of handcrafted art, jewelry, home goods and more (including a vinyl section curated by Beat Swap Meet). Hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. In addition, break-dancing group Concrete All-stars is scheduled to give performances from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Figat7th is at 735 S. Figueroa St.



Dec. 10, 11:21 a.m.: This post states that the Odd Market will take place at Figat7th on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. It will not take place on Sunday.


Chris Salgardo, president of skincare company Kiehl’s USA, has two book signings scheduled in L.A. to promote his new book, “Manmade: The Essential Skincare and Grooming Reference for Every Man.” The signings are set for 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Christmas tree at the Grove, 189 The Grove Drive, and from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 16 at Kiehl’s on Robertson, 100 N. Robertson Blvd.

A Current Affair is having a pop-up vintage market this weekend on the 11th floor at the Cooper Design Space, 860 S. Los Angeles S., Los Angeles. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, with a preview ticket available for admission at 10 a.m. Saturday. Tickets at the door are $15 per day, general admission, $25 including the preview, or $35 for a weekend pass. Buy tickets in advance on eventbrite.

The Echo Park Craft Fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Mack Sennett Studios, 1215 Bates Ave. in Silver Lake. Tickets are $10 per day or $16 for a weekend pass.

The Market Place in Orange County is partnering with Active Ride Shop for a snow day on Saturday. From noon to 5 p.m., kids can learn how to snowboard on the snow and make popsicle snowmen. Anaheim Ducks’ mascot Wild Wing and the Ducks’ Power Players will be on hand, too. Guests can enter to win a package of four Ducks tickets, dinner at the Market Place and a $500 shopping spree. The shopping center is at 2961 El Camino Real in Tustin, just off I-5.

Trunk shows

Hong Kong-based Marie France Van Damme will preview her Spring-Summer 2016 resort collection from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 9) at Saks Fifth Avenue, 9600 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills.


Shifts is hosting a holiday pop-up at Nine Zero One Dec. 15 through Dec. 20 featuring Los Angeles brands -- including Shifts dresses, Sugarfina candy, Bauble Bar and accessories. The pop-up will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily and will feature sweet treats, champagne and complimentary braids from Nine Zero One. For every Shifts purchase, customers will get a BaubleBar necklace as a gift while supplies last. The Nine Zero One salon is at 8469 Melrose Place, in West Hollywood.

Digital styling service Golden Tote is having a holiday shopping pop-up from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at 2300 E. 11th St., Los Angeles. Customers can hand-pick clothing, accessories and shoes or schedule a personal styling session. Go online to reserve an all-day pass or make an appointment.

Warehouse and sample sales

Chic Little Devil’s holiday sample sale is set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday on the 11th floor of the Bendix Building, 1206 Maple Ave. in downtown L.A. Designers include Alexander McQueen, Elizabeth & James, Black Halo, Manoush, Thomas Wylde and more. Most pieces will be under $50, and there are sales bins starting at $1.

Black Halo is offering evening gowns at $250 and all other merchandise at $100 or less in a warehouse sale scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 648 Mateo St., Los Angeles.

True Religion has scheduled a warehouse sale Friday and Saturday at 5233 Alcoa Ave., Vernon. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Clothing and accessories for men, women and children will be offered at up to 80% off retail. Prices range from $5 for items such as scarves, hats and shoes to $35 for outerwear.

Apolis is having a sample sale offering up to 85% off regular prices. The sale is scheduled from noon through 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday at 836 Traction Ave., Los Angeles.

Ulla Johnson is having a fall sample sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 12623 Gilmore Ave., Los Angeles. Prices will be 50% to 70% off retail.

Crippen is having a warehouse sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at 336 N. Anderson St., Los Angeles. Prices are 50% to 80% off retail.


Brandy Melville has opened at the Promenade at Westlake, 100 Promenade Way, Westlake Village. The label is known for its “California-cool” knits, tees, denim, dresses and accessories.

Home furnishings store H.D. Buttercup plans to celebrate the grand opening of its new Arts District store in downtown Los Angeles Saturday. The event will include a hot chocolate bar, cookies, crafts and activities for kids. There will be a $50 hourly drawing between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., and the first 25 people on both Saturday and Sunday will receive a gift. Customers can also enter Dec. 12 to 20 to win a $2,000 gift card. The store is at 2118 E. 7th Place and is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.