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2012 Fall Sample Sales

Score on Heath, A.L.C., and more

november 2012 sample sales!

Full price is so last season.

What: 3.1 Phillip Lim
Why: Give your closet a dose of downtown cool with deep discounts on clothing, accessories, and shoes for women, men, and kids. Rest easy knowing proceeds from that stuffed shopping bag (and empty wallet) go to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief.
When: Thurs., noon-6 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., at E. Ninth St., 11th flr., Downtown.

What: A.L.C.
Why: Up to 70 percent off leather jackets, chunky knits, and standout dresses from past seasons, plus an extra $10 off for Facebook friends and Twitter followers.
When: Thurs., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., at E. Ninth St., lobby j, Downtown.

What: Levi’s Made & Crafted and Levi’s Vintage Clothing
Why: Score timeless staples from the women’s and men’s fall/winter ’12 collections, with denim, bottoms, and tops priced $40-$80 and jackets and outerwear $200-$400.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., at E. Ninth St., ste. 315, Downtown.

What: Heath Ceramics
Why: Stock up on cult-status dishes and vases with 20 percent off everything in-store, plus a one-day sample sale hawking one-of-a-kind and early-production pieces.
When: Fri.-Nov. 25. Sample sale, Nov. 24, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 7525 Beverly Blvd., at N. Sierra Bonita Ave., West Hollywood (323-965-0800).

What: Fluxus
Why: Find soft tees and dresses you’ll never want to take off starting at $10.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 170 E. Jefferson Blvd., b/t Main & Maple Sts., Downtown.

What: The News Showroom
Why: Scoop Eternal Child’s graphic knits, effortless tees from Clu, Anniel ballet flats, and not-so basics from Cheap Monday on the, well, cheap at the one-stop blowout.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., at E. Ninth St., lobby f, Downtown (213-892-8822).

Photo: Sigrid Olsson / Getty Images

LOCATIONS
Fluxus Sample Sale
170 E Jefferson Blvd
bt Main & Maple Sts
Los Angeles, CA 90007
860 S Los Angeles St
@ E 9th St
Los Angeles, CA 90014
213-627-3754
7525 Beverly Blvd
at N Sierra Bonita Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-965-0800
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