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Your Complete Guide to Preholiday Sample Sales

Steven Alan, Kain Label, and More

los angeles sample sales!

’Tis the season to get your shop on.

What: Kain Label
Why: Stock up on soft tees, tanks, jersey dresses, and knits at 50-70 percent off.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: The Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., at E. Ninth St., ste. 505.

What: Raquel Allegra and Of Two Minds
Why: Keep it local with 50-70 percent off avant-garde essentials from the former and vintage-inspired knits and dresses by the latter.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 834 S. Broadway, b/t E. Eighth & E. Ninth Sts., 4th flr.

What: eM Productions Showroom
Why: Up to 70 percent off cool-girl staples from Society for Rational Dress, Wren, Scout Vintage, Black Crane, Brian Lichtenberg, and more.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: The Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., at E. Ninth St., ste. 402 (213-614-9292).

What: Steven Alan
Why: Score 30-75 percent off perfectly preppy clothing and giftables for both sexes by Steven Alan and friends.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Siren Studios, 6063 Sunset Blvd., b/t N. Gower St. & La Baig Ave., Hollywood (323-467-3559).

What: Equipment, Joie, and Current/Elliott
Why: Get up to 75 percent off everything your closet needs from coveted Equipment blouses and cozy Joie knits to perfectly broken-in Current/Elliott skinnies.
When: Fri., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 4575 District Blvd., at Loma Vista Ave., Vernon.

What: Rachel Pally
Why: Snag 55-85 percent off Pally’s effortless tees and dresses from fall 2011, as well as selected previous season’s duds for $25-$75 at her downtown warehouse.
When: Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 2301 E. Seventh St., at Anderson St., ste. c100 (818-512-9575).

What: Rebecca Minkoff
Why: Deeply discounted apparel, shoes, and bags by the frill-with-an-edge designer.
When:
Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Confederacy, 4661 Hollywood Blvd., b/t N. Vermont & Hillhurst Aves., Los Feliz (323-913-3040).

What: A. Kinney Court
Why: Treat your peepers to $120 sunglasses, $100 optical frames, and 30 percent off all lenses at the Venice shop’s annual sale. Becca Moon boots at up to 50 percent off are also up for grabs.
When: Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 1423 Abbot Kinney Blvd., b/t California & Milwood Aves., Venice (310-392-3400).

What: Thomas Wylde
Why: Up to 90 percent off the luxe British label’s punk-chic party dresses and jackets.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Smashbox Studios, Soft Box Studio, 8538 Higuera St., at Hayden Ave., Culver City.

What: Geren Ford
Why: Half off all fall merchandise, plus can’t-beat prices on Loden Dager, Bare, and others.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1034 Seward St., b/t Santa Monica Blvd. & Romaine St., Hollywood (213-689-9500).

What: Animal Advocates Alliance Sale
Why: Feel good about grabbing discounted LnA tees, one-of-a-kind jewelry by Nola Singer, and Alexis Hudson bags (20 percent of proceeds supports animal rescue). If you’re in the market for something cuddly, adopt a homeless pup.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 715 N. Foothill Rd., b/t Lomitas & Elevado Aves., Beverly Hills.

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LOCATIONS
Animal Advocates Alliance Sale
715 N Foothill Rd
bt Lomitas & Elevado Aves
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Equipment, Joie, and Current/Elliot Sale
4575 District Blvd
@ Loma Vista Ave
Vernon, CA 90058
Raquel Allegra and Of Two Minds Sale
834 S Broadway
bt 8th & 9th Sts, 4th flr
Los Angeles, CA 90014
1034 Seward St
bt Santa Monica Blvd & Romaine St
Los Angeles, CA 90038
213-689-9500
Rachel Pally
2301 E 7th St
@ Anderson St, ste c100
Los Angeles, CA 90023
1423 Abbot Kinney Blvd
bt Milwood & California Aves
Venice, CA 90291
310-392-3400
Smashbox Studios
8549 Higuera St
@ Hayden Ave
Culver City, CA 90232
Siren Studios
6063 W Sunset Blvd
bt N Gower St & La Baig Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028
323-467-3559
860 S Los Angeles St
@ 9th St
Los Angeles, CA 90014
213-627-3754
4661 Hollywood Blvd
@ N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
323-661-9010
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