Los Angeles Sample Sales!~

  1. West Hollywood
    What: Monique Lhuillier
    Why: Bridal and ready-to-wear collections are 40-90 percent off.
    When: Dec. 5 & 6. Wed. & Thurs., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Where: 708 N. La Cienega Blvd., b/t Sherwood Dr. & Melrose Ave. (323-655-1088).
    What: Vanitas of California, Wilen, Rails, and more
    Why: Dresses, knits, and other basics up to 70 percent off.
    When: Dec 9. Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Where: 7600 Melrose Ave., at Curson Ave., ste. n. (310-567-2484).
    What: Geren Ford
    Why: Take 70-90 percent off jackets, dresses, tops, sweaters, and everything in between.
    When: Dec. 7 & 8. Fri., 4-8 p.m.; Sat., noon-3 p.m.
    Where: 453 S. Spring St., at Fifth St., ste. 820 (213-689-9500).
    What: Rhys Dwfen
    Why: Try to say no to cashmere sweaters and dresses at 70-90 percent off.
    When: Dec. 7 & 8. Fri., 2-7 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Where: 453 S. Spring St., at Fifth St., ste. 541 (213-623-8285).
    What: Myne and DaftBird
    Why: Pretty silk dresses and deliriously comfy tees going for $5-$100.
    When: Dec. 8. Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Where: 112 W. Ninth St., b/t S. Broadway & Main St., ste. 710.
    What: EM Productions
    Why: Enza Costa, Grey Ant, Kate and Kass, and more at 20-50 percent off wholesale.
    When: Dec. 5-7. Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
    Where: The Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., at Ninth St., ste. 402 (213-614-9292). Cash only.
    What: Ella Moss and Splendid
    Why: Women, tweens, and kids snag overstock and samples from multiple seasons at wholesale prices.
    When: Dec. 7 & 8. Fri. & Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Where: The Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., at Ninth St., 8th flr.
    What: Mon Petit Oiseau
    Why: Dig through $5 and $10 boxes and save up to 75 percent on the fall collection.
    When: Dec. 8. Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Where: 6670 Flotilla St., b/t Garfield & Yates Aves. (323-727-8090).


    What: LaRok
    Why: Hoodie jackets, were $198, now $36; tunics, were $228-$348, now $41-$63.
    When: Dec. 6-8. Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Where: 5175 Soto St., near Fruitland Ave. (323-584-3500).
    What: Joie
    Why: Up to 85 percent off jackets, tops, sweaters, and then some.
    When: Dec. 14 & 15. Fri., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
    Where: 2323 E. 52nd St., b/t S. Alameda St. & S. Santa Fe Ave. (323-277-3900).
    Beverly Hills
    What: Jalda
    Why: Sip champagne, snack on hors d’oeuvres, and peruse bags priced up to 85 percent off.
    When: Dec. 10. Mon., 5-8 p.m.
    Where: 400 S. Beverly Dr., near Olympic Blvd., ste. 308 (310-203-0888).
    What: Yappy Howlidays
    Why: Aside from LNA tees, Nola Singer jewelry, Alexis Hudson handbags, and others at wholesale, dogs will be available for adoption. Twenty percent of the proceeds go to Much Love Animal Rescue. Entrance fee of $10.
    When: Dec. 8. Sat., noon-6 p.m.
    Where: 715 N. Foothill Rd., b/t Alpine & Elm Drs. Cash or checks only.
    : Yaya Aflalo and Love Yaya
    Why: Effortlessly stylish blouses, pants, sweaters, and other threads priced below wholesale.
    When: Dec. 3-7. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Where: 140 N. La Brea Ave., b/t Detroit St. & Sycamore Ave., 2nd flr. (323-692-0022).
    What: Puella, Puella Petit, Raison D’etre, as well as Jee Vice Optics
    Why: Closet staples for women and kids, linen clothing, and eyewear at wholesale and below.
    When: Dec. 8. Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Where: Evidence Gallery, 7122 Beverly Blvd., b/t Detroit St. & La Brea Ave., ste. e (213-841-5620).