It’s hard enough to make ends meet, let alone look fabulous while doing it. We’re not giving up our avocado toast, so we’ve got to find our bargains where we can. To make it easier, we’re rounding up the best Los Angeles sample sales, pop-up shops, store openings, and everything else you need to know to truly ball on a budget.
Fred Segal Bi-Annual Sale
Designer goods for men and women go on sale at iconic department store Fred Segal’s summer sale. Look for brands including Cult Gaia, Billy, Simon Miller, and many more at up to 75 percent off. Shop at the Sunset Boulevard flagship store or on the website. Through August 18, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 8500 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood.
Just One Eye Warehouse Sale
Chic shop Just One Eye is making room in their warehouse for new arrivals. You benefit with a chance to snag high-end brands (Prada, Gucci, Stella McCartney, and Chloé, among them) for 70 to 80 percent off. Through August 2, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 953 N. Orange Dr., Hollywood.
Jimmy Choo Sample Sale
The sample sale that luxury shoe collectors’ dreams are made of lands in Beverly Hills. Score signature stilettos and elegant accessories for a fraction of retail. Be sure to check the site for specific rules about bag size, purchase limits, and other details. Through August 4, hours vary by day. 301 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills.
O’Neill Warehouse Sale
Surf and outdoor brand O’Neill will be clearing out clothes, accessories, and more for men, women, and kids at this warehouse sale. Expect deep discounts, limited edition items, and an array of sizes and fabrics. August 1-4, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1400 Village Way, Santa Ana.
Prada Sample Sale at La Dolce Vitae
Orange County luxury overstock shop La Dolce Vitae sells designer goods at a discount any day, but for this special sale they’re slashing the prices on Prada even more. If you’re interested in stopping by, the store recommends phoning ahead at 800-975-6207. August 1-3, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1903 E. Deere Ave., Santa Ana.
Rachel Pally Summer Warehouse Sale
Shop summer styles in sixes XS-3X at Rachel Pally’s seasonal warehouse sale. On Friday, the designer herself will be in attendance for meet-and-greets. Discounts get deeper as the weekend continues. August 2-3, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; August 4, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 201 S. Anderson St., downtown (entrance on Azusa St. between Anderson St. and Mission Rd.).
James Perse Factory Sale
Stock up on stylish tees and other apparel for men and women from California brand James Perse. The sale takes place at the brand’s Hollywood boutique. August 2-4, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 1128 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood.
Hudson Sample Sale
Head to Hudson’s headquarters for this sale. You’ll be outfitted in tees, jeans, sweaters, and even leather jackets, with prices as low as $10. Some children’s clothes will be available, but no strollers are allowed at the sale. August 2, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; August 3, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 1231 S. Gerhart Ave., Commerce.
Tadashi Shoji Warehouse Sale
Your most glamorous occasions will be covered with elegant gowns from Tadashi Shoji. Unlike the traditional sample sale, organizers say this sale will stock dresses in sizes from 00 to 18. August 5-10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tadashi Shoji, 2016 E. 44th St., Vernon.
Equipment, Joie, & Current/Elliott Sale
Three brands under the Collected Group banner pool their overstocks for this triple sale. With three distinct looks, there’s sure to be a style for any bargain-hunter. August 6-11, hours vary by day. 301 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills.
Reiss Sample Sale
Kate Middleton’s favorite brand is selling off royal-worthy looks at commoner prices. At this sale, you’ll find clothing, shoes, and accessories for men and women. August 20-25, hours vary by day. 301 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills.
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