Your guide to shopping in L.A. for the week ahead.
Just in time for the holidays, Gucci’s recently launched Gucci Decor home line by buzzy designer Alessandro Michele will launch exclusively on the West coast at Maxfield this Friday, November 10 through January 4.
The collection ranges from $70 incense sticks in four scents to a $32,000 made-to-order, tufted velvet and jacquard three-panel screen. Also in the mix are candles, porcelain coffee mugs, patterned wallpaper, lacquered chairs, embroidered velvet cushions, metal trays and folding tables that offer "simply another way to dress in Gucci," according to a press statement from the brand.
Maxfield, 8825 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood
New York-based fashion designer Jason Wu has teamed up with actress Diane Kruger on an eight-piece capsule line, Grey Jason Wu x Diane Kruger, that hits stores Friday, Nov. 10. Conjured up during the duo's annual trip to Tulum, Mexico, the collection consists of a bodysuit, jumpsuit, lightweight knits, wide-leg trousers and a velvet pencil skirt and shirt dress ($295 to $795, also at shopbop.com, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom stores), drawing inspiration from Marlene Dietrich and '40s-era vintage styles, according to a statement from the brand.
The L.A.-based sustainable fashion brand Reformation (worn by Emily Ratajkowski, Lily Aldridge, Karlie Kloss and Michelle Williams) will open the doors to a major sample sale at Platform shopping complex today through Sunday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Save up to 80 percent on some of the brand's best-selling styles, from dresses and jumpsuits to sweaters, swimsuits and feminine top-and-skirt sets.
Platform, 8850 Washington Boulevard, Culver City
Michael Stars (the Los Angeles fashion label donned by Elizabeth Banks, Jessica Biel, Sarah Jessica Parker, Lupita Nyong'o and Jessica Alba) will be holding a holiday sample sale with savings of up to 70 percent on the brand's men's and women’s apparel and accessories. The sale runs Friday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 11 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The first 100 shoppers each day will receive an additional 10 percent off their purchase and one lucky person will win a $500 shopping spree.
12955 Chadron Avenue, Hawthorne
The upscale Belgian candle and home fragrance brand Baobob Collection (favored by Kris Jenner) has a new, limited-edition disco-themed collection for fall, encased in ombré glass, that just landed at Elyse Walker. To celebrate, the brand's creative director Corinne Bensahel will be on hand for a disco-themed party, open to the public, at Elyse Walker’s Pacific Palisades store today, Nov. 9, from 4 to 7 p.m. Ten percent of proceeds will benefit the non-profit Baby2Baby.
Elyse Walker, 15306 W. Antioch Street, Pacific Palisades
Musician-designer Ayler Young's made-in-L.A. Philip Ayler line of men's and women's bomber jackets — donned by everyone from Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner and Lady Gaga to Mick Jagger and Keith Richards — is now available in shop-in-shops inside Frank's Chop Shop barbershop (opened Oct. 19) and the new Fred Segal flagship (opening Nov. 30). The limited-edition, handcrafted jackets ($1,095-$2,995) are fashioned out of vintage fabrics, such as silk, linen, wool houndstooth and French bouclé.
Philip Ayler in Frank's Chop Shop, 8209 Melrose Avenue in Beverly Grove, and Fred Segal, 8500 Sunset Blvd in West Hollywood