Shop Talk: Rebecca Minkoff's Sample Sale; Coach Offers Tea Rose Customization

4:05 PM 5/4/2017

by Sam Reed

Your guide to shopping in L.A. for the week ahead.

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When the weather's fine, it's time to shop. Here, the best sales and shopping events in L.A. that you won't want to miss. 

  • Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale

    Seize the day: Rebecca Minkoff is hosting a sample sale, running May 8-May 15, with covetable items at up to 70 percent off. 

    Stop by the Melrose shop to snag discounted handbags, clothes, shoes and accessories from the brand which counts Whitney Port, Coco Rocha and Nina Dobrev as fans. Because you can never have too many bags. 

    8335 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90060


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  • Coach Offers Tea Rose Customization

    Following a successful run at their Soho boutique, Coach is bringing a unique customization event to L.A.

    Drop by the Rodeo Drive store beginning this Friday through the end of the month (May 5 - May 31) to add a personal touch to the classic Coach silhouettes — the Dinky, the Saddle Bag and the Clutch — with the brand's signature Tea Rose appliques, which first debuted on the spring 2016 runway.

    Customers can choose from 14 layouts with 16 different tea roses ($10 each), which will be assembled by an onsite craftsmanship bar service specialist, for a  one-of-a-kind look. The service can only be applied to newly purchased styles.

    327 N Rodeo Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210


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  • Snap Mother's Day Portraits at Jenni Kayne

    Mom always said that the best gift we could give her was our smiling faces, right? 

    Jenni Kayne is making it a bit easier to give mom that perfect gift this Mother's Day by offering complimentary portraits at her Brentwood, Palo Alto and Newport Beach store locations. Drop by between noon and 3 p.m. to snap a photo and snack on some in store treats.

    While you're there, you can also pick up mom a new pair of shoes, too. Couldn't hurt.

    Brentwood: 225 26th St #30b, Santa Monica, CA 90402
    Palo Alto: 180 El Camino Real, Suite 1190, Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Newport Beach: 3450 Via Oporto #103, Newport Beach, CA 92663

  • Mara & Mine Launch Vegan Sandal with Candice Swanepoel

    Courtesy of Mara & Mine

    Cool-girl flats brand Mara & Mine has partnered with Victoria's Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel on a new vegan sandal collection inspired by the model's love of the beach and jetsetting lifestyle.  

    Swanepoel is donating 100 percent of her profits from the collab to the Mothers2Mothers charity in Africa, a non-profit working to end the spread of pediatric AIDS. The 4 styles ($210-$285) are now available exclusively at

    184 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

  • Sid Mashburn Drops By Brentwood Shop

    Sid Mashburn is finishing up his cross-country tour in celebration of his Made-to-Measure online program, which allows customers to order custom, made-to-meaure pieces directly from their own homes, with one last stop right here in Los Angeles. 

    Mashburn will be at his namesake store on May 6, where he will be doling out his expert advice on all things fashion. To make an appointment, call the shop (310-319-1339) our just stop by for refreshments, snacks and ping-pong.

    225 26th St, Santa Monica, CA 90402

  • Prism London Pops Up at The Platform

    Prism London is the latest shop to pop-in at Culver City shopping destination, The Platform.

    The British resortwear brand founded by Anna Laub is opening its first U.S. location on May 10; the shop will be open through the end of August. The store will carry the brand's best-selling swimwear, eyewear, beach cover-ups, totes and espadrilles, as well as select limited-edition pieces exclusive to the L.A. pop-up. 

    8820 Washington Blvd, Culver City CA 90232


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  • Only In Beverly Hills Is Not Your Average Tourist Shop

    This isn't your run-of-the-mill tourist shop.

    Only in Beverly Hills is a store that sells high-quality items, from candles to "BH" Varsity jackets and "Bixby the Beverly Hills Bear" — all emblazoned with the iconic Beverly Hills logo. 

    According to a release, the idea for a shop filled with kitschy, "Kitson-like" items came to founder Lisa Bochner while she was lunching at the celebrity-filled La Scala. She recognized the high volume of tourist traffic that flocks to the city to experience the glitz and glam of Beverly Hills every day, and Only In Beverly Hills was born. 

    9607 S Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210


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