LA BREA: The couple behind design mecca A+R on Abbot Kinney have opened an eastside outpost on La Brea between First and Second. It's filled with lots of sleekly-designed decor items, furniture, tabletop pieces and other brightly-colored odds and ends.
DOWNTOWN: Designer Phillip Lim is having his first-ever LA sample sale next week. Stop by the Cooper Building at 860 South Los Angeles Street on Thursday and Friday to save on women's, men's, and children's clothing, plus accessories and shoes.
BEVERLY HILLS: Just in time for the holiday season, Scoop NYC is opening a pop-up shop on Beverly Drive. The temporary store will open November 15 and will be operational through early 2013; it will be stocked with women's and men's merch from labels like Zac Posen, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Paul Smith, John Varvatos and Clover Canyon.
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