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RackedWire: Bargain Hunt for Charity in Brentwood; Juicy Couture's Founders Meet and Greet in the Valley

Buy something fabulous for $10, help build a room like this for a child in need. Image via <a href="http://www.upwardboundhouse.org">Upward Bound House</a>.
Buy something fabulous for $10, help build a room like this for a child in need. Image via Upward Bound House.

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BRENTWOOD: If you're feeling a twinge of post-Barneys Warehouse Sale consumer guilt, we recommend you schedule a trip to Brentwood this weekend.For it's there that a group of Angeleno magazine editors have organized a blowout clothing bazaar in honor of Upward Bound House, which provides lodging and assistance for local families who have fallen on hard times. All items—new or gently worn pieces contributed by the organizers' uber-stylish network of friends—are only $10, and proceeds will go towards Upward Bound's newest facility, currently under construction. Visitors are highly encouraged to bring (tax-deductible) donations of their own—the only criteria being that pieces are things you'd pay a tenner for yourself. The event will be going on tomorrow, from 10am-2pm, at 311 N. Cliffwood Avenue. [RackedWire]

SHERMAN OAKS: Although Juicy Couture co-founders Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor have branched out from their pink velour roots with new upscale line Bird, they haven't forgotten about the customers that made them famous. In their honor, the designers will be hosting a meet-and-greet at Bloomingdale’s Sherman Oaks Fashion Square tomorrow, where they will sign things and give out gifts with any purchase of $200 or more. Plus, if you're in college and you like tracksuits, the brand is giving away a free "Dorm Room Kit" with any in-store tracksuit purchase from August 19-24 (code BTSGWP), while students of all tastes will receive 20% off any full-priced items with a student ID through September 8 (code BTSID20). The Bloomies fun lasts from 1pm-3pm. [Racked Inbox]