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Upon uncovering a hidden gem in our city's shopping scene, there are some who get all Fight Club on the rest of us. As in: Rule No. 1, do not talk about The Find. Rule No. 2, Do NOT talk about The Find. Since keeping secrets hasn't always been our strong suit and because the sale well tends to trickle this time of year, allow us to introduce Shopaholic Sample Sales, a haven of designer and cult fave labels where—no joke—the merch is always on sale for 50 to 80% off.
On top of boasting an entire wall of blogstar-beloved Aussie brands like Keepsake, Cameo, Whitney Port fave Finders Keepers and more (expect tops for $48, dresses for $78 and under), the West 3rd St women's boutique also stocks LA labels like Lovers + Friends and Eva Franco; denim from J Brand, Rich & Skinny and James Jeans; basics from C&C California, Fluxus and Romeo & Juliet Couture; and as discovered during our visit last week, random pieces (and random sizing) from designers like Thakoon, Alice + Olivia and more. The store tells us they restock the racks every two weeks, so expect fresh merch often. Note to the shy: The fitting room is communal, so dress accordingly (tank and leggings) if you happen to stop in on a busy day.
Need to see to believe? Get acquainted with just some of the store's offerings online here and click on the jump for more photos inside.
Shopaholic Sample Sales is open Mondays through Sundays from 11am to 6pm.