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Designer Elisabeth Weinstock knows a thing or two about luxury. The LA native got her start in interiors and rose to prominence thanks to her incredibly luxurious jewelry armories and boxes covered in exotic skins (think leather embossed croc, painted anaconda, and boa) in a variety of wild colors. Weinstock later expanded her eponymous line to include budget-busting accessories in the same exotic skins and has since garnered support from the likes of Jennifer Aniston, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Rihanna. In her down time, Weinstock likes to hit up her new fave designer haven where she unearths high-end clothes at a major discount.
The A List Sample Sale store is my new favorite find that opened at the beginning of this year. They have some incredible never-been-worn pieces (by ladies that "love to shop") from brands like Rick Owens, Balenciaga, Balmain, and Lanvin to name a few. Caroline Bray, the owner, has done an amazing job of curating current pieces from high-end designers and the space has a very easy and cool vibe to it. Their style and understanding of fashion makes it seem like you have your own stylist helping you. With [discounts from] 50-70% off retail, it's one of my go-to shopping haunts. You never know what hidden treasure you may find!