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Sanrio superfans: mark you cal for June 13th and 14th, when Hello Kitty's warehouse sale returns to LA. Given that the two-day blowout requires its own survival guide, consider this early heads-up your chance to get your sched completely cleared.
It's all happening at Neko World USA's Torrance HQ (20300 S. Vermont Ave., Suite 100) from 9am to 5pm on Saturday and 10am to 3pm on Sunday. Expect to score up to 70% off jewelry, stationery, toys, plushes, accessories, and more merch. Although there won't be any mystery grab bags this time around, we're told a limited inventory of current-season products will be available at 40% off.
Cash and credit cards are accepted and the sale is first-come, first-serve; check out past sale rules here. Good luck!