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Countdown to the opening of Santa Monica Place!

We are beyond stoked that our beloved city of Santa Monica is getting a face-lift with the opening of Santa Monica Place on Friday, August 6th. Ideally located between the Third Street Promenade and The Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica Place promises to be a mall of the future, fusing together shopping, food, and an overall nightlife experience that is sure to leave a smile on all attendee’s faces.

The fashion palate is one geared towards higher end retailers, including Michael Kors, Barney’s CO-OP, Betsey Johnson, Burberry, Coach, as well as our one of favorite lines that has had multiple shout-outs in this blog, the Los Angeles based clothing line, Ever, will be opening up yet another trendy boutique. We are also jazzed about the Bloomingdale’s, whose retail is supposedly being tailored specifically for Santa Monica customers.

The dining terrace on the roof might even trump the fashion. Not your typical greasy food court, The Santa Monica Place, is providing shoppers a haven in the sky with their “distinctively different rooftop dining.” This open air palace of sorts is comprised of six different chef driven restaurants as well multiple options for more casual fare—some people really do just crave a burger and fries when doing their mall shopping. We are intrigued by The Market, which unfortunately will not be debuted until late 2010 or early 2011, but will consist of independently owned shops that sell artisanal goods such as coffee, chocolate, cheese and baguettes. Can you say merci? We think good ol’ America might be taking a cue from the beauty of France and their daily open-air markets.

For all Santa Monica residents and visitors alike, be sure to check out the events calendar at santamonicaplace.com for a comprehensive run-down on all the fun activities that are planned for August in celebration of the mall’s grand opening. DJ’s, dining, and shopping galore sounds like a good time to us! Can’t wait to have a glass of wine with girlfriends while taking in the gorgeous ocean breeze!


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Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale

Rebecca Minkoff Spring Sample Sale

Our favorite handbag designer Rebecca Minkoff will hold a sample sale of all Rebecca Minkoff handbag samples in Los Angeles this weekend!

 Rebecca Minkoff designs bags for everyday women that are versatile in color and comfortable in style. Rebecca Minkoff’s handbag collection has been spotted on the arms of such celebrities as Lindsay Lohan, Vanessa Minnillo, Blake Lively, Agyness Deyn, Hayden Panettiere, Hilary Duff, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Debra Messing to name a few. The Rebecca Minkoff brand is sold at high-end retailers such as Saks, Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, Neiman Marcus, Henri Bendel and Shopbop.com. Her stylish items are also carried in over 200 boutiques across the country including Japan, France, Russia and Canada.Friday, May 15, 2009

Sat., May 16, 2009 from 10:00am – 7:00pm through Sun., May 17, 2009 from 10:00am – 5:00pm

 Location: 8213 West 3rd Street (between La Jolla and Harper), Los Angeles, CA

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