Think of it as outlet shopping and so much more. Steven Alan, known for his popular women's and men's button-down shirts, is opening his first Steven Alan Outpost store in L.A., offering deals on previous season's styles for men and women at 30% to 75% off, with new items delivered daily. Women's shirts start at $78, along with $99 dresses and $129 jackets. Men's button-downs begin at $98 to pair with $29 ties, $50 pants and $150 jackets. To dress up the bargains, the Outpost also features current season merch, including Alan's organic resort collection, plus Wendy Nichol and CatBird jewelry, Timex watches, Rachel Nasvik handbags, Dieppa Restrepo shoes and Jack Rabbit belts. So there's something for everyone, no matter how fat your wallet may be at the moment.
1937 1/2 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 667-9500. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
The Way We Wore Monday through Feb. 15: The vintage clothing shop's biannual winter sale offers half-off Chanel, Moschino, Yves Saint Laurent, Versace, Ungaro, Diane von Furstenberg and Mary McFadden. Pick up a red Missoni dress, circa 1980, for $197.50 (regular price $395), or choose from a selection of accessories priced at 50% off, including gold chains on sale for $25 and black leather boots for $150. 334 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 937-0878. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. thewaywewore.com
Decadestwo Saturday: One-day-only 50%-off shoe sale. Brand-new Manolo Blahniks and Christian Louboutins for $100 or less, $175 Lanvin flats and $300 YSL "Tribute" shoes (regularly $900). Other labels include Prada, Givenchy, Pierre Hardy and Jimmy Choo. 8214 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 655-1960. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. decadestwo.com
Beckley: Today through Jan. 31: January sale with 50% to 75% off holiday and fall looks plus half-price Rupert Sanderson riding boots ($447, regularly $895) and heels. There are head-to-toe looks on offer, including $138 Rory Beca tops ($276), $222 Sonya Madden cashmere sweaters ($445) and $132 Mint skirts ($265). A show-stopping Zac Posen lace dress from the designer's holiday collection is $445 ($1775). 8620 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood. (310) 652-3500. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.beckleyla.com
Tough Cookies Saturday through Jan. 26: Discounts of 50% to 70% off end-of-season kids wear (newborns to 6x) from labels Knuckleheads, Childish, Misha Lulu, Mad Sky and Charlie Rocket. Kingsley T-shirts, a favorite of the Jolie-Pitt rugrats, are $15 to $32 (regularly $48 to $64), and Gold Rush jackets are $40 ($98). For young girls, Splendid dresses are $24 to $32 ($49 to $65) and Pinc Premium jeans are $26 to $31 ($52 to $62). All Ed Hardy for girls and boys is 70% off. 13638 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. (818) 990-0972. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday to Monday. shoptoughcookies.com
Alife: New York's cult Lower East Side sneaker brand opens its first L.A. flagship at Space 15 Twenty in Hollywood. You can't miss it: A giant Marcel Duchamp-inspired urinal beckons passersby to check out Alife footwear collaborations with Saucony ($100) and New Balance, plus Alife's own trademark stripe sneakers (women's sizes available) and brown suede mid-heel boots (all $80 to $150). The shop also carries an exclusive $40 Alife "Los Angeles" T-shirt, $265 Japanese selvage jeans and $175 Retro Super Future sunglasses. Drop in and mention "Drucker," the store manager's name, for an additional 10% discount until Jan. 31. 1520 Cahuenga Blvd., Suite 2, Los Angeles. (323) 962-5433. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday to Thursday. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. alifenyc.com
Mikimoto Friday: Mikimoto, the cultured pearl specialist, introduces "Pearls of Wisdom," a style lecture series at its Beverly Hills shop. Costume designer Deborah Nadoolman Landis presents "Sensuous Cinema: The Power of Pearls," featuring pearl-swathed stars of classic and recent films. Landis, a former president of the Hollywood Costume Designers Guild, worked on such iconic '80s films as "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "Trading Places" and "Coming to America," plus Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and "Black or White" videos. Free with RSVP to email@example.com or by phoning the store. 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. (310) 205-8787. Check in at 10:30 a.m.; lecture begins at 11 a.m. www.mikimotoamerica.com