Mixed Gear: Apartment 3
Today until everything's gone
813 N LaBrea, Mid Wilshire; Apartment-3.com
With vintage duds for as little as $5, and new designers' apparel/accessories at 15-50% off, expect "future designers" to just give you cash with your purchase, provided you're willing to take it from their gross little fetus hands
Designer Gear: Barney's New York Warehouse Sale
Thru Feb 19 at Santa Monica Airport's Barker Hangar, Santa Monica
50 - 75% off top designers like Prada and Marc Jacobs at this no-dressing-rooms, Hobbesian shopping melee
Casual Gear: Kitson's Online Blowout Sale
Ongoing, at ShopKitson.com
Clearance-sale discounts on tons of designers, including Lacoste, Five Crowns tees, and Rebel Yell -- which, if you buy now, comes with a free Billy Idol
Standard Gear: Macy's
Thru Feb 19, at various LA locations; Macys.com
10-50% off everything, including housewares, electronics, and gadgets (technically known as the Three Pillars of Popeil).
Travel Gear: Flight 001 Winter Sale
Thru Feb 18, at 8235 W Third St; Mid Wilshire; Flight001.com
30-75% off luggage and travel accessories, unfortunately not including the mini-mile-high kit -- but since you're pretending to be in the club, why not just pretend to have the kit
Footie Gear: Frontrunners
Until they're gone
11620 San Vicente Blvd; West LA; FrontRunners77.com
30-40% off selected Nikes and other brands, so you can finally send your old shoes to those happy electrical wires in the sky.
Home Gear: HD Buttercup
Until everything's sold
3225 Helms Ave, Culver City; HDButtercup.com
30-40% off home accessories means you have no excuse not to get more grown-up dishware...or at least un-chipped pint glasses.