Cheap Gear Rundown
Mixed Gear:Apartment 3Today until everything's gone813 N LaBrea, Mid Wilshire; Apartment-3.comWith 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 SaleThru Feb 19 at Santa Monica Airport's Barker Hangar, Santa MonicaBarkerHangar.com50 - 75% off top designers like Prada and Marc Jacobs at this no-dressing-rooms, Hobbesian shopping melee
Casual Gear: Kitson's Online Blowout SaleOngoing, at ShopKitson.comClearance-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'sThru Feb 19, at various LA locations; Macys.com10-50% off everything, including housewares, electronics, and gadgets (technically known as the Three Pillars of Popeil). Travel Gear: Flight 001 Winter SaleThru Feb 18, at 8235 W Third St; Mid Wilshire; Flight001.com30-75% 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: FrontrunnersUntil they're gone11620 San Vicente Blvd; West LA; FrontRunners77.com30-40% 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 ButtercupUntil everything's sold3225 Helms Ave, Culver City; HDButtercup.com30-40% off home accessories means you have no excuse not to get more grown-up dishware...or at least un-chipped pint glasses.