Diablo Style: GBop comes to Blackhawk, super sales at Pretty Penny and Trove in Berkeley

A new shop comes to Blackhawk Plaza, two Berkeley classics offer killer deals



If you’re feeling a pinch on the pocket book but can’t find it in your heart to give up your designer duds, G Bop should be right up your alley. This new concept chain by Geoffrey Scott offers celebrity and designer inspired fashion for young women with average prices under $25. Opening in the Blackhawk Plaza across from COA restaurant, feel free to stop by their launch party this Friday 10/2 from 10am – 9pm. facebook.com/g0bop

If your taste tends to lean towards more vintage trends, the Pretty Penny on College Ave. in Oakland is definitely for you! Owner Sarah Dunbar, an “avid collector and seasoned buyer of stylish fashions” will be celebrating the addition of the store’s new shoe loft this Friday complete with free food and drinks from 6 – 10pm. What woman can resist a good shoe party? While you’re there, check out the vintage and contemporary clothing, art and accessories by local designers! 5488 College Ave., (510) 594-9219, prettypennyclothing.com.

Hang on to your hats bargain shoppers, because you’re about to hit the jackpot! Trove is a “unique home outlet” offering chic and urban designer home furnishings and accessories at ridiculously low prices. And for one week this October 9 – 18, they will be having an annex sale at their location in Berkeley, offering 11,000 sq. feet of furniture from designers and vendors such as John Robshaw, Brownstone, Rae Dunn, and Studio B by Magenta and more for up to 80% off! Whether you’re shopping for yourself or trying to find that perfect gift, Trove certainly offers a wealth of treasures! 1310 and 1324 10th St., (510) 525-7991, trovehome.com.