Basics & More at James Perse Sample Sale

Just in time for the summer, you can stock up on basic tees and dresses at the James Perse sample sale which opens to the public and goes through this Sunday. I went looking for T-shirts ($30, orig. $85-$125) in white and black which they had plenty of in small and medium sizes. But make sure to inspect the garments carefully - some were damaged with tiny holes, sn[...]

Discounted Handbags: Celine, McQueen, Proenza Schouler & More

This week, Century 21's is bringing out its high-end designer handbags for a sale event at its sample sale location C21 Edition in the Financial District. Some of the names such as Celine rarely go on sale. A fellow shopper (thanks D!) checked out the sale during her lunch-hour. She sent us photos with price tags. There's plenty of bags on offer. It seems that most[...]

Lost at the Supermarket

The much-anticipated Comme des Garçons sample sale (dubbed "Super-Market-Market") opened to huge crowds, many waiting hours in line. One of our fellow shoppers (thanks, D!) managed to get inside before they closed the doors yesterday evening at 6:30 on the dot. When they did that, there were still plenty of people waiting. As expected, some were visibly upset after th[...]

Canvas Home Warehouse Sale

Canvas Home Warehouse Sale

Modern "fair trade" Home goods brand Canvas is hosting a warehouse sale in Soho, ending tomorrow May 22nd. We checked out the deals and Fashionable Femme Jen tells us what she found: "The anthropologie-esque kitchenware selection includes unique purposely mish-shapen pieces with charming character. Of note are the abbesses large platter ($15) and pitcher ($9)- a mi[...]

Massive Line Outside Comme des Garçons Epic Super-Market-Market

It’s not a surprise that fans of Comme des Garçons turned out in droves today even before they opened the doors to the public. The line stretched down the street, as covered by Racked. The Mister took a picture of it (above) as he was riding his bike to work this morning. We’ll eventually make it there but not until the line dies down (if it ever does!). In the mea[...]

Eddie Borgo Jewelry Sample Sale

The Eddie Borgo sample sale goes through tomorrow (Saturday). We checked out the deals on women's punk-inspired jewelry and handbags. Mushkie has our report: "Glad to say prices have remained the same since their last sample sale. As it was last time, the jewelry is laid out on trays on tables. Rings are $15/$25; bracelets are $20/$40; earrings are $25/$45; necklac[...]

The News Sample Sale: Alumnae, Common Projects, 6397, Tim Coppens & More

The News Showroom in Soho is hosting its bi-annual sample sale this week. The showroom represents a number of brands including Common Projects, Tim Coppens, Clu, Officine Generale, Sleepy Jones and more. We go to this sale primarily for the women's footwear (Common Projects). Before we get to that... we want to point out a new brand which caught our eye at this sea[...]