Eileen Fisher Brooklyn Popup Shop Promotes Sustainable Fashion

For this weekend, Eileen Fisher has set up a pop-up shop in the Cobble Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn offering a limited-edition collection of what they're calling upcycled pieces. It's part of the designer's focus on sustainable fashion: Remade in the USA. Three Parsons grads created the 500 pieces on offer, using damaged Eileen Fisher garments, turning them into o[...]

No 6 Sample Sale - Clogs and Clothing

Many fans of No. 6 clogs anticipate the brand's seasonal sale. This summer's sale is taking place in the basement of the store on Centre Market Place near Little Italy. The sale kicks off today and goes through this Saturday. The store allowed me in yesterday for a peek at the merchandise. As expected, there's a selection of clog shoes and sandals ($150-$165) and c[...]

MAC COSMETIC Sample Sale Continues to Draw a Crowd

The MAC Cosmetics sample sale goes through this Friday at Metropolitan Pavilion. As Mushkie tells us, shoppers will find seasonal shades and limited edition products, not necessarily what you are looking for. Here's her report: "The sale flyer stated there would be a wide selection of seasonal trend shades and fan favorite products. I didn't see any of the color li[...]

Another Look at Jack Rogers Sample Sale

We took another look at the Jack Rogers sample sale which is taking place at its showroom near Times Square. We returned there to see what the apparel selection, which is pretty limited. The sale is really about the footwear and, as mentioned in an earlier post, can be found in a separate room. But let's get to the clothing. There's not as much on offer as previous[...]

Intermix Sample Sale

Intermix Sample Sale

The Intermix sample sale is underway and goes through this Sunday where shoppers will find lots of merchandise from a long list of brands. We checked out the deals earlier this week. Mushkie has our report: I checked out the footwear first (70% off original retail). Shoes are lined up along the left wall. Amongst the designers on offer are Paul Andrew, Sophia Webst[...]

Jack Rogers Sample Sale; Footwear and Apparel

Through Friday, Jack Rogers is hosting a sale near Bryant Park. Mushkie checked out the deals and has a report: The setup is the same as in March. Boxes of shoes are displayed on shelving. Styles include; Devyn, Alana, Palm beach, Winter Wonderland, Makeup, Liliana, Hampton flat , Hampton wedge. Brooke, Suede Gabrielle, Suede Chantel, Trick or treat, Marabella, [...]

Our thoughts go to France…

Our thoughts go to France...

In response to our readers who posted comments, showing concern for our safety after the attacks, I thought I'd summarize our experiences during that time... and thank you for your concern. On Bastille Day, we watched the Nice fireworks from our balcony a few miles down the coast from the Promenade des Anglais.  After a few glasses of wine we retired for the evenin[...]