Maje Sample Sale

Parisian ready-to-wear brand, Maje, is holding sample sale this week at 260 Fifth Avenue. This label is more rock-and-roll compared to its sister brand, Sandro, which held its sale last week. There was no line outside but it was busy inside when we stopped in after work yesterday. Shoppers were crowding around various racks - dresses ($110), pants ($95) and blazers[...]

Sleepy Jones Sample Sale; Plenty of Nighties

As mentioned in an earlier post, the Sleepy Jones sample sale is being held in the same space as Frances Valentine (click here for that review). The merchandise is displayed neatly organized by size and/or style.  Sleepy Jones can be had as you walk into the space hanging on racks on the right side of the large space. It was fairly empty when I stopped in after wor[...]

Frances Valentine First Sample Sale

The first sample sale for Frances Valentine footwear, handbags and accessories opens to the public on Tuesday, September 20th. We checked out the offerings at Monday's preview and found plenty of colorful heels, flats and sandals. Here's our review: "When you first come in, Sleepy Jones merchandise greets you on racks. I asked a Frances Valentine representative if [...]

SALE ALERT:  Sleepy Jones PJ & Loungewear

We were introduced to Sleepy Jones at the News Showroom sample sale back in May. The collection of luxury pajamas and loungewear for men and women was created by Andy Spade and the design studio Partners & Spade. It's sold at Barneys and Net-a-Porter. At the News Showroom sale, we picked up a pair of fun, quirky red/white print PJs and we love them! The brand a[...]

French Garment Cleaners Pop Up Artisan Market Continues

The former location for French Garment Cleaners in Ft. Green, Brooklyn continues its Artisan Market Popup this weekend. We stopped in last weekend and took some photos. There's quite a mix of stuff inside from clothing for both men and women, jewelry to home goods. The list of vendors is long:   Blades Natural Beauty, J.M.generals, Drea Svea, Little Garage Shop, Ro[...]

Splendid Blowout Sale

Splendid Blowout Sale

This weekend, Splendid is hosting a major sale at its Soho store on Spring Street. Prices range from $19.98 for kids clothing to $89.98 for cashmere. Much of the items are past season overstock. Mushkie has our review: "This sale is being held in their Soho store in the basement. This is a bigger space than their showroom and unlike their June sample sale where the[...]

Clothingline's Blowout Sale

When we heard that Clothingline was having a 2-day summer blowout sale, we were curious about the deals and labels to be had. The email alert didn't name any designers but promised bargains at up to 98% off retail. We decided to check it out. Here's Mushkie's report: "Due to the low price points, Clothingline did not list the designers on offer. Major disappointmen[...]