Category archives: Accessories

Montblanc Sample Sale

Montblanc Sample Sale

The Montblanc sample sale ends on Tuesday, November 24th. Mushkie who went to the Montblanc sample sale gives us her report: "There was a line but the wait was less than 10 minutes. Most people were shopping for holiday gifts. There jewelry table is on your left when you come in. I headed straight to the pen table. There were only 11 pens (yes I counted). Loo[...]

Further Markdowns at Proenza Schouler Sample Sale

We stopped into C21 first thing this morning to find that they had slashed prices on Proenza Schouler an additional 30% off the sale price, except handbags. The space was quiet with just a few shoppers browsing the racks. What's left? Lots of ready-to-wear. The selection for handbags and small leather accessories have seriously dwindled since the sale started earli[...]

Charlotte Olympia Sample Sale: Prices Up, Selection Down

The Charlotte Olympia sample sale goes through tomorrow at the Roosevelt Hotel in Midtown. Mushkie who checked out the selection this morning tells us why she was disappointed: "After May's amazing sale. I was very disappointed with today's Charlotte Olympia sample sale. Prices have gone up and selection has gone down. The popular kitty flats ($250) are few. I spot[...]

Checking in on Balmain x H&M

Many of us have already moved on from the Balmain x H&M collection... But Larry Label Whore is still reeling from waiting hours outside an H&M store in New Jersey on the first day of the release only to leave empty handed. He went into a number of stores recently to finally check out the thinning selection. He gives us a report on what he found: "After havi[...]

Everything is $20 at Modo Eyewear Sample Sale

Really cheap deals at the Modo Eyewear sample sale in Soho. Mushkie tells us more: "Once again everything at the Modo eyewear sale is $20! Selection and variety is not as great as last time, but take a look through the tables and I'm sure you'll walk out with something. A friendly staff member remembered me from last time and told me it was pretty busy this morn[...]

Cocktail Dresses & Gowns at Marchesa 3-day Sample Sale

This season's Marchesa sample sale got underway today at the label's showroom in the far west side of Chelsea. We checked out the selection this morning. Here's Mushkie's report: "Cocktail dresses and gowns are priced higher than last time. The reason being in the June sale it was mostly samples. This time, much of the offerings are newer stock in a range of sizes.[...]

Candles & Cocktail Dresses at NEST and Vera Wang Sample Sale

It may be an odd pairing but they made it work. NEST Fragrances teamed up with Vera Wang to share a space in Soho for a sample sale. We stopped into Monday's preview where there were plenty of NEST employees helping customers. Let me start with NEST which displayed its merchandise on tables on one side of the room. It's all organized by scent. There's a lot to choo[...]

Inside the Proenza Schouler Sample Sale

The Proenza Schouler sample sale at C21 downtown opens to the public tomorrow (Tuesday). We attended the preview which turned out to be open to anyone. Mushkie tells us why and what she found inside: "The preview was suppose to be for friends & family only but they opened the doors to the public due to a mishap with the invites. A staff member claimed that a[...]

Rebecca Taylor Sample Sale Starts Today

The Rebecca Taylor sample sale gets underway today at 260 Fifth Avenue. Mushkie checked out the merchandise at yesterday's preview and gives us her report: "Compared to previous Rebecca Taylor sample sales this sale looks empty. It feels like only half the venue is being used. Most women were only shopping at the sample racks situated in the back wall near the dres[...]

Further Reductions at Alexis Bittar Sample Sale

Additional discounts are now being offered at the Alexis Bittar sample sale in Soho. Mushkie checked the baubles yesterday and gives us her findings: "After hearing about the whopping 40% extra discount I headed over to the Alexis Bittar later in the evening. It was pretty quiet when I first came in but then the after work crowd filled the space up. Prices have [...]