Category archives: Belts

This Week's Sales:  DVF, J. Mendel, Norma Kamali, Eileen Fisher & More

  With the end of Memorial Day weekend, many of us are now looking ahead to summer. Let's take a look at the sales taking place this week which could help you update your closet. First up… Diane von Furstenberg (DVF) is hosting a sample sale through the weekend at 260 Fifth Avenue. The sale opened today to the public. Early reports tell us that most of the [...]

Paul Smith Sample Sale is not only for Men

British label, Paul Smith, attracts the dapper gent. Fans of the brand will be happy to hear that the brand's sample sale starts today and goes through Sunday, May 27th. We attended this morning's friend & family preview. While this is a sale primarily for men, there was more on offer for women at this sale compared to the previous season. In general, there see[...]

More than Cashmere Scarves at Meg Cohen Sample Sale

New York City based designer, Meg Cohen, is known for her colorful knits. She's been commissioned to create cashmere scarves for British designer, Paul Smith. This week, a sample sale is taking place at her small boutique in Soho on Thompson Street. The sale offers a variety of merchandise for shoppers, including the designer's signature scarves, cashmere hats, dre[...]

Pas de Calais/Sage de Cret Sample Sale

This season's sample sale by pas de calais and its brother brand, Sage de Cret, offers plenty of the Japanese label's signature looks. Think relaxed sophistication made of quality fabrics. Great layering pieces. The color story is always muted, warm earthy tones. If you're after the label's current pieces, there are a couple of racks of samples for women and men. M[...]

Staff USA Sample Sale; Margiela, Marni and Dsquared

There were rumours that the Staff USA showroom had planned to move to Paris and last season's sample sale would be the last one. But, at least for now, they're still here. This season brings yet another sample sale at its showroom on West 19th Street in Chelsea. We stopped in at the end of the day Friday, the first day of the sale. There was plenty of merchandis[...]

Carven Sample Sale; Clothing, Handbags & Shoes

The French brand, Carven - a favorite of many fashionistas and one of the hottest label's in Paris is hosting a sample sale through this Friday at its offices in Chelsea's art gallery district. Thanks to the early start (8am), we were able to check out the merchandise before work! While we've wanted to check out this sale in the past, this is the first time we made[...]

Updating the Marc Jacobs Sample Sale

Since our earlier report on the Marc Jacobs sample sale drew plenty of comments, we thought it a good idea to check out the scene Thursday evening. The line was fairly short. We waited just 5 minutes. Inside, it was fairly chaotic with shoppers rummaging through the racks. With a lack of dressing rooms, customers set themselves up in front of the mirrors on one sid[...]