Category archives: Belts

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[...]

Great Deals at Marc Jacobs Sample Sale

The Marc Jacobs sample sale opens to the public today (Tuesday). Great news for shoppers looking for deals. The markdowns are good this season and there's plenty of merchandise (from past seasons, including Resort 2015 and 2016), especially for women. The discounts start at 80% off retail and top out at 90%.  Let's start with accessories since that's what this shop[...]

Last Day of the L.K. Bennett Sample Sale

The L.K. Bennett sample sale ends today at 6pm at its NYC headquarters on Madison Avenue. We stopped in earlier this week to find lots of merchandise. We focused on the footwear which was on display in a side room. Pricing was at $60 (flats), $90 (heels), $100 (ankle boots) and $135 (Knee boots). Highlights include the Fiore Embroidered Raffia Heel (orig. $345), th[...]

Footwear and Accessories at Frye Sample Sale

The Frye sample sale opens to the public today in NoMad. The brand is known for its boots but a fellow shopper (Thanks, D!) who stopped into last night's preview tells us there's more than just footwear: "Great assortment of leather bags and accessories. Best part is the orig tags are on so you can compare the savings. Clutch Orig $268 now $119. Travel bags $189 no[...]

The Price is Right at Jil Sander Navy Sample Sale

The Jil Sander sample sale gets underway today (Tuesday). We stopped in Monday night before the storm and we found lots of great deals. Pricing for many of the items here are at least 90% off retail. The sale is primarily for pieces from Jil Sander Navy (the designer's diffusion collection). There was plenty of women's apparel, separated by style on racks. Mixed in[...]

Clothingline Blowout Sale; rag & bone jeans are just $30

For just two days, the sample sale venue, Clothingline, in the Garment District is hosting a blowout sale of items presumably leftover from past sales. The place was hopping with shoppers on Tuesday evening. We haven't seen it this busy in quite a while. Obviously, these were bargain hunters hoping to find that a really good deal which started at $10. Before we [...]

Century 21 Winter Clearance is Underway - Great Deals in Downtown Brooklyn

Century 21 is now in its phase two of clearance which means sale items are now up to 85% off. Mushkie checked out the selection at the new Century 21 outpost in downtown Brooklyn Thursday evening.  She tells this latest location is offering some great deals: "I was surprised to see so many options and styles available and neatly organized. In the past when I went t[...]