Category archives: Belts

Filene's Basement Closing Sale:  Any worthwhile deals left?

Madison Avenue Spy reported last week that the Filene's Basement in Chelsea was closing, pointing out that the merchandise was lackluster and that anyone going there would have to invest in the time to dig through the merchandise to find gems.  Sample Sally contributor, Artsy Anna, was up to the challenge, stopping in Monday night.  Here's her report: Everythin[...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0T41IL6CSzM When news hit that Phi would be closing, many of you wondered if the sportswear label founded by Susan Dell in 2003 would be having a final farewell sale.  A week ago, Phi's corporate offices weren't saying whether they would.  Over the weekend, I popped into the label's SoHo boutique on Greene Street to find that they we[...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSjcT6tz1LU Here's a chance at getting your hands on British designer Alice Temperley's clothing at affordable prices... through this Sunday, Temperley London is hosting a fall/winter sale at the label's SoHo boutique where select merchandise is up to 75 percent off.  I really like the label's aesthetic; rock 'n roll with romance roll[...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JJvKrGG4F0 Paul Smith kicked off its end-of-season sale yesterday at its sale outpost in Brooklyn  where you'll find fall merchandise up to 70 percent off.  Last night, I decided to brave the cold and trek to Williamsburg to see if there were any deals to be had. Many items were still pretty pricey despite the hefty discount. I[...]

A Bargain Bazaar at Miguelina

Are you headed to a Caribbean island or other warm destination this winter?  If so, you might want to check out the Miguelina sample sale in Midtown.  I wasn't sure what to expect when I walked into the showroom after work. What I found was a calm atmosphere and merchandise that might have come from an exotic island bazaar - a quirky mix of deals, including plenty o[...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dn0UgKJ2cBc A woman leaving the Gucci friends & family sale had the right sentiment when she said "it's total chaos. Get me out of here!" Thursday afternoon, not only was there a line to get into the sale, which was being held on the fifth floor of the Metropolitan Pavilion on W.18th Street - there was an even longer wait to pay [...]

JUST IN:  Armani and Gucci Sales in Chelsea

I walked by the Metropolitan Pavilion to find a long line - not for the Armani sale but a Gucci friends & family sale taking place today.  The Armani warehouse sale (Men's and women's clothing and accessories are up to 80 percent off) opens to the public at 3pm today, already three guys were waiting on that line.  Stay tuned.  I plan to go back later this [...]