Category archives: Handbags

Another Look at Barbara Bui Sample Sale

Walking into the Barbara Bui sample sale Wednesday evening, I was struck by how much merchandise was still left and how few shoppers were browsing the racks. The sale was extended through this Sunday, August 28th. The markdown is still the same as when they offered the additional discounts last week (an extra 20% off the already 60% off retail). Still not quite 70%[...]

Barbara Bui Sample Sale Gets Underway at 60% off Retail

It could be that it's August when most New Yorkers head out of town for vacation but there were very few takers this morning at the Barbara Bui sample sale in Soho. The large space is filled with merchandise from ready-to-wear, runway pieces, leather, fur, footwear, handbags and more. The boutique on Wooster Street closed. It seemed like a lot of this merchandis[...]

Last Day of the Tamara Mellon-Lulu Frost Sample Sale

Doors close at 4pm today at the Tamara Mellon and Lulu Frost sample sale. It's being held in Soho at 150 Greene Street. Fashionable Femme Jen stopped into the space yesterday and took some photos... (check out the gallery inside the post). They started offering additional discounts this weekend. Here's what Jen has to report: "The Tamara Mellon shoes are now 85%[...]

Mountains of Matta From Seasons Past at Sample Sale

The Matta sample sale is taking place for two days at a large space in Noho. We stopped in yesterday evening while they were setting up. Perhaps it's the bigger space this time but there seems to be a lot more merchandise on offer from scarves, tops, dresses, shoes, belts, home items and so much more! If you plan to stop in, you may need some time to look through t[...]

High-end Designers at FiveStory Sample Sale

The luxury retailer, Fivestory, has join the roster of end-of-season clearance and is having their sample sale this week. We checked out the preview. Here's our review: "We headed to the footwear first but was sadly disappointed with the selection. Shoes, sandals, flats and boots are in the back of the venue. As promised, there are lots of high-end designer footwea[...]

KISAN STORE Sample Sale; Tsumori Chisato, Vanessa Bruno, Robert Chergerie & More

The chic Soho boutique, KISAN, is hosting its summer sample sale through this Saturday. The store carries eclectic women's apparel, accessories and footwear from little-known as well as well-known international designers. We stopped in Wednesday evening to find that all sale items are discounted 70% off retail. There was a rack of signature Tsumori Chisato pieces, [...]

Another Look at Jack Rogers Sample Sale

We took another look at the Jack Rogers sample sale which is taking place at its showroom near Times Square. We returned there to see what the apparel selection, which is pretty limited. The sale is really about the footwear and, as mentioned in an earlier post, can be found in a separate room. But let's get to the clothing. There's not as much on offer as previous[...]