Category archives: Handbags

Inside the Madewell Sample Sale

In Soho today, two more J. Crew sales are taking place - a one for men's merchandise and another for Madewell. We went to the Madewell preview yesterday evening. The large space was filled with tons of stuff. The tops/blouses ($25) are situated in the front across from the cash registers, along the sides are skirts ($40), then you'll find racks stuffed with dresses[...]

Preview:  J.Crew Sample Sale

J.Crew is hosting sample sales at different locations in New York City. They officially kick off to the public tomorrow (Tuesday). This evening, Muskie who went to the women's sale was impressed with the merchandise. Here's her report: "Let's give a round of applause to J. Crew and 260samplesale for this season's sale. The past few J.Crew sample sales have been a d[...]

Gowns for $300, Dresses for $50 at the Marchesa Sample Sale

The Marchesa Sample Sale is underway in the far west-side of Chelsea. The sale is often a mob scene and this time wasn't any different. Mushkie who got there first thing this morning tells us about her findings inside and also the horrible time she had before she got in. "I've never gone to the Marchesa sample sale before and heard complaints from previous years ab[...]

Gabriela de la Vega Store Closing - Brooklyn

After five years in Ft. Greene, Gabriela de la Vega is closing her boutique on South Portland Avenue. The doors close this Sunday, June 14th. She's been hosting a sale there offering 50% off retail. When we stopped in the other night there was still a few things to be had but a lot of her choice pieces have already been snagged. There were current stock as well as [...]

Sample Dresses for $59 at Alice & Olivia Sample Sale

The Alice and Olivia sample sale kicked off at 260 Fifth Avenue yesterday. Christina stopped in just before the after work rush when it quickly filled up with shoppers. She gives us her report: "...This was definitely the most chaotic sale I have ever been to. The group dressing room at the back of the sale is much smaller than it usually is, probably because there[...]