Category archives: Handbags

Standing in Line for Prada: But was it worth the wait?

httpv:// The cold rainy weather didn't stop shoppers on Saturday from waiting hours to get into the highly anticipated Prada sample sale.  But was it worth the wait?  One woman who showed up at 5am and came out with just one item - a pair of purple patent leather boots for $300 - says she thought it was worth the wait. My fri[...]

Wunderbar! Deals at Hugo Boss

Hugo Boss is hosting a sample sale this week at the label's showroom in Chelsea where merchandise is going for 75 percent off. I stopped in first thing Tuesday morning to find so much merchandise for both men and women.  There was definitely a lot for men.  Also on offer was  a small selection of clothing for children. Let's start with women's merchandise:Â[...]

Wall-to-Wall Denim and more on Sale...

httpv:// The 7 For All Mankind first-ever sample sale opens to the public Friday and goes through the weekend.  I checked out the goods yesterday during the invitation-only preview.  A steady stream of shoppers came in but it wasn't mobbed.  Perhaps the calm before today's storm? There's a lot of denim on offer - an assorted sel[...]

Ultimate Lux on Sale... un peu cher.

With no line to delay me, I breezed into the second day of the Hermés sale at the Metropolitan Pavilion on 18th Street Thursday afternoon.  Inside, it was busy but fairly calm.  The sale attracted all kinds of shoppers.  I spotted a woman in her 80s wearing gold sneakers.  She was trying on a pair of Hermés leather flat sandals ($285).  The shoe and boot se[...]

Shopping Frenzy at Hayden-Harnett's Blowout Sale...

This weekend, Brooklyn-based label Hayden-Harnett is holding a warehouse sale where their spring-summer ‘09 collection is 60-80 percent off.  The small boutique in NoLita was busy Friday evening when I stopped in to check out the merchandise.  There was a line to the dressing room and at the cash register.  This was the first day and the clothing was alread[...]

J.Crew Sample Sale: Overstock & Actual Samples...

With all eyes on Fashion Week, there's not a lot of samples sales taking place this week.  But the big event didn't stop Clothingline from holding yet another J.Crew sample sale.  I was surprised to find quite a few people rummaging through the racks today when I stopped in right before closing.  There's a lot of merchandise so be prepared to spend some time lookin[...]

A Look at This Week's Sales...

The Housing Works’ annual fall preview sales where you’ll find lots of designer goods from Gucci, Theory, Prada, DVF, and more. Every Fall, the Housing Works Thrift Shops re-stocks its stores with first-rate fashion, accessories, art and home furnishings that they’ve been saving up over the year.  Where/When: Sept 9-24. Various locations. Julie Haus pop-[...]