Category archives: Handbags

Alice + Olivia Sample Sale: Very Crowded First Day...

The Alice + Olivia sample sale opened to the public today at Noon at 260 Fifth Avenue and goes through this Sunday, June 16th. One of our contributors, Christina, checked out the preview this morning. Here's her report: "The VIP portion of the sample sale started at 8:00 a.m. this morning. I was in a massive line by 8:10; however, I was actually inside fairly quick[...]

Brunello Cucinelli Sample Sale - Last Day, Additional Discounts?

In a raw space on Fifth Avenue at 54th Street (689 5th Ave, 9th Floor), Brunello Cucinelli has set up for a sample sale. It’s really an overstock sale since there’s a range of merchandise in varying sizes. This is a no fuss sale. No dressing rooms and hardly any sales staff to help. If you’re already a Brunello customer then you might find the markdowns worth it. I[...]

Paul Smith Sample Sale; Mostly for Men but Women Too

The Paul Smith sample sale opened to the public Tuesday morning at 260’s Wooster location in Soho. But before the doors opened to everyone, a preview was held for press and VIPs. This sale tends to favor male shoppers. Sometimes they’ll have a few gems for women. This season, there were actually some good deals for women - handbags and shoes. But get there sooner r[...]

Pas de Calais & Sage de Cret Sample Sale

It’s been a while - a couple of years - since the Japanese brand, pas de calais, has held a proper sample sale. This week, the Soho boutique on Broome Street is opening its door, offering deals through this Thursday, May 23rd. As usual, the merchandise is down in the basement. Highlights include a couple of racks of actual samples (from Barneys) such as summer weig[...]

Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale; Bags, Bags and more Bags

The Rebecca Minkoff sample sale is underway at 260 Fifth Avenue through this Mother's Day, May 12th. If you're still on the lookout for a gift for mom, you might want to stop here. One of our tipsters (thanks, Eva!) checked out the deals yesterday and sent us some photos. This brand is known for its handbags and accessories. From the photos, you can tell that there[...]

Multi-Brand Sample Sale; Layla, Kempton & Co., Ippolita Ferrari Jewelry and More

This weekend, a group of brands (some local New York City) have joined forces for a sample sale at 487 Broadway (on the corner of Broome). If you’re in the area or looking to update your summer wardrobe, we suggest you check it out. We stopped in Friday night after work. It was the first day of the sale and apparently they were mobbed earlier in the day. On offe[...]

Fashionhaus Showroom Hosts a Multi-Brand High-End Designer Sample Sale

The Fashionhaus Showroom at 58 West 40th Street (9th Floor) represents high-end American and European designers, many of which are sold in stores such as Barneys New York. This week, the showroom is hosting its spring sample sale starting Tuesday (April 30th) through Thursday (May 1st). This one is one we like to check out because of the luxurious pieces from label[...]

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