Category archives: Handbags

Paul Smith Sample Has Plenty for Men... and Women

The Paul Smith sample sale opens to the public today (Tuesday). Monday night’s preview was busy. This is one sale that normally draws a lot of male shoppers. That was the case this time around, especially at the preview. This morning, a long line had formed outside the sale venue at 151 Wooster Street in Soho. Expect the waits to be long on this first day of the sa[...]

Is the Jimmy Choo Sample Sale Worth the Wait?

The Jimmy Choo sample sale ends tomorrow, Friday May 11th at 8pm. We stopped by yesterday after work to find a line that wasn't too long but after reading the comments in an earlier Post, we decided to forgo the wait and skip it. One of our readers went on the first day and tells us that this sale is "one you can skip without losing any sleep." Here's more from our[...]

Slow Start to Edun Sample Sale; Mostly under $100

The sustainable fashion label EDUN is hosting a sample sale this week at its showroom on Grand Street in Soho. Today is the first day of the sale and a line had formed outside the sale room this morning just as they were opening. It was short compared to other sample sales. But the problem was they got a late start and were only letting in a couple of shoppers at a ti[...]

Madeline Weinrib Closing Sale

We stopped into Madeline Weinrib’s Showroom near the Flatiron after work yesterday. The iconic textile designer is closing her operations here after 20 Years. Her designs are bold and colorful that bring character to interiors. Her fans have counted on her hand-printed textiles, rugs, and vintage pieces. The sale offers plenty of coveted items. The showroom was qui[...]

Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale; Handbags, RTW & Shoes

The Rebecca Minkoff spring sample sale is underway this week at 260 Fifth Avenue. Here you'll find deals of up to 75% off handbags, clothing, shoes and other accessories. The sale tends to draw huge crowds so don't be surprised if you find lines outside the sale space. We're hoping to make it to the sale at some point. But, in the meantime, you can share your thoughts[...]

Moleskine/S’well/Nest Sample Sale

260 Sample Sale is hosting a sample sale at its NoMad location gathering S’well, Nest fragrances and, for the first time, Moleskine.  Most items are 60% off retail. We stopped in first thing this morning to find a line already wrapped around the block before the doors opened at 9am. Inside, staffers were being briefed on sale pricing and procedures.  We were mos[...]

Frances Valentine Sample Sale; Shoes and Handbag

This week, 80 West 40th Street houses a number of brands that are hosting spring sample sales. One of them is Frances Valentine where sample shoes are just $50. The label was started by Kate and Andy Spade in 2015 after walking away from Kate Spade 10 years ago. Now Kate Spade & Co is a publicly listed company. As for Frances Valentine, it has a familiar loo[...]

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