It’s the last day of the 2-day sample sale for Frances Valentine. It’s taking place at the label’s Showroom near Bryan Park (80 W. 40th St). We quickly stopped in before work this morning. We did feel a bit weird coming into this showroom, considering the brand's founder and designer, Kate Spade, committed suicide back in June of this year. One of her designers was[...]
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The Marc Jacobs sample sale opens to the public today at the 260 sample sale location on Greene Street. Last night, they held a preview from 6-8pm. We dropped by to find a long line stretching down Houston Street. We stuck around for 30 minutes but the line didn't move quick enough for us. As one commenter points out, she was kept waiting for 1 1/2 hour to a disapp[...]
We stopped into the Brunello Cucinelli sample sale just north of Saks Fifth Avenue on Fifth Avenue Wednesday morning. There were only two other shoppers there. The lack of customers is an indication that prices aren’t that enticing at this sale. The discount on Wednesday was at 60% off retail. For those of you who go to sample sales, you'll know this isn't really a[...]
Min-K is fairly new to Park Slope, Brooklyn. If you're in the neighborhood, it's worth checking out. One of our fave designers who are no longer in production, Les Valentines, has a few pieces there - discounted. Think New York City cool meets Parisian chic. The owner of the store, Minji Kim, has been curating an ever-evolving mix of eclectic designers. Ethical [...]
We didn't get much notice on this sale and there's not a lot of details on this sale... just that there will be deals on luxury designers (40%-60% off retail). Check out the photos which will give you some idea of what they have... Where/When: 29 E. 19th Street, NY, NY 10003; Nov 14-16 2018. Daily (12-7pm).
The Chloé sample sale opens to the public on Wednesday (Nov 7th) in Soho. A couple of our writers (Thanks, Deme and Eva!) attended Tuesday’s preview and gives us their take. No pictures were allowed but we do have feedback from the sale. The discount is 70% off most items, including accessories, shoes, jewelry. Ready-to-wear is 80% off retail. Actual samples (sh[...]
The Fashionhaus Showroom at 58 West 40th Street (9th Floor) carries American and European designers. This week, the showroom is hosting its fall sample sale. This one is one we like to check out because of the luxurious pieces from Designers who are truly high-end. Think executive attire, casual chic, luxe outerwear, cocktail, dinner tops, Sunday lounge. Pricing[...]