Category archives: Handbags

Clothingline Blowout Sale; Ampersand as Apostrophe, Surf Bazaar, Minnie Rose & More

With summer come end-of-season sales. For retailers, this is the time to get rid of overstock that includes the sample sale vendors/organizers such as Clothingline where a slew of labels can be had at a fraction of the retail price. This sale ends today at 7pm. We've listed the labels and sale pricing below. Cindi Gindi Beach Shack tops & bottoms $25, d[...]

Made in Brooklyn Tours; Alfred Stadler Studio in Red Hook

A bit off topic but worth mentioning since the sample sale season is at a slowdown... The Mister and I stumbled upon a worthwhile tour in Brooklyn over the weekend while riding our bikes. It was a "make and mingle" tour of the sun-filled studio of leather designer Alfred Stadler in Red Hook. Alfred and his wife, Wendy, design and produce collections of handbags, ac[...]

Deals on Leather Bags at Ampersand as Apostrophe Sample Sale

Eco-friendly handbag brand, Ampersand As Apostrophe, is hosting a sample sale in the Garment District. Very functional, the raw materials for the line of accessories are sourced in Washington State, and each piece is made by hand at its studio in Seattle. A fan and fellow shopper (thanks, Susan!) checked out the sale and sent us photos. Here's our tipster's quick t[...]

Summer Deals at Barneys & Bergdorf Goodman

Summer brings some great deals at retailers... We look at two high-end department stores who are now offering end-of-season sales. Here's a report from Larry Label Whore: "As many of our readers know my favorite times of the year are the department store end-of-season sales. This year didn't disappoint with Barneys and Bergdorfs going 75% off, while Saks went 70% o[...]

Further Reductions and Sale Extension: Steven Alan & Halston Heritage

Due to the Fourth of July Holiday, 260 Sample Sale has extended two of its sales - Halston Heritage and Steven Alan. Today, also brings news that additional discounts are being offered at the Steven Alan sample sale which we covered earlier this week. This sale has been extended through July 4th. The Halston Heritage sample sale is extended through July 7th. We [...]

Steven Alan Sample Sale Has Plenty of Apparel; Highly Sought-After Labels

The Steven Alan sample sale kicks off today at Noon for the public. We attended the preview which usually attracts a huge crowd. But, this time there was only a handful of hardcore shoppers. In the past, this sale offers lots of Steven Alan house brand pieces and this time was no different. There was a mix of summer and fall collection pieces as well as Third Party[...]

Sample Sale Roundup:  Steven Alan, Halston Heritage, Marchesa, Tocca Beauty & More

Another busy week for sample sales… For that reason, we're doing a roundup, highlighting a few of the notable ones. What's often a hit with many New Yorkers, the Steven Alan sample sale opens to the public tomorrow in Soho. Expect to find deals of up to 75% off retail on men's, women's apparel and accessories. Click here to see our report of last season's sale. [...]