Category archives: Jewelry

Lemlem Sample Sale is Open Just Today

Lemlem, founded by Liya Kebede (Supermodel/actress and former World Health Organisation's Goodwill Ambassador), offers hand-woven cotton scarves, women's clothing and children's dresses made by traditional artisans in Liya's native country of Ethiopia. Just today from 11am-7pm, Lemlem is hosting a sample sale at its Soho showroom on Broadway north of Broome. The[...]

Busy Start to Sachin & Babi Sample Sale

The Sachin & Babi - known for its special occasion dresses and gowns - is hosting a three-day sample sale this week. I checked it out a few minutes after they opened this morning and found the showroom filled with shoppers. The customers were clearly fans of the brand. There were groups of mothers and daughters as well as friends all looking for a dress for the[...]

MATTA Sample Sale; Clothing Starts at $20, Jewelry $10

August tends to be a slow month for sample sales... But there are a few taking place this week worth checking out. One of them, the MATTA sample sale gets underway today and goes through tomorrow. We were allowed entry as they were still setting up this morning. Founder and designer of Matta, Cristina Gitti was on hand while we were there. Her ready-to-wear collect[...]

Fivestory Sample Sale Selection Thins Out on First Day

High-end retailer, Fivestory, is known for its curated luxury offerings which include international ready-to-wear designers, alongside cutting-edge creatives. This week, they're hosting a sample sale. Fashionable Femme Jen checked it out today (the first day of the sale) and tells out that selection is already thinning out: "Slim pickins at the Fivestory sample sal[...]

Last Day of Bottega Veneta Sample Sale

The Bottega Veneta sample sale being held at the Metropolitan Pavilion ends today (Thursday) at 7pm. We  checked it out first thing this morning when there was no line. Cellphones aren't allowed inside so we couldn't snap any photos. But we'll give you the lowdown on the deals. As far as what's left... not surprisingly, the selection is sparse. The merchandise i[...]

Kisan Store Sample Sale - Deals at 80% off

The European influenced boutique, Kisan Store, in Soho is hosting a four-day sample sale starting today (Wednesday). It's one of our favorite shops, offering fun, feminine and quirky pieces. A tipster (thanks, N!) sent us photos and gives us an idea of the markdowns. This season the deals are really good at 80% off womenswear, 70% off accessories (scarves, handbags[...]

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[...]