Category archives: Jewelry

Multi-designer Sale: Tabula Rasa, Renvi and Isa Tapia

Three indie-brands (knits, jewelry and footwear) have gathered for a group sale at a downtown showroom. We've covered the sample sale of Tabula Rasa (designed by former rag & bone knitwear director, Emily Diamandis). We love her knits; handmade using novelty yarns and century-old artisanal knitting techniques. So we had to see what was on tap at this season's s[...]

Pas de Calais/Sage de Cret Sample Sale; Lots of Stuff Under $100

Japanese hip indie label, pas de calais, is hosting its holiday sample sale at its Soho boutique this week. Think luxury weekend wear in earthy tones; handcrafted cotton, linen, silk and cashmere. This sale which takes place in the basement of the store always offers some great deals on current collection and past samples as well as stock. This season has some nice[...]

Carol Workinger Jewelry Sample Sale

'Tis the season… when you can shop jewelry and gift items at Carol Workinger's Garment District studio where she's hosting a sample sale. I met the designer at another sale a couple of years back when I purchased a pair of earrings for The Mister's mom which she wore daily until she lost them. I went hoping to find something similar which I did but not exactly. [...]

PONO Jewelry Holiday Sample Sale

The PONO bauble sample sale is taking place through next Wednesday, December 7th. The showroom is moving in less than two weeks so many of the items are priced to sell. The NYC based brand is known for it's Italian handmade resin and horn necklaces and bangles. Many of the pieces are fun and quirky but some are quite elegant. The jewelry is displayed on tables w[...]

J. Crew and Madewell Sample Sale

The bi-annual J.Crew/Madewell sample sale has arrived early this year. This time, women's, men's and children's merchandise is under one roof at 260 Fifth Avenue. Mushkie has our report: "Setup is the same as previous sales. Bins of accessories line the left wall. Scarves ($20) are hanging near the coat check. Jewelry is near checkout, shoes are in the back, and ra[...]

Further Reductions at DVF Sample Sale

On Wednesday November 16th, markdowns began for the DVF sample sale. Most of the RTW has been marked down. Here's our review: "On Thursday, swim and shoes have been reduced. See full price list in gallery. Racks of apparel take up most of the venue. Sample pieces (yes, we saw samples!) are priced the same as stock items. Clutches and mini bags are $75 and han[...]

Red Carpet Ready at Oscar de la Renta Sample Sale

The highlights at the Oscar de la Renta sample sale are the gowns. If you're looking for something special during this holiday season, you may want to stop into this sale. But it won't be cheap as gowns range from $850-$1,650. Considering that some of these gowns retail for more than $5,000. That savings if not too bad if it's in your budget. Another bit of glamour[...]