Category archives: Jewelry

Lee Angel Sample Sale:  Prices Start at $5 for Colorful Costume Jewelry

Shoppers on Wednesday night were focusing on the real deals at the Lee Angel sample sale:  Colorful costume jewelry (necklaces, bracelets and bangles) going for under $20.  An even better deal was a large selection of bins containing pieces going for $5.  So much eye candy.  Great if you want to add adorn your spring wardrobe with accessories or just looking for[...]

Ralph Lauren Home Sale is Picked Through

If you're looking for furniture (or a regiment of Queen's Guards), it might be worth checking out the Ralph Lauren Home Sale in Chelsea.  Yesterday, the large space at Metropolitan Pavilion North on 19th Street looked nearly cleaned out but they did have a few things left, such as bed frames, chairs and lighting.  I went looking for a floor lamp and found only a doz[...]

VIDEO: Get Your Mikimoto On…

httpv:// The Mikimoto bi-annual sale always draws a crowd and this season was no different.  I had to wait nearly an hour yesterday (the first day of the sale) before I had the opportunity to survey the gems.  The sale is being held at their Fifth Avenue showroom which is quite small.  With the crush of the crowd, trying to get a[...]

Housing Works Thrift Shops'Fashion for Action annual shopping event at their Chelsea location kicks off today.  We were at the private preview sale and gala reception in the Rubin Museum of Art last night.  Check out our video from last night: You'll find some great deals at the Chelsea location, including pieces from DVF, Armani, Brooks Brothers (tons of c[...]

The Hermes Sample Sale is a Letdown

  Nothing of note caught my eye at the Hermes sample sale when I dropped into Soiffer Haskin today.  It's possible that I may have missed the boat and waited too long to check out the merchandise.  However, I don't think it would have made a difference if I had stood in line for at least two hours yesterday and went in then.  Today, it was a breeze to get in ([...]

Head to Housing Works for a Good Cause

Housing Works is hosting its fall preview through the end of September. Tuesday night, I made it into the Tribeca location where the preview started at 5pm. When I walked in, I was immediately greeted by a live band performing funky tunes. The music gave the place a lively atmosphere. The band was a nice touch. The merchandise is very organized with the wom[...]

httpv:// While many of us are waiting for the Barneys Warehouse Sale, this weekend's end-of-season sale being held at the boutiques, Project No. 8 and No. 8b, is well worth the trip.  I checked out the goods yesterday and found some fabulous deals.  The women's shop, Project No. 8, carries mostly European designers such as Boudicca [...]