Category archives: Jewelry

Accessories Artists Trunk Show & Sample Sale

Jewelry is always a great Mother’s Day gift.  If you’re still looking for a gift, check out the Accessories Artists sample sale and trunk show Thursday evening where they’re will be plenty of bijoux to choose from, including a few one- of-a-kind vintage finds.  There will be earrings, bracelets, and necklaces that come in a variety of materials from silver w[...]

Vivienne Westwood & Malo Sample Sale

The same folks, IT USA, who organized the Galliano, Cavalli and Costume National sale in March are hosting this week's Vivienne Westwood and Malo sale in the Garment District.  Deals of 60 percent off retail can be had for Ms. Westwood's handbags, shoes and other accessories. Unfortunately, the discount is not enticing enough for me.  Handbags are ranging in price[...]

I love scouring flea markets looking for gems... and the Brooklyn Flea is one place I can spend an entire day.  Yesterday, I spotted a vendor, Estate Jewels by George & Raf, who sells stunning vintage jewelry.  They carry some of the most amazing and important pieces, including vintage Chanel, YSL, Lanvin, Sonia Rykiel, Pierre Cardin and so much more.  The two [...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7N9wngNX_IU We caught up with Marie-Lise Lachapelle (a Montreal-born jewelry designer known for her handmade pieces) the other night at her trunk show in Soho.  Her signature style is the jewelry she creates from real elements of nature, such as leaves, orchids and roses.  The designer was kind enough to show us some of her exquisi[...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05tq61NpID0 The SURevolution sample sale on jewelry and home accessories starts today.  Yesterday, they allowed me to take a peak at the offerings.  Incredible bargains that won't break the bank (won't even put a dent in your account).  You'll find gold & silver dipped leaf necklaces that retailed for $800 to $1,200 now tagged a[...]

Socially Conscious Luxury Brand SURevolution Hosts a Sample Sale

Jewelry and home accessories brand SURevolution is hosting a sample sale this week.  The label designs sustainable collections which are handcrafted by artisan entrepreneurs around the world (including India, Colombia, Peru, and other countries in Asia and South America). The sample sale starts this Thursday March 31st at its showroom in Soho.  Prices will be up[...]

Ho-hum Hermes Sample Sale...

Unless you're a huge fan of Hermes, I'd suggest skipping this sale.  The other bloggers (Madison Avenue Spy) were correct in their overall assessment of this season's deals... a disappointing selection and dissatisfying discounts.  I stopped in Thursday morning before the Phillip Lim sample sale (A mistake - I should have just gone straight to PL). The much sough[...]

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