Category archives: Jewelry

Accessorize Your Wardrobe with Accents by Sophia...

Artsy Anna was looking to enhance some of her outfits.  She found some great accents at the Accents by Sophia sample sale.  Here's her report: I'd heard of Accents by Sophia but never been to one of their sales before today.  The wholesaler, who opens to the public twice a year for its sample sales, sells under private label to department stores, including Sak[...]

VIDEO:  Sayonara Takashimaya

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uw6A6R7zxns Yesterday was the first day of Japanese high-end retailer, Takashimaya's, liquidation sale where everything in the store was 40 percent off.  By the end of the day, the entire store was picked through. The handbags and accessories were nearly gone on the first floor. The home section looked like a tornado had hit.  The [...]

Takashimaya Closing Sale Starts Today...

The popular Japanese retailer, Takashimaya, begins its closing sale today where all merchandise will be 40 percent off.  For those of us familiar with the six-floor shopping palace, we know the store offers so many one-of-a-kind treasures. I stopped in yesterday to see what I could find.  On the first floor, there were some great leather handbags and beauty p[...]

Update:  Hermès Spring Sale Still Drawing a Crowd

I headed back to the Hermès spring sale Saturday afternoon, curious to see what was left.  Surprisingly, there was still plenty of merchandise; scarves, handbags, small leather goods, ties, jewelry and more. Not surprising, the scarves were still drawing a crowd, as women looked through different styles and colors trying to figure out what to buy.  While supplies w[...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1LJQs5MMxM This Sunday, Decadestwo, the L-A based high-end designer consignment pop-up shop in Soho, is having a blowout sale on all its shoes and boots, including Christian Louboutin, Gucci, Lanvin, Manolos and more.  Just for one day all the footwear will be $150.  Yesterday, they were offering an additional 20 percent off the tag[...]

J.Crew Sample Sale:  actual samples, footwear and jewelry

A Sample Sally source popped into the J.Crew Sample Sale in the Garment District this afternoon.  Discount Di took the photos above (including the price list).  The sale appears to be offering similar merchandise (including actual samples) from the brand's previous sale back in January.  However, this time there's plenty of footwear and jewelry.  Cotton and wo[...]

Ralph Lauren Home Sale

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inbuMpP3z5o While a mob had formed inside the Barneys Warehouse Sale over the weekend, a different kind of crowd was checking out the wares at the Ralph Lauren Home sale a few blocks away in Chelsea.  I waited in line next to three older women in fur coats on Saturday.  It didn't appear that they were looking for anything in particul[...]

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