Category archives: Accessories

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[...]

Long Line Outside the Hermes Sale

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYjmkqU2TgM No surprise that Hermes fans turned out in droves today.  It's the first day the sale is open to the public and it always draws crowds.   At 9am, the line outside the Hermes Sale near Penn Station stretched down West 33rd Street to 9th Avenue at B&H.  The wait was up to two hours.  I didn't stick around. At one point, [...]

Barneys Warehouse Sale Update:  Price Slashing Continues

As we enter the final days of the Barneys Warehouse Sale, the discounts get deeper and the crowds get bigger.  Friday was apparently a madhouse, especially in the afternoon.  A friend stopped in after work to see the offerings.  He managed to snag a photo of the price list for us (see above).  He tells us that the men's selection was pretty good.  He made out[...]

Deeper Discounts at the Barneys Warehouse Sale

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BByakcZ9pSw Yesterday, sale prices were slashed further at the Barneys Warehouse Sale.  Take an extra 50 percent off women's designer items with the "red" stamp (75% off WHSF stamped items); women's ready-to-wear is now 50 percent off; women's shoes is also an additional 40 percent off (BLUE stamped footwear is an extra 60% off). L[...]

Gargyle Clearance Sale

Up the street from Project No. 8 is Gargyle's end-of-season clearance sale where you'll find items from Acne, Rachel Comey, Vena Cava, Surface to Air, United Bamboo and more for up to 85 percent off.  I stopped in over the weekend.  A few things caught my eye such as a Vena Cava top ($150) and dress ($175) and a pair of Surface to Air sandals ($150).  But nothi[...]

Additional Discount at Project No. 8 & No. 8b Sample Sale

If you're in the neighborhood, it's worth stopping by Project No. 8 and No. 8b in the Lower East Side.  All sale items are now an extra 20 percent off at the two boutiques.  On offer are Maison Martin Margiela, MM06, Bless, Boudicca, Zero + Maria Cornejo, Stephan Sneider and more at bargain prices (40 to 90 percent off retail prices).  I'm not sure what's left [...]

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