Category archives: Accessories

Great Bargains at Barbara Bui Fall/Winter Sale...

French designer Barbara Bui is holding a two-day end of season sale offering 70 percent off everything from the 2009 fall collection.  A Sally source who found some great deals yesterday morning reports that the sale is well worth checking out. There were really great select pieces in black, gray and beige; pants, shoes, jackets and dress blouses. I bought two fabul[...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fL7p2tUhyDQ The J.Crew sample sales at Clothingline have taken place so often over the past few months that I can't keep track anymore.  This week, samples and stock from J.Crew, Madewell and Crewcuts are on offer at the sale spot in the Garment district.  The place was busy but not mobbed after work. Sale organizers begin slashin[...]

A Look at This Week's Sales...

American shoe designer H Williams has teamed up with Italian label Krizia for a sample sale that starts today at Krizia’s Upper East Side boutique.  Merchandise will be 60 to 75 percent off retail.  Where/When: 805 Madison Ave.  Call for store hours (212-879-1211). Clothingline is hosting yet another J.Crew sample sale for men and women.  You'll find samp[...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SB9vmECjSZ0 For me, Jil Sander's second +J collection for Uniqlo has lived up to last season's standards.  The German designer's spring line for the Japanese retailer launched this week on January 14th in New York. A departure from her debut line, Sander has lightened the colors and the fabrics.  A muted palette prevails, ranging fro[...]

Cynthia Rowley's Rummage Sale

The Cynthia Rowley sample sale in the designer's West Village boutique reminded me of a garage sale.  There was such an odd mix of goods up for grab - castoffs from seasons past for up to 80 percent off retail.  The sale is taking place in the back room of the boutique.  Die-hard Rowley fans will find a few bargains, but be prepared to invest the time in rummag[...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BTk2BFujic You can weather the winter with a change of scenery at Change of Season - a treasure tucked away on East 9th Street specializing in hand-selected pieces from the European collections.  For the month of January, shop owners Clinton Curtis and Marco Querci are hosting an end-of-season sale on most items in their store.  O[...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JJvKrGG4F0 Paul Smith kicked off its end-of-season sale yesterday at its sale outpost in Brooklyn  where you'll find fall merchandise up to 70 percent off.  Last night, I decided to brave the cold and trek to Williamsburg to see if there were any deals to be had. Many items were still pretty pricey despite the hefty discount. I[...]