Category archives: Accessories

Bold Signature Styles at the Bulgari Sample Sale

The Bulgari sample sale kicked off on Sunday in Midtown.  This morning at 9am, there was barely a crowd - just a small line outside Soiffer Haskin on West 33rd street.  Inside, I found plenty of leather and some exotic skin handbags and wallets for 70 to 80 percent off the original retail price. Leather handbags averaged from $540 to $660 (were $1800 to $220[...]

Voila!  Inside the Paul Smith Sample Sale...

Kudos to the tipster who informed me about the Paul Smith friends & family sale!  After work, I decided to try my luck and see if I can get into the sale.  I arrived to find no line.  I told the woman holding the clipboard in the lobby that I wasn't on the list and she said "that's all right, go right on in."  She was so nice. Inside was pretty subdued.[...]

Stella McCartney Creates Cute and Pretty for GapKids

I was looking for a dress for a niece of mine so I thought I'd check out the Stella McCartney for GapKids collection to see if I can find something for her.  If you want to see the collection up close, you will find the pieces at a small shop on Fifth Avenue and 53rd Street next to the Gap flagship.  The tiny store was filled with McCartney's adorable kids cloth[...]

Club Monaco Blowout Sale Ends at Noon Today

The Club Monaco sale was under my radar.  I heard about it from the girls at Sugar Rock Catwalk who reported yesterday that most of the women's items they saw were in sample sizes (6 or 8).  They were pretty much right about that.  I stopped in first thing this morning.  There was still a lot of clothing for both men and women.  Not much jewelry left. Pric[...]

Get Your Cheap Thrills at a Hayden-Harnett Pop-up

I popped into Hayden-Harnett's pop-up shop in NoLita this weekend where clothing from the Brooklyn label's line and other brands are up to 80 percent off.  I spotted feminine silky printed tops and dresses by Chicago label Eskell going for $150.  Also on offer were pieces from Brooklyn designer Sarah Yu (Yu Clothing); tops for $40 and dresses for $70.  Several [...]

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[...]

Friends & Family Discount at Jodi Arnold's New Online Store

Jodi Arnold has launched her new online store.  Check it out.  A few pieces caught my eye, including the convertible wrap dress for $297, the metal embroidery georgette tank for $193 and the asymmetric flutter sleeve dress for $245.  As an incentive to shop, you'll get an additional 20 percent off, plus free shipping within the United States.  Just use the coupon [...]