Category archives: Accessories

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6Wkaz3VUrU The Calypso St. Barth sample sale officially opens today to the public.  If yesterday's friends and family preview is any indication, today's sale will likely be a mob scene.  I stopped in last night just before the doors closed to see if there was anything worth buying.  The place was jammed packed with shoppers and a l[...]

Opening Ceremony Closes Sunday

If you haven't stopped into the Opening Ceremony sample sale in NoLita, today is your last chance when the doors open at Noon.  When I popped in yesterday morning, there was still so much merchandise on racks and in boxes.  Further discounts on one label, Brazilian designer Alexandre Herchocovitch was being offered - an extra 50 percent off the sale price.  It was [...]

Echo Gift Finds are Enticing

Echo Gift Finds are Enticing

Are you still looking for holiday gifts for the in-laws or your own family members?  If so, you should consider dropping by the Echo Design sample sale at the Metropolitan Pavilion.  Sample Sally source, Discount Di, was looking to wrap-up her holiday shopping last night so she checked out the merchandise there.  She reports plenty of colorful scarves, gloves, [...]

A Bargain Bazaar at Miguelina

Are you headed to a Caribbean island or other warm destination this winter?  If so, you might want to check out the Miguelina sample sale in Midtown.  I wasn't sure what to expect when I walked into the showroom after work. What I found was a calm atmosphere and merchandise that might have come from an exotic island bazaar - a quirky mix of deals, including plenty o[...]

DVF Fans Mob the label's Sample Sale

I popped in this morning to the Diane von Furstenberg sample sale which opened to the public today.  There was a line down to the next block before they opened the doors.  When I got in, I headed straight for the sample racks where items are $50.  I was not impressed - only two racks of samples and nothing appealed to me.  The samples appeared to be picked ove[...]

A Look at This Week's Sales...

The highly anticipated Diane von Furstenberg sample sale gets underway this week where you'll find merchandise for up to 75 percent off.  In the past, I've scored on the $50 sale racks.  Where/When: 260 Fifth Ave, b/w 27th & 28th Sts.; December 8-11th, T (9-6:30), W (10-8), Th (10-7), F (9-3). Lauren Merkin Holiday sample sale:  handbags, clutches and ac[...]

Barbara Bui fall/winter 2009 collection is 40 percent off this weekend at the French designer's boutique in SoHo.  Where/When: 115-117 Wooster St. b/w Prince and Spring Sts.  Thru 12/6, Sat (11-7), Su (12-6). The Theory women's sample sale:  tees $35; knits, shirts, cashmere $79 - $109; skirts & pants $79 - $99; dresses $109; blazers $149. Where/When: Clot[...]

X