Category archives: Accessories

A Whole Lotta Shoe Candy at Sergio Rossi...

You'll find plenty of fun, fabulous and sexy shoes at the Sergio Rossi sample sale this week where items are marked down 50 to 75 percent off.  At around 5:30pm today, there were some great finds in all sorts of styles and colors. Sizes ranged from 34 to 41 and prices were from $199 for sandals to $460 for python slingback pumps.  The signature Rossi platforms c[...]

Richard Chai Sample Sale Update...

I checked out the Richard Chai sample sale at the end of the day Tuesday at his showroom on Grand St in Soho.  It was fairly quiet except for two women who were clearly fans of the designer.  They had found success and were purchasing a number of pieces. At this sale, you’ll get 50 to 80 percent off Chai's women's 2008 collection from spring, resort and a h[...]

Chic and Colorful Lauren Merkin Clutches and More...

I found a whole lotta clutches and more at the Lauren Merkin sample sale Tuesday.  You won't be wanting here where there were stacks and stacks of clutches in a range of colors and materials (metallics, patten croc, lambskin, fabric or just plain leather).  Also on offer were handbags, large and small.  The merchandise was marked down 40 to 70 percent. Today was the[...]

70 Percent off Bargains at Barbara Bui...

I've been a fan of Barbara Bui for years.  I love her clean, classic and timeless pieces.  A friend turned me onto the Paris-born designer a few years back when that friend managed the brand's boutique in Soho.  Since then, I've always tried to hit her sales.  Of course, I had to stop by Bui's Wooster St. boutique to check out the first day of the sale on Thur[...]

High-end Escada Scraps are on Sale...

I was a bit surprised to see that luxury designer, Escada, was hosting a sale this week, especially since the label just had a sale back in May.  I checked out the goods on Thursday to find some of the same merchandise from the last sale hanging on the racks at this sale.   This time like the last time I found the items to be frumpy not fabulous.  On top of th[...]

Great Deals at the Alexander McQueen Sample Sale...

You'll find plenty of deals, especially on accessories, at the Alexander McQueen sample sale which started Tuesday. I found a fairly calm scene at Chelsea's Metropolitan Pavilion when I stopped in around 9:30am.  Surprisingly, there was no line.  Although, at first, I did think that the extremely long wait for the Sex & the City casting call next door was th[...]

Calypso Opens a Parisian-style au Marché

Yet another Calypso store opened in Soho this weekend, Calypso St. Barth au Marché.  The newly renovated store which replaced the brand's former outlet is inspired by Parisian summer markets.  You'll find classic Calypso pieces such as brightly-colored silk dresses and tops, gauze tunics, cotton tees, and cashmere cardigans.  Also on offer are rare finds such [...]

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