Category archives: Accessories

Staff USA Sample Sale; Margiela, Marni and Dsquared

There were rumours that the Staff USA showroom had planned to move to Paris and last season's sample sale would be the last one. But, at least for now, they're still here. This season brings yet another sample sale at its showroom on West 19th Street in Chelsea. We stopped in at the end of the day Friday, the first day of the sale. There was plenty of merchandis[...]

Shoes, Shoes and More Shoes at MNZ Showroom Sample Sale

The sale is being held at Maryam Nassir Zadeh's showroom in Chinatown. Take one flight up the walkup and you're there. In the front of the room are random footwear (not this designer's brand) and clothing hanging on racks.  But this sale is all about MNZ's shoes.  That's what we came for as well as many of the shoppers here. Of course, we headed straight to[...]

A Look at Deals at Luana Italy Handbag Sample Sale

Luana Italy is hosting a sample sale on its handbags in the Garment District. Sale ends today at 6pm. Sabrina has our report: "The deals at the Luana Italy sample sale are great. The most expensive item I saw was $200, but most were in the $25-$50 range, which are significantly reduced relative to their retail prices. There were purse straps ($15), crossbody bag[...]

Christian Siriano Sample Sale

The Christian Siriano sample sale taking place in the UES goes through this Sunday, May 7th. Sabrina checked out the deals and has our report: "I was excited to check out this sale because I've followed Christian Siriano since the days of Project Runway and I like his recent collections. That said, the nice part about the sale is that there is a variety of nice [...]

Last Day of the Zadig & Voltaire Sample Sale

Another French label, Zadig & Voltaire, is hosting a sample sale this week. It's being held at its offices in TriBeca. While that doesn't always mean good prices, in this instance, the markdowns are pretty good. Apparently, it was busy yesterday (the first day of the sale) with long lines outside all day. We managed to pop in just before they closed the doors l[...]

Carven Sample Sale; Clothing, Handbags & Shoes

The French brand, Carven - a favorite of many fashionistas and one of the hottest label's in Paris is hosting a sample sale through this Friday at its offices in Chelsea's art gallery district. Thanks to the early start (8am), we were able to check out the merchandise before work! While we've wanted to check out this sale in the past, this is the first time we made[...]

3.1 Phillip Lim Sample Sale Starts Today

The Phillip Lim sample sale gets underway today (Tuesday) in Soho. This sale always draws a crowd so expect to find long lines outside, at least during the first few days. We popped into the preview. There's plenty of apparel for women which are organized on racks in the main space. Men's pieces can be found along one wall. We've always found Lim's clothing to be f[...]