Category archives: Apparel

Ulla Johnson Sample Sale Offers Plenty of Pieces & Accessories (Handbags & Shoes)

The Ulla Johnson sample sale opened to the public Thursday (June 13) and if the preview (which was mobbed!) is any indication, be prepared for huge crowds. The line for the preview stretched down the street! As you walk in, you’ll need to check in your bags - as usual. Once inside, we were surprised to find plenty of merchandise. Racks and racks of clothing. This i[...]

Alice + Olivia Sample Sale: Very Crowded First Day...

The Alice + Olivia sample sale opened to the public today at Noon at 260 Fifth Avenue and goes through this Sunday, June 16th. One of our contributors, Christina, checked out the preview this morning. Here's her report: "The VIP portion of the sample sale started at 8:00 a.m. this morning. I was in a massive line by 8:10; however, I was actually inside fairly quick[...]

Brunello Cucinelli Sample Sale - Last Day, Additional Discounts?

In a raw space on Fifth Avenue at 54th Street (689 5th Ave, 9th Floor), Brunello Cucinelli has set up for a sample sale. It’s really an overstock sale since there’s a range of merchandise in varying sizes. This is a no fuss sale. No dressing rooms and hardly any sales staff to help. If you’re already a Brunello customer then you might find the markdowns worth it. I[...]

Hesperios Sample Sale; Cute, Feminine Pieces

Country chic knitwear brand, Hesperios, is having a sample sale in its cafe / boutique at 23 Cleveland Place until June 3rd.  Fashionable Femme Jen happened upon it and gives us her report: "Cute spring/summer styles are on offer at ~60% discount, along with some sweaters and pants. Pastel colored knit top, bottoms, dress and skirt samples are on offer at about $10[...]

For Love and Lemons Sample Sale; Further Reductions

In Soho at 150 Greene Street, the women's contemporary brand, For Love and Lemons is hosting a sample sale. Fashionable Femme Jen checked it out and gives us a short report: "Spring themed lace, floral and cropped items are a plenty at the For Love and Lemons Sample sale. All items are in abundance with sizes ranging from XS to XL. Pricing ranges from $70 (tops + b[...]

Paul Smith Sample Sale; Mostly for Men but Women Too

The Paul Smith sample sale opened to the public Tuesday morning at 260’s Wooster location in Soho. But before the doors opened to everyone, a preview was held for press and VIPs. This sale tends to favor male shoppers. Sometimes they’ll have a few gems for women. This season, there were actually some good deals for women - handbags and shoes. But get there sooner r[...]

Pas de Calais & Sage de Cret Sample Sale

It’s been a while - a couple of years - since the Japanese brand, pas de calais, has held a proper sample sale. This week, the Soho boutique on Broome Street is opening its door, offering deals through this Thursday, May 23rd. As usual, the merchandise is down in the basement. Highlights include a couple of racks of actual samples (from Barneys) such as summer weig[...]

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