Category archives: Apparel

Last Day of Mackage Sample Sale

Today is the last day of the Mackage sample sale. Doors close at 5pm.  Sabrina went yesterday and found plenty of merchandise left. "The sale had a variety of beautiful coats and vests, as well as heavy (leather) and light (parkas, raincoats, suede) jackets for women, men and kids. There were also handbags (small and large). Mackage is well known for their design a[...]

Last Day of the L.K. Bennett Sample Sale

The L.K. Bennett sample sale ends today at 6pm at its NYC headquarters on Madison Avenue. We stopped in earlier this week to find lots of merchandise. We focused on the footwear which was on display in a side room. Pricing was at $60 (flats), $90 (heels), $100 (ankle boots) and $135 (Knee boots). Highlights include the Fiore Embroidered Raffia Heel (orig. $345), th[...]

Jack Rogers Sample Sale Has Footwear and Apparel

The Jack Rogers sample sale goes through this Friday at the label's headquarters in Midtown. Its signature sandal (the Navajo) was made famous by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy who wore them in Capri. Since then, Jack Rogers has expanded into a full lifestyle line incorporating iconic design elements. We spotted a few of these signature sandals along with other styl[...]

Actual Samples at Nili Lotan Sample Sale 

There are actual samples at the Nili Lotan sample sale taking place just south of Canal Street.  We had just a few minutes to survey the selection as we got there just before they were closing last night. Let's start with the samples which are all tagged at $20 and can be found in plastic bins. We spotted linen sweaters and tops (lots of white and beige), l/s butto[...]

ELIE TAHARI SAMPLE SALE

The Elie Tahari sample sale is taking place at its outlet near Bryant Park through Saturday, April 1st. Sabrina checked out the deals and tells us it's worth checking out: "Definitely check out the Elie Tahari sample sale and set aside at least an hour! There is so much merchandise, that you’ll need plenty of time to peruse the racks. Any item that you might be in [...]

BLK DNM Sample Sale

BLK DNM Sample Sale

Discounted pieces from BLK DNM's androgynous streetwear can be had at this week's sample sale which takes place through this Sunday, April 2nd in Soho. We checked out the deals on Wednesday when there were quite a number of shoppers looking for bargains. The sale has plenty of leather pieces - some basics as well as novelty. Pricing starts at $140 and tops up to $8[...]

Rent-The-Runway Sample Sale in Los Angeles

In the past year, the sample sale scene has been heating up on the West Coast. Since we have fellow shoppers there, we thought we'd sprinkle this blog with a few sale reports from there.  This first one is about Rent-the-Runway, which is holding it’s first ever sample sale in Los Angeles. Our L-A correspondent, Sheri, has our review: “The line to get into the event[...]