Category archives: Apparel

Lovely Lingerie and much more at the Eberjey Sample Sale

Eberjey is taking 50%-70% off its intimates, pajamas and swimwear at a sample sale in Midtown today and tomorrow. At 9:15am today, the small conference room on the ground floor of the Shoreham Hotel on W.55th Street was already buzzing with shoppers looking through the racks. It won't take long to find a good deal here. Lots of lingerie in all sorts of colors [...]

Garage Sale This Weekend at Samples for (eco)mpassion

Samples for (eco)mpassion is having a serious garage sale where clothing and accessories from labels such as Lauren Moffett, Michael Kors, DVF and more all priced under $40. The place was busy when I dropped in Saturday afternoon.  But I really had to dig to find something I liked.  The sizes and styles were spotty.  There weren't a lot of clothing in my size - sma[...]

Vivienne Westwood Last Day of the Sale

Today is the last day of the Vivienne Westwood sale of the brand's Spring/Summer 2009 Collection.  I dropped into the Chelsea showroom where the sale was taking place.  Late Wednesday, there were a handful of women looking through the racks.  But no one there appeared to be opening their wallets.  That may be because - even at 70% to 80% off - the prices were stil[...]

Getting Your Kicks With Melissa's Plastic Fantastics...

I had no expectations when I arrived at the Melissa sample sale in the Brazilian brand's Chelsea showroom.  I went looking for Zaha Hadid shoes for a Sally reader.  Unfortunately, there were none to be had.  A salesperson told me that those styles are not available in the United States yet.  But should arrive in October. The showroom was hopping with shop[...]

Alice + Olivia Sample Sale in Midtown Draws a Crowd

The sale at the Alice + Olivia shop in Midtown was buzzing with shoppers after work Tuesday.  There appeared to be a lot of takers - many browsing the racks and some clutching armfuls of clothing.  I'm not a big fan of the brand so I couldn't understand the appeal.  But from the looks of the shop tonight, Alice + Olivia certainly has a following. Here's the pric[...]

Want to Tote Marvel's Bags? Check out the Sale...

Jane Marvel’s all-purpose bags, messengers, and weekenders are up to 50 percent off this week at the brand's sample sale.  The sale is taking place at Marvel's showroom in Midtown.  I stopped in after work on Tuesday to find several women looking at what was on offer.  There are all sorts of style handbag in a wide array of colorful prints.  These bags are made[...]

Fendi Warehouse Sale is a Flop... as Shoppers Walk out Empty Handed

There were few takers at the Fendi sale in Chelsea's Metropolitan Pavilion this morning. Even after waiting in line at 8:30am, many women walked out empty handed, including me.  There was no scoring a fabulous handbag here. The items on sale were expensive. The high-end brand's sought-after handbags were mostly 60% off the regular price. The medium and large ba[...]