Category archives: Swimwear

Vilebrequin Sample Sale Still Pretty Pricey

The French swimwear and beachwear brand, Vilebrequin, is hosting a sample sale in Nomad through this Sunday. A fellow shopper checked out the deals (thanks D!) and gives us her take: "The sale had a lot of merchandise for men (no surprise!).  Their signature swim trunks are a good bargain but still will cost you a pretty penny at $95 (Retails $190 - $300).  It quic[...]


The Asics sample sale opens to the public on Tuesday at 260 Fifth Avenue. We attended yesterday's preview. Mushkie has our report: "The Asics sale venue was very quiet on opening night. Setup and pricing is the same as their last sale in March. Half the merchandise available is sneakers! Abundant of choices for men ($40), women ($40) and children ($20) in every [...]

Inside the Men's J.Crew Sample Sale

The J.Crew sample sale is taking place at different locations for men and women. Yesterday, we reviewed the women's selection which can be had at 260 Fifth Avenue. One of our readers and fellow shoppers (thanks E!) checked out the offerings for menswear located in Soho. She provided us with photos and gives us her brief impressions: "There was no line at the men[...]

Araks Lingerie and RTW Sample Sale; Deals Start at $5

It's been a couple of seasons since we've checked out the Araks sample sale at the NYC-based brand's showroom on Grand Street near Chinatown. I'm so glad we stopped first thing this morning. The deals are incredible! If you're looking for lingerie, the best bargains can be had inside the $5-$15 bins. Many of the shoppers this morning weren't passing these deals up [...]

Lingerie and Swimwear at La Perla Sample Sale

The sample sale for Italian luxury lingerie, La Perla, got underway Sunday afternoon at 150 Wooster Greene Street in Soho. I skipped my yoga class this morning in order to check out the deals at the preview... and I have to say I'm glad I did. Unlike previous sales, this one primarily offers pieces from the label's main collection and the pricing this season is muc[...]

Paragon Sports Annual Warehouse Sale Underway

It's become an annual event after Labor Day… the Paragon Sports blowout warehouse sale which kicked off this morning with markdowns from 50% to 80% off retail. The event takes place in a large part of the store at Union Square. Entrance is on West 18th Street (b/w Broadway & 5th Avenue). On offer is a large selection of sports merchandise and athletic wear. The[...]

Shrinking Selection of Undies but Lots of Camis at Eberjey Sample Sale

This season's Eberjey sample got underway today with a preview for Friends & Family. They're not checking a list so anyone can get in today. The sale goes through tomorrow. It's been a while since I went it to an Eberjey sale so this season I made a point to stop in. The small space is fairly organized with actual samples (smalls) hanging on racks. A range of o[...]