Category archives: Athleisure

The News Sample Sale - Alumnae, Common Projects, 6397 and New Brands

Yet another sale in Soho this week... The News Showroom starts its sample sale today (Thursday) at 495 Broadway (5th Floor) and goes through this Saturday, November 18th. This one we try not to miss. This season, there’s more merchandise, especially shoes (one of the main reasons we hit up this sale). For women, there’s footwear by Alumnae and Common Projects as we[...]

Bandier/S’well Combined Sample Sale

The athleisure brand, Bandier, has teamed up with S’well bottles for this week’s sample sale at 260 Fifth Avenue. I’ll start with the S’well offerings since that’s why I stopped into this sale. The bottles are neatly organized in the middle of the space by color/design and sizes. There’s not as many design choices this time around but there were a few that caugh[...]

Sweaty Betty Sample Sale

Sweaty Betty Sample Sale

London athleisure brand, Sweaty Betty, is hosting a sample sale in the basement of its Soho store at 77 Mercer Street. With the recent warming trend in the weather, it felt like a sauna down there. They didn’t have the air conditioning and who would have thought we would need it in October! Anyway, onto the actual deals. Leggings (including the label’s Zero Grav[...]

Further Reductions at Sleepy Jones and Michi Sample Sale

Sleepwear/loungewear brand Sleepy Jones has teamed up with Canadian athleticwear Michi for a sample sale which goes through to this Sunday. Today, we're hearing about additional markdowns for specifically, Michi. Yesterday we stopped into the space at 260 Fifth Avenue before the new discounts. The space was filled with tons of merchandise; the two labels are hung o[...]

Paragon Sports Warehouse Sale Offers Mostly 50% Off

This is Paragon Sports annual mega-sale when they pull out overstock merchandise and offer these items to the public at a discount. Items on sale include all categories of sports/athletic/ outdoor wear and gear, plus so much more. The sale started this week and goes for 2 weeks. Most items are 50% off retail. The main draw is usually the athletic wear, especial[...]

Mostly Asics at the Label's Sample Sale

The ASICS sample sale kicked off today at 260 Fifth Avenue. The offerings are primarily the Asics brand's athleisure wear and sneakers. You won't find other brands here like past sales. We did a quick run-through after work today to check out the selection. On one side are the sneakers for men (all at $39.99) as well as the athletic wear (at $29.99 and under). T[...]

Standout Vacation Looks at Mara Hoffman Sample Sale

If you're looking to update your vacation look for the summer, you may want to hit up New York designer Mara Hoffman's sample sale where you'll find standout pieces. Her signature beachwear features bold colors and graphic patterns. Shoppers will find plenty of that here. We attended the friends and family preview Tuesday night which was mobbed. No line to get in b[...]