Category archives: Beauty

Tocca Sample Sale - Extended & Further Reductions

We just got a notice from the folks at Tocca that they are now offering further reductions on clothing (NOT  the beauty products which includes candles) - around $10 or a bit more off.  They also have extended their sale through next Tuesday.  They will NOT be open this weekend.  So if you haven't made it to this sale... check it out today or early next week. Whe[...]

Tocca Fall/Winter Sample Sale

Tocca officially kicks off its fall/winter sample sale on Wednesday... offering 60 to 85 percent off of women's and girl's apparel, beauty items and accessories.  While I'm still on holiday, Discount Di has picked up the slack... she stopped into the preview sale Tuesday night. This is always a sale where I've found great gifts - dresses for my niece, candles f[...]

Beauty Sale at Space NK in Soho

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00mVWUWnaC0 London-based beauty outlet Space.NK Apothecary is hosting a sale on skincare.  Discontinued and current beauty brands are 50 percent off.  After checking out the Barbara Bui sale, I thought I'd drop into the store on Greene Street in Soho.  It was bustling with mostly women but a few men examining the goods. I went to t[...]

UPDATE:  No Further Reductions at the Calypso Sample Sale

In all the running around that Artsy Anna has been doing today, she managed to stop into the Calypso St. Barth sample sale in the Flatiron to give us an update: My dove gray crochet sweater (bought on sale one winter at the Calypso store on Madison Avenue) is one of my favorites.  I have a vacation coming up so I decided to check out their sale for some new resort-w[...]

Takashimaya Closing Sale Starts Today...

The popular Japanese retailer, Takashimaya, begins its closing sale today where all merchandise will be 40 percent off.  For those of us familiar with the six-floor shopping palace, we know the store offers so many one-of-a-kind treasures. I stopped in yesterday to see what I could find.  On the first floor, there were some great leather handbags and beauty p[...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFRVHxMpfAY London-based beauty outlet Space.NK Apothecary is hosting a blowout beauty sale this weekend.  You'll find a large selection of skincare products incredibly marked down - they're practically giving away some of the items.  Anything that's on sale (most are up to 75 percent off already) is now going for an additional 50 pe[...]

A Guide to Fashion's Night Out... Discounts, Gift Bags and Cocktails

Thursday night (6-11pm), hundreds of retailers and designers are hosting events across the five boroughs intended to boost consumer confidence while celebrating fashion.  In Manhattan alone, walk into almost any boutique and you'll get handed a glass of Champagne.  There are so many events planned - get complimentary cosmetics at Saks, free manicures at Chanel, and [...]