Category archives: Footwear

Another Look at Barbara Bui Sample Sale

Walking into the Barbara Bui sample sale Wednesday evening, I was struck by how much merchandise was still left and how few shoppers were browsing the racks. The sale was extended through this Sunday, August 28th. The markdown is still the same as when they offered the additional discounts last week (an extra 20% off the already 60% off retail). Still not quite 70%[...]

Oak End-of-Season Sale

Out for a Sunday stroll, we stop by OAK in its final sale days. Inside, prices have been reduced to a fraction of original cost. Fashionable Femme Jen has our report: "I spy multiple past season items and severely discounted current season items. A picked over box of samples for $15 include a pair of Helmut Lang pants (looked like sz 27) and a grey wool skirt (sz 2[...]

Creatures of Comfort Sample Sale

The Creatures of Comfort sample sale is just that - plenty of merchandise from the house brand; mostly fall/winter items. The sale is taking place at a raw space on Broome Street between West Broadway and Wooster in Soho. While the boutique carries other labels, this sale offers primarily Creatures of Comfort pieces (apparel, footwear and limited accessories). Alth[...]

Matt Bernson Sample Sale has Plenty of Footwear at $50-$75

Rounding out summer sales and easing into Fall, Matt Bernson is cleaning shop with a Tribeca sample sale. Fashionable Femme Jen has our report: "A mix of samples and stock, sale styles include sandals, slides, booties and pumps, with pricing ranging from $50 to $75. Set in a calm and aesthetically pleasing atmosphere, Shoes piled high await fans of the brand in a t[...]

Barbara Bui Sample Sale Gets Underway at 60% off Retail

It could be that it's August when most New Yorkers head out of town for vacation but there were very few takers this morning at the Barbara Bui sample sale in Soho. The large space is filled with merchandise from ready-to-wear, runway pieces, leather, fur, footwear, handbags and more. The boutique on Wooster Street closed. It seemed like a lot of this merchandis[...]

United Nude Popup Sample Sale

United Nude Popup Sample Sale

The United Nude has opened a pop-up shop for discounted footwear. We recently stopped into the space in Nolita and give you a quick review: "Stepping into the United Nude Sample Sale this afternoon, shoppers are greeted with quite a spread of shoes for all seasons. One-off sandals, wedges, flats and pumps sit on industrial shelves with colored stickers indicating p[...]

Last Day of the Tamara Mellon-Lulu Frost Sample Sale

Doors close at 4pm today at the Tamara Mellon and Lulu Frost sample sale. It's being held in Soho at 150 Greene Street. Fashionable Femme Jen stopped into the space yesterday and took some photos... (check out the gallery inside the post). They started offering additional discounts this weekend. Here's what Jen has to report: "The Tamara Mellon shoes are now 85%[...]