Category archives: Footwear

Paul Smith Sample Sale is not only for Men

British label, Paul Smith, attracts the dapper gent. Fans of the brand will be happy to hear that the brand's sample sale starts today and goes through Sunday, May 27th. We attended this morning's friend & family preview. While this is a sale primarily for men, there was more on offer for women at this sale compared to the previous season. In general, there see[...]

Chaotic Scene on the Last Day of the Jimmy Choo Sample Sale

The Jimmy Choo sample sale has a reputation of being mobbed. This season, it was not only mobbed but the footwear was all over the place - strewn on top tables, spilling out on the floor. How could you shop this way? The sale is taking place at the Metropolitan Pavilion on West 18th Street.  Thanks to all of our readers who gave us intel on the sale before we co[...]

The News Sample Sale; Alumnae, Common Project, Clu, 6397

I usually to come to The News sample sale for the shoes, particularly Common Projects sneakers and Alumnae sandals, shoes and boots (designed by Kari Sigerson, they're understated and Made in Italy). For women, the footwear are showroom samples (size 37) which happen to be my size. Therefore, I've often done well to find a pair. This season, the selection for Alumn[...]

Jimmy Choo Sample Kicks Off Today

The highly-anticipated Jimmy Choo sample sale opened to the public today at Chelsea's Metropolitan Pavilion. Entrance requires an RSVP (click here, use code Lance). This sale has always been mobbed. One blogger managed to get pictures inside which shoes a chaotic scene. Madison Avenue Spy posted the pricelist and photos on Twitter (click here). Her photos show a re[...]

Additional Reductions at Sandro Sample Sale

It's the final days of the sample sale for chic Parisienne label, Sandro. Sabrina who's a big fan checked out the merch on Friday and gives us her take: "Sandro is a brand I absolutely adore. So, I figured that there would be a couple pieces at their sample sale that I'd be excited about. Little did I know I'd want nearly everything there! There is so much merch[...]

Zero + Maria Cornejo Sample Sale

The Zero + Maria Cornejo sample sale is being held at a raw space on The Bowery until this Sunday, May 14th. You'll need to check in your coat and bag before you can shop. Once you do that, you'll find plenty of apparel hanging on racks, which are organized by style. If you're a fan of the Chilean designer based in New York City, you'll find a good selection to cho[...]

Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale; Slowdown & Markdowns

There's something to be said about going to a sample sale after the initial rush. That's what Mushkie experienced when she checked out the Rebecca Minkoff sample sale at 260 Fifth Avenue. Here's her report: "The Rebecca Minkoff sample sale was pretty tamed this afternoon there was no line to get in or pay. The main draw of the sale, handbags, are lined up on tab[...]