Category archives: Footwear

Cavalli Sample Sale:  Couture, Color but not a lot of Deals

It's a rare occurrence for Roberto Cavalli to hold a sample sale.  Apparently, the Italian designer's last official sample sale was three years ago.  Monday night, a few shoppers were at the Altman building in Chelsea browsing the racks.  The brand's ready-to-wear and couture collections are discounted at up to 80% off the regular price. But even on sale, most item[...]

RAG & BONE Rakes in at their Shop in the West Village

The rain didn't seem to dampen rag & bone fans who were intent on finding deals at the brand's West Village store Thursday evening.  rag & bone's sought-after jeans ($79 for all denim) were going fast.  But don't panic, ladies, a sales person told me that they had boxes of stuff ready to go out Friday.  Mostly stretch skinny jeans in lightweight fabric for [...]

Nolita Outlet Inven.tory Showcases Devotte Summer Sandals

Stopped by Inven.tory Thursday night to check out the Devotte  spring/summer shoe collection and found lots of fun styles for the summer.  The footwear is up to 60% off. Designer Nancy Kim says this collection is "Studio 54 meets King Tut." Prices range from $145-$255 (originally $330-$550).  I sipped white wine sangria while I browsed.  A perfect way to relax a[...]

Celebrity Spotting at the Renegade Craft Fair...

Walking into the Renegade Craft Fair in Williamsburg this Saturday afternoon, I spotted a little boy playing with a blow up Spider-man doll.  He was so engaged with the act that instinct made me take out my camera and start snapping photos.  I suddenly realized that his father (who happened to be close by) is Watchmenstar Patrick Wilson. He also starred opposite Kate [...]

Vintage SOHO POP-UP Shop This Weekend

If you like vintage clothing - especially designer vintage, you should check out the V is for Vintage pop-up shop in Soho.  I stopped by there yesterday to survey the goods.  I was not disappointed.  A number of vendors - some with stores in the City - set up shop in this basement space on Green Street just for three days. I found Gucci, Chanel, Dior, YSL, Ver[...]

First Day of Lauren Moffat Sale in Chelsea:  Fantastic Finds... thru June 4

I stopped by after work today to check out the Lauren Moffatt sample sale to find a pleasant atmosphere - no crowds here and the employees were very helpful.  On offer were racks of spring/summer 2009 fun and feminine dresses ($110-$160), tops are $80 and skirts $60.  A preview sale took place yesterday but there's still lots of merchandise left in pastel colors and[...]