Category archives: Footwear

Limited Selection at Calaxini Sandal Sample Sale

We weren't going to post a write up on this sale since the selection is so limited at this point. But we decided to go-ahead with the write up in case any of our readers are thinking of stopping in. This comfortable, lightweight slip-on sandal is simple in design and handcrafted in Menorca, Spain, using the same technique for generations. They come in a range of colo[...]

Etro Sample Sale; Past Season Pieces at 80% Off

We headed over to the Etro sale after work on Monday. There was a short line but after about a half hour, we got into the sale. Once inside, we were shocked by the state of the merchandise - sweaters piled on tables, shoes in disarray, clothing barely hanging on racks. For any shopper, this is not the best situation to look for garments but as a friend who accom[...]

This Week's Sales:  Mara Hoffman, Etro, Montblanc, PONO, La Garçonne…

It's a busy week for sample sales! For that reason, we're doing a roundup, highlighting a few of the notable ones. First up… Etro which offers glamorous bohemian designs. The Italian brand's first ever New York City sample sale starts today and goes through this Wednesday, June 7th. The sale is taking place at the Metropolitan Pavilion. We hear that the discounts w[...]

DVF Sample Sale Has $50 Deals

We decided to stop into the Diane von Furstenberg (DVF) sample sale after work on Tuesday.  While the line was short, it was crowded inside and the line for the communal fitting room wrapped down through the first rack of clothing. The selection appeared to be mostly from the previous fall collection with a few light-weight silk pieces that could work for spring. F[...]

This Week's Sales:  DVF, J. Mendel, Norma Kamali, Eileen Fisher & More

  With the end of Memorial Day weekend, many of us are now looking ahead to summer. Let's take a look at the sales taking place this week which could help you update your closet. First up… Diane von Furstenberg (DVF) is hosting a sample sale through the weekend at 260 Fifth Avenue. The sale opened today to the public. Early reports tell us that most of the [...]

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[...]