Category archives: Footwear

Feminine Pieces for Spring/Summer at Rebecca Taylor Sample Sale

Rebecca Taylor offers flirty, feminine pieces. Think ethereal blouses and dresses, cozy sweaters and structured blazers. We stopped in earlier this week to find the showroom somewhat of a mess. It appeared that they had a busy morning! The apparel are hanging on racks but there didn't seem to be any order to them such as sizing or styles. The denim ($75) are in box[...]

Frances Valentine Sample Sale; Shoes and Handbag

This week, 80 West 40th Street houses a number of brands that are hosting spring sample sales. One of them is Frances Valentine where sample shoes are just $50. The label was started by Kate and Andy Spade in 2015 after walking away from Kate Spade 10 years ago. Now Kate Spade & Co is a publicly listed company. As for Frances Valentine, it has a familiar loo[...]

Sandro Sample Sale Doesn't Disappoint

Parisian label, Sandro, is hosting a sample sale through this Sunday, April 29th. Sabrina checked out the sale and has our report: "There was an entire showroom full of beautiful, chic, well-made clothing at pretty reasonable prices. While most of the offerings were for women, there was a small selection for men including tops, bottoms, outerwear, and shoes. For[...]

Marc Jacobs Sample Sale Extended

The Marc Jacobs sample sale has been extended through Saturday, April 28th. We covered the sale when it opened last week and the blog received plenty of comments (thanks, fellow shoppers for all the updates!)... We hope to stop in this week at some point. But if you happen to stop in before we do, let us know (in comments) what's left. An important note:  Pricing i[...]

IT Handbag Brand, Mansur Gavriel, Hosts a Blowout Sale

The New-York based accessories brand, Mansur Gavriel, is hosting a sale in Soho this week which goes through this Sunday, April 22nd. Since its launch, the label's handbags have been on the must-have list of fashionistas. The sale which opened to the public earlier this week, is proving its popularity. Shoppers are waiting hours in line just to get their hands on t[...]

Maje Sample Sale in Soho

Another sample sale in Soho... this one is with French fashion line, Maje. Some of you mentioned it in comments in the Marc Jacobs post. A fellow shopper sent us photos (Thanks kju!). See the gallery below which includes the price list. Our tipster tells us this was the first time she's had a look at the brand. She thought it was worth a visit and liked some of the[...]

Marc Jacobs Sample Sale has plenty of Collection & Marc by MJ

The Marc Jacobs sample sale opens to the public tomorrow at 260 Fifth Avenue. If you do plan to check it out, be prepared to wait in long lines. This sale tends to draw a huge crowd. Tuesday evening, we stopped into the preview where items are either discounted at 80% or 85% off retail. First off, we have to say that there is no dressing room or mirrors so it wi[...]