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The Line Sample Sale is Mostly 70% off Retail

This season, The Line -- a retailer that has a Soho boutique called The Apartment selling high-end fashion, beauty products, home goods and gifts -- has returned with another sample sale. This sale offers plenty of the stuff that the boutique carries. Much more than the previous sale. The markdowns are mostly 70% off retail, with some items (home and beauty) at [...]

Sale Roundup:  Alessi, Morgan Le Fay and More

While this is the slow season for sample sale… there are a couple of notable events, if you happen to be around this holiday weekend. Italian brand, Alessi, known for its designer housewares, including modern teapots, flatware, plates and electric household knickknacks. Through Labor Day, it's hosting a summer sale with select items at up to 70% off retail. The sal[...]

Marimekko End-of-Season Sale

While the Marimekko is being billed as a warehouse sale, it's more of an end-of-season sale with merchandise at 50% off retail. The sale is being held at the label's store on Fifth Avenue in the Flatiron. You'll know which items are on sale since they have signs on the racks. On offer are women's clothing, accessories and home goods. Staffers told us the merchan[...]

James Perse Sample Sale - Up to 60% off retail 

This season, L-A label, James Perse, is hosting its sample sale at a different location from previous seasons. This time, the sale is being held in the heavily trafficked thorough-fare Broadway in Soho. The space is much smaller than previous sales. There are fitting rooms but not so roomy. Signs posted say merchandise is up to 60% off retail. There are pricelis[...]

Nest Fragrance & Sip by S'well Sample Sale

Nest Fragrance has once again teamed up with S'well for this sample sale at 260 Fifth Avenue.  We stopped in Tuesday evening when the line to get in was short but the space was crowded with shoppers. The line to the register at one point, wrapped around the large space from one end to the other. There's more of a selection from Nest so let's start with that. There [...]

Oscar de la Renta Sample Sale

The Oscar de la Renta sample sale opens to the public tomorrow (Tuesday). A fellow shopper (thanks, D!) checked out the deals during Monday night's preview. She took tons of photos and she gives us a brief summary of her impressions of the sale: "There are plenty of separates (day dresses,vcocktail dresses, knits, shoes and coats). If you need a gown or fancy cockt[...]

Diptyque Sample Sale; Fragrances, Scented Candles and Body Care

Diptyque Paris, the French perfumer and maker of scented candles, body care and home fragrances, is offering deals at a sample sale at C21 Edition inside Century 21's downtown Manhattan location. The sale had much of what the brand offers, including personal and home fragrances, which were plentiful. Among the fragrances are the following: Eau Lente, Volutes, Eau d[...]