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Tocca / Stila Duo Beauty and Home Sample Sale

Tocca and Stila Cosmetics teamed up this week for a sample sale at 260 Fifth Avenue just before Christmas. The Stila pricing is a steal at $5 for makeup such as lip gloss, lip stains, blush, mascara and more. Cosmetic gift sets were going for $10. There were lots of takers this morning. The selection for what's out appeared to be plentiful. Tocca had lots of beauty[...]

TOCCA and Stila Cosmetics Sample Sale

Here's one worth mentioning… We got word this week about a beauty sale that you may want to add to your calendar. Tocca has teamed up with Stila Cosmetics for a sample sale at 260 Fifth Avenue. Deals will be up to 80% off retail on Tocca's clothing, beauty products and home fragrances. Plus, Stila will be offering their full line of cosmetics. Examples of deals:[...]

Candles & Cocktail Dresses at NEST and Vera Wang Sample Sale

It may be an odd pairing but they made it work. NEST Fragrances teamed up with Vera Wang to share a space in Soho for a sample sale. We stopped into Monday's preview where there were plenty of NEST employees helping customers. Let me start with NEST which displayed its merchandise on tables on one side of the room. It's all organized by scent. There's a lot to choo[...]

Colorful Accessories for Under $20 at Marimekko Sample Sale

Finnish design house, Marimekko, is hosting a sample sale in Soho which got underway today. Mushkie who checked it out this morning tells us there's lots great deals to be had: "Marimekko is the first brand to have a sample sale take place in 260 Sample Sale's new venue, and it's chock  full of accessories! Lots of items in this category are under $20. Napkins a[...]

Upcoming Marimekko Sample Sale

  Since many of our readers are fans of this Finnish brand, we thought we'd post a sale alert… Marimekko is known for simplicity and brightly colored prints. Next week, it will be holding a sample sale in Soho where shoppers can get up to 80% off retail on women's and kids apparel, bags, accessories and, of course, home décor and fabrics. Last spring, th[...]

Great Pricing at Paul Smith Sample Sale

It's no surprise that there was more merchandise for men than women at the Paul Smith sample sale in Soho. That said, there was quite a selection for women. Sale prices are really good here with miscellaneous merchandise starting at $5, shirts at $75, shoes at $125 and sport jackets/blazers at $220. Racks of women's clothing line the wall along the front of the spa[...]

SFERRA Sample Sale Offers Lots of Bedding

SFERRA Sample Sale Offers Lots of Bedding

The SFERRA sample sale in NoMad offers a selection of Egyptian cotton bedding (and towels) to shoppers looking to update their bedrooms. There's plenty of solid basics in neutral shades (including white, beige, grey) as well as prints. The bed linens are spread out in the large space. Sheets sets are displayed in the middle of the room in twin, full, queen and king[...]

Upcoming Vitra & Flos Sample Sale

Upcoming Vitra & Flos Sample Sale

For those modern furniture aficionados… this sale is one to check out. Swiss high-end furniture maker, Vitra, is hosting a sample sale in its Meatpacking District shop. Vitra is teaming up with renowned Italian lighting manufacturer, Flos and contemporary rugs brand, Nanimarquina offering deals for just two days. The offerings include showroom models and lightly used [...]

Upcoming Paul Smith Sample Sale

Some of our readers have been asking about a Paul Smith sample sale. Good news for fans of the brand… 260 Sample Sale is hosting this season's sale at its Wooster Street location in Soho next week. It's been a couple of years since the last one. Back in October 2012, we covered the label's sample sale and merchandise quickly sold out on the first day. But this time[...]

Plenty of $25 and Under Deals at Calypso St Barth Sample Sale

Yesterday... Additional markdowns were taken at the Calypso St Barth sample sale taking place at 260 Fifth Avenue. The items that have been discounted further include bottoms (skirts, pants, shorts) now tagged at $25. Long-sleeve tops too are just $25 and short-sleeve tops at $20. All jewelry is now at $25. T-shirts/tanks are still $10 and cashmere sweaters remain $60[...]