What: While not everyone is willing to shell out hundreds of dollars for a Montblanc pen (You may recall Larry Label Whore’s rant about the last sale), the label’s sale does draw a crowd. The sale, which kicks off on Monday offers a variety of Montblanc writing tools, accessories and watches. Where/When: 260 Fifth Avenue (b/w 28th & 29Th Streets), NY, NY; Mar 11-12; Mon (9am-7pm), Tues (9am-5pm).
What: “Deep discounts” at the Club Monaco sample sale. Find pieces from present and past seasons collections. Where/When: Clothingline, 261 West 36th Street (b/w 7th-8th Aves), 2nd Floor, NY, NY; March 11-15; Mon-Fri (11am-7pm).
What: Find archived pieces at the Nanette Lepore sample sale. Where/When: 225 West 35th Street (between 7th-8th Aves), 9th Floor, NY, NY; March 12-15; (9am-7pm).
What: Save 50% off shirts, jackets, sweaters, pants and outerwear at the Scott James sample sale. Where/When: 114 West 41st Street (b/w Broadway and 6th Ave), 4th Floor, NY, NY; March 12-13; Daily (10am-6pm).
What: Save 75 percent off (and more) on ready-to-wear at the Ports 1961 sample sale. Where/When: 601 West 26th Street (at 11th Ave), Suite 875, NY, NY; March 14-15; Thurs (9am-7pm), Fri (9am-2pm).
What: Save up to 80 percent off sportswear and accessories at Surface to Air sample sale. Where/When: 260 5th Ave (between 28th and 29th Sts), NY, NY; March 14-17; Thurs (10am-8pm), Fri-Sat (10am-7pm), Sun (10am-5pm).
What: Need home goods? Look no further than the Michael Aram sample sale. Where/When: 2102 83rd Street, North Bergen, New Jersey; March 15-17; Fri (12pm-9pm) Sat (10am-6pm), Sun (10am-4pm).
What: Karl Lagerfeld + Pierre Balmain sample sale. Where/When: 20 West 36th Street (between 5th and 6th Aves), 6th Floor, NY, NY; March 16-24; Mon-Sun (10am-6pm).
What: Stock up on men’s suits at the Hickey Freeman sample sale. Up to 80 percent off retail. Where/When: 317 West 33rd Street (between 8th-9th Aves), NY, NY; March 17-21; Sun (9am-6pm), Mon-Wed (9am-6:30pm), Thurs (9am-5pm).
What: Up to 80 percent off Marc Bouwer, Krizia and more. Finds gowns, cocktail and ready-to-wear from a variety of designers. Where/When: 37 WEst 57th Street (b/w 5th-6th Aves), 9th Floor, NY, NY; March 17-20; Sun (11am-5pm), Mon-Wed (10am-6pm).
What: LaTique Spring 2013 Sample Sale. NOTE – visitors are requested to bring their own shopping bag to the sale. Where/When: 10 West 33rd Street (between 5th-6th Aves) Suite 210, NY, NY; March 19-21; Tues-Thurs (1oam-2pm).
What: Up to 70 percent off necklaces, bracelets, and earrings at the Lee Angel sample sale. Where/When: 524 Broadway (at Spring Street), 6th Floor, NY, NY; March 20-22; Wed.-Thurs (11am-7pm), Fri (10am-5pm).
What: Wedding gowns up to 80 percent off at Mark Ingram Atelier sample sale. By appointment only – call 212-319-6778. Where/When: 110 East 55th Street (between Park and Lex), 8th Floor, NY, NY; March 19; (10am-8pm).
What: NYC-based designer Todd Snyder is hosting his first ever sample sale, offering spring & fall 2012 production pieces and actual samples. We’re told the discount will be up to 75% off retail. Where/When: Four81 Gallery, 481 Broadway, 4th Floor (b/w Broome & Grand), NY, NY; Mar 22-24; Fri-Sat (10am-7pm), Sun (11am-6pm).
What: Marked down wedding dresses and evening gowns and separates at the Reem Acra sample sale. Where/When: 240 West 35th Street (b/w 7th and 8th Aves), 7th Floor, NY, NY; March 22-23; Fri (12pm-3pm), Sat (10am-5pm).
What: Up to 80 percent off ready-to-wear and accessories for women, men, children and the home at the Roberta Freymann + Roberta Roller Rabbit sample sale. Where/When: 260 Fifth Ave (b/w 28th and 29th Sts), NY, NY; March 19-23; Tues (2pm-6pm), Wed-Fri (11am-6pm), Sat (11am-3pm).
What: Twinkle by Wenlan is hosting a warehouse sale featuring merchandise from the archives, including some fun and classic pieces. Many pieces will range in price from $40 to $60. Examples include a wool hand knit coat for $60 (orig. $430), a lace insert silk dress for $60 (orig. $312), princess dress for $60 (orig. $360) and an eyelet blouse for $60 (orig. $360). Where/When: 545 8th Avenue (b/w 37th and 38th Streets), NY, NY; Mar 20-23; Wed-Sat (9:30am-7:30pm). Cash and Credit Cards Accepted.
What: American Apparel Warehouse Sale. Where/When: 766 Sixth Ave (between 25th and 26th Sts), NY, NY; Thru March 31 (Monday-Sunday 9am-9pm).
What: SFERRA sample sale will feature down comforters & pillows, blankets, sheets, duvet covers, matelasse, throws, decorative pillows, table linens and more. Where/When: Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Ave (b/w 15th & 16th Sts), NY, NY; Mar 27-Mar 31; Wed-Sat (10am-7pm), Sun (10am-6pm).
What: Up to 80 percent off retail at the Alexia Crawford Sample Sale. Where/When: 8 West 36th Street (between 5th and 6th Aves), 7th Floor, NY, NY; Ongoing. Monday-Friday (9am-7pm).
What: Thanks to our tipster who first informed us about the Roger Vivier sale which will be held at Soiffer Haskin for five days. The first-ever sample sale of this iconic French footwear brand was held back in 2011 when the markdown was about 50% off the original retail price. Pricing back then started at $200 for basic flats and heels. The signature pilgrim pumps were around $275 and more elaborate designs were priced at $375 and up. Where/When: Soiffer Haskin, 317 West 33rd Street (near 8th Ave), NY, NY; April 5-9; Sat-Mon (9am-6:30pm), Tues (9am-5pm), Credit Cards Only, NO CASH.