J Mendel Spring 2013 ad campaign

This week’s sample sales are a mixed bag… The DKNY sample sale is going through this Saturday.  At the preview, we found plenty of merchandise (mostly for women) at $50 and under – including tops, pants, shirts, knits and shoes.  Click HERE to see our review.  Where/When:  260 Fifth Avenue (b/w 28th & 29th Streets), NY, NY; Mar 4-9; Mon-Tues (9am-8pm), Wed (10am-8pm), Fri (10am-7pm), Sat (10am-2pm).

Those lucky enough to score an invite to the global luxury fashion house J. Mendel’s sample sale will find feminine and elegant designer clothing, including luxury fur, evening gowns and cocktail dresses.  We hear that items will be discounted at around 80% off retail.  There’s conflicting reports as to whether this sale will be open to the public on the last day – this Thursday.    Where/When:  Union Square Ballroom, 27 Union Square West, NY, NY; Mar 7; Thurs (9am-5pm), Possibly open to the public?

Lots of menswear at the Odin, Pas de Deux clearance sale in the East Village, including a couple of racks of Richard Chai Love pieces.  Where/When:  330 E. 11th Street (b/w First & Second Aves), NY, NY; Thru Mar 10; Daily (12pm-8pm).

The Escada sale starts over the weekend with deals of up to 90% off retail on women’s clothing and accessories.  Where/When:  Soiffer Haskin, 317 West 33rd Street (just west of 8th Ave), NY, NY; Mar 10-14; Sun (9am-6pm), Mon-Wed (9am-6:30pm), Thurs (9am-5pm).

Click HERE, to see our complete sales listing…