SAMPLE SALE: The RITUALS of Skin, Hair & Body Care

For the first time, Netherlands-based personal care brand, RITUALS, is appearing at 260 Fifth Avenue for a sample sale this week. We stopped in last night to find plenty of shoppers walking out with deals. The brand focuses on relaxation, creating signature fragrances that they hope will transform your mood and give you a sense of well-being. Rituals has a varie[...]

Raaka Chocolate Factory in Red Hook, Brooklyn

Raaka Chocolate makes its confection from scratch without roasting. The chocolate is handcrafted from bean-to-bar in Red Hook, Brooklyn. For those foodies interested in seeing how this is done, the company offers tours and chocolate making classes. We took one of the classes over the weekend which was not only informative but lots of fun! During Raaka’s tours which[...]

SPONSORED:  Mi Jong Lee - Designer RTW Sample Sale - Starting at 70% Off

Shoppers will find past season discounts beginning at 70% off retail, featuring Mi Jong Lee's beautiful Ready-to-Wear and Evening Gown collections. Mi Jong Lee designs a refined collection dedicated to couture fabrication, artisanal finishes and exceptional quality that speaks to every woman regardless of lifestyle or age.  She has a celebrity cult-like following a[...]

Beauty Sale Event; Artis, Dr. Jart+, Cover FX and ghd

The beauty sale event at 260 Fifth Avenue offers a varied selection for the beauty obsessed. We stopped in to check out the selection during Monday night’s preview. What we found were Artis’ luxury plush brushes for body and face.  They may look like a Victorian-era hair brush but some are calling them the makeup tool of the future. The brushes are ergonomically desig[...]

Kisan Store's Bitter Sweet Sample Sale

Kisan Store - the Soho boutique on Greene Street that sells funky fun quirky high-end women’s clothing and accessories - is closing in a few weeks. After 10 years, the owners are calling it quits and going back to France. We've been going to the store for years and found it refreshing to find some original items. The selection has always been varied, offering some [...]

Zadig and Voltaire Warehouse Sale Extended

The Zadig & Voltaire warehouse sale which started last week has been extended through this Sunday, Jan 28th. There’s still plenty of merchandise so this makes sense during the off season. We stopped in last night and found pretty much the same merchandise as we spotted when we checked out the sale last Monday. The difference this week is they’ve reduced pric[...]

Fivestory Sample Sale is Underway

Fivestory New York - the luxury retailer in an Upper East Side townhouse selling high-end designer merchandise is hosting a sample sale at 150 Greene Street in Soho. Unlike past sales, this season doesn’t have as much of a selection. We stopped in after work and already some of the selection was already thinning out. We hit up the footwear which had quite a f[...]