Inside the Proenza Schouler Sample Sale

The Proenza Schouler sample sale at C21 downtown opens to the public tomorrow (Tuesday). We attended the preview which turned out to be open to anyone. Mushkie tells us why and what she found inside: "The preview was suppose to be for friends & family only but they opened the doors to the public due to a mishap with the invites. A staff member claimed that a[...]

Rebecca Taylor Sample Sale Starts Today

The Rebecca Taylor sample sale gets underway today at 260 Fifth Avenue. Mushkie checked out the merchandise at yesterday's preview and gives us her report: "Compared to previous Rebecca Taylor sample sales this sale looks empty. It feels like only half the venue is being used. Most women were only shopping at the sample racks situated in the back wall near the dres[...]

Further Reductions at Andrew Marc Blowout Sale

The Andrew Marc sample sale continues through the weekend in Midtown. We just got word that they trucked in more styles from their warehouse for the final days. Some Andrew Marc ready-to-wear pieces are at blowout prices (Orig $995; Now $75). They're also taking an additional 20% off all merchandise. Where/When: Penn Plaza Pavilion, 401 7th Avenue (at 33rd St), Th[...]

Further Reductions at Alexis Bittar Sample Sale

Additional discounts are now being offered at the Alexis Bittar sample sale in Soho. Mushkie checked the baubles yesterday and gives us her findings: "After hearing about the whopping 40% extra discount I headed over to the Alexis Bittar later in the evening. It was pretty quiet when I first came in but then the after work crowd filled the space up. Prices have [...]

The News: Common Projects, Tim Coppens, Clu, Destin, Public School and More

The News starts its fall sample sale today (Thursday) at its Soho showroom. This sale offers merchandise from quite a number of brands. While we go primarily for the footwear, there's so much more to be had here. Let me get to what's new/different this season. They're carrying women's merchandise by Public School and Tim Coppens. A limited selection can be found ha[...]

Great Leather Pieces at Helmut Lang Sample Sale

The Helmut Lang sample sale got underway on Wednesday... It goes through this Sunday. Nicole who spent another day of shopping stopped in. Here's her review: "The merchandise was very well organized with women's jackets & outerwear on the left; dresses, bottoms and tops in the middle; and men's on the right. Women's denim and tees are in the back. This sale is [...]

Another Take on Alexander McQueen Sample Sale

Tomorrow (Thursday) is the last day of the Alexander McQueen sample sale. No word on whether they're offering further discounts. Larry Label Whore checked out the sale this week and gives us his take: "Alexander McQueen is one of my favorite designers so I jumped at the chance to go to the sample sale on the first day. I first stopped by at noon, but the line stret[...]

Really Cheap Deals at Anna Sui Sample Sale

The Anna Sui sample sale is underway this week and we found amazing prices there. Nicole who was hitting quite a number of sales yesterday also stopped into this one. Here's her review: "Prices start at just a dollar (!). Upon entering the small venue, I was greeted by a rack of sample dresses with Anna Sui's signature prints ($40) and a back wall full of quirky fo[...]

Still Pricey at the Judith Leiber Sample Sale

The Holiday Season means plenty of parties... If you're looking to update your accessories, you may want to check out the Judith Leiber sale at Soiffer Haskin in Midtown. But you only have a few hours left as doors close at 5pm today. We did hear about final reductions but no details. One of our contributors, Nicole, stopped in yesterday and gives us a short review: [...]

A Fairly Calm Tracy Reese Sample Sale Offers $50 Deals

The Tracy Reese sample sale is taking place through this Thursday in the Garment District. Nicole checked out the sale today and tells us about deals at just $50! "I dropped by the Tracy Reese sales in midtown around noon. It was very calm with no lines. I was excited to see tons of merchandise with attractive prices. There were many current styles from Fall 2015 c[...]