Goods from Local Designers at the Parlor Showroom Sample Sale... Thru Sun May 31

You'll find some unique and great pieces at this sale.  Clothing from local designers Rachel Antonoff, Samantha Pleet and Lorick are up to 70% off the retail price.  Lots of vintage inspired pieces, especially dresses with fun, fab and floral prints.  A Rachel Antonoff cotton halter dress with blue floral print and an eyelet collar ($150) caught my eye.  Another f[...]

New York Artist Terence Koh Goes Pop in Chinatown...

I'm not sure what to make of the news that artist Terence Koh is having a sample sale in his Canal Street gallery/work space.  Koh's pop-up shop “Everything Must Out Going” starts Saturday May 30 at his Asia Song Society (ASS) on 45 Canal St.  What will you find? Comme des Garçons T-shirts created with Tauba Auerbach for $100 or aNYthing tees made with Dan Cole[...]

Chic Ready-to-Wear at the Vera Wang Sale

Elegant and artsy is what came to mind when I entered the Vera Wang showroom in Midtown to survey the garments hanging from racks in the spacious loft.  Wang - known for her popular bridal collection - held a sample sale of her spring ready-to-wear line. Wang is a high-end designer and the clothing reflects that.  There were some amazing dresses at this sale -- i[...]

Joint Sample Sale:  Julie Haus & Gustto

  The sale was hopping with shoppers when I stopped by after work on Wednesday.  Many of the women were on a quest to find something for the season or a special occasion.  I overheard one woman tell her friend she was looking for a dress for a cocktail party.  This was the place to find it.  The showroom was well stocked with clothing by New York City based fashion d[...]

Invitation Only:  Christian Louboutin Sample Sale in Midtown

For all those Loub fans... a rare event!  Christian Louboutin holds a sample sale. Monday 5/18, the members of the press were invited to see the goods a day before the sale started. Apparently, the wait was at least 2-hours for some editors.  The sale opens to friends & family Tuesday 5/19, Wednesday 5/20 from 9am to 5pm, and Thursday 5/21 from 9am to 1pm.  On[...]