Voila!  Inside the Paul Smith Sample Sale...

Kudos to the tipster who informed me about the Paul Smith friends & family sale!  After work, I decided to try my luck and see if I can get into the sale.  I arrived to find no line.  I told the woman holding the clipboard in the lobby that I wasn't on the list and she said "that's all right, go right on in."  She was so nice. Inside was pretty subdued.[...]

This Just In:  Paul Smith Friends & Family Sale...

A Sample Sally tipster just informed us about a Paul Smith friends & family sale he went to today in SoHo.  Here's his report: I bought a pair of Suede Driving Shoes…$40.  Men’s dress shoes are $80, suits $175.  It was kind of a mad house. According to the tipster, there's men's and women's merchandise.  For women, there was clothing, shoes, purses[...]

Spruce up Your Home with SFERRA

Spruce up Your Home with SFERRA

Spring cleaning?  If you're looking to spruce up your home, you might want to check out the sample sale in Chelsea Market hosted by Italian luxury bedding label, SFERRA. Bedding (such as comforters, pillows, blankets, sheets) and fine table linens are 50 to 80 percent off.  What appeared to be popular with customers today were the sheet sets and duvet covers.  Th[...]

Stella McCartney Creates Cute and Pretty for GapKids

I was looking for a dress for a niece of mine so I thought I'd check out the Stella McCartney for GapKids collection to see if I can find something for her.  If you want to see the collection up close, you will find the pieces at a small shop on Fifth Avenue and 53rd Street next to the Gap flagship.  The tiny store was filled with McCartney's adorable kids cloth[...]

Zac Posen for Target NYC 24-Hour Pop-up Shop

Target is launching yet another designer pop-up shop in New York.  This time, the chain's collaboration with Zac Posen kicks off a preview on April 15th more than a week before the collection hits stores nationwide.  Posen's upcoming capsule line will be available for only 24 hours.  The short preview could be anticipation of high demand.  You may recall that [...]

Deals on Fun Fanciful Knitwear at Ca$hmere

Knitwear label Ca$hmere is hosting a sample sale through Saturday.  I wasn't familiar with the brand so I thought I'd check out the sale Friday at the label's Meatpacking District Showroom.  The two designers were on hand to provide assistance to customers.  There wasn't a lot of merchandise - several racks of women's tops, dresses and jackets.  Plus boxes of [...]

Club Monaco Blowout Sale Ends at Noon Today

The Club Monaco sale was under my radar.  I heard about it from the girls at Sugar Rock Catwalk who reported yesterday that most of the women's items they saw were in sample sizes (6 or 8).  They were pretty much right about that.  I stopped in first thing this morning.  There was still a lot of clothing for both men and women.  Not much jewelry left. Pric[...]