Bagging the Kooba Handbag Sale

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78Xz8ZGVxVc The Kooba handbag sale in the Garment District was busy but manageable after work on Tuesday.  This was the first day and already the merchandise looked picked over, especially the room with the samples.  That's where bloggers Grace + Kate reported that earlier in the day the real deals could be found (bags starting at [...]

A Look at This Week’s Sales…

Vivienne Westwood and other brands (Iodice, Bliss Lau, and Ilaria Nistri) are giving up to 75 percent off Fall merchandise. Prices range from $50 to $300. Where/When: Scatola Showroom, 544 W. 27th St., nr. Eleventh Ave., sixth fl.; 11/17–11/20 Tu–F (10–7). Kooba handbags from current and past seasons are up to 80 percent off. Where/When: 141 W. 36th St.[...]

I stopped into the sale at Surface to Air's loft space in Chinatown on Saturday.  The label is known for its great tees and hoodies.  There were plenty of T-shirts for $25 and denim for $75 for both men and women.  Also on offer are a few dresses, tops and skirts. For men, I spotted some jackets, polos and shirts.  You'll also find jewelry - pendants and rings - a[...]

I'm a huge fan of French designer Barbara Bui.  For that reason, I try to hit her sample sales when I can.  The designer is holding her fall/winter sample sale this weekend, Sunday is the last day. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxSxHCgqSJ8 I popped in on Saturday to find out that I was a day too late.  I love her jackets and trousers (perfect fit and fabulous[...]

A Look at This Weekend’s Sales…

French designer Barbara Bui is holding her fall/winter sample sale this weekend.  Where/When: 115 Wooster St. (b/w Prince and Spring); Thru Sunday 11/15, Sat (10-6) and Sun (12-6). Martin Margiela, DSquared, and Victor & Rolf pool their garments for the Staff USA sample sale. Where/When: 220 W. 19th St., nr. Seventh Ave., eleventh fl.; Thru 11/14 Sat (10–7[...]

Four Boots for Three Boots at To Boot New York

A friend hit the To Boot New York sale in the West Village Friday.  He managed to take some snapshots of the sale which was busy but not crowded.  He came out with a pair of brown leather ankle boots for $119.  Here's his impression of the sale: "...couldn't find my way around the Village (no surprise) but then saw a steady stream of men carrying the same plai[...]

Just in:  Public Allowed into Louboutin Sale, but is it worth it?

A Sally reader just sent the photo above.  She left empty handed after waiting in a short line before Noon when the Louboutin sale organizers let the public in for the last three hours of the sale. Here's what she wrote: "I just left. Woman came out and said $200 to $400 and not many sizes. Rather buy on sale at Saks." You may want to skip this sale.  But if [...]