Filene's Basement Closing Sale:  Any worthwhile deals left?

Madison Avenue Spy reported last week that the Filene's Basement in Chelsea was closing, pointing out that the merchandise was lackluster and that anyone going there would have to invest in the time to dig through the merchandise to find gems.  Sample Sally contributor, Artsy Anna, was up to the challenge, stopping in Monday night.  Here's her report: Everythin[...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGAb-ntr5uw I had planned to check out the Bally sale in Midtown over the weekend.  But I couldn't make it there in time so I stopped in on Monday instead when sale organizers began offering further reductions (30 to 40 percent off the sale price, which was already at 75 percent off retail).  For women:  flats, sandals and pumps are[...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQ2YLP2MD78 With another week to go, the Barneys Warehouse Sale is offering additional discounts on its sale merchandise.  Women's designer goods are now an extra 40 percent off the sale prices.  Accessories are an extra 20 percent off, including all women's footwear (shoes and boots), men's sneakers, belts, ties and more.  Women's [...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-Xq7eXaqcw The New York-based designer, Jodi Arnold, winter/resort 2010 collection sample sale is definitely worth visiting.  Arnold is offering up to 80 percent off her labels which include Mint, Redbird and her eponymous line. I checked out the goods Thursday evening to find plenty of merchandise.  I spotted Arnold’s signatur[...]

Spot Check:  Further Discounts at Barneys Warhouse Sale

Ladies and Gents, the Barneys Warehouse Sale has started slashing prices this week.  I did a spot check last night to find that women's designer clothing is now 25 percent off the sale price as well as denim.  For men, casual button down shirts and pants are 25 percent off as are the tuxedos.  Chelsea Passage is also 25 percent off.  Footwear for both men and [...]

Although the front row would have been preferable, Sally had the ideal outsider's seat on the steps of the Tents.  From the far reaches of Chelsea to Sixth Avenue The Little Mr., me and our friend Richard had the perfect runway to view the procession of recognizable faces and legs.  Here's a sampling from Sally.  Enjoy! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yaINl-majoA [...]

Alexander Wang:  Streams Show on Times Square Billboard

A sign of the times, as more and more designers embrace technology to further enhance their fashion shows.  The latest is Alexander Wang who plans to broadcast his fashion show on the American Eagle LED screen on 46th and Broadway in Times Square, WWD reports.  Wang says: "This is a New York brand, and so much of our inspiration is from here. I wanted to bring it t[...]

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