Plenty of Room at the Shoe-Inn

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9GVM54-Y84 The annual Shoe-Inn warehouse sale kicked off over the weekend.  The sale promises to deliver thousands of women's designer shoes and boots at deep discounts.  Sale organizers filled the massive Gotham Hall in the Garment District with plenty of footwear - not all of it is worth buying.  I checked out the goods on Saturd[...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JJvKrGG4F0 Paul Smith kicked off its end-of-season sale yesterday at its sale outpost in Brooklyn  where you'll find fall merchandise up to 70 percent off.  Last night, I decided to brave the cold and trek to Williamsburg to see if there were any deals to be had. Many items were still pretty pricey despite the hefty discount. I[...]

'Tis the season for cocktail parties... so when Falls designing duo Philip Leeming and Leong Ong invited me to their studio in the East Village for a trunk show served up with drinks, I had to say yes.  Many designers host trunk shows but this one was very small and intimate.  A nice way to shop.  While we looked through items hung on a rack, both designers helped [...]

Sale Update: Rebecca & Drew Sample Sale

Sale Update:  Rebecca & Drew Sample Sale

The Rebecca & Drew sample sale wraps up today. Even though there's only a few hours left before the end of the sale, I thought it was worth mentioning for those of you looking for some incredible deals.  A Sally reader emailed me her findings. ...I paid $50 each for a blue silk dress and the purple printed one (pictured), $40 for a shirt and only $30 for a s[...]

Lousy Merch at Tory Burch…

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYgVvoJyMU0 If you haven't stopped into the Tory Burch sample sale, don't waste your time.  This sale is not worth it.  I kept thinking Burch burnout while I looked through the slim pickings at Clothingline Wednesday night.  The space was practically empty - just a few racks of Burch merchandise.  I spotted blouses (white and geome[...]

Sale Update: Vera Wang, Chic but Costly

Sale Update:  Vera Wang, Chic but Costly

If you're wondering about the Vera Wang ready-to-wear sample and stock sale at the designer's showroom in the Garment District, a Sally reader who checked out the goods yesterday reports that the wares were way too expensive for her.  Apparently, the merchandise is 75 percent off the price listed on the tags. Here's what she spotted: ...a simple plain dress is [...]

Further Price Cuts at Catherine Malandrino

If you thought the prices at Catherine Malandrino's sample sale were pricey, sale organizers are making the deals more enticing on this the last day of the sale.  This morning, they started  giving an additional 25 percent off all items.  They also brought in new merchandise yesterday - pieces from Malandrino limited-edition collection were hanging from two racks i[...]