Follow up: Barneys Warehouse Sale... the Scoop on Men's Items

There is one reason to hit the Barneys Warehouse sale early:  the men's suits.  In the first few days, you'll find some high-end designer suits.  The really nice suits tend to go fast and by the end of the sale, there's not much left to choose from. I stopped in Friday night with my BF  just to check out the merchandise in the men's section downstairs where[...]

A Busy Day at the Barneys Warehouse Sale in Chelsea...

One of the major shopping events of the year, the Barneys Warehouse sale, which happens only twice a year, started Thursday and runs through Labor Day.  At 8:30 am on the first day, the place was already packed. A line had formed outside before the doors opened.  Inside, shoppers were already rummaging through the racks, grabbing at shoes and, in one corner, peeling[...]

Rachel Roy Sample Sale Report…

Rachel Roy Sample Sale Report...

Today is the last day of Rachel Roy's sample sale where the merchandise is 85 percent off. I checked out the goods at closing time yesterday and I was disappointed.  I expected a better selection in dresses.  The frilly frocks, tops and bottoms on offer were uninspiring.  Plus,  my size wasn't available in the one item that did catch my eye (a silk chiffon top for[...]

The Wearable Art of Issey Miyake is on Sale Today Only...

For just today, Issey Miyake’s wearable art is on sale to the public.  The designer’s runway collection for men and women as well as his Pleats Please, Issey Miyake, Fete, Cauliflower, and more are marked down  up to 80 percent off.  The sale started yesterday for friends and family.  When I stopped in around 9am this morning, there was still merchandise l[...]

Looking Forward to Fall at the R.E.D Valentino Sale...

This week's  R.E.D. Valentino sale started today where clothing for both men and women are marked down up to 90 percent off.  I found plenty of items for fall and winter, mostly R.E.D Valention but also some other European designers were mixed in.  Maybe it was because of the summer temperatures we've been experiencing lately but I really wasn't in the mood to [...]

A Whole Lotta Shoe Candy at Sergio Rossi...

You'll find plenty of fun, fabulous and sexy shoes at the Sergio Rossi sample sale this week where items are marked down 50 to 75 percent off.  At around 5:30pm today, there were some great finds in all sorts of styles and colors. Sizes ranged from 34 to 41 and prices were from $199 for sandals to $460 for python slingback pumps.  The signature Rossi platforms c[...]

Slim Pickings at the Cynthia Rowley Sample Sale in the W.Village

The dresses are the feature of the Cynthia Rowley sample sale being held at her West Village boutique.  Around 6:30pm on Thursday, I found a short line to the dressing rooms and a number of women browsing the racks in the back room of the shop. The sale started earlier on Thursday and already the pickings looked picked over.  There were plenty of basics:  shift [...]