Cynthia Rowley's Rummage Sale

The Cynthia Rowley sample sale in the designer's West Village boutique reminded me of a garage sale.  There was such an odd mix of goods up for grab - castoffs from seasons past for up to 80 percent off retail.  The sale is taking place in the back room of the boutique.  Die-hard Rowley fans will find a few bargains, but be prepared to invest the time in rummag[...]

chloe & reese sample sale

chloe & reese sample sale

I popped into the chloe & reese sample sale last night in the Garment District to check out whether they had any blazers and cashmere day dresses.   During the label’s summer sample sale, there were so many fun feminine frocks on offer.  I picked up two strapless dresses for $90 each.  This time, the merchandise had been picked over.  I did spot a cute [...]

httpv:// You can weather the winter with a change of scenery at Change of Season - a treasure tucked away on East 9th Street specializing in hand-selected pieces from the European collections.  For the month of January, shop owners Clinton Curtis and Marco Querci are hosting an end-of-season sale on most items in their store.  O[...]

Plenty of Room at the Shoe-Inn

httpv:// 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:// 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[...]