Shopping Storm:  Long wait at 7 For All Mankind

My friend, Bianca, just sent me this picture of the long line outside the Metropolitan Pavilion.  She along with all these shoppers are waiting to get into the 7 For All Mankind sample sale.  This photo was taken at 11:50am: The sale is going on all weekend.  You can click here to read my review of Thursday's sale preview.  There's plenty of merchandis[...]

Wall-to-Wall Denim and more on Sale...

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4K0IpWxFo3s The 7 For All Mankind first-ever sample sale opens to the public Friday and goes through the weekend.  I checked out the goods yesterday during the invitation-only preview.  A steady stream of shoppers came in but it wasn't mobbed.  Perhaps the calm before today's storm? There's a lot of denim on offer - an assorted sel[...]

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQwjIuJRYbg If you didn't brave the long lines Thursday outside Uniqlo in Soho, you still have a chance to get your hands on Jil Sander's new garments for the cheap and chic chain.  A new shipment is arriving overnight - just in time for Friday.  Not surprising that by the end of the day Thursday, the merchandise was picked over and [...]

Sale Dispatch: W Hotel – The Store

A Sally reader who just came from the W Hotel sample sale says it's worth it.  She reports that the goods are 80% off retail prices.  Here's her report: The sales are good definitely... best deals are the dresses and the sheets. The W Hotel sheets are selling for $10 - $15 dollars. The only item higher is the Duvet cover which runs $40. Jewelry and scarves are ap[...]

Baby Abandoned at Tory Burch Sale; Sample Sizes Score

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCWjuaRTdqs When I saw a woman and her friend try to carry a stroller with her baby up a flight of stairs, I knew this sale would be a little nuts.  And I was right.  A few minutes later, I heard the manager yell:  "If the woman who left her baby upfront doesn't collect it, I'm calling child protective services!" The place was [...]

Feminine Pieces at the Luca Luca Sample Sale...

It was still early for most shoppers when I stopped by the Luca Luca sale in the Garment district a few minutes before 9am Tuesday morning. I had the place to myself.  The only other person there was office manager Ilana who was kind enough to let me snag some photos. The label is hosting a sale this week offering up to 90% off it's spring/summer 2009 merchand[...]

A Look at This Week’s Sales…

The first-ever sample sale for 7 For All Mankind is taking place this week.  On offer are men's and women's jeans, tops, jackets, handbags, dresses, and more. Shoppers should register in advance online, though you may also register at the door. Where/When: Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St., nr. Sixth Ave., fifth fl.; 10/2-10/4 10–8. Clothingline is hosting [...]