Slim Pickings at the Anbar Shoes Closeout Sale in TriBeCa...

Anbar Shoes, the designer discount shoe store in TriBeCa, is hosting a closing sale.  I dropped by the shop on 60 Reade Street yesterday to check out the goods and prices.  The place was pretty much picked over.  I did spot a handful of jewels but I really had to look hard.  A pair of Lanvin pumps are $207 (originally $945), Mui Mui stiletto's for $200 (origin[...]

Still Some Deals Left at the Built by Wendy Summer Sale...

Built by Wendy's Nolita boutique on 7 Centre Market Place was hopping Saturday afternoon when I stopped by to check out the sale there.  As I looked at the racks, I found a number of cute summer deals.  The floral strapless dress is $135 (originally $270), the floral bustier is $42 (originally $140), the jersey cowl minidress is $81 ($162), the window pretty dre[...]

Delightfully Sexy Dresses at the Jill Stuart Summer Sale in SoHo...

The Jill Stuart boutique in SoHo was very subdued when I stopped in late Thursday to check out the two-day sale there. Although a number of racks had 40% off signs, one of the sales people came over to inform me that sale items were actually all 60% off.  Shoes are at 40% off.  If you've been searching for a special dress or just something lovely to wear, you'll[...]

Elie Tahari Sale in Chelsea Favors Sample Sizes...

Elie Tahari is offloading a ton of merchandise and for cheap at its warehouse sale at a space in Chelsea Market. You'll find racks upon racks of stuff for both men and women: blazers for $29, outerwear is $39, bottoms and shirts at $19, and some knits are going for $9.  One major catch:  women's merchandise are all sample sizes (4-6). Plus, some of the actual sample[...]

Nanette Lepore Fans Get Another Chance to Score...

If you missed the Nanette Lepore sale in the spring, you have another chance at a deal.  The designer is holding another sample sale this week in Midtown.  When I stopped in late Tuesday, they still had a lot of merchandise to off-load.  If you're a sample size, head over to the clearance section where you'll find the real bargains.   A size 2 will do really w[...]

Stellar Deals at the Stella McCartney Sale in Chelsea...

The best deals at the Stella McCartney sale are the jeans for $60. The sale started today at Chelsea's Metropolitan Pavilion.  I got there right when they opened this morning to find a line which was manageable. There were also some deals on spring/summer handbags which came in all sorts of colors.  Many a bit too colorful for my taste.  Medium and large[...]

Bottom of the Barrel Bargains at the J.Crew Sample Sale...

J.Crew is having yet another sample sale at Clothingline.  Like previous sales, the brand's castoffs are up for grabs. I stopped in on Sunday afternoon when there was not much of a line and only a few minutes wait. This sale had actual samples, which all tend to be small.  While looking through the racks of cashmere sweaters (long-sleeved at $60 and short-sle[...]