Deals to be had at the Halston Sample Sale in SoHo

I stopped into the Halston sample sale on Spring Street Tuesday morning and found some beautiful pieces. There were racks of actual production samples and one-of-a-kinds. You'll find deals on shoes, handbags and two racks of clothing. Sample shoes from the fall collection are on sale for $75, including cute suede ballet flats embellished with a stylish Hal[...]

Lovely Lingerie and much more at the Eberjey Sample Sale

Eberjey is taking 50%-70% off its intimates, pajamas and swimwear at a sample sale in Midtown today and tomorrow. At 9:15am today, the small conference room on the ground floor of the Shoreham Hotel on W.55th Street was already buzzing with shoppers looking through the racks. It won't take long to find a good deal here. Lots of lingerie in all sorts of colors [...]

Last Call at the Lyell Sale in NoLita

Lyell is closing its NoLita boutique for the month of July.  But before doing that, the label is offering up to 70% off samples from their current and past seasons. I stopped in Saturday afternoon to check out what was on offer.  I found a number of lovely things on sale.  Vintage-inspired silk blouses and dresses.  Designer Emma Fletcher's clothing are sim[...]

Garage Sale This Weekend at Samples for (eco)mpassion

Samples for (eco)mpassion is having a serious garage sale where clothing and accessories from labels such as Lauren Moffett, Michael Kors, DVF and more all priced under $40. The place was busy when I dropped in Saturday afternoon.  But I really had to dig to find something I liked.  The sizes and styles were spotty.  There weren't a lot of clothing in my size - sma[...]

Vivienne Westwood Last Day of the Sale

Today is the last day of the Vivienne Westwood sale of the brand's Spring/Summer 2009 Collection.  I dropped into the Chelsea showroom where the sale was taking place.  Late Wednesday, there were a handful of women looking through the racks.  But no one there appeared to be opening their wallets.  That may be because - even at 70% to 80% off - the prices were stil[...]

Getting Your Kicks With Melissa's Plastic Fantastics...

I had no expectations when I arrived at the Melissa sample sale in the Brazilian brand's Chelsea showroom.  I went looking for Zaha Hadid shoes for a Sally reader.  Unfortunately, there were none to be had.  A salesperson told me that those styles are not available in the United States yet.  But should arrive in October. The showroom was hopping with shop[...]

Alice + Olivia Sample Sale in Midtown Draws a Crowd

The sale at the Alice + Olivia shop in Midtown was buzzing with shoppers after work Tuesday.  There appeared to be a lot of takers - many browsing the racks and some clutching armfuls of clothing.  I'm not a big fan of the brand so I couldn't understand the appeal.  But from the looks of the shop tonight, Alice + Olivia certainly has a following. Here's the pric[...]