I'm a big fan of Dame Westwood's designs but I can't always afford to pay retail for her garments.  For that reason, I make every attempt to check out sales of her merchandise.  Scatola Showroom in Chelsea is hosting a sale this week on the Vivienne Westwood Anglomania fall line offering up to 75 percent off. I showed up just when they were closing Wednesday night.Â[...]

Nanette Lepore Sample Sale

Fellow blogger Rad Shopping checked out the Nanette Lepore sample sale Wednesday night.  Just like the label's other sales, she found lots of merchandise; jackets are going for $190, dresses at $140, tops & pants at $100 and more.  Check out the price list below which she managed to snag.  Here's what she writes: "...2 long racks of merchandise; lots of jacket[...]

Merchandise Dwindle at the Twinkle Sample Sale

The after work crowd flocked over to the Twinkle by Wenlan sale in the Garment District Wednesday night.  When I got there, the place was fairly packed.  Like me, these women must have read Racked's review of the sale which stated that "most pieces cost under $100."  It was true.  Deals on dresses at $65, silk and knit tops, skirts and pants ranging from $45 t[...]

Bagging the Kooba Handbag Sale

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78Xz8ZGVxVc The Kooba handbag sale in the Garment District was busy but manageable after work on Tuesday.  This was the first day and already the merchandise looked picked over, especially the room with the samples.  That's where bloggers Grace + Kate reported that earlier in the day the real deals could be found (bags starting at [...]

A Look at This Week’s Sales…

Vivienne Westwood and other brands (Iodice, Bliss Lau, and Ilaria Nistri) are giving up to 75 percent off Fall merchandise. Prices range from $50 to $300. Where/When: Scatola Showroom, 544 W. 27th St., nr. Eleventh Ave., sixth fl.; 11/17–11/20 Tu–F (10–7). Kooba handbags from current and past seasons are up to 80 percent off. Where/When: 141 W. 36th St.[...]

I stopped into the sale at Surface to Air's loft space in Chinatown on Saturday.  The label is known for its great tees and hoodies.  There were plenty of T-shirts for $25 and denim for $75 for both men and women.  Also on offer are a few dresses, tops and skirts. For men, I spotted some jackets, polos and shirts.  You'll also find jewelry - pendants and rings - a[...]

I'm a huge fan of French designer Barbara Bui.  For that reason, I try to hit her sample sales when I can.  The designer is holding her fall/winter sample sale this weekend, Sunday is the last day. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxSxHCgqSJ8 I popped in on Saturday to find out that I was a day too late.  I love her jackets and trousers (perfect fit and fabulous[...]