Want to Tote Marvel's Bags? Check out the Sale...

Jane Marvel’s all-purpose bags, messengers, and weekenders are up to 50 percent off this week at the brand's sample sale.  The sale is taking place at Marvel's showroom in Midtown.  I stopped in after work on Tuesday to find several women looking at what was on offer.  There are all sorts of style handbag in a wide array of colorful prints.  These bags are made[...]

Fendi Warehouse Sale is a Flop... as Shoppers Walk out Empty Handed

There were few takers at the Fendi sale in Chelsea's Metropolitan Pavilion this morning. Even after waiting in line at 8:30am, many women walked out empty handed, including me.  There was no scoring a fabulous handbag here. The items on sale were expensive. The high-end brand's sought-after handbags were mostly 60% off the regular price. The medium and large ba[...]

Cavalli Sample Sale:  Couture, Color but not a lot of Deals

It's a rare occurrence for Roberto Cavalli to hold a sample sale.  Apparently, the Italian designer's last official sample sale was three years ago.  Monday night, a few shoppers were at the Altman building in Chelsea browsing the racks.  The brand's ready-to-wear and couture collections are discounted at up to 80% off the regular price. But even on sale, most item[...]

Fab Feminine Frocks at the FALLS Sale in the W. Village

This weekend, Falls is taking 30 to 60% off spring & summer 09' merchandise.  I discovered the brand back in February when Falls designer Philip Leeming held a sale in a pop-up shop on Greenwich Avenue.  I like his stuff so I wanted to check out what he had on offer this time. I stopped in on Friday afternoon and was happily surprised to find Philip there.Â[...]

RAG & BONE Rakes in at their Shop in the West Village

The rain didn't seem to dampen rag & bone fans who were intent on finding deals at the brand's West Village store Thursday evening.  rag & bone's sought-after jeans ($79 for all denim) were going fast.  But don't panic, ladies, a sales person told me that they had boxes of stuff ready to go out Friday.  Mostly stretch skinny jeans in lightweight fabric for [...]

Marginal Merchandise at the Malandrino Sale

Prices were good but the pickings were slim at the Catherine Malandrino sale in Chelsea's Metropolitan Pavilion.  Since this was the first day, I wonder if all the good stuff walked out the door earlier in the day.  I did notice that a lot of the merchandise was piled up in the dressing room - waiting to be put out into the sales floor.  Employees were working fran[...]

La Dolce Deals at the D&G Sale in Chelsea

I couldn't believe my eyes when I walked into this sale... the amount of merchandise was staggering.  Both the Italian high-end (Dolce & Gabbana) and D&G lines are discounted.  The D&G folks managed to fill the Metropolitan Pavilion on 18th Street with lots of goods - dresses, skirts, pants, and all sorts of accessories from handbags, shoes to belts. In [...]