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 [...]

Steven Dann's Designer Shoe Sale is Hit or Miss...

At 6pm on Thursday, organizers for the Steven Dann designer shoe sale were still not ready to open the garage doors on Lafayette St. in Soho.  My friend and I returned 30 minutes later to find quite a number of shoppers going through the boxes.  I found the sale hit or miss.  Mostly, miss in my case since the selection was spotty.  There were mostly stilettos, som[...]

Ultimate Lux on Sale... un peu cher.

With no line to delay me, I breezed into the second day of the Hermés sale at the Metropolitan Pavilion on 18th Street Thursday afternoon.  Inside, it was busy but fairly calm.  The sale attracted all kinds of shoppers.  I spotted a woman in her 80s wearing gold sneakers.  She was trying on a pair of Hermés leather flat sandals ($285).  The shoe and boot se[...]

Before she was Chanel…

Tuesday night, I went with my actress friend to the Screen Actor's Guild screening of the Coco Chanel biopic, "Coco avant Chanel." Director Anne Fontaine's film breezily showcases the events that shaped the French designer's life early on.  The film portrays Chanel's struggle in her early 20s as a seamstress and part-time singer, then as the live-in lover to a playbo[...]

Fashion's Night Out Flashback: Lucky's Boutique Crawl...

If you enjoyed yourselves on Fashion's Night Out, you can sip, socialize and score again this Thursday, September 24, on a smaller scale.  Take part in Lucky Magazine's boutique crawl. Just stroll down Bleecker Street between Hudson and Seventh Avenue for discounts of 10% to 30% off stores like Cynthia Rowley, Lulu Guiness, Diptyque, 7 for all Mankind, and Castor[...]

A Look at This Week’s Sales…

A Look at This Week's Sales...

Hermés is hosting a sale this week where you can get 40 to 60 percent off bags and accessories. Where/When: The Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 West 18th St between Sixth and Seventh Ave. Thru 9/26 (10-6p). Get 50 to 70 percent off rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings at Slane & Slane.  Where/When: 8 W.25 St between Sixth Ave and Broadway, 11th floor Thru 9/2[...]

Shopping Frenzy at Hayden-Harnett's Blowout Sale...

This weekend, Brooklyn-based label Hayden-Harnett is holding a warehouse sale where their spring-summer ‘09 collection is 60-80 percent off.  The small boutique in NoLita was busy Friday evening when I stopped in to check out the merchandise.  There was a line to the dressing room and at the cash register.  This was the first day and the clothing was alread[...]

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