A line had formed outside the J.Crew sample sale when I arrived around 6pm tonight. Inside, it was crammed with women going through racks of sweaters ($30-60), shirts ($30) and dresses ($60). I went to see if I could score a cashmere sweater. I wasn't in the mood for looking through the racks of mostly samples. SAMPLE written in black marker inside the [...]
I finally made it to Dumbo's pop-up flea market. A gorgeous day. The stuff for sale did not disappoint. Lots of vintage. One vendor was selling French bakelite for $30 each. Not bad. I had my eye on the bracelets and a lovely straw handbag ($55) perfect for the warm months ahead. No purchases this time - just wanted to scope out the place. Planning to[...]
When I got to the Rachel Roy sale, I was disappointed. Very limited on the small sizes and it was the first day of the sale. Dress prices started at $175, but most of them were $300-500. Lots of feminine blouses were priced at $175. If you're looking for a party frock, check out the sale. I saw a cute sweater in my size but the $250 price tag was a tad [...]
Alexander McQueen did not disappoint. The clothes were cool, lots of black.
Marc Jacob's winter handbag sale at his Mercer Street store in Soho was unbelievably mobbed. I had a feeling that the line would be long, but I never imagined how long. I stood out in the cold with dozens and dozens of women for nearly three hours. I had to pop out of line a couple of times and go to the Angelica movie theater up the block to warm up. My friend[...]