J.Crew Sample Sale - get the scoop...

  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 [...]

Vintage Worthy: Dumbo Winter Pop-up Market

  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[...]

Rachel Roy Sale

Rachel Roy Sale

  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 [...]

Marc Jacobs Winter Handbag Sale

Marc Jacobs Winter Handbag Sale

  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[...]

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