Tags archives: Chanel

Paris Shops – Vintage Chanel, Dior, Hermès, Gucci, Louis Vuitton

Another vintage shop worth mentioning, which I stumbled upon walking back from the Musée d'Orsay is the LaGallery on Rue de Lille in the 7th Arrondissement. It’s a tiny shop that carries a well-curated selection of designer handbags and accessories from the 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s. I could have easily missed it, except that the contents in two distinct birdcages di[...]

Paris Shopping: Chanel & Hermes

There are plenty of vintage stores throughout Paris. I checked out a few of them. One proprietor, in the St Germain des Près area, who has two shops right next to each other is worth mentioning. For years, Catherine B has been scouring the world for vintage Hermes and Chanel. In her shops, she has a great selection of handbags and accessories. There were lots of [...]

Barneys Summer Sale – Now up to 75% off Retail

When we heard that Barneys had marked down its sale merchandise further, we headed over to the flagship store on Madison Avenue to check it out… Despite the signs that items are up to 75% off retail, we didn’t see much on offer reduced that low.  Instead, many of the pieces we picked up were around 60% off, including designer shoes which surprisingly still had lo[...]

Barneys Summer Sale - Up to 60% Off Retail

Many of the department stores are now hosting their summer sale... We headed over to Barneys a few days ago to check out the women's designer shoe department where sale shoes were organized on racks by size. The discount is now up to 60% off on select items. There was quite a selection of styles from high-end designers such as Chanel sandals at $599, Lavin heels [...]

PREVIEW - Steven Alan Spring Closet Cleaning

We managed to get images from the press preview of the Steven Alan spring closet cleaning party in Tribeca, which is taking place tomorrow (Sunday). As we mentioned in an earlier post, it's an event put together by the retailer and the online fashion community, Material Wrld where shoppers will find pre-owned designer and vintage pieces. We're told they receive[...]

I-ELLA.com Spring Sample Sale

The online consignment shop I-ELLA  is hosting a spring sample sale where you’ll find pieces from Alexander McQueen, Christian Louboutin, Jimmy Choo, 3.1 Phillip Lim, vintage Chanel and Louis Vuitton and more.  In the video, the woman behind the website pulls out some standout pieces… Where/Where:  401 Broadway, Suite 700 (b/w Walker and Lispendard), NY, NY; Mar[...]

Housing Works Fashion For Action Public Sale Starts Today

Through the weekend, you can shop for a cause at the Housing Works thrift shop in Chelsea where you’ll find 250 designer brands sold at charitable prices.  Last night, we attended the benefit reception at the Altman Building. Despite the storm, Fashion for Action's co-chair Patricia Clarkson and other celebs turned out to give their support.  We shot video of the [...]

Slim Pickings at POSH Fashion Sell-A-Thon

The annual charity POSH sale is taking place this weekend at Lighthouse International in Midtown. The sale offers pieces from a wide-range of designers, including Chanel, Dior, Escada, Ralph Lauren and more.  Artsy Anna stopped in yesterday afternoon.  Here's her report: I hate to knock a sale that goes to a good cause, but the POSH Fashion Sell-A-Thon was very dis[...]

I-ELLA - an up and coming online marketplace where members can buy, sell, borrow and swap - is hosting a sample sale this week.  They’ll be offering 50-90 percent off the original prices of designer pieces by Christian Louboutin, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Prada and more… The site’s founder & CEO, Ella, took us through the racks to show us some of her favorite[...]

Saks Fifth Avenue Winter Sale

The Saks Fifth Avenue winter sale is in full swing this week... Get up to 60-percent off the original price for her and up to 50-percent off for him. The store was busy on Tuesday, but not as insane as Monday as the New York Daily News and Racked reported security had to shut down the women's designer shoe department on the 8th floor because pandemonium broke o[...]