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Last Call for Clothingline

Clothingline is closing its doors for the month of August.  Before doing that, the Garment district’s often criticized sample sale spot is having one final sale before going on hiatus.  On offer is a mixed bag of merchandise.

I thought some of the Milly items (actual samples) were worth it – feminine pieces and classic silhouettes.  I spotted some signature Milly – Palm Beach palette in great fabrics and prints.  The items are a steal:  tops, skirts and pants at $39, dresses from at $59 and $79.  One problem is the sizing (size 4 or 6). There were several racks of Tory Burch odds and ends, including dresses ($50), tops ($25) and bottoms ($35).  None of the Tory Burch caught my eye.

There was also plenty of sweaters (if you can even think of wool and cashmere in this heat) by Design History at affordable prices – samples from $25 to $50.  Several styles of Kooba handbags were available going for $225 and $275.  Boy Meets Girl tanks & tops are $30, hats $20 and bags $35.

One of the guys who runs the place, Michael, was in rare form today.  Seriously.  I don’t know where he comes up with his announcements.  As he was trying to scoot the customers out of the space at closing, he said “Ladies, the sales floor is now closed.  While I really want to stay here, I have a life.  I have to get home so I can feed my fish!!!”

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