A collective of brands have gathered together for an Auction on Instagram to affect positive change in our communities with 100% of the proceeds benefiting No Kid Hungry or your Local Food Bank. The auction will be held @melissajoymanning from May 20-June 3rd. ENTER HERE to access the auction on Instagram!
When the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) last week recommended that all Americans wear face masks, we saw an increase of people making their own. The #facemask hashtag trended on Instagram. Even before the CDC recommendations, there were lots of people sewing their own masks. With the scarcity of personal protection equipment (PPE) for hospital workers, de[...]
Brooklyn-based footwear brand, Gray Matters, is hosting a sample sale on the Bowery through this Sunday, March 15. The brand is using a pop-up raw space at 213 Bowery. Walk in and you'll find new shoes in a range of sizes (35-41) displayed on shelves. In the middle of the space on the floor, you'll find samples or one-of-a-kind styles that were never produ[...]
Meeting a friend and fellow shopper in Soho yesterday evening, we decided to check the Kiki de Montparnasse sample sale at 151 Wooster Street which has been extended through this Sunday, March 15th. It was not a surprise that there were only a handful of shoppers at the sale space, considering the situation with the Coronavirus. If you're going to be home-boun[...]
The Brooklyn boutique, Swords-Smith, which carries emerging and established designers is hosting a sample sale this weekend. Today (Monday, February 17th) is the last day. Here shoppers will find dozens of designers who offer creative, modern apparel, accessories, footwear for both men and women. Some of the brands we've covered on this site such as M. Patmos wh[...]
Frederick Gelb has been one of the Premier designer label fur manufacturers for 40 years. Now he's going-out-of-business and selling off his multi-million dollar inventory at Unbelievable Liquidation Prices. But there are only 14 days left until they close their doors forever at 787 Lexington Avenue (btwn 61st-62nd st). Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-7pm. Sat-Sun 10am-6pm. [...]
Known for its handcrafted flats, Margaux, is hosting a sample sale in Chelsea (261 W. 19th Street) through Friday, January 31. The footwear is made in Spain from Italian leather. We stopped into this sale last night and found a large selection of styles, colors, sizes (including some wide and narrow sizes). We spotted plenty of flats (ballet, classic, pointed t[...]