Category archives: Jewelry

httpv:// The East Village boutique, Change of Season, a shop that specializes in designer items from the European collections is offering an additional 20 percent off this Memorial Day weekend.  Shop owners Clinton Curtis and Marco Querci travel to Europe to hand-pick all the merchandise here which they sell at a discount.  I fi[...]

Invitation Only:  Ralph Lauren Sample Sale (UPDATE)

The Ralph Lauren sample sale for friends and family kicked off this morning at 9am at Soiffer Haskin.  Just like previous sales, the line stretched down West 33rd street to 9th Avenue.   The sale runs through tomorrow at 6pm.  If you're thinking of trying your luck at getting in, don't bother.  You need a shopping pass (which is given out by Ralph Lauren emplo[...]

httpv:// I stopped into NYC-based accessories label PONO's spring sample sale in the Garment District hoping to find a birthday gift for a friend.  I found her a gift and more... There was such a large selection of bracelets, necklaces, chokers, belts, and so on at up to 80 percent off that I had a tough time trying to decide what t[...]

Accessorize Your Wardrobe with Accents by Sophia...

Artsy Anna was looking to enhance some of her outfits.  She found some great accents at the Accents by Sophia sample sale.  Here's her report: I'd heard of Accents by Sophia but never been to one of their sales before today.  The wholesaler, who opens to the public twice a year for its sample sales, sells under private label to department stores, including Sak[...]

VIDEO:  Sayonara Takashimaya

httpv:// Yesterday was the first day of Japanese high-end retailer, Takashimaya's, liquidation sale where everything in the store was 40 percent off.  By the end of the day, the entire store was picked through. The handbags and accessories were nearly gone on the first floor. The home section looked like a tornado had hit.  The [...]

Takashimaya Closing Sale Starts Today...

The popular Japanese retailer, Takashimaya, begins its closing sale today where all merchandise will be 40 percent off.  For those of us familiar with the six-floor shopping palace, we know the store offers so many one-of-a-kind treasures. I stopped in yesterday to see what I could find.  On the first floor, there were some great leather handbags and beauty p[...]

Update:  Hermès Spring Sale Still Drawing a Crowd

I headed back to the Hermès spring sale Saturday afternoon, curious to see what was left.  Surprisingly, there was still plenty of merchandise; scarves, handbags, small leather goods, ties, jewelry and more. Not surprising, the scarves were still drawing a crowd, as women looked through different styles and colors trying to figure out what to buy.  While supplies w[...]