I was going to wait until Friday to go to the Staff USA sale. But after getting details from a Sally source and Racked, I thought I’d check out the merchandise Thursday night. Martin Margiela, DSquared, and Victor & Rolf have pooled their garments, offering at least 60% off clothing, shoes, handbags and accessories for both men and women.
At first, I was confused by the pricing. But a friendly staffer explained that the previous season goods have colored stickers on tags and are discounted an extra 40% percent (red sticker) or 50% off (orange sticker) the sale price. The current season items DON’T have stickers on tags and are 60% off the original price.
There’s a lot of merchandise here for both men and women. Plenty of tops, sweaters, dresses and coats. For men; lots of shirts, knits, blazers, and pants. As for shoes, the selection is spotty with most women’s sizes at 37 and 40. There weren’t a lot of boots left when I got there. The handbags were so-so. Lots of wallets, belts and a case of jewelry.
Staff USA usually holds this sale over two days. This time, they’re taking it to a third day. Traditionally, prices are slashed on the last day. So expect further discounts on Saturday.
Where/When: 220 W. 19th St., nr. Seventh Ave., eleventh fl.; Thru November 14 F (10am-7pm) Sat (11am-6pm).