La Perla Bras - sample sale

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A few sample sales in New York City worth noting.  While I’m away on vacation, our contributors will try to stop into a few of them…

The La Perla sample sale always draws a huge crowd since the label has a huge following.  This is a chance at stocking up on intimates, lingerie, nightwear and swimwear at up to 80% off the original retail price. At past sales, the main La Perla & Black Label collections are the most pricey ($80 for bras, $50 for undies, $110 for baby-dolls, $130 for gowns silk robes, and PJ sets). The diffusion lines are more reasonable with Malizia & Glamour bras at $50 and undies at $30. The Studio bras were $30 and undies $20 at previous sales. Click HERE, to see our report from last spring’s sample sale. Where/When:   225 Fifth Avenue (b/w 26th and 27th Sts), NY, NY; June 9 – 13; Sun (1-5pm), Mon-Thurs (11am-7pm).

Another popular one is the Tory Burch sample sale which starts on Tuesday. This one will feature women spring stock merchandise in a range of sizes. Sale items include ready-to-wear, footwear and bags.  Expect to wait in long lines on the first day. It’s usually mobbed with lots of Burch fans.  Where/When:  Clothingline, 261 W. 36th St (b/w 7th and 8th Aves), NY, NY; June 11 – June 15; Tues-Fri (11m-7pm), Sat (11am-5pm).

Later in the week, find deals of 50-70% off ready-to-wear and swimwear from Mara Hoffman who’s known for her colorful prints.  Where/When:  242 Elizabeth St (b/w Houston & Prince Sts), NY, NY; June 13-15; Fri-Sat (10am-7pm), Sun (11am-7pm).

Deals of up to 60% off men’s and women’s clothing and kids Crewcuts pieces at the J.Crew sample sale.  Also on offer are jewelry, shoes.  This is a very controversial sale – some love it while others absolutely hate it.  Where/When: 260 Fifth Avenue (b/w 28th & 29th Streets), NY, NY; June 18-23; Tues-Sat (10am-9pm), Sun (10am-5pm).

Click HERE, to see our complete list of sales in New York City…