Now that there’s just a few more days left of the Barney’s Warehouse Sale… the serious price slashing is underway. But what does the selection look like? Fashionable Femme Jen stopped in last night and had a look. Here’s what she found:
Prices are slowly decreasing at the Barney’s sale, and so is the quality and selection. Well, almost. Most Women’s clothing, sportswear, accessories, home and children’s merchandise is now 60% off. Shoes are50% off. Designer is 40% off. There is certainly an abundance of imperfect merchandise laden with holes!! Most racks were looking severely picked over.
If you have the time and the stamina, there still may be a couple items that may be worth the while it will take to find them. In the shoe section, I see a pair of Size 36.5 black suede Marni heels with white detail on the heel for $149.50 (after the 50% discount) and a decent pair of Bottega Veneta cream pumps with a silver glitter heel on sale for $199.50 (after the 50% discount). I wanted to bring home a pair of the laced wellies… if only they had my size!
In the middle section, there are still heaps of Barney’s house brand bags–simple leather, studded, haircalf and neon reptile print. Off to the side, there is a shelf full of black L’Wren Scott Lulu bags and a L’Wren Scott Lady Laque Lace Pouchette. In the mix, there is a White + Tan + Gold Marc Jacobs Lizard Skin bag for over $1000. Nothing here to write home about.
In the denim section, sizing starts at 23. I see a pair of black J brand skinny cords for $79. In the clothing section, nothing really jumps out. There are a lot of clothes, but most of it looks like seasons past, damaged or returned clothing. One highlight is a Derek Lam white 3/4 length knit for $54.50 (after discount). On the designer side, I see a baby blue size 8 Zac Posen gown for $641.40 (after 40% discount) and a white sleeveless Missoni gown with sequins for $784.20 (after 40% discount). There’s some past season Altruzza present. Passing by the kids section, I see an adorable Bonpoint Size 6 blue seersucker blazer for a little boy for $55 (after 50% discount). All in all, the pricing is getting better, but the selection surely is not. I leave empty handed, hoping prices will drop further by Monday.
Where/When:255 W. 17th Street. Thru Sept 3rd. Thurs Aug 30 (9-9p), Sept 1-2 (9-8p), Sept 3 (9-7p).