Tags archives: New York City Sample Sale

Sandro Sample Sale Thins Out

The Sandro sample sale opened to the public on Tuesday... already the accessories have been snapped up. Handbags apparently went on the first day. No jewelry. Hats & scarves are now gone. What's available? A number of wool/cashmere blend dresses, skirts, tops and sweaters as well as random pants, denim and lame cocktail dresses. Also available were rabbit fur c[...]


The Parisian brand, Sandro, opened its sample sale to the public today in New York City as well as in Los Angeles. We have yet to check out the sale event at 150 Greene Street in Soho. We hope to do that later this week.  In the meantime, for those readers on the West Coast, we have a brief report from a contributor there (thanks, Sheri!) who checked out last night's [...]

This Week's Sales:  Mara Hoffman, Etro, Montblanc, PONO, La Garçonne…

It's a busy week for sample sales! For that reason, we're doing a roundup, highlighting a few of the notable ones. First up… Etro which offers glamorous bohemian designs. The Italian brand's first ever New York City sample sale starts today and goes through this Wednesday, June 7th. The sale is taking place at the Metropolitan Pavilion. We hear that the discounts w[...]

Flos & Vitra Annual Sample Sale

Flos & Vitra Annual Sample Sale

At 6pm yesterday evening, two guys had already camped outside the Vitra showroom in the Meatpacking District so they can get their hands on the highlight of the sample sale – a La Chaise, a Charles & Ray Eames piece, (pictured above) for $999 (orig. $10,975). There were no other shoppers in line with them last night so I’m guessing that they probably got the pi[...]

Picked Thru at 3.1 Phillip Lim Sample Sale

Late yesterday, the line moved fairly quickly and the wait was about 30 minutes to get into the Phillip Lim Sample Sale on Mercer Street. Inside, it was very crowded. Most shoppers headed straight for the handbags and shoes. By the end of the first day, the selection of handbags ($200-$450) was very limited. I didn’t spot any of the Pashli satchels that were report[...]

The Manolo Blahnik Sample Sale is Back

Tomorrow afternoon (Thursday), the doors to the Manolo Blahnik sample sale at the Warwick Hotel opens to the public. Expect to find a crush of shoppers there waiting to get in. The sale officially began today (Wednesday) for press and other invitees. The doors open to the public at Noon. As for prices, basic pumps normally start as low as $100. The madness insid[...]

Lauren Merkin Sample Sale – Clutches starting at $20

The Lauren Merkin sample sale takes place through Thursday. Fellow blogger, Christina, checked out the sale yesterday afternoon and gives us her report: “I was literally the only one there. The employees were very sweet and the bags were well organized. I went to the sale last year as well, and I definitely don't remember all the "bargain boxes." This year they h[...]