Tags archives: New York City Sample Sales

A Busy Loeffler Randall Sample Sale

The line Thursday evening for the Loeffler Randall sample sale snaked around the block. I waited well over an hour before I got into the showroom. I didn’t plan on sticking around.  But after I struck up a conversation with a fellow shopper, I decided to stay and wait it out. Inside the selection was thinning out. Although, they did have a number of styles left –[...]

Long Line at Christian Louboutin Sample Sale

The Christian Louboutin sample sale is being held this week. Despite being Invite-Only, this is one of the most popular shopping events where many will try their luck to get inside. At lunchtime today, the line was around the block.   A tipster who happens to have an invitation sent us a photo of the line at lunchtime.  She tells us she may not wait aft[...]

Bettye Muller Stock & Sample Sale

Stock up on spring/summer footwear at the Bettye Muller Sample Sale in the Garment District where you'll find lots of actual showroom samples and stock.   Those who wear a sample size (37 and 37.5) will have a lot more to choose from. But we are told that there will be a selection of stock available in sizes 35-41. Pricing is pretty good for the shoe[...]

Pas de Calais Sample Sale

In Soho, Japanese clothing line, Pas de Calais, is hosting a sample sale through this Friday. On offer are past season samples and stock pieces as well as a few items from the current spring collection. The discount is up to 70% off retail. The label gets its inspiration from the misty countryside of northern France. Its chalky cliffs and the natural, clean muted[...]

Lenny Niemeyer Sample Sale - Swimsuits Start at $30

After experiencing such a long cold winter, I’m looking forward to spending time on the beach or by a pool. A go-to swimwear label for me is Lenny Niemeyer. The Brazilian swim and resort wear designer is known for the clean, architectural lines of her swimwear. Before designing she was a landscape architect, that experience plus her love of nature influences her [...]

Lots of Actual Samples at Thakoon Spring Sample Sale

The Thakoon showroom on Varick opens its doors to the public for its spring sample sale. A couple of months ago, the label held another sale at this location offering mostly fall items.  This time, expect to find plenty of pieces from the current spring/summer collection. The merchandise is divided into the two large airy spaces in the showroom. In the front sect[...]

Lots of Choices at the Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale

The Rebecca Minkoff sample sale continues after a busy first day… Fellow blogger Christina checked out the goods yesterday afternoon. She tells us despite the long wait outside, it wasn’t too crowded inside at lunchtime. Here’s her report: “I got to the sale around 2:30 p.m. Monday and the line was pretty long. While I’ve seen worse lines at this location, I have[...]