Erin and I stopped by the Oak warehouse sale earlier this afternoon, and we were really disappointed by how unorganized it was - no clarity over pricing and they were still putting inventory out. The backroom was really hot and stuffy, which that didn't help.
Selection was sparse, but maybe it will be better tomorrow since they were still setting up? Highlights includes some cute body-con sweater dresses in various sizes for $50 and a pair of Rachel Comey sandals for $50. The best deal would have been the silky drop crotch pant samples for $10. While they were only $10, Erin and I decided to pass because the back looked a bit strange and they were all significantly damaged in the leg.
Some items had "warehouse sale" tags, and one employee said there was an additional discount off marked prices. But at the register, the cashier told me the price was is and already 75% off. After I left the store, I peeled off the warehouse sale tag; it was a 50% discount, not 75%. Oh well.
There was If you're in the area, it would be worth checking out. Otherwise, you can pass.
What: end of season merchandise & samples from Oak's line
Where: 208 N. 8th St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
When: Friday Sept 4 - Sunday Sep 6, 11am - 8pm
Otte's moving sale has been going on for a couple months now. There were some good pieces when it first kicked off, but I wouldn't recommend going out of your way to check it out. When I stopped by last weekend, there was literally only a few pieces and nothing noteworthy. With the exception of some accessories that were not marked down, the place is practically empty.
What: Moving sale; everything under $80 from Current Elliot jeans to Comme Des Garcons wallets.including Earnest Sewn and Current Elliot jeans for under $50. Prices range from $10 to $80.
Where: 132 N 5th Street at Bedford Ave., Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 718.302.3007
When: August 29-Sept 6, 2009. Sat-Sun noon to 8pm.