Given that NYFW is fast approaching, sample sales seem on the sparse side for this coming week.
Who: Barneys Warehouse Sale
What: 50-75% off designer shoes, accessories, and clothing for men, women and kids
When: Now through September 5, 2011. Mon-Wed Aug 29-31 10am-9pm, Thurs-Fri Sept 1-2 9am-9pm, Sat-Sun Sept 3-4 9am-8pm, Mon Sept 5 9am-7pm
Where: 255 West 17th St (b/n 7th & 8th Ave)
Who: Mary Ping sample sale
What: Up to 80% off womenswear and accessories.
When: Aug 29-31, 2011. 10am-5pm
Where: SSWTR Studio - 189 Franklin St. (near Greenwich St) - Suite 392.
Who: Realm's Summer Sale
What: Discounts on womenswear. Alexis Mabille dresses are $800 (were $2,000), Thierry Mugler blazers are $630 (were $1,575), and Jitrois dresses are $1,350 (were $1,950).
When: Now through Aug 31, 2011. M-S 11am-7pm.
Where: 98 Greene St., nr. Prince St. 212-334-9600
Who: La Vie Ann Rose Vintage Sale
What: over 1,000 items - 1/2 of which are priced below $50. Score pieces from Diane von Furstenberg, Bill Blass for Maurice Rentner, Lillie Rubin, Cacharel, St. John, and more.
When: August 29, 2011. 11am-8pm
Where: 310 West Broadway (b/n Canal & Grand St)