With NYFW in full swing there aren't too many sample sales going on in the city but here are a few to tide you over.
Who: Judith Leiber Sample Sale
What: Up to 70% off on a gorgeous selection of crystal minaudieres, exotic skin handbags, belts, pillboxes, key fobs, and more.
When: September 14-17 2011. Wed-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm
Where: 225 5th Avenue (b/n 26th & 27th St)
Who: Only Hearts Sample Sale
What: Everything in the Only Hearts Upper West Side store will be up to 80% off!! Merchandise from this unique lingerie line Only Hearts, as well as Elle Macpherson, Madison Marcus, Myla, Stella McCartney, select jewelry and more will be included in the sale.
When: September 15-18, 2011. Thurs-Sun 11am-7:30pm
Where: 386 Columbus Ave (nr 79th St)
Who: Jacob & Co. Sample Sale
What: 50-70% off a selection of classic Jacob & Co timepieces, including a large selection of Five Timezone watches and many one of a kind, fine jewelry collectables designed by Jacob Arabo. Credit Cards Only. All Sales are Final. Must have Photo ID to enter the building.
When: September 12-14, 2011. Mon-Wed 9am-6:30pm
Where: Soiffer Haskin, 317 West 33rd Street (b/n 8th and 9th Ave)
Who: LensCrafters Semi-Annual Sale
What: Up to 50% off on all lenses, including bi-focals and sunglasses
When: Now through September 12, 2011. Mon 10am-8pm, Tues 10am-7pm, Thurs-Fri 10am-8pm. Sat 10am-6pm, Sun noon-5pm
Where: 1042 2nd Ave (nr 55th St) 212-759-8150
Who: Showroom Seven Fall Sample Sale
What: Up to 80% off on designer names like Issa, Thierry Mugler, Odd Molly, Erikson Beamon, Bloch and more.
When: September 6-30, 2011. Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 11am-6pm. Closed Sundays.
Where: 263 11th Ave (b/n 27th & 28th St) 3rd floor, New York
Who: Designer Sample Sale
What: Up to 80% off labels like Armani, Valentino, Missoni, & More
When: September 2-22, 2011. Mon-Sun 10am-7pm
Where: 16 West 56 St (nr 5th Ave) 3rd Floor. 212-333-4270