Sample sale season is gearing up before Thanksgiving with a multitude of sales to choose from. I hope to make it to Suno, Portolano, Samantha Chang, Mackage, Theyskens' Theory and Loeffler Randall. What sales are you looking forward to? As always let us know if you hit one up.
Who: Showroom Seven Sample Sale
What: Up to 90% off on designers like Erickson Beamon, Issa London, Charli London, Twenty Cluny, B-low The Belt, Liebeskind, Monika Chiang, Pier Antonio Gaspari, and more. Cash, Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted.
When: November 11-December 20, Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 11am-6pm
Where: 263 Eleventh Ave (b/n 27th & 28th Streets) 3rd Floor, 212.643.4810
Who: Jachs Sample Sale
What: 50-80% off on Fall collections.
When: November 11-24, Mon-Sun 10am-8pm
Where: Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Avenue (b/n 15th & 16th Streets)
Who: Portolano Sample Sale
What: Luxe Italian leather gloves, their gloves are available with both silk and cashmere lining in basic and fancy designs. Pashmina shawls from Nepal, handbags, small leather goods, handmade Italian silk ties, cashmere sweaters, plush shawls and coordinating hat, glove and scarf sets.
When: November 11-22, 2013. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm
Where: 15 West 37 Street (b/n 5th & 6th Avenues) 2nd Floor, 212.719.4403
Who: Legwear Loft Sample Sale
What: Up to 90% off on leggings, tights, slippers, mukluks, basics and socks.
When: November 15-20, 2013. Mon-Wed 9am-5:30pm, Sat-Sun 10am-2pm
Where: 381 Fifth Avenue (b/n 35th & 36th Streets) 6tg Floor
Who: Giorgio Armani Sample Sale
What: RTW and accessories from Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani, Armani Collezioni, Armani Jeans. Credit cards only. No strollers or children allowed in the sale. All handbags checked at coat check.
When: November 16-20, 2013. Sat-Sun 9:30am-6:30pm, Mon-Tues 9:30am-7pm, Wed 9:30am-5:30pm
Where: Soiffer Haskin Showroom, 317 West 33rd Street (b/n 8th & 9th Avenues)
Who: Nili Lotan Sample Sale
What: RTW line from the former head of Ralph Lauren's womenswear at up to 80% off. Cash only.
When: November 17-18, 2013. Sun-Mon 11am-7pm
Where: 188 Duane Street (b/n Greenwich & Hudson Streets), 212.219.8794
Who: Chibi Jewels Sample Sale
What: 50-90% off retail from jewelry designers like Chibi Jewels, Stephani Johnson, Skeem, Emi & Jay, Cotton Citizen, Bliss in Live, Charmed Circle.
When: November 18-22, 2013. Mon-Fri 10am-7pm
Where: 611 Broadway (b/n Broadway & Houston) Suite 321. 212.243.3575
Who: 7 West 34 Street Sample Sale
What: Building sample sale for women's clothing and gift, home, tabletop and textiles. Participating showrooms include Kurt S Adler, Sam Salem & Son, Home Essentials & Beyond, Godinger Silver, Tango, FineLife Products, M & Z Marketing, Nishat Chunian, La Collina, Harper Group, Red Vanilla, Leg Resources, Yottoy. Bring your own shopping bags, cash, and checks, and credit cards. Terms may vary by suite and exhibitor.
When: November 18-22, 2013. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Where: 7 West 34th Street (b/n 5th & 6th Avenues)
Who: Judith Leiber Sample Sale
What: Snag exotic skin bags, evening clutches, accessories and sunglasses. Overture line clutches, $100, most bags are much more. Credit cards and cash accepted.
When: November 19-24, 2013. Tues-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat-Sun 11am-7pm
Where: 225 Fifth Avenue (b/n 26th & 27th Streets) 212.775.5400
Who: Bitta Design Group Sample Sale
What: Up to 75% off retail on nand-made rings, earrings, pendants, necklaces, bracelets, and cuffs set in gold and platinum. Styles from delicate gold with diamonds to bold pieces with precious and semi-precious stones. Prices $100 to $3000. Cash, Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted. All sales final.
When: November 19-20, 2013. Tues-Wed 10am-6pm
Where: Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Avenue (b/n 49th & 50th Streets) Promenade A
Who: Beyond Vintage Sample Sale
What: Up to 70% off on bestsellers, tops. bottoms, dresses and sweaters. Full size runs.
When: November 19-22, 2013. Tues-Fri 10am-7pm
Where: 275 West 39th Street (b/n 7th & 8th Avenues) 2nd Floor
Who: Basler Sample Sale
What: 50-75% off on womenswear from a German sportswear company, Fall/Winter jackets, pants, knits, blouses, dresses, coats and more
When: November 19-22, 2013. Tues-Thurs 10am-6pm, Fri 10am-4pm
Where: 499 Seventh Ave (at 37 Street) 15th Floor South
Who: Elie Tahari Sample Sale
What: Up to 70% off on Fall/Winter sample & stock for men and women. Also shoes and handbags. All sizes available.
When: November 19-23, 2013. Tues-Wed 9am-7pm, Thurs 9am-8pm, Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 10am-7pm
Where: 260 Sample Sales, 260 Fifth Avenue (b/n 28th & 29th Streets)
Who: Carlos Falchi Sample Sale
What: 50-60% off retail on clutches, totes, hobos, cross-bodies, satchels, gift items, and more. Prices starting at $100. Here is a sale from a few years ago to give you an idea of what to expect.
When: November 19-23, 2013. Tues-Sat 8am-7pm
Where: 209 West 38 Street (b/n 7th & 8th Avenues) Suite 1201. 646.771.1984
Who: Gerard Yosca Sample Sale
What: Handcrafted necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings at up to 70 percent off. Cash only.
When: November 19-20, 2013. Tues 10am-7pm, Wed 10am-6pm
Where: 246 West 38 Street(b/n 7th & 8th Avenues) 7th Floor
Who: Nanette Lepore Sample Sale
What: Snag the ultra feminine Fall 2013 collection. Cash and credit cards accepted.
When: November 19-21, 2013. Tues-Thurs 9am-7pm
Where: 225 West 35 Street (b/n 7th & 8th Avenues) 4th Floor
Who: Samantha Chang Sample Sale
What: Lingerie & loungewear for 60-90% off retail. Super flattering styles that are sexy even on smaller chested ladies. Last time around I snagged nighties for as low as $15.
When: November 20-21, 2013. Wed-Thurs noon-7pm
Where: 171 Madison Avenue (b/n 33th & 34th Streets) Suite 307, 646.935.1100
Who: Minnie Rose Sample Sale
What: Up to 70% off on cashmere sweaters, tops, bottoms and accessories
When: November 20-22, 2013. Wed-Fri 9am-6pm
Where: 264 West 40 Street (b/n 7th & 8th Avenues) Suite 702
Who: Raoul Sample Sale
What: Up to 80% off on RTW and accessories
When: November 20-22, 2013. Wed-Fri 10am-5pm
Where: 70 West 40 Street (b/n 5th & 6th Avenues) 12th Floor
Who: Gabriella New York Sample Sale
What: Up to 70% off on bridal gowns from Marchesa, Reem Acra, Jenny Packham Romona Keveza Legends and more.
When: November 20, 2013. Wed noon-8pm
Where: 155 Wooster Street (b/n Houston & Prince Street) 212.206.1915
Who: Suno Sample Sale
What: Find pieces from their women's RTW collection using vintage inspired fabrics from Kenya. Check out this report from a couple years ago for an idea of what to expect.
When: November 20-22, 2013. Wed-Fri 9am-6:30pm
Where: 260 West 39 Street (b/n 7th & 8th Avenues) 4th Floor
Who: Theory, Theyskens Theory Sample Sale
What: Snag deep discounts on the Fall/Winter collections that include separates, dresses, outerwear, leather and more. Sizes 00 to 12. Same sale, two locations! Here is a report from a previous sale.
When: November 20-24, Wed 11am-8pm, Thurs-Fri 11am-7pm, Sat-Sun 11am-5pm
Where: Location 1 - Prive Sales, Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Avenue (b/n 15th & 16th St)
Location 2 - Clothingline, 261 West 36th St (b/n 7th & 8th Ave), 2nd Floor. 212.947.8748
Who: Wacoal and Btemptd Sample Sale
What: Snag samples and stock with stock up to 60% off retail. Bras, panties, thongs, sets, chemise, tank tops, shape wear. Samples $5 and up. Cash and credit cards accepted
When: November 20-22, 2013. Wed-Thurs 10am-6pm, Fri 10am-2pm
Where: 136 Madison Avenue (b/n 31st-32nd Streets) 10th Floor
Who: Annabelle New York Sample Sale
What: You'll find luxurious fur and faux fur outerwear and accessories.
When: November 20-22, 2013. Wed-Fri 10am-6pm
Where: 150 West 30 Street (b/n 6th & 7th Avenues) 5th Floor
Who: Eva Franco Sample Sale
What: Up to 60% off on all 2013 dresses, skirts and tops for women. All clothing is made in LA.
When: November 20-21, 2013. Wed-Thurs 11am-6pm
Where: 420 West 14th Street (b/n 9th & 10th Avenues) Suite 2NW, 212.414-4705
Who: ICB by Prabal Gurung + J. Press Sample Sale
What: Women's past collection pieces and samples, up to 85% off retail. Men's overstock and discontinued pieces, 70% off retail. Last sale I snagged samples from ICB for as low as $5 and a J.Press silk tie for $15.
When: November 20-22, 2013. Wed-Fri 11am-6pm
Where: 530 Seventh Avenue (b/n 38th & 39th Streets) 29th Floor
Who: Lela Rose Sample Sale
What: Up to 75% off on Pre-Fall and Fall 2013 collections.
When: November 20-21, 2013. Wed-Thurs 9am-5pm
Where: 224 West 30 Street (b/n 7th & 8th Avenues) 14th Floor, 212.947.9204
Who: Mackage Sample Sale
What: Fall/Winter 2013 collection for men and women. Past sales have been up to 50% off.
When: November 20-21, 2013. Wed-Thurs 10am-8pm
Where: 260 West 39 Street, 8th Floor
Who: John Robshaw Sample Sale
What: Up to 75% off on bedding, decorative pillows, table linens, textiles and other home accessories.
When: November 20-22, 2013. Wed-Thurs 10am-7pm, Fri 10am-2pm
Where: 394 Cortlandt Alley (b/n White & Walker Streets) 5th Floor
Who: Label + Thread Sample Sale
What: Fall/Winter 2013 collection at up to 70% off. Sample knits and sweaters (size small) $60 or less. Cash and credit cards accepted.
When: November 20-22, 2013. Wed 10am-6pm, Thurs 10am-7pm, Fri 10am-6pm
Where: 312 East 23 Street (b/n First-Second Avenues), Suite 10C
Who: Creatures of the Wind and Friends Sample Sale
What: Snag clothing for men and women by designers like Barena Venezia, Raleigh Denim, Sahaja Cashmere. For Women: Creatures of the Wind, Jonathan Cohen, Hellessy, Maison Ullens. For Men: Proper Gang, Private Stock by Jon Koon.
When: November 21-22, 2013. Thurs-Fri 10am-7pm
Where: Triple A Loft, 359 Broadway (b/n Franklin & Leonard Streets), 4th Floor, 917.721.7736
Who: eM Productions Sample Sale
What: Designers include Kain, Iro, Rachel Antonoff, Something Else, Ace & Jig (Featured Photo), Vintage and more, from $10 to $100. Outerwear $200 to $300. Cash only
When: November 21-23, 2013. Thurs-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 11am-3pm
Where: 636 Broadway (at Bleeker Street) Suite 720, 212.228.2428
Who: Simon Showroom Sample Sale
What: Snag the 2013 collections from Iro, Duffy, Sundry and more. Prices below wholesale. Cash only.
When: November 21-22, 2013. Thurs-Fri 10am-6pm
Where: 95 Fifth Ave (at 17th Street) 3rd Floor
Who: Loeffler Randall Sample Sale
What: Prices up to 50% off or slightly more. Fenton ankle boots $200 (retail $450). Emerson boot $225 (retail $495). Ryder bag $300 (retail $650). Here is an old report to see what it can be like.
When: November 21-22, 2013. Thurs-Fri 10am-8pm
Where: 525 Broadway (b/n Spring & Broome Streets) 4th Floor
Who: Veronica Beard Sample Sale
What: Up to 80% off on the Fall/Winter collection + select archive pieces.
When: November 21-22, 2013. Thurs-Fri 8:30am-6:30pm
Where: 26 West 17 Street (b/n 5th & 6th Ave) Suite 301
Who: Bulgari Sample Sale
What: Jewelry, watches, handbags, accessories and fragrances. Credit card only. All coats and bags must be checked. All Sales Final. No strollers or children under 12 admitted.
When: November 23-26, 2013. Sat-Tues 9am-6:30pm
Where: Soiffer Haskin Showroom, 317 West 33 Street (b/n 8th & 8th Avenues), 718.747.1656
Who: KAS New York Sample Sale
What: Up to 70% off retail on womenswear
When:November 22-27, 2013. Fri, Mon-Wed 10am-5pm Closed Sat & Sun
Where: 231 West 39 Street (b/n 7th & 8th Avenues) Suite 1002
Who: Christopher Fisher Sample Sale
What: Up to 70% off women's cashmere
When: Nov 14-Nov 18, 2013. Mon-Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-6pm.
Where: 80 Wooster St (b/n Broome and Spring St)