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Opening Ceremony Sample Sale – Good Pricing but Mostly Stuff from OC Brand

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Opening ceremony sample sale Is taking place In Williamsburg in Brooklyn. It  opens to the public tomorrow, on Friday the 23rd of August & we were thrilled to check it out during the preview day today. The sample sale took place in a large garage. The merchandise was all over the place: boxes of accessories as you enter from coat check, racks of clothing throughout and piled box of shoes. the men’s clothing was on one side of the room & the women’s on the other.

We spotted some Staud handbags priced as low as $60. Unfortunately, most of the items at the sale were of the Opening Ceremony brand and not from other designer brands. Let’s face it, the discounted designers is the highlight of the OC sample sale, so we weren’t thrilled about this development.

All in all, shoes were the best part of this sale. Sneakers were no more than $40, Vans were as low as $15! The only issue with the shoes was there was an abundance of styles, however no abundance of sizes. The discounts ranged anywhere from 70 to 80% off on some super-cool funky merch.

Hot tip: check out this sale on Sunday, because in past years, OC almost always would take an extra 50% off everything on the last day! Let’s pray that history repeats itself this time.

What: Opening Ceremony Sample Sale
Where: 307 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY
When: Aug 23 – Aug 25, 2019

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The Gant Sample Sale is Classic 260 – BAD

By: Jacqueline Munro

The Gant sample sale is currently going on at 260’s main location, which is quite a drag. I’m sick of dealing with the consistently rude staff and outrgeous prices. Despite the decent merchandise, the discounts sucked. I do not recommend going to this sale unless you’re in dire need of some Gant (which I doubt you are).

At this sale there are a lot more options for men than women. For men there is a huge offering of suits, outerwear, shirts, pants, and shoes. For women there are a some stylish blazers, a few pairs of funky pants, a couple of pairs of trendy shorts, and a minimal amount of shoes. There were some unisex accessories including sunglasses and scarves, but nothing that blew me away. The most shocking thing I saw at the sale was a Harry’s shave kit.

Overall I rated this sale a 5/10. While the selection of clothing that they had was alright, I cannot stress how lousy the prices were. I mean t-shirts were $30… Not today Satan!!!!

What: Gant Sample Sale
When: Tues Aug 20th – Sun Aug 25th, 2019
Where: 260 5th Ave, Manhattan, NY

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The Pricing at the Roberto Cavalli Sample Sale is Amazing

By: Jacqueline Munro

The Roberto Cavalli sample sale is being hosted by the third party retailer Luxe Market in SoHo this week. If you haven’t gone yet, you’re missing out. Almost everything at the sale is 90% off, but the selection is somewhat limited, so you better get over there ASAP!

At this sample sale they have gowns, short dresses, embellished jeans, leather vests and jackets, and beautiful tops. Most of the pieces are classic Cavalli. Funky patterns, bright colors, and unique designs. Although the selection is small each item comes in various sizes and they will be restocking daily. The showroom is very well organized and the staff members are dedicated to making your shopping experience superb. Overall I rated this sale an 8.5/10. I can assure you that you will not be disappointed with Luxe Market.

What: Roberto Cavalli Sample Sale

When: Tues Aug 20th – Sunday Aug 25th, 2019

Where: 513 Broadway, Manhattan, NY

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DL1961 Sample Sale is the Place for Sustainable Jeans With These Discounts

By: Riva Neumann 

The DL1961 Sample Sale has it all- in terms on jeans that is. They had so many styles available in all sizes all for $60 a pair, and the best part is that the more you buy, the more you save! It is $60 for 1 pair, $50 for 2 and $40 for 3! I was able to get a pair of shorts, a pair of jeans and a denim skirt all for $120, which is much less than the price of a single pair retail. They had a full table of jeans as well as boxes marked by size. There was also a table in front for kids jeans as well. They had a small section for men, but it was great they had some available.

The fitting room was a small, communal space that was sectioned off but that is pretty typical for sample sales, I was just happy that there was a place to try them on!  They also had some ready to wear as well, but definitely come for the denim.

I gave this sale a 9/10, go check it out if you are in need of a new pair (or just want one honestly, the discounts are too good to pass up)

What: DL1961 sample sale
Where: 498 7th Avenue, 21st Floor, Manhattan, NY
When: August 19,2019- August 20,2019 

 

 

 

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The First PatBO Sample Sale in NYC

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Patbo is hosting the first ever sample sale in NYC. The Brazilian-founded brand has been blowing up recently with a ton of influencers flaunting the bold prints and tropical bathing suits all over the most glorious vacation spots in the world. Needless to say, we were delighted to get a sneak peak to the first sample sale of its kind.

The sample sale was set up in the showroom. Racks were organized by color: all greens on one rack, pinks on another, golds on a third. Prices for clothes range between $120 and $350 and are 40%-50% off retail. The evening gowns are on three racks in the front of the room and range from $250 to $600 gowns. Given that these dresses retail for $3,000+ the discount reaches 90% off easy.

Fun fact, bathing suits on hangers are $100, and there are bins with bathing suits ranging from $35 to $70. There are also a few bins of shoes (sizes 8,9 and 10) for $25 a pair.

Taking everything into account, the sale was a success. The staff was extremely sweet, place was clean and organized. Price drops could have been a bit deeper, but we won’t complain. Not about this one.

What: PatBO sample sale
When: Aug 20 – Aug 22, 2019
Where: 525 7th Ave, Suite 1800, Manhattan, NY

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Fall is Coming – The Karolina Zmarlak Sample Sale

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had a chance to stop by the Karolina Zmarlak Sample Sale. The sale featured tons of versatile fall pieces including turtle necks, long sleeve dresses and reversible shearling coats. While the merchandise is completely stunning, the prices are still a little high for our liking. While our ShopDrop users will get an extra 10% off when mentioning our name (oh yeaaaa). August is quickly coming to a close, so you better start stocking up on these fall pieces. We cannot wait for sweater season and we recommend you stop by the sale!

Overall we rated the sale a 7 out of 10. Carolina Zmarlak had beautiful pieces with unbelievable quality but they will come at a higher price point.

What: Karolina Zmarlak

Where: 146 West 29th Street, NY, NY

When: August 19th, 2019 – August 24th, 2019

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Bras, Undies and PJs Oh My! – The Cosabella Sample Sale

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had a preview of the Cosabella Sample Sale which opens tomorrow and early for our VIP customers. The sale features a huge selection of lingerie and sleepwear (you still want to look chic in your sleep). 

The sale is organized by different item types, there is everything from wired bras to rompers and in between. Also you can literally “taste the rainbow” since most of the merchandise comes in all the colors of the rainbow. Now let’s talk about the pricing because it is totally amazing. Even better if you find an item with a red tag, it is an additional 50% off the sample sale price (yes – you read that right, an additional 50% off). There is also a decent size range available! 

Overall we rated the sale a 9 out of 10. These prices are just too good and everybody is always in need of some new undergarments. If you are a VIP, you are in luck because you can shop the sale early tomorrow AM!  

 

What: Cosabella Sample Sale

Where: 220 Lafayette Street, NY, NY

When: August 16th, 2019 – August 18th, 2019

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Nothing Special – The Bonobos Sample Sale

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had a chance to stop by the Bonobos Sample Sale and let me tell you, it is really nothing great. I know we want to shop for all the men in our lives (think boyfriend, dad, grandpa) but this sale was really disappointing. Let’s start off with the pricing, which was complete and utter trash. One of the employees mentioned that they have better pricing on there online sale (WTF!!!!). There was an abundance of merchandise to purchase, but who is purchasing it at those prices. As well there really is no line to try any merchandise on. We recommend skipping this sale, unless you are a big fan of the brand.

Overall we rated the sale a 4.5 out of 10. It is really disappointing that 260 keeps rising prices to make a better profit for themselves.

 

What: Bonobos Sample Sale

Where: 260 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY

When: August 13th, 2019 – August 18th, 2019

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Sparkling Sequins – The Parker Sample Sale

By: Ashley Randall

Today we had the chance to stop by the Parker Sample Sale. While we were hoping to score some amazing sample pieces, there was an extremely limited selection. The pricing was nothing special either. If you need a sequined dress for your next Studio 54, Gatsby themed party or to just wear around the house, look no further. There is a decent selection of gowns as well. Just as a warning, the line to try stuff on is extremely long and will in fact test you patience.

Overall we rated the Parker Sample Sale an 5 out of 10. The selection was nothing crazy, we recommend you stop by if you are in the area. If not, you really shouldn’t lose sleep over this sale.

 

What: Parker Sample Sale

Where: 150 Greene Street, NY, NY

When: August 13th, 2019 – August 18th, 2019

 

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The Dolce and Gabbana Sample Sale is Amazeballs

By: Jacqueline Munro

The Dolce and Gabbana sample sale is currently being hosted by the third party retailer Luxe Market in the heart of Soho. We got a sneak peek of the sale at our VIP hours this morning, and we were NOT disappointed. If you (foolishly) didn’t buy a VIP pass you might have missed out on some of the best pieces given that there is a small selection, but don’t fret, the sale is continuing through tomorrow night.

At this D&G sample sale, the ready to wear items range from 50%-85% off and the retail prices are listed on the tags so you’re able to see what kind of deals you’re getting. As far as merchandise goes there are several stunning jackets, blouses, bottoms, and a couple of gorgeous dresses. There was also a decent offering of accessories including handbags, backpacks, wallets, and scarves, but the shoe selection is nearly nonexistent. There was only one pair of D&G sneakers, and they were far too eccentric for my wardrobe. Guys don’t worry, you’re included in this sale too. There are lots of cool tops and outerwear options for you as well, but most of the styles have old western designs on them.

Overall I rated this sale an 8/10. Despite the fact that the quantity of the merchandise was somewhat limited, the pieces they did have were awesome. Furthermore, the pricing was good, it was well organized, and the staff members were beyond kind. Happy shopping, friends!

What: Dolce and Gabbana Sample Sale

When: Mon Aug. 12th – Tues Aug. 13th, 2019

Where: 513 Broadway, Manhattan, NY

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