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The Staud Sample Sale is not for the Faint of Heart

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By: Jacqueline Munro

I have never felt so unwelcome at a sample sale before; it’s as if the employees (well one in particular) forgot that I was a paying customer looking to spend money at their sale. It was disgusting the way I was heckled and embarrassed at the door regarding my ability to enter the sale. I am extremely disappointed in 260 for hiring someone like this to manage the special entry hours.

Aside from that dreadful experience though, the discounts were inconsistent. By that I mean some pieces were priced very well and others were a total rip off. They had lots of funky clothing items as well as a few bathing suits. The bags though were my favorite (and only redeeming) part of the sale. They had all of their classics including the Shirley and Moreau. Usually, if brands have their classic pieces at their sample sale, they are weird colors or sizes, but they had a great variety of neutrals and brights, and large vs. small. I was satisfied by the selection, but it was really hard to figure out the prices of the bags which was super annoying.

Overall I rated the Staud sample sale5/10. I was completely disgusted with the way I was treated upon entering the sale, and I was not happy with the organization of the showroom either; It was a complete madhouse. If they didn’t have the nice bags I would have given it a 1, but I’d like to consider myself a generous person.

What: Staud Sample Sale
When: Tues June 25th – Sun June 30th, 2019
Where: 151 Wooster St, Manhattan, NY

 

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They Totally Nailed it at the Rails Sample Sale

By: Jacqueline Munro

The Rails sample sale has some of the most impressive discounts I’ve seen at a 260 sale in a while. And not only are the prices on point, but the merchandise is also super cute! I’m really happy that I went to this sale especially because the clothing is in season! There’s nothing worse than going to a sample sale and buying clothing that you cant wear for three months.

There are plenty of current Rails pieces at this sample sale. Some of the shirts selling for $45 at the sale are on their website for $148 right now. There are tons of cute, soft tops, an abundance of adorable dresses, as well as some super fun jackets and bottoms. All of the items are perfect for the current weather situation. I had to restrain myself from spending every dollar on me. In addition to the plentiful amount of women’s clothing, there is a small section for men and children. The kid’s clothes are so cute that I bought my little cousin two shirts that she won’t even fit in for two years (oopsie).

Overall I’m giving this sale an 8/10. The discounts are great and the huge selection of clothing is more than satisfying. Definitely head over to this sale if you’re looking to enhance your summer wardrobe!

What: Rails Sample Sale
When:  Tue Jun 25th – Sun Jun 30th
Where: 150 Greene St, Manhattan, NY

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La Perla Sample Sale – What Do You Mean There Are No Dressing Rooms?

By: Ashley Randall

Today we had a chance to get a preview of the La Perla Sample Sale happening at 260 fifth avenue. The La Perla Sample Sale opens tomorrow morning, so if you are in need of some new lingerie for your lover, we recommend you take a look.

The sale featured tons of swimwear, bustiers/garters and classic lingerie. There was a large selection of swimwear, including lots of tops, bottoms and one pieces. While the selection of ready to wear was not great, but if you had the patience to dig through there were some hidden gems. There was a small collection of mens as well as shoes for woman.

Overall we rated the sale a 6 out of 10. First off, the fact that there are no dressing rooms is ridiculous. How are you supposed to buy a bathing suit, dress or bra without trying it on?! The selection of ready to wear was meh and the pricing on everything was still high.

What: La Perla Sample Sale

When: June 25th, 2019 – June 30th, 2019

Where: 260 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY

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David Lerner Sample Sale – Staples City

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had the opportunity to check out the David Lerner Sample Sale at 80 west 40th street. The sample sale is hosted directly out of the David Lerner showroom, so be warned that there is no dressing room! 

The David Lerner Sample Sale had great pricing on the merchandise. The sale featured lots of the David Lerner staple leggings, in all colors! Leather leggings which usual retail for $250 and up, are all $45! They sale also featured great staple pieces such as plain tees, slip dresses and matching sweats and sweatshirt sets. There were also some bins for all our followers who love to dig through to find the hidden gems! 

We gave this sale a 6.5 out of 10. The sale was disorganized plus you better be comfortable to change in front of everyone to try on! Even though the pricing was amazing, there was limited sizing availability. If you are in need of some saucy leather pants (think your next night out?) or some loungewear to chill at home, we recommend you check it out 

What: David Lerner Sample Sale

When: June 24th, 2019

Where: 80 West 40th Street, 2nd Floor, NY, NY

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Steve Madden Sample Sale- Messy, Unorganized and Overall Chaos

By: Riva Neumann 

The Steve Madden Sample Sale was a total shitshow of a sale. The sale took place in Queens and was by far the most chaotic sample sale I have every been to. Though the discounts were good (only $10 for shoes and $20 for boots) the absolute madness made it not even worth the time. Shoes were all over the floors in piles and were damaged and missing its pair. To find a decent pair required more digging and pushing than it was even worth. Also, most of the shoes were sample sizes with only a few other sizes but it was almost impossible to figure out what size everything was. The space was huge but the sale was super crowded and I waited on line to purchase for over an hour.

The accessories were pretty good in that they had some cute bags for between $10-$20. They had a lot of Betsy Johnson being sold for only $10-$20. The bags were all in boxes thrown haphazardly around the space and in the piles with the shoes.

Overall, I gave this sale a 3/10. Good discounts but not worth the trip to Queens for utter chaos and disorganization.

What: Steve Madden Sample Sale
Where: 38-18 Woodside Ave, Sunnyside, NY
When: June 20,2019

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Good Discounts at the Theory Sample

By: Riva Neumann 

Theory Sample Sale is the place to go for some hefty discounts. Held in Chelsea Market, the sale advertised savings up to 70% off. If you are a fan, I would head on over ASAP. The sale was super organized and everything was easy to find. The trousers they had were only $99 (a STEAL) and blazers for $169. Skirts were also $99 and denim was $69. Leather was all $399 and they had some really good pieces. They also had a lot of size variety in clothes which I loved.

The shoes I found to be meh and not super exciting. All were $109 besides boots being $139 and Soludos being $29. They had some sizes available but not a whole lot. Bags were $119 for a basic leather bag which is pretty good.

Overall, I gave the sale a 7/10, was a pretty good sale and if you love the brand you will for sure walk away with some good deals.

What: Theory Sample Sale
Where: 75 9th ave New York,NY
When: June 19,2019- June 23,2019

 

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The Spiritual Gangster Sale has the Cutest, Comfiest Stuff

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By: Jacqueline Munro

The Spiritual Gangster sample sale emptied my wallet. They had so much stylish athleisure that I almost fell over. But unfortunately the deals were inconsistent; some of the items were impressively discounted while others were less than 50% off.

At this sale, there was no shortage of classic spiritual gangster styles. The sweatshirts and sweatpants with rainbow stripes down the sides were plentiful, and the slogan tees and tanks filled several racks. They had tons of cute sweater pants which retailed for $198 and were on sale for $44! I bought three pairs… oopsie! There were lots of stylish bras (that you could even wear as swim tops), leggings, bathing suits, and sweaters. And the best part is, is that every single thing was as soft as a baby’s bottom. The options for men and children were very limited but super cute!

Overall I rated this sale a 7/10. It was really well organized and the merchandise was super cute but some of the discounts were disappointing. Furthermore, I had an encounter with a really rude staff member which was very frustrating. If you’re worried about missing out on the best products then head to this sale ASAP, otherwise, I recommend waiting for the famous 260 markdowns.

What: Spiritual Gangster Sample Sale
When: Tues June 18th – Sun June 23rd, 2019
Where: 150 Greene Street, Manhattan, NY

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The Isaia and Eidos Joint Sample Sale is Filled with Luxurious Menswear

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By: Jacqueline Munro

The Isaia and Eidos sample sale has an abundance of stunning merchandise. While some people felt that the pricing was disappointing, I was at least satisfied with the Isaia deals. Given that the brand rarely goes on sale, I felt that the discounts were good enough! As far as Eidos goes, the deals definitely weren’t as good, but they were still alright.

I was pleasantly surprised by the Isaia merchandise that they had at this sale. I was expecting all of the suits to be bright colors or funky patterns but there was a great variety! There were lots of classic styles as well as some more modern ones. They also had a nice selection of shoes, dress shirts, sweaters, outerwear, and pants. The Eidos selection was much smaller but still nice. There were a lot of cool jackets and sweaters, but not as many nice shirts. Some of their merchandise was dirty too which was very disappointing. There was a gorgeous suit covered in dust; that to me is a sign of lazy employees. It wouldn’t have been hard to clean it off before putting it on the rack.

Overall I rated this sale an 8/10. I was definitely more drawn to the Isaia section of the sale given the better pricing and merchandise, but the Eidos section was okay. If you like designer suits but hate the price tags, head over to this sale and stock up!

What: Isaia and Eidos Napoli Sample Sale
When: Tues June 18th – Sat June 22nd, 2019
Where: 151 Wooster Street, Manhattan, NY

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Mignonne Gavigan Sample Sale – Statement Everything

By: Ashley Randall

Today we had the chance to stop by the Mignonne Gavigan Sample Sale at 401 Broadway. The sample sale is hosted in the brands showroom so be warned that it is a cramped space. The jewelry is very extra, to say the least. The earrings come in various bright colors with lots of feathers, tassels and jewels. While we were disappointed with some of the pricing of the earrings. The classic “Madeline Beaded” earrings were discounted from $225 to $100, but there were tons of other options for under $50! The Mignonne Gavigan merchandise is beautifully crafted and will most definitely make a statement when you wear there pieces.

Overall we rated the sale a 7 out of 10. The pricing was still high but there was a lot of good accessories. If you are looking for some earrings, necklaces and accessories that are gonna make people say wow, you should stop by!

What: Mignonne Gavigan Sample Sale

When: June 19th, 2019

Where: 401 Broadway, NY, NY

 

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Kipling Sample Sale is Absolute Mayhem

By: Jacqueline Munro

If you get anxious in large crowds of aggressive people, do not go to the Kipling sample sale. You would have thought Hermés was having a sale with the number of crazed women lined up to get into the building. At one point the line was 450 people deep. And I can promise you it was not worth the hour and thirty-minute wait.

When I got into this sale I struck up a conversation with a staff member who told me that they had already sold 40% of their merchandise. And this was at 5 pm on the first day of the sale!! They still have a large variety of merchandise though; there are tons of different styles, colors, and patterns. So I’m sure you could find something that suits your taste. But if you were hoping to purchase any kind of luggage, don’t bother going because you’re already too late! To be honest I’m surprised people go so crazy over this stuff but the discounts must be great because it was an absolute madhouse in there.

Overall I rated this sale a 7/10. My biggest complaint, aside from the absolute insane shoppers, was the disorganization. Everything was just thrown into bins which were separated by the sizes of the items. And people were tossing things whenever they felt like which only created more of a mess. I’d recommend shopping their online sale before going to this one, you’ll prevent a lot of un-needed stress.

What: Kipling Sample Sale
When: Tues June 18th – Thurs June 20th, 2019
Where: 261 West 36th Street, 2nd Fl, NY, NY

 

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