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Luxury Bags at the LXR and CO sample sale

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Thank you to @holyinmundane for providing us with photos and a review of of the LXR sample sale, which took place in the Century 21 store downtown. The merchandise was high-quality. You could find designers that are typically hard to find on sale.

Some items are damaged, others are used – and prices were only 50% off the ticketed price. Given that information, we thought the sale was a bit too expensive. If you like designer bags, get yourself over there.

What: LXR & Co sample sale
Where: Feb 25 – Feb 27, 219
When: 21 Dey St, Manhattan, NY

 

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G-Star RAW Sample Sale: Where Men Will Shine

By: Jacqueline Munro

The G-Star RAW sample sale is filled with deals for men, but the options for women are much more limited. With that said, the space (at 260) is very well organized, clean, and the floor has no shortage of helpful employees.

 If you’re a guy who likes G-Star RAW, there is no doubt you will find something at this sample sale. It’s going to take you a while to sift through all of the merchandise they have for you; there’s no shortage of jackets, jeans, shirts, or even shoes. But girls, I wouldn’t get your hopes up too high. Try not to feel offended by the little back corner devoted to you. For women, they have a small offering of clothing including (but not limited to) jackets, shirts, sweatshirts, and shorts. For a brand that is known for its denim, I felt like their jeans section was a bit underwhelming; this disappointed me.

Most importantly though, the markdowns at this sample sale were not jaw-dropping. G-Star RAW is currently having a large online sale that might be worth checking out before you leave your comfy apartment and head over to 260. Overall, I’m going to give this sale a 6 out of 10; if they had more options for women and lower prices I’d reconsider. 

What: G-Star RAW Sample Sale
Where: 260 5th Ave, Manhattan, NY
When: Tues Feb. 19th – Sun Feb. 24th, 2019

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Wilt and Acrobat Sample Sale Offers Sweaters for Amazing Prices

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Wilt & Acrobat was one of the best sample sales (old-style). One-day long, cash only, in some random showroom – that’s the way we like ’em!

The place was small, but filled with racks and bins of perfectly good finds averaging out at $15. Two saleswomen were at the sale. One of them was so helpful, she stood by my side searching through bins to find something I like in my size.

A bit about the brand: Wilt & Acrobat is a contemporary brand that sells at major retailers, such as: Bloomingdales, Nordstrom Rack, Lester’s and such. At retail, these sweaters cost $150-$200. At the sale, they were $5, $10 and $15!

I wasn’t looking to shop when I went to the sale, but couldn’t help myself at the sale, and so I walked out in a brand new Wilt & Acrobat sample sale sweater!

What: Wilt & Acrobat sample sale
Where: 215 West 40th St, 12th Fl, NY, NY
When: Tue Feb 19th – Tue Feb 19th

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Paul Andrew Sample Sale: Broken Hearts if You’re Not a 37

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By: Cristina Martin

The Paul Andrew Sample sale is a match made heaven if you wear a size 37 in shoes. Compared to the other sizes *cough* 38 *cough,* 37 had an entire section devoted to the size. There really wasn’t much of a difference from the last sale. Men felt a bit disappointed with this sale. There were quite a few in line to be the first to grab a pair of Paul Andrew shoes. However, last sale had a better selection.

We rated the Paul Andrew sample sale a 6 out of 10. We would have totally given them a 9 out of 10 easily if they would just add more sizes. This is Paul Andrew’s MO to only have 37s because they put out true samples and very, very little overstock. Some shoes in other sizes were used and in crappy conditions. Those would cost you $50. If you are a size 37 stop by the Paul Andrew and stock up on stilettos for your hot V-day plans. Happy shopping!

What: Paul Andrew Sample Sale
When: Thur. Feb. 14 – Fri. Feb. 15, 2019
Where: 41 W 58th Suite 2A New York, NY

 

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Jocelyn Fur Sample Sale and Furry Vests Hats and Jackets

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While the Jocelyn fur sample sale is definitely happening, we noticed that the Jocelyn Fur website is currently offering 50% off of everything on the website. That means that for many items you might be better off shopping online than at the sample sale.

Proceed with caution and wait for markdowns. 260 typically start marking down prices on Friday. In the case of Jocelyn furs, the markdowns are definitely worth waiting for. The fur is legit, but the quality sucks. Last year, the brand switched providers from the same company that produces Oscar de la Renta and other high-end fur out to China. When you touch and wear the coats, you can feel it. At the same time, the colors are fun and young. So if colored furs are your thing, the Jocelyn sample sale is one you should check out.

What: Jocelyn Fur sample sale
Where: 260 5th Ave, Manhattan, NY
When: Feb 12 – Feb 17

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Canali Sample Sale with Gorgeous Jackets and Coats

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The Canali sample sale is taking place at Soiffer Haskin as usual. What we love most about any sample sale taking place at Soiffer Haskin is the calm and almost luxurious atmosphere that’s nearly absent from all other sample sales. The first day or two are typically most expensive. As the sample sale enters days 2 and 3 and 4 of the sample sale, prices start dropping further and further down (5%-10% a day) reaching 90% off in the last few hours.

The Canali sample sale was not cheap. However, the quality of the jackets, coats and shirts was exceptional. Jackets were 70%-75% off retail, shirts were 60% and pants were 75% off. Everything was organized by size. And there were plenty of accessories and shoes to go around as well. If you’d spend the money at retail, definitely hit up the Canali sample sale and get 3 times the amount of merchandise for your buck.

What: Canali sample sale
Where: 317 West 33rd St, Manhattan, NY
When: Feb 10 – Feb 13, 2019

 

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We Can Keep a Secret if You Can: The Opening Ceremony Sample Sale

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By: Cristina Martin 

Opening Ceremony is having a “secret” sale, which is basically a sample sale. Why is it such a big secret? Well, for starters everything was under $100. That is amazing for a very popular street fashion brand. Accessories started at $15 and coats went up to $95. They had the cutest faux fur coats for $95 that are very in this season and will keep you super warm!

We rated the Opening Ceremony sample sale a 7 out of 10. Prices were excellent, but there wasn’t any merchandise there to die for. There were also only two pairs of shoes on display. However, the room was a decent size filled with about 12 racks of clothing. Right now the sale is scheduled to be open two days, but we predict they will extend. We are recommending that you check out the Opening Ceremony sample sale. There are no “wow pieces,” but you can definitely stock up on the cheap. Happy shopping!

What: Opening Ceremony Sample Sale
When: Sat. Feb. 9 – Sun. Feb. 10, 2019
Where: 35 Howard St. New York, NY

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Illesteva Sample Sale Offers Designer Sunglasses for 50 Off Retail

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We’re huge fans of the Illesteva brand and were very happy to learn that the brand is hosting a sample sale. Sale was very orderly. Each customer who came in was handed a tray so that he/she can hold the picks of sunnies. Staff was really sweet as well.

As far as the merchandise is concerned, there was a lot to choose from in terms of styles and colors. The pricing could have been a lot better. Some of the styles weren’t even 50% off! Also, they charged $10 for a case even if one purchased a pair of glasses. We did not appreciate that extra charge at all. We’re hoping for markdowns on the last day – we’ll definitely be coming back to this one.

What: Illesteva sample sale
Where: 456 Broadway, 4th Fl, Manhattan, NY
When: Feb 5 – Feb 9, 2019

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Alala Sample Sale Has Plenty of Athleisure

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The Alala sample sale was small and messy but amazing on the pricing side. The merchandise was spread over a ton of boxes and hangers, and if you wanted to find something, you had to do some quality digging.

If you did have the patience to dig through the boxes, there was some amazing merchandise to be found. A lot of workout clothes, particularly sports bras and tops. We didn’t find too many leggings. Most items were priced in the $10-$20 range. If you like working out, check the Alala sample sale out before it ends.

What: Alala sample sale
Where: 401 Broadway, Suite 2001, Manhattan, NY
When: Feb 4- Feb 6, 2019

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Nicholas K Sample Sale with Hats and Separates

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The Nicholas K sample sale in SoHo has a lot of contemporary merchandise for up to 80% off. From the items we were able to find, there were many different sizes, quite a few clothing options that included dresses, separates and accessories. The quality of the items is good – but the prices aren’t too cheap either. Many items cost in the $100-$250 range.

The staff was really sweet. They offered our VIP users 25% off online and off current merchandise as well. When you hit up the sale, remember to mention ShopDrop for your additional discount. Prices below.

What: Nicholas K sample sale
Where: 435 Broome St, Manhattan, NY
When: Feb 4 – Feb 10, 2019

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