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Big Post Xmas Online Deals

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The main reason we love late December is because of the massive discounts that retailers have both online and in-store that make prices almost as attractive as sample sale prices. We’re especially appreciative when it’s absolutely freezing outside and we can shop from the comfort of our own bed without compromising on quality.

Below is a run-down of our most favorite deals. Most of them don’t last more than a few hours, so check them out while they still last!

  1. Neiman Marcus up to 55% off sale items (until noon today) our favorite items listed out below
  1. Intermix 75% off
  2. Zara sale while supplies last
  3. Saks 70% off (today is the last day!)
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Vince Sale for Men was Freakin Awesome

Vince Mens sample sale fall 2018

Right next door to the Kooples store, there was an awesome 3-day Vince sample sale for men hosted by Prive (although not in the regular Chelsea Market location). Although the girls on our team were sad not to get some Vince goodies, the guys were in seventh heaven.

The prices were reasonable for Vince but a bit high for many of our followers (mostly between $50 and $200) plenty of jackets, pants, shirts, sweaters and coats. If you’re a fan of the brand, this was a sale you definitely wouldn’t want to miss.

What: Vince sample sale for men
When: Dec 20 – Dec 22, 2018
Where: 41 West 14th St, Manhattan, NY

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Low Prices at the Stila, Artis, Tocca, and Dr. Jart+ Sample Sale

Stila, Artis, Tocca, and Dr. Jart+

By Melanie Capruso

Finally a sample sale with reasonable prices! The Stila, Artis, Tocca, and Dr. Jart+ sample sale with 260 featured endless items at quality prices. Each brand had their own section which features all their classic items. The Dr. Jart+ area had their face masks and signature skin care products. Tocca had the back section with their signature candles, perfumes, and bath products. The artis showing was less then expected, with mostly sets of brush. The Stila section was the most expansive with eyeshadows, both glitter and matte, foundation, primers, eyeliners, lipstick, highlighter, and lipliner. Out of all of the brands, Dr. Jart+ had the least amount of products. This could be because I went on day 3 of the sale.

While this sale earned a high rating of 9 out of 10 for the variety of products and the ;ow prices, it did loose a point for the congestion. Both times I went, I had to wait in a long, impatient line. The first time is was below 30ºF and the second time it was raining. It certainly ruins the experience when I enter the building soaking wet.

What: Stilla, Artis, Tocca, and Dr. Jart+ sample sale
When: Tue Dec 18- Sun Dec 23
Where:260 Fifth Ave, Manhattan, NY

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Hugo Boss Sample Sale is Great and Mostly For Men

The Hugo Boss sample sale at Soiffer Haskin was extremely organized. Racks were organized by gender and then by side. Thanks to the rigorous crowd control, there was plenty of room to walk around, select items without feeling like a tightly-packed sardine (like in some other places).

The men really got the best end of this one, 75%-80% of the merchandise was for men. It included shoes, blazers, ties, shirts, sweaters, slacks, outerwear so one could go in and get an entire seasons wardrobe worth of clothes. The prices weren’t amazing for the first day – but Soiffer Haskin always slashes prices on every day of the sale. If you like the brand, it’s worth going back a few times throughout the sale to make sure you get the desired merchandise at the lowest possible price.

The hottest items were the ties (priced better at Macy’s) and sweaters which seemed to be flying off the tables. Lots of shoes as well. We love the brand and enjoyed the sale and recommend that you add it to your shopping list.

What: Hugo Boss sample sale
Where: Soiffer Haskin, 317 W 33rd St, NY, NY
When: Dec 19 – Dec 23, 2018

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One of the Best Sales We’ve Seen in a While: French Connection Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin 

It’s been a while since I’ve felt this positive about a sample sale. The French Connection sample sale is conveniently located in Midtown. When I walked in the coat check guys were the most attentive and sweet. After chatting them up, I walked to the back and entered the sale. Men’s was first as you walked in. There was a mid-sized section of coats, tops, bottoms, and even $5  ties! If you have to wear ties for work, you can’t beat that! The next, larger room contained women’s. It was the same deal: tops, bottoms, coats, and dresses. There were so many beautiful pieces, but dresses and skirts really caught my eye. Shoes filled the third and final room.

We rated the French Connection Sample sale a 9 out of 10. Yes, it was that good. The clothing was super cute, and the prices were unbeatable! You can use this sale to fill up your closet or mark everyone off your Christmas list. The staff was very sweet and accommodating. Check out the French Connection sample sale. You won’t regret it! Happy shopping!

What: French Connection Sample Sale
When: Mon. Dec. 17 – Wed. Dec. 19, 2019
Where:  512 Seventh Avenue, 25th Floor, Manhattan, NY

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375 Pop Up Offering Chanel and Balenciaga Off Price

375 Pop-Up is hosting a sample sale this Saturday and Sunday, where you’ll be able to buy current designer collections from Chanel, Balenciaga, Off-White and other contemporary brands. Located in the heart of Brooklyn, this showroom is a desired giveaway for celebrities and modern urban designer lovers. Including a list of what’s available & at what prices below.

If you’re still on the lookout for Holiday gifts, definitely add this one to your calendar!

  • Chanel Sneakers Retail $950 Our price $700
  • Chanel Espadrilles Retail $725 Our price $595
  • Balenciaga Triple S Sneakers Our price $850
  • Chrome Hearts Women’s and Men’s Apparel up to 75% off
  • current season Balenciaga Apparel up to 35% off
  • Off-White apparel up to 60% off
  • Marcelo Burlon apparel up to 80% off
  • Palm Angels apparel up to 80% off
  • Heron Preston apparel up to 30% off
  • Unravel Project up to 80% off
  • Limited selection of Goyard accessories
  • What: 375 Showroom Sale
    Where: 43 9th St,  Brooklyn, NY 11215
    When: Dec 23-24 10AM-7PM 2018

 

 

 

 

 

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Prabal Gurung Sample Sales Held Together with Safety Pins

Prabal Gurung sample sale fall 2018

We’re glad Prabal Gurung had a sample sale this Fall (even though it was only one day). That being said, it wasn’t all wine & roses. The stock merchandise was beautiful but few styles. We got there at 8:15AM and most of the racks were already half-full. Prices for retail were ranging from $150-$250 and included a few dresses, jackets and colorful tops. There were a few boxes with Tees in all sizes for $35, and cashmere sweaters for $195. For Prabal – not the end of the world.

The sample racks – ahhhh… As I was leaving the sample sale, I bumped into a ShopDropper in the elevator and we spent the next few minutes analyzing the samples and comparing the sample sale to the one that took place last Spring. Prices went up and quality went down. There was a $75 rack and a $100 rack. The items on those racks either didn’t belong there or were held together with safety pins – we’re talking not wearable AT ALL. If you love the brand and are looking for a good cocktail dress, you should add this one to your list.

What: Prabal Gurung sample sale
Where: Dec 18, 2018
When: 247 West 37th St, Suite 1501, Manhattan, NY

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Shoes and Bags Galore at the Frances Valentine Sample Sale

frances valentine sample sale

We gave the Frances Valentine an 8 out of 10! Prices were better than at the last sample sale, about $50-$100 lower than last time and 60%-85% off retail. The showroom was lined with shoes (sandals, flats, heels and boots) that retailed from $95 to $150 and ranged from size 7 to size 12. Unfortunately, there were no half-sizes so folks like me had to go up or down a half a size.

The bags were awesome: canvas, leather and straw – large and small – priced between $75 and $150 as well as cute necklaces and jewels. If you are into funky feels and square toes and love the Frances Valentine brand, this sample sale is for you.

What: Frances Valentine sample sale
Where: 80 West 40th Fl, 8th Fl, Manhattan, NY
When: Dec 17-18, 2018

 

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Beautiful Building, Uneventful Sale: The ALTUZARRA Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin 

The Altuzarra sample sale was held on the 14th floor of the Woolworth building down by City Hall. If you’re an NYC architecture nerd like me, you will really appreciate the beautiful interior as you pass through the lobby. Other than that the Altuzarra sample sale was uneventful. The sale felt more like a regular retail boutique rather than a sample sale. The clothing was very pretty as that brand always delivers nice designs. This sale is perfect if you are going for that urban chic look.

We rated the Altuzarra sample sale a 7 out of 10. Pricing was really confusing, and still quite high. There were only a few racks of clothing and a long table with knits and accessories. The best part of the sale was the shoes. They had a large variety of numerous sizes. If you’re a huge fan of the brand, then check it out. (or if you just want an excuse to go inside the Woolworth building) Happy shopping!

What: Altuzarra Sample Sale
When: Thur. Dec. 13 – Fri. Dec. 14, 2018
Where: 233 Broadway 14th Fl, NY, NY

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Solid Striped x Redone Sample Sale: All Seasons Under One Roof

By: Cristina Martin

Solid Striped and Redone joined together to bring us a fabulous sample sale.  Solid and Striped is all swimsuits and a few bags. Browse through a few racks of one-pieces and several bins of separates. If you are looking for a super cute bathing suit for some fun Insta pics, then this is the sale for you.

On the other hand, if you have the body where you need a bathing suit that has support, then skip this sale. The suits were very colorful and fun! There were also quite a few high-waisted options. This sale is also better if you’re into mixing and matching because you will have to dig to find a matching set.

Not into bathing suits right now? Shop Redone. Redone had racks of denim. You can find jeans and denim skirts and shorts. You can also pick up some cute graphic tees and sweaters. We rated the Solid Striped x Redone sample sale an 8 out of 10. Prices were decent. The space was huge so there was plenty of room to shop and no lines! Check it out and pick up something for now and next summer. Happy shopping!

What: Solid Striped x Redone Sample Sale
When: Thur. Dec. 13 – Sun. Dec. 16, 2018
Where: 107 Grand Street, Manhattan, NY (Entrance is on Mercer St.)

 

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