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Unique and Funky Pieces at the Helmut Lang Sample Sale

By Melanie Capruso

The selection available at the Helmut Lange sample sale was impressive, featuring a mixture of both really unique and very simple pieces. The showroom was filled with sequin dresses, grey metallic jackets, pink fuzzy skirts, and silver tipped cowboy boots. The sample sale was organized by style, not size. The sale featured both men’s and women’s clothing styles, but only women’s shoes, which were kept downstairs in their own room. In addition to clothes, there was a small selection of purses which were shaped as bras!

We decided to give the Helmut Lang sample sale a 6.5 out of 10 due to their large and varied inventory. We were disappointed by the prices but have our fingers crossed for prices adjustments!

What: Helmut Lang sample Sale
When: Tue. Aug. 14 – Sat. Aug. 19
Where: 150 Greene St, New York, NY

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Battle of the Best Denim – The Frame Sample Sale

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had the opportunity to check out the Frame Sample Sale at 260 Fifth Avenue. Kinda of ironic that 260 is hosting yet another jean company, last week was J Brand so let’s see how this one compares.

The Frame Sample Sale had a shocking selection of sample pieces which were all 50 dollars. The was a lot of variety in both men’s and women’s denim.  While the price was higher for jeans, starting at 75 dollars, compared to J Brand which began at 70 dollars. The jean shorts were 50 dollars which is a steal compared to the retail price.

Overall, we rated the Frame Sample Sale a 6.5 out of 10. The sample pieces were great but the pricing on all the other merchandise was way to high. If a male friend, relative or significant other needs a pair of denim, I’d check it out!  In the battle for the best denim, who do you think should win?

What: Frame Sample Sale
When: Tue, Aug 7 – Sun, Aug 12
Where: 260 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY

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Men are the Clear Winners at the Reiss London Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin 

While the Reiss London sample sale does have both men and women’s, the men’s were far better. Sorry ladies, it’s best to shop for your beau, and perhaps you will find something for yourself. The Reiss London sample sale is best for men who need to add to there professional wardrobe. There were a variety of men’s suits. You’re also covered if the office is more on the casual side. The Reiss London sample sale also offered a great selection of business casual for men.

Women, there’s a sad selection for you. For the ladies, you can find mostly summer items. That doesn’t help much when you only have one month of real summer left. There were a number of skirts and professional dresses to choose from. However, we found them a bit frumpy. We feel like the quality at Reiss London is severely going down. They are starting to no longer feel luxurious. The prices were decent, but we are waiting for markdowns this Friday. If you have nothing else better to do and find yourself in the Flatiron district, check out the Reiss London sample sale. Happy shopping!

What: Reiss London Sample Sale
When: Tue. July 31 – Sun. Aug. 5, 2018
Where: 260 5th Ave. New York, NY

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It’s Splendid and More at the Splendid Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

260 Sample Sale is back with the Splendid sample sale. If you do a little searching, you will also find a SuperDry rack. Splendid is such a fun brand. They are perfect for any occasion – whether it’s catching up with the girls over brunch, or checking out a new bar. The discounts were about 90% off. You can manage a summer-is-almost-over shopping spree!

The same can’t be said about SuperDry. The single rack was only 30% off. Personally, I think that brand is over priced.  My first interaction with SuperDry was when I was shopping for my boyfriend at the time. I saw a $70 pair of cargo shorts and walked right out.

Check out the Splendid sample sale, you might find some great things. Happy shopping!

What: Splendid Sample Sale
When: Tue. July 24 – Sun. Aug. 5, 2018
Where: 151 Woodster St. New York, NY

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Get Your Denim On! – The J Brand Sample Sale

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had the opportunity to check out the J Brand Sample Sale at 260 Fifth Avenue. The sale had an abidance of colorful and regular blue denim jeans to chose from, as well as crushed velvet, leather and pastel colors.

The J Brand Sample Sale had a great selection of jeans, classic blue jeans with rips, crushed velvet, high waisted white. You name it, they had it! They also had a large selection of samples in nearly every size for only 40 dollars! There were great shorts on sale, perfect for the end of the summer! As well as denim jackets that could be worn all year round.

We rated the J Brand Sample Sale a 7 out of 10. There was a large selection of merchandise offered in nearly every size but the prices were still high. You can find J Brand jeans on sale at department stores for less than 70 dollars, so we recommend you wait until they markdown the prices.

What: J Brand Sample Sale
When: Tues, Jul 24 – Sun, Jul 29
Where: 260 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY

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Vivre La Résistance – The Zadig and Voltaire Sample Sale

By: Ashley Randall 

Today the ShopDrop team had the opportunity to check out the Zadig and Voltaire Sample Sale at 260 Fifth Avenue this morning. The racks had a variety of colorful tops, pants, furs and jackets as well as an amazing shoe selection!  

The Zadig and Voltaire Sample Sale had the quintessential clothing, shoes and accessories to fulfill every girl’s Parisian dream. There was a lot of variety in t-shirts, tanks and jackets but the best selection was available in the shoes. The Zadig and Voltaire Sample Sale had everything from staple black heeled boots to wild and eccentric multicolored sneakers. Let’s not forget about the great selection of leather and fur jackets as well as all the leather goodies like wallets, totes and mini bags. If you are trying to channel your inner Jane Birkin or Bridget Bardot, this is the place to go! You will find silk bombers, whimsical lace tops and rocking leather pants that will make any look trés chic!

Overall we rated the Zadig and Voltaire Sample Sale a 7.5 out of 10. There was an amazing selection and variety of clothing, accessories and shoes available but the pricing was a little high. The best deal was definitely the boots which retail between $400 to $700 but all were $140. France is super hot right now, they won the World Cup and always have been known for their care free cool girl style, so we recommend you take a look!

What: Zadig and Voltaire Sample Sale
When: Tue, Jul 17 – Sun, Jul 22
Where: 260 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY

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Makeup Madness – Stilla X Dr. Jart X Tocca X Artis Sample Sale

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had the opportunity to check out the Stila X Dr. Jart X Tocca X Artis Sample Sale located at 260 Fifth Avenue. We went an hour after they opened the doors to find a large selection of merchandise at decent pricing.

The Stila X Dr. Jart X Tocca X Artis Sample Sale had a short line outside but the second you walked in, you were consumed by madness. There were frenzies of people hoarding all different types of merchandise. The selection of makeup brushes and skin care offered both by Artis and Dr. Jart was great. While the selection of merchandise offered from Stila was all the ugly and outlandish colors that didn’t sell at Sephora this season. There were crazy resellers who were stocking products without even looking at them. Honestly the Stilla X Dr. Jart X Tocca X Artis Sample Sale felt like something out of a horror film.

Overall we rated the Stila X Dr. Jart X Tocca X Artis Sample Sale a 4 out of 10. The pricing on most of the merchandise was simply 50% and it seemed like the selection was just this seasons left overs. The line to pay wrapped around the entire venue.There were multiple people with, “I say no less than” six bags filled with all different types of products. You may want your beauty to be eternal but it is going to come at a price.

What: Stila X Dr. Jart X Tocca X Artis Sample Sale
Where: 260 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY
When: Tue, Jul 10 – Sun, Jul 15

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“I’m Melting, I’m Meelltttiinnngg” (The Wicked Witch) – The Reformation Sample Sale

By: Ashley Randall

*read with British accent – makes more sense that way

Today we wondered downtown to 150 Greene Street to try and checkout the highly coveted Reformation Sample Sale, but sadly we were let down. We had to stand in the blazing, boiling, burning heat for hours. Clothing by Reformation is seen all over Instagram, featured by renowned bloggers such as Danielle Bernstein of WeWoreWhat and Jacey Duprie of DamselinDior and those alike.

As we stood on Greene street dying a slow and very warm death, we pondered the question. Is the Reformation Sample Sale worth it? After consulting with shoppers leaving, philosophers thinking and our inner selves, we have arrived at the definitive conclusion – absolutely not. Yes, the clothing is very cute, extremely chic and seen all over social media. No one, not even our worst enemies should be forced to stand in boiling heat, unless they’re at the beach getting a nice tan with a margarita in hand. As you probably followed from our Instagram stories, Zara and Reformation make merchandise that are extremely similar in pattern, color and style. The best perk is that Zara is way cheaper.

We rated the Reformation Sample Sale a 3 out of 10. You would think based on the line that wrapped around the block, that they were giving away free puppies and ice cream. But no: no puppies, no ice cream. If you don’t have time to melt on the sidewalks of NYC, we recommend you go to Zara and check out their merchandise. Even better, sit on your couch, pour yourself a nice bloody glass of rosé and shop online!

What: Reformation Sample Sale
When: Jun, 19 – Jun 24, 2018
Where:  150 Greene Street, NY, NY

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Stripes and Gingham Galore – The Caroline Constas and Lemlem Sample Sale

By Ashley Randall

Today we had the opportunity to check out the combined Caroline Constas and Lemlem Sample Sale downtown at 151 Wooster Street. Dreamy and colorful patterned apparel lined all the racks, a majority of which were dresses, skirts and tops.

The Caroline Constas and Lemlem Sample Sale felt as if you were transported from the rainy streets of New York to a bright and sunny day at the beach. The sale offered a lot of chic striped and gingham patterned merchandise. Caroline Constas offered both clothing from her collection as well as a section full of samples. The Caroline Constas samples were more limited and cheaper than the normal collection. Lemlem had a large collection of both maxi dresses, rompers and beach accessories but a limited selection of shoes.

We rated the Caroline Constas and Lemlem Sample Sale a 7 out of 10. The clothing was incredibly cute and chic but offered limited variation, especially Lemlem who seemed to only have striped merchandise. The apparel offered by both Caroline Constas and Lemlem felt as if it were designed solely for the summer months. The merchandise was still priced quite high and there was an extremely long line for both the fitting room and register. Yet all the  merchandise made us feel as if we were relaxing in the Hamptons with a glass of rosé in hand. If you are in need of chic summer clothing and have a larger budget, we recommend you take a look!

What: Caroline Constas and Lemlem Sample Sale
When:  Thurs. May 31 – Sun. June 3, 2018
Where: 151 Wooster Street, New York, NY

 

 

 

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A Workout Girl’s Paradise – The Bandier Sample Sale

By: Ashley Randall

Today we had the opportunity to check out the Bandier Sample Sale at 260 Fifth Avenue Location. The racks are filled with a variety of merchandise and an assortment of different sizes. Including fun and colorful leggings, tops, bras and matching sets.

The Bandier Sample Sale was a dream to anyone women who loves fitness, as well as those who spend their days dressed in athleisure. The sale offered everything from high intensity workout pants to chic bomber jackets and everything in-between. The Bandier Sample Sale had an amazing selection of both performance and leisure sneakers, including brands such as Haus by Golden Goose, Athletic Propulsion Lab, Adidas and Nike.

We rated the Bandier Sample Sale a 7.5 out of 10. Although the Bandier Sample Sale did have a great selection of merchandise and sizes available, the prices were still quite high. There was no line to get inside but the environment was hectic. They did have a great selection of both clothing and shoes so we recommend you check it out!

What: Bandier Sample Sale
When: Tues. May 29 – Sun. June 3, 2018
Where: 260 5th Avenue, New York, NY

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