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A Sample Sale Melting Pot: Swell, Nest, and Moleskine

By: Cristina Martin 

You wouldn’t think those three brands would be under one roof, but leave it to 260 Sample Sale to have a Swell, Nest, and Moleskine sample sale. I have to say, it was strange grabbing a water bottle for my mom, a notebook for work, and then randomly picking up a candle all in one place.

The Swell, Nest, and Moleskine sample sale got a 5 out of 10 ShopDrop Rating. The best thing about this sale was the price range. This is my first time leaving a sample sale with 3 items for under $25. Notebooks and Swell bottles started at $10. The Moleskine bags and most Nest products were still pretty expensive. You can get a Wood Wick candle at Bed Bath and Beyond for $25 and it will smell nice and burn evenly. The store layout was very strange as well, which made it a mad house. People were pushing, shoving, and getting annoyed if you stood somewhere too long. Even the 260 staff was was noticeably getting frustrated with the crowd. They would say “excuse me” really loud with an attitude as they made their way across the store. The shopping experience was really awful. I could’t wait to get out of there.

If you’re looking for any of these brands for really cheap and don’t mind the madness, then check our the Swell, Nest, and Moleskine sample sale. You can grab a lot at these low prices. I had to wait about 20 minutes to get it. In my opinion, it wasn’t worth the wait. Try to go when there is no line, less craziness, and you will be able to get away with some good stuff!

What: Swell, Nest, Moleskine Sample Sale
When: Monday, April 30 – Thursday, May 5, 2018
Where: 260 5th Avenue New York, NY

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Lines for Days at the Versace Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

 

Another day, another line at 260 Sample Sale. The Versace sample sale had some good prices, but who knows what your’re going to find once you FINALLY get in there? We interviewed people waiting on line. Turns out, people were waiting for 3+ hours!! The line went down a whole city block and wrapped around part of another. One plus is that they offer men’s clothing and accessories. One gentleman we spoke with on line said, “Versace is lit right now.” So is Versace making a comeback? Whether they are or aren’t, the time you spend standing  on line isn’t worth it. Go home, binge watch American Crime Story: The Assassination of Giannini Versace, and go back at a later date.

Details and pictures below. A very special thank you to Madison Avenue Spy for the photos.

What; Versace Sample Sale
When: Wed. April 11 – Sun. April 15, 2018
Where: 151 Greene St. New York. NY

 

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Get Ready for a Scavenger Hunt at the Rent the Runway Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

The Rent the Runway sample sale was unpleasant from start to finish. When I got there, I was greeted by a line that wrapped around the corner! After waiting 30 minutes, I finally got past the doors ready to shop. Unfortunately,the space was way too crowded! On top of having to practically climb over people to just look at the clothing, most of the merchandise was dirty or damaged. Some of it was downright disgusting!

How I felt walking through the Rent the Runway Sample Sale

The only positives of the Rent the Runway sample sale were: 1. Everything is organized by size, which makes it easier to narrow your search .  You don’t have to scour the store to find your size. Also, sizes ranged from 0 – 22, so there really was something for everyone here. 2. The prices were pretty decent. Non-big-name gowns and dresses were below $100, and big name gowns and dresses were below $200.

We are giving the Rent the Runway sample sale a 3 out of 10. It is NOT worth the wait nor the crowds to go on an endless hunt to find something that is not so obviously worn.

My personal advice: I went to this sale last year, but on one of the last days. I didn’t have to wait in a huge line for damaged clothing, and they had price reductions. I left with 2 really great dresses. If it’s worth anything… save your time and go at the end if you are really in need for some dresses.

Hope we could help! Details and photos below.

What: Rent the Runway Sample Sale
When: Tue. April 10 – Sun. April 15, 2018
Where: 260 5th Ave, New York, NY

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Update Your Work Wardrobe at the Theory Sample Sale for Women

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By Cristina Martin 

The Theory sample sale had some really great pieces. Theory is well known for their stylish power suits and minimalist approach to professional attire. You can find both professional and casual pieces at the Theory sample sale. Their accessories were on point as well! You can choose from a wide variety of handbags, scarves, hats, and belts. However, their shoe selection was rather limited.

Now prices… We rated the Theory sample sale a 7 out of 10, because all although their selection was excellent, the prices were still a little high. You had to sift through the clothing to get a really good deal. For example, these suede pants were originally $1,195 and were on sale for $99. Now that’s a gem! On the other hand, a leather jacket was $445 and on sale for $399. We are keeping our fingers crossed for further price reductions!

What: Theory Sample Sale (Women’s)
When: Tuesday, March 6 – Sunday, March 11, 2018
Where 260 5th Ave. New York, NY

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Take II for the Schutz Sample Sale

On a scale of 1 to 10, ShopDrop gives Schutz sample sale 6 stars.

A few weeks ago Clothingline hosted a sample sale for Schutz, which was frankly disappointing. There were only 4-5 pairs of shoes for every size.Therefore, we were hoping to see more of a selection at the next Schutz sample sale, which is currently taking place. The good news is there were more shoes, the bad news is that a lot of the shoes were from old collections, and we didn’t see any winter gear (boots or booties). The shoes were $30-$50 and included a variety of items per size form 5 to 11.

In addition to the Schutz brand, there were a number of other items on sale from previous sample sales: Alix bodysuits, Julie Brown NYC tops, bottoms and dresses, The Arrivals coats and Cashmere sweaters. If you’re in the fashion district, we recommend checking this one out.

What: Schutz sample sale
Where: 261 West 36th Street, 2nd Floor, NY, NY
When: Feb 27- Mar 1

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Sheer Bodysuits Rocking the La Perla Sample Sale

I had to do a double take the first time I stepped foot into the La Perla boutique on Madison Ave: a set of lingerie was on display for $12,000. While there must be people who are happy to throw away an arm and a leg for a pair of thongs, we were very relieved to shop at the sample sale last night, where most items were close to 90% off. The selection was enormous – lingerie in every size, pjs, RTW, shoes and all sorts of sexy accessories. For the basic pre-priced products, prices ranged from $11 to $75. RTW items were 85% off – the original price tags were colored over, so figuring out the price turned into a bit of a scavenger hunt. The sale opens to the public today. As always, photos and prices below. Enjoy!

What: La Perla sample sale
Where: 260 Fifth Ave
When: Feb 20-Feb 25

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Up Your Contour Game at the Beauty Sample Sale

260 is in the swing of the multi-brand beauty sample sale. If you’re looking for sophisticated face brushes or heavily discounted hair irons, this one is for you. Here you can find Dr. Jart, Artis and GHD items at up to 60% off. Concealers, foundation, brushes – all you want – with most items under $15. If you need some beauty items, head over to this sale before Sunday.

What: Beauty Sample Sale
Where: 260 Sample Sale, 260 Fifth Ave
When: January 30 – February 04 I Tue-Fri 10AM-8PM I Sat 10AM-7PM I Sun 10AM-5PM

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Absolute Stunners at the Herve Leger Sample Sale

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We have good news and bad news. The good news is that the Herve Leger sample sale for women at 260 has the most phenomenal items at crazy discounts. Many items are over 90% off. The bad news is that items are still quite pricey. So here is the rundown: most items are size small, but the selection of dresses is enormous. Embellished and non-embellished band-aid dresses, long and short, beautiful skirts, tops and jackets. No shoes, fragrances or handbags. Collections span current seasons to past. Every item is over $100 except for the bathing suits, which are an amazing $40 (down from $790!!!). The sale opens to the public today so make sure to snag some goodies while they last.

What: Herve Leger sample sale
Where: 260 sample sale, 150 Greene St
When: January 30 – February 04, Tue 9AM-8PM I Wed-Sat 10AM-7PM I Sun 10AM-5PM

 

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Less Shoes, More Clothes at the Schutz Sample Sale

Photo Credit: Glamourai

If you were hoping for an awesome selection of Schutz boots, don’t bother going to this sale. Go to the Modern Vice sample sale two blocks away. If you are looking for awesome pieces from The Arrivals (gorgeous wool coats, parkas and leather jackets), Kal Reiman goods or dresses from Mi Jong Lee, then Clothingline has a nice selection at even better prices. Oh, and not to forget the 2 racks of bodysuits from Alix – all for under $65. The thing I love most about Clothingline sample sales is that prices drop every day. So if you aren’t sure about a certain blazer or pair of pants, come back on the last day. Good chance you’ll get desired items for an additional 40%-50% off. As always, photos and prices below. Enjoy!

What: Schutz, Arrivals, Alix sample sale
Where: Clothingline, 261 West 36th St, 2nd Floor, NY, NY
When: Jan 24-26, Thu-Fri 11AM-7PM

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Make a Statement with Finds from the Fivestory Sample Sale

Fivestory Sample Sale

By Christina Martin I Photo Credit: Racked

If you are looking for your next statement piece to stand out at a wedding or gala, head down to the Fivestory sample sale. Fivestory, an Upper East Side boutique with a reputation for carrying funky pieces did not disappoint! The Fivestory sample sale had a variety of tops, bottoms, dresses, shoes, hats, jewelry, and even home décor. Some well-known brands include Alexander Wang, Calvin Klein, Nicholas Kirkwood and a large selection of Carolina Herrera. The prices were insane! All apparel are sold at an incredible 80% off, and shoes were at 75% off. However, there is a caveat. Usually, set prices are listed according to item, but the Fivestory sample sale lists the percentage discounts instead. So, make sure your phone calculator is handy to find out how much each item costs. This sale is pricier than most other 260 sample sales with the average price per item closer to $200 than to $100. As always, you can find the deets and pictures below. Enjoy!

What: Fivestory Sample Sale

When: Tue. Jan. 23 – Sun. Jan. 28, 2018

Where: 150 Greene Street New York, NY

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