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The Cure to Met Gala FOMO: Rating The Night’s Looks, and How to Shop Them

By: Cristina Martin 

Versace stole the show at this year’s Met Gala. The brand dressed numerous celebrities in Versace’s chicest Sunday School evening wear, fitting the theme, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” The Met Gala, dubbed the “Super Bowl of Fashion,” is the perfect (and usually the only) excuse to go completely extra with your outfit. I always praise those who commit to the theme and give it 110%.

Below are the best and not so best looks from fashion’s most famous evening. If you were sitting on your sofa last night wishing you were there, or lusting to own a fabulous piece from one of these designers, I’ll let you know which Met Gala designer runs sample sales. You’re welcome.

The Kings and Queens of Met Gala 2018: 
Met Gala Royalty that committed to the Catholic theme.

Best Dressed Queen: Blake Lively in Versace and Christian Louboutin.
There was a huge Versace sale this year, and we are keeping our fingers crossed for another one next year. Christian Louboutin has sample sales, but they are almost impossible to get in to unless you work for the company or know someone who does.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Couple: Jeremy Scott and Cardi B wearing Moschino
Global Fashions hosted a Moschino sample sale recently, with mixed reviews.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Dressed King: Chadwick Boseman wearing Versace 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honorable Mentions: 

Sarah Jessica Parker: This Met Gala Queen NEVER disappoints. Dolce & Gabbana and Jennifer Fisher dressed her this year. We are still praying for a D&G sale… Hopefully our prayers will be answered soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicki Minaj dressed as the devil by Oscar de la Renta and Tiffany & Co. The Oscar de la Renta sample sale just passed, and happens every year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Lopez: New York’s “Jenny from the Block,” is strutting down the red carpet with a Balmain dress and Jimmy Choo accessories. The cross on Jlo’s dress can be found on Anna Wintour’s first Vogue cover. Nice touch!  A Balmain sample sale is also in our prayers, but you can shop the divine Jimmy Choo sample sale every spring.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sinful Looks That Had Me Asleep at the Altar:
These celebs did not follow the theme and were just plain BORING!

Worst Dressed: Jaden Smith in Louis Vuitton
Jaden, I guess thinks he’s too cool to to wear something crazy. Not only did he not follow the theme, he looks like he’s going to grab some lunch on his way to  his next meeting. You’re also that self-absorbed that you have to carry around your gold record? This is the ultimate Met Gala sin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Worst Couple: The Olsen twins. These two are always a packaged deal. They have the same over-sized look every… singe… year… I think I would die and resurrect if they wore something different. The Elizabeth & James sample sale is their brand, and it’s is opening tomorrow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honorable Mentions: 

Cara Delevingne: Wearing Dior and looking more like a dominatrix rather than a Catholic school girl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claire Danes: Her dress contributed absolutely nothing to the theme. She added three colors together and added a feather. I’m hitting snooze button on this one.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Jenner Clan: Kris (in Tommy Hilfiger), Kendall (in Off-White), and Kylie (in Alexander Wang) were all SO boring! Not to mention that Travis Scott looks like a World War II German soldier. I guess Kim K. was the only one allowed to slay the red carpet that night. (P.S. Alexander Wang has sample sales.)
 

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Jocelyn Fur Sample Sale Opens To The Public Today

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Jocelyn Fur has the coolest fur jackets in the world. Aside from the regular regal fur coats and jackets that you see in the movies featuring royalty from the Upper East Side, the brand carries a number of modern contemporary parkas, with colored fur lining the inside of denim jackets or rain coats. Prices at retail easily reach into the thousands. Yesterday, I headed over to check out the merchandise. It was great to see Deb from JenX – who gave us the warmest welcome and explained that all items are up to 60% off. We found coats for as low as $300. As a perk, there were shrugs and fur jackets from Oscar de la Renta at the sale as well. If you have a few minutes during lunch today, definitely sneak over to the sale – it was opened to the public today – no reservation required. As always, photos and prices below. Enjoy!

What: Jocelyn Fur sample sale by JenX
Where: 224 west 30th st, 11th floor
When: Today, Fri Jan 26th 11AM-6PM

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Score Your Favorite Golden Globe Looks at the Next Sample Sale

By Cristina Martin

This year at the Golden Globes award, most stars wore black gowns to support theTimes Up Now and #MeToo campaigns to end sexual harassment. Whether you’re looking for that perfect LBD or long gown for your next big event, you can shop the same brands worn at the Golden Globes at sample sales in NY. Our fav was Alexis Bledel in an Oscar de la Renta romper (sample sales 2x year), Jimmy Choo heels (sample sales 2x year). A list of sample sales and looks below. Enjoy!

Here are Golden Globe favorites that have recently held sample sales in New York City:

Looking to shop right now? The next high-end sample sales coming your way will be Jason Wu, Theory, and Helmut Lang.

Big Little Lies producer, actress and Golden Globe winner, Reese Witherspoon is wearing a Zac Posen Dress and Jimmy Choo heels.
Big Little Lies producer, actress and Golden Globe winner, Reese Witherspoon is wearing a Zac Posen dress and Jimmy Choo heels.

 

 

 

 

 

Alexis Bledel, known for Gilmore Girls, is wearing an Oscar de la Renta Dress with Jimmy Choo heels. A full sample sale look!
Alexis Bledel, known for Gilmore Girls, is wearing an Oscar de la Renta Dress with Jimmy Choo heels. A full sample sale look!
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Oscar De La Renta Sample Sale Review

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By: Maura McNulty
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I woke up today, looking for a sample sale, so I immediately logged onto my ShopDrop app. I noticed the Oscar de la Renta sale right away, but kept my expectations low, seeming too good to be true. There won’t be any stock left, I told myself on the way over, and that’s if you can wait out the long line that has to be there.

Well, dear shoppers, I stand corrected. The Oscar de la Renta sale had an extensive stock of everything, without the crowds of people you typically have to push through when a bigger brand holds a sample sale. Coats, furs, menswear, womenswear, children’s wear; the sale even had a home goods section!

Prices were in the $100+ range, but the pieces on sale were so true to the artistry of Mr. De la Renta, that plenty of stock is definitely worth the splurge.

Check it out! The sale ends October 29!

 

Oscar de la Renta Sample Sale

151 Wooster St, NY, NY

Tue 10-8 I Wed-Sat 11-7 I Sun 11-4

 

P.S. They have wedding gowns 😉 

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