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Satisfy Your Shoe Crush at the Shoe Inn Sample Sale

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By: Lindsey Castin

The Shoe Inn sample sale was a true heaven for shoe lovers. There were hundreds of shoe options organized by size (ranging from size 5 to size 10). They had leather boots, sandals, heels, rain boots, and anything you could possibly be looking for! On top of that, they were all from well-known brands (Calvin Klein, Frye, Rebecca Minkoff, Michael Kors, Vince, etc). The shoes were all priced based on designer but were mostly in the $30-$80 range. All of the shoes (excluding boots) were buy one get one free. How could you not find something you love? 100% worth checking out!

What: Shoe Inn Sample Sale
When: Jan 8th-20th 9AM-7PM
Where: 401 7th Ave NY, NY

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Get Some Spankin’ Shirts for Your Beau at the Bonobos Sample Sale

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If you’re brave enough to weather the cold, check out the Bonobos sample sale taking place at 260. The racks are lined with shirts, jackets, and pants. Buckets are filled with khaki shorts, and there are trays of belts, pocket squares and ties. The prices are great – even for a first day. Shirts cost $29, pants cost $49 and outerwear costs $99. This is compared to the $500+ retail price that these items usually sell at. If you’re a guy or have someone special to shop for, head out to the Bonobos sample sale while you still can. As always, prices and photos below.

What: Bonobos Sample Sale
When: Jan 9th – Jan 14th
Where: 260 Fifth Ave (between 28th and 29th st)

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Our Fav – Final Markdowns at Sample Sales – SuperDry

By Lindsey Castin

Streetwear has been making its way into the fashion world because of its low quantities and high popularity. Superdry is another one of those players with recognizable and signature logos. The Superdry sample sale had everything: neon orange snow pants (originally $200 now $40), tan overalls (originally $80 now $12), sweatshirts with the Superdry logo (originally ranging from $75-$100 now $20), a huge abundance of t-shirt (originally $20 now $9.60 etc. Everything at the sale was an additional 20% off and if you bought 4 or more items it was an additional 40% off. They had a variety of sizes and items of clothing from every season–light jackets, heavy jackets, swimwear and snow gear. This is the perfect sample sale to go to if you love the look of streetwear for insanely affordable prices!

 

What: Superdry sample sale

When: Dec 27th-Jan 7th 10AM-7PM

Where: 260 Fifth Avenue NY, NY

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How To Get All Your Winter Shopping Done at the FRYE, AQUATALIA, SPYDER & More sample sale

While we know that most sample sales span a week or less, the names of the brands at this holiday sample sale caught our attention. We hit up the Holiday Extravaganza sample sale in the Empire State Building and were amazed by the selection (2 full floors), prices (most items between 60% and 75% off) and service (there were people every few steps willing to help us out). So whether you are looking for boots, coats, hats, leather handbags or ski suits, this is one you definitely want to hit up this week to stock up on affordable fashionable merchandise.

The sample sale kindly offered all of our ShopDrop users an additional 10% off with the presentation of this flyer (below in the post). Make sure you hit this one up this weekend before stock is depleted! Our reviews and photos are listed by brand and price below. Enjoy!

FRYE: Boots, booties and flats – men & women – all current collection – 75% off retail – all under $99
AQUATALIA: Boots, booties and flats – men & women – many sizes – current collection – 75% off retail – all under $199
SPYDER: ski suits, ski pants, ski gloves – men and women – current collection – 60% off – under $200 after discount
KENNETH COLE: leather bags, tops, shirts – current collection leather items under $200.
RACHEL ZOE: boots for women – older collections – – over 80% off retail – all $50
JUICY: men, women and children – all under $150
OTHER: tons of winter accessories and gifts for under $20

What: FRYE, AQUATALIA, RACHEL ZOE, SPYDER, KENNETH COLE & more sample sale
Where: 350 5th Ave, Ground Floor, NY, NY (Empire State Building, Ground Floor) 
When: Until January 31st, Mon-Sat 8AM-9PM I Sat 10AM-7PM

Present this image for an additional 10% off at the sample sale
Present this image for an additional 10% off at the sample sale
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Furry Heaven at the Belle Fare sample sale

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Although I grew up in freezing Russia, I never experienced the cold the way it is felt in New York.The ice somehow seeps in through layers of clothes and gives no rest. Therefore, I was absolutely delighted to be invited to the Belle Fare fur sample sale by Shelly & Renee. Besides for the fact that the selection was enormous – the entire showroom was lined with vests, capes, jackets and coats made of the softest cashmere and highest quality furs, everything at the sale was between $50 and $700. Despite my vegan diet, I couldn’t help but try on a number of items. My favorite was a double sided cashmere cape with a soft fur collar – going for $500 at the sample sale. All of the items were over 80% off retail prices.

If you are in the fashion district in the next two days, definitely head over for a delightful treat. And remember to tell Shelly you are from ShopDrop!

What: Belle Fare sample sale
When: Dec 18th-20th 10AM-6PM
Where: 253 West 35th Street, 8th Floor, NY, NY

 

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Altuzarra Sample Sale Insights By Bespoke Bargains

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The bi-annual Altuzzara sample sale has earned its place among my favorite sales due to its gorgeous pieces and generous discounts. The sale usually takes place in July and December, and I’d been scouring my inbox the past couple of weeks waiting for news on this months dates!

The sale opened today at 8:30 am and I arrived within the first hour. The sale space wasn’t crowded, but there is limited real estate at the coat check, and I waited about 15 minutes before heading in. The sale usually offers a mix of shoes, bags, current season RTW, and past season pieces. Before I get into some of the specific pieces/collections that were available, let me update you on pricing. Shoes top out at $500 for current season lace-up OTK faux pearl boots (retail $2,195!) Regular boots are $300 and heels/pumps are $250.

There are lots of bags and they are priced as follows. Exotics (only available in smaller sizes) and large bags are $400, medium sized bags are $300, and mini bags/clutches are $200. Bags received a significant price drop from the last sale! In July, large bags were $550 and small bags were $350. Today I spotted lots of Ghianda leather knot hobos for $400 (retail $2,295), Ghianda saddle bags for $300 (retail $2,195) and a handful of Ghianda mini saddle bags in python for $400 (retail $2,395.) I didn’t see any clutches, but there were a few mini saddle bags in Suede for $200. I’ve heard from people that visited the sale later this afternoon that those may have all sold out. FYI, handbags are mostly available in neutral colors like brown, black, and red.

Current collection has flat pricing by category. That’s a departure from previous sales where pieces were a straight 75% off retail. I very much prefer the current model. Coats are $500, dresses are $300 (I saw a few that retail for $2,995, like the Filippa dress!) and knits/tops are $150. Towards the back of the sale space, you’ll find past season pieces. Some are true samples, but many are production pieces that are brand new with tags. The most abundant size is 36. Tops/skirts/pants/knits are all just $50! Dresses are $125, blazers are $150 and outerwear—I didn’t see any—is $200. There is also a small selection of past season shoes for $50! The only exceptions to this
categorical pricing are a smattering of heavily embellished and /or beaded pieces that are price as marked.

There is a generously sized fitting room and lots of mirrors. Staff is incredibly friendly, helpful and, perhaps most importantly, super knowledgeable about the pieces. I will say that I didn’t think the selection of RTW was as strong today as it was in July, though the prices were phenomenal. Overall the sale is not quite as well stocked and there are fewer pieces to go around. I’d definitely still recommend a visit, particularly if you’ve had your eye on a handbag.

-BespokeBargains

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Our Secret Report From the Stella McCartney Sample Sale

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While most sample sales are open to the public, there are a few sacred ones that are invite-only. Our secret agents pierced the top echelons of sample sale governance and obtained intelligence on the Stella McCartney sample sale that took place on Friday and Yesterday in midtown Manhattan. Obtaining a building pass was the most challenging obstacle. selection was huge: shoes, handbags, dresses and tops from a number of past collections. Price drops were over 90% off, and you were able to find $1,500 sweaters for $100 and $2,500 for $250. See photos and price lists below and stay tuned for the next few sample sales.
 

 

 

 

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5 Best Sample Sales for Quality and Inexpensive Holiday Shopping

With the Holidays fast approaching, the time and options to purchase quality but affordable gifts is running out fast! Below is a guide to New York’s best pre-Holiday sample sales that you could hit up in the next two weeks.
There are over 100 sample sales on the app happening within the next two weeks: below we selected our five favorite ones.
Whenever in doubt just log into the ShopDrop app from your iPhone and check out the new sample sales. The app is updated at least once a day!

1. FREDERIQUE CONSTANT and ALPINA luxury sample sale

If you’re looking to stun a loved one with a classic Swiss watch, this sample sale is for you! Watches that typically cost over $3K will start at just a few hundred dollars at the sample sale
When: December 14th – December 15th
Where: 123 W 18th St, NY, NY
More details on the app

Frederique Constant sample sale
Frederique Constant sample sale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. SOPHIA WEBSTER one-day sample sale

If she’s obsessed with shoes, especially heels ornate with flowers and butterflies, the Sophia Webster sample sale is one definitely worth checking out.
When: December 16th only
Where: 79 Greene St, NY, NY
More details on the app

Sophia Webster sample sale
Sophia Webster sample sale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. EILEEN FISHER sample sale

For some timeless pieces for women, hit up the Eileen Fisher sample sale. The prices at this sample sale will be over 50% off retail.
When: December 18th-20th
Where: 151 Wooster Street
More details on the app

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Eileen Fisher sample sale NY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. YARNZ cashmere sample sale

YARNZ sample sale
YARNZ sample sale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here you can find a number of high-quality cashmere gifts for under $50. This is one of our favorites for scarves, hats and toasty sweaters.
When: December 13th-15th
Where: 9 Chirstopher St, NY, NY
More details on the app

5. ALTUZARRA cashmere sample sale

Altuzarra sample sale
Altuzarra sample sale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For a touch of luxury, stop into this high-end sample sale hosted in the brand’s own showroom. If your girlfriends love Hermes and Gucci, they will love the goods from this one as well!
When: December 14th-15th
Where: 233 Broadway, 14th Floor, NY, NY
More details on the app

 

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Fringes and Glitz at the Alice and Olivia Sample Sale

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The wait ends when the doors to the Alice & Olivia sample sale finally open. The 260 sample sale racks are filled with true samples and overstock. Discounts are up to 80% off. Some of our favorite pieces included jackets and short dresses. We were thrilled to see many sizes as well as many seasons. It’s a bit difficult to get into this one without waiting in line but if you’re really lucky and go during off-peak hours you’ll get in without a wait.

You could check out the sample sale until the end of the week. Details, photos and prices below.

What: Alice & Olivia sample sale
Where: 260 Fifth Ave
When: Tue, Dec 5 – Sun, Dec 10th

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Thank You from Bottomless Closet

 

Dear Shopper,

Thank you for your recent purchase at the Carolina Herrera clothing fundraiser hosted by ShopDrop. By shopping that sale, you helped support Bottomless Closet’s mission to empower New York City women. Please consult your tax advisor for more information about the tax-deductible nature of your contribution for federal income tax purposes.

The women who come through our doors are making a comeback from unimaginable things like domestic violence, homelessness, substance abuse and even incarceration. Your support allows us to work with each woman to equip her to imagine a different future for herself and start to build her future.

Your support will enable Bottomless Closet to provide these women access to business attire, interview coaching and resume preparation, and educational workshops on a variety of topics. Thanks to your generosity, our clients will leave here already on their path to their new future. One in four New York City women is living below the poverty line. With your help, this year alone, Bottomless Closet will empower more than 2,000 women to take their first steps to break this cycle of poverty and become self-sufficient.

We recognize you have countless choices of where to commit your philanthropic dollars and once again, on behalf of Bottomless Closet, thank you.

With gratitude,

Melissa Norden
Executive Director
Bottomless Closet
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