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Fashion Hilton Hollis Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

ShopDrop Special at the Hilton Hollis Sample Sale

Hilton Hollis sample sale

By: Cristina Martin 

It’s a beautiful day for shopping here in NYC. Browsing through the Hilton Hollis sample sale in comfortable AC is a nice break from the July temperatures. Did I mention we will give you an extra 10% off? Yes, you read that right! All ShopDrop users will get an extra 10% off when the app is shown at check out.

Now that I have your interest, let’s chat about the sale.

We gave the the Hilton Hollis sample sale a 8 out of 10 ShopDrop Rating. The prices were really good! Regular stock was about 80% off.  Samples ranged from $40 – $200. (Retail prices are $100 – $1,400) The space was small, but packed with a bunch of merchandise. The Hilton Hollis sample sale ton of regular stock, but only one rack of samples. Here’s a secrete: some regular stock items made it to the sample rack. 😉 Leave your husband, boyfriend, or friend at home. No men allowed inside due to the fact that there are no proper changing rooms. My friend tagged along, and poor guy had to wait in the hall. Yet again, the staff was so friendly! Overall very positive shopping experience.

What: Hilton Hollis Sample Sale
Where: 265 W 37th St. New York, NY
When: Tue. May 15 – Thur. May 17, 2018

 

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ABC Home and Carpet Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop Uncategorized

Posh Furniture at the ABC Home and Carpet Sample Sale

abc home sample sale

By: Cristina Martin

I’m not exactly sure if the people at ABC Home and Carpet understand the definition of a sample sale, because the prices were still astronomical. However, there is a silver lining. The pieces at the ABC Home and Carpet sample sale were beautiful! Discounts ranged from 30 – 70% off. The sale took place on the 4th floor. Everything was on sale, from lighting to bedding.

We gave the ABC Home and Carpet sample sale a 5 out of 10. Yes there was a lot beautiful things for sale, but let’s be honest, who can really afford it?! Okay, let’s say you had some money under your mattress to treat yourself, can you really cram anything else into your apartment? Honestly, the high prices are such a shame, because there were some really cool pieces there. My favorites had to be the little wall desk and the antique cash register. (Shown in the pictures below.)

If you’re in the area, check it out. If anything you can grab a bite at their restaurant, the delicious ABC Kitchen.

What: ABC Home and Carpet Sample Sale
When: Sat. May 12 – Tue. May 15, 2018
Where: 888 Broadway 4th floor New York, NY

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Chanel Fashion Hermes Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop Vintage

The Vintage Chanel and Hermes Sample Sale was Just a Dream

vintage chanel and hermes

By: Cristina Martin

Every girl dreams of owning a classic Chanel suit. With the right heels and accessories, you can take yourself back to an age of glamour and sophistication. Perhaps, add an Hermes scarf to complete the look. Well, you can  turn your dreams into a reality at the Vintage Chanel and Hermes sample sale. At the sale you can find those classic Chanel and Hermes pieces, in addition to dresses and gowns from other notable designers like Zac Posen and Marchesa. Naturally, you can do all this for the right price. Even though this is technically a sample sale, and  they offered items at a major discount, the prices were still high.

As they say… following your dream can come with a hefty price tag. Ha!

We gave the Vintage Chanel and Hermes sample sale a ShopDrop rating of 7 out of 10. Although prices were still high, the merchandise was excellent. They had so many beautiful pieces in excellent condition. In addition to the classic pieces the gowns were to die for, you can get a simple, elegant gown, or an extravagant one. No lines, no bag check! (Hey, that can also be a dream. At least it’s mine!) The staff was tremendous! They were very friendly and helpful with out being overbearing. By the time I left we were all talking fashion, our lives, the weather, you name it! Even other shoppers were very friendly. One of the best sample sale shopping experiences hands down.

If you have the cash the splurge, it’s a great investment!

What: The Vintage Chanel and Hermes Sample Sale
When: Wed. May 9 – Fri. 11, 2018
Where: 37 W 57 St. New York, NY

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Fashion Jimmy Choo Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

The Most Coveted Sale of the Year: Jimmy Choo Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

People began to line up early for the Jimmy Choo sample sale. Luckily, we were able to get inside an hour early with a press pass to bring you the scoop. This sample sale is one of the most coveted sales because of the excellent condition of their samples, large selection, and low prices. The Jimmy Choo sample sale also not only restocks, but prices are slashed in half on the last day.

We gave the Jimmy Choo sample sale a 6 out of 10 ShopDrop rating. They had an abundance of men shoes, women’s shoes, bags, and other accessories. I docked some points because although they had a large inventory, I wasn’t impressed with the styles of shoes. The styles were either super extra or basic. For $200 + a shoe, I need to love them. It’s also unfair that they price ALL their men’s shoes at $150 flat. Yet the women’s shoes, their core business, were priced between $200 – $375.

We will be keeping an eye on this sale throughout the week. Stay tuned for an update on the last day, Friday. For now, details and photos are below.

UPDATE: 5/11/18 – Prices went down at 1:30 p.m. The selection was so so, and it went quickly.  I guess the word about last day prices got out quickly.

What: Jimmy Choo Sample Sale
When: Wed. May 9 – Fri. May 11, 2018
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion – 123 W 18th St. New York, NY

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chelsea market Elizabeth and James Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop Uncategorized

Clothing for All Seasons at the Elizabeth and James Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin 

Today we had the chance to check out the Elizabeth and James sample sale before it opened to the public. Held in the bustling Chelsea Market, the Elizabeth and James sample sale had a large selection of both samples and regular stock items. Samples were priced as marked and regular stock started at $39. The most expensive items were the regular stock fur coats. However, if you don’t mind a sample piece, you can score a fur coat for $199.

We rated the Elizabeth and James a 8 out of 10. The prices were fair and the selection was good. The space was also brilliantly organized and the dressing rooms were huge! I had the pleasure of meeting some of the lovely Chelsea Market staff. It is a breath of fresh air to encounter such friendly staff at a sample sale.

Check out the Olsen twins’ line, Elizabeth and James, sample sale as you’re passing through Chelsea Market this week. Details and pictures? “You got it, Dude!”

What: Elizabeth and James Sample Sale
When: Wednesday, May 9 – Sunday, May 13, 2018
Where: Chelsea Market 75 9th Ave. New York, NY

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Calling All Expecting Moms: A New View Maternity Sample Sale

a new view maternity sample sale

A New View Maternity – the single largest supplier of pregnancy clothes in America is moving offices and is hosting a major sample sale. That’s right – everything is selling for $10-$25. Items include tops, bottoms and dresses. If you are expecting or know anyone with a bun in their oven, be a good friend and send them over to the sale.

Sneak peak photos & prices posted below. Enjoy!

What: A New View Maternity Sample Sale
Where: 262 West 38th St, Suite 705, NY, NY
When: May 9 – May 18

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Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

HardTail Sample Sale – The Way Sample Sales Used To Be

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The HardTail Forever sample sale is one of those sample sales from the old days. To shop, you need to go to the brand showroom in the fashion district. You show up with your own bag, and literally stuff it with as many items as you can, because the more items you buy, the lower the cost per item. One item costs $20, while 4 items sell for a total of $50 ($12.5 per item).

Expect to find plenty of workout bras, leggings, stretch skirts and athleisure tops at the sale in small and medium sizes. The sale is cash only so hit up the ATM before you go. As always, photos and prices below. Enjoy.

What: HardTail sample sale
Where: 231 W 39th St, 1102, NY, NY
When: Apr 30 – May 12

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It Finally Feels Like Summer – J Rosen Swimsuit Sample Sale

PilyQ sample sale J rosen showroom ny

It’s finally warm outside and we can think of lovely summery things such as going to the beach and getting a tan. That’s why we chose to review the J Rosen swimsuit sample sale. We gave the sale a 9 out of 10 for the following reasons:

  1. Current season stock – the stuff is available now at Saks and Bloomingdales for more than double the price
  2. The staff is really nice and so are the fitting rooms
  3. You can match sizes and styles for tops & bottoms

There are many more reasons, but we’ll let you check it out for yourself. Remember to present the ShopDrop app at checkout to receive your free gift with purchase!

What: J Rosen sample sale
Where: 231 West 39th St, Room 1101. NY, NY
When: May 1 – May 25

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Shoes That Look Like Buildings at the United Nude Sample Sale

United Nude sample sale

United Nude is a brand for funky shoe lovers – one shoe is cooler than the next. Heels shaped like fountains sticking out of the halfway point, shoes out of strings, plastic – literally, appropriate for museums and exhibitions. Anyhow, the brand is hosting a NY sample sale, which is pretty cool, considering the fact that the brand has no NY presence otherwise. At retail, most of the shoes cost between $500 and $600. At the sale, samples were $50, $75 & $100 (sizes 36-41), in stock shoes were around $90-$130.

If you’re into unusual shoe styles, check this one out. If not, save your money for the Jimmy Choo sample sale next week – we’re sure you won’t regret it.

What: United Nude sample sale
Where: 6 Prince St, NY, NY
When: Apr 28 – May 13

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260 Sample Sale Fashion Moleskine Nest Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop Swell

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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