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Sample Sale Review: MAJE

MAJE sample sale in NY

This morning we headed out to the MAJE sale hosted in midtown. The nice part was that there were no lines so we had an easy time getting in. From the first few moments at the sale it is obvious that MAJE is not an American brand. (It’s French). The sizes are European, so you had to translate numbers like 1,2,3 into 4,6,8. The racks at the entry are filled…

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Sample Sale Review: Marc Jacobs

We just returned from the Marc Jacobs sample sale with bags full of goodies. If you have a few moments to get to the sample sale, we definitely recommend you check it out. Sadly, no pictures were allowed in the building, so we included some look alike images below and lots and lots of descriptions. So, on the top floor, there are racks and racks of clothes. Most of the…

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Rent The Runway Sample Sale

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Let’s face it, it’s hard to rationalize spending half a week’s paycheck on a designer gown, pair of heels or bag that you’re only going to wear once. Receiving the prestigious title of bridesmaid, prom queen or any wedding invitation comes with the heavy burden of figuring out what to wear, and where to buy it. I for one always find myself in a pickle, because somehow, at the ripe,…

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Sample Sale Review: Multi-Designer at Katya Dobryakova

Katya Dobryakova at the Multi-Designer Sample Sale in NY

Descending to the basement of the Katya Dobryakova store on Broome street, we were greeted by a large room, which held the multi-designer sample sale. One thing united all the stands: each one had one-of-a-kind merchandise. ARIANA BOUSSARD-REIFEL We first chatted with Ariana Boussard-Reifel, who designed the bangles Beyonce wore to the Grammys. Aside from being extremely friendly, her jewelry is stunning! She sells bangles, earrings and rings all made…

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3 Things You Didn’t Know About Sample Sales

You Don’t Have To Be a Size 2 to Find Clothing  Once upon a time, a sample sale actually was a “sample” sale. Sample sales were a way for retailers to sell their items which were used in advanced showings, fashion shows, and presentations for interested buyers. These samples were often very limited in sizes and quantities due to the purpose the items served. They are also usually gently worn.…

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Herschel Sample Sale Starts TODAY!

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There is a lot to be said about the bag a person chooses to carry. Herschel Supply Co. – cool, efficient, stylish and overall smart. In high school, I called Herschel Supply Co. “The Cool Kid Backpack” company. And why is that? Herschel Supply Co. only cater to the best. With the goal to “create timeless products with a fine regard for detail”, Herschel beyond achieves. Founded in 2009, by…

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Parker Sample Sale With Val At 260 Sample Sale

Parker Sample Sale

This morning, we woke up at dawn with a mission: see what’s in store at 260SAMPLESALE. They are currently running the Parker event at their 150 Greene Street location in Soho. First, we all met up at Starbucks to power up with some coffee, chat about sample sales, and talk about our plan of action. Ghila gathered all her photo equipment while Goldie made sure Val was runway ready with…

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Meet Val: Your Sample Sale Guide

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Meet Val, your new guide to shopping sample sales. Val was raised watching fashion shows with her mother, who was a designer herself. She would often model the clothing her mother would make, and she jokes that she was a fashion model before she even knew it herself. Over time, Val became very passionate about fashion and design, and always thought she would become a designer herself one day. Last…

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Friday Repost: The Psychology behind Sample Sales

Sample Sale Mentality

Racked published an awesome article explaining why sample sales are so very addictive. So here below we will break down the article into three simple points so that if you are extremely busy like the rest of us, you can down the whole article in under one minute. Ironically, the article mentions all the psychological factors but doesn’t mention the bottom line, which is that sample sales offer luxury merchandise…

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NY Sample Sale Review: J Mendel

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By Dynasty George, independent designer & fellow My first time using the ShopDrop app, I wanted to find a Sample sale that was exclusive and elite, one I could only have access to via the app. So, I decided to check out the J Mendel Sample Sale! You had to register beforehand the day and time you wanted to come, which I loved because sample sales can be very hectic…

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