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Top 5 Luxury Sample Sales in NYC This Week

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By Lexi Zimmer

We’re back with your sample sale forecast for the week! This week we’re shaking it up with 5 luxury brands – the average sample sale shopper is probably not filling up their carts at these sales. However, scoring 1 – 2 luxury items for 80% off the usual cost does tend to result in a happy dance… or two.You never know what you may find!

From sneak peeks at the new spring collection, to accessories, to gowns, we’ve got copious amounts of sample sales to satiate your shopping need. Put up your umbrella and brave the storm, these sales are definitely worth it!

1. Adam Lippes

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Hosted at the Adam Lippes showroom, check out spring and pre spring 2017 stock for discount prices for three days only. The Adam Lippes collection is made up of luxury sportswear, as well as RTW and formal wear. The brand is known for being the highest of quality in both design and tailoring alike.

Where: 1133 Broadway, Suite 426, New York, 10010 from

When: Tuesday July 25th 2017 – Thursday July 27th 2017

8:30 am – 7:00 pm

2. Bottega Veneta

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Hereee we go folks. Call up the men in your life and bring them with! This annual sample sale features ready to wear, handbags, travel accessories, shoes and sunglasses for both women and men. Although we don’t have actual prices yet, I’d forecast these prices to be pretty high, even on sale, due to the luxury status of the brand. Share your finds on Instagram and us our handle in the caption @shopdropapp, ya know, because bragging rights are still a thing 😉

Where: Metropolitan Pavilion Upper Events Space, 123 West 18th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, 10011

When: Tuesday July 25th 2017 – Thursday July 27th 2017

Tuesday 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Wednesday & Thursday 9am – 7pm

3. ANTHOM Sample Sale

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Expect some major discounts on the spring and summer 2017 collections, as well as some special, never before seen pieces by an eclectic variety of designers including: Gray Matters, Yune Ho, Haerfest, Priory, Achro, Kaarem, and Veda.

Where: ANTHOM SoHo, 25 Mercer Street, New York, 10013

When: From July 26th 2017 to August 3rd 2017

11am – 7pm

4. cooper & ella Sample Sale

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You’ve got four days to shop contemporary women’s shirts and dresses at the cooper & ella sample sale. Not to worry if you can’t make it to this sale on the first day! Merchandise will be re stocked on the daily with new beauties to bc snatched up.

Where: cooper & ella, 260 West 39th Street, 10th Floor, New York, 10018

When:  Tuesday July 25th 2017 to Friday July 28th 2017

10am – 5pm

5. Carmen Marc Valvo Extended Sample Sale

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For the 17 weddings you have coming up this summer and  fall, shop gowns for just $200, cocktail dresses for $100 and evening separates for $50. Be warned that sizes at this sale are limited! (Between 2-6.) You should also be prepared to find some gems fresh off the runway.

Where: Carmen Marc Valvo Showroom, 132 West 36th Street, Suite 2S, New York, 10018

When: Tuesday July 25th 2017 to Thursday July 27th 2017

10am – 5pm

 

Once again, we certainly encourage bragging! Send us your glorious finds and you may just find them here next week.

xo,

Lexi

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Altuzarra Sample Sale Review

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By Melissa Atkinson

The Reasonable Style

We are half way through summer and it is time to start thinking of Fall. But not so fast, consider picking up at least one statement piece from the Altuzarra Sample Sale before summer ends. With items from the Spring 2017 Collection I’m sure that you will find the perfect item to add to your wardrobe.

There is a wide selection of fine pieces from stock items to true samples available for purchase.

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Prices

Coats $200

Jackets $150

Shirts / Tops $75

Skirts/ Pants $75

Dresses $125

 

There were also bags and shoes available at discounted prices.

In addition to above prices, when you purchase 3 items from Spring 2017, you receive an additional 20% off already 70% off discounted items.

Are you feeling tempted yet? I bet you are. Head over to the Woolworth Building, 14th floor and start shopping! Don’t forget your Debit/Credit Card because you will need it! Hope you enjoy the sale and shop responsibly.

xo,

Melissa

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Catherine Deane, A Sample Sale Encore

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Photos and Blog by William Guzman

As New Yorkers, it’s inherently part of our nature to try to utilize our time most effectively. We tend to try and squeeze a gazillion different activities and errands into our daily schedule. Therefore, it isn’t rare for us to miss out on certain things. But when those things happen to be that one sample sale with killer deals and rare items, it makes us start kicking ourselves for not having kept a closer eye on it. (Downloading the ShopDrop App turns out to be the best way to avoid this from happening to you by the way ;).) Last week, London luxury-dress brand Catherine Deane held a five day sample sale which sadly came to an end last Friday the 14th. You can take a look at some of the dresses that were being sold below:  

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 YASMIN BRIDAL CREAM R.P. $880, D.P. $100FREYA R.P. $2000, D.P. $100
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HATSU R.P. $690 D.P. $75
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FREYA R.P. $2000, D.P. $100

Now before you call up your therapist, hold the phone because I’ve got some exciting news that should make you feel better. Starting Wednesday July 19th, Catherine Deane is reopening their sample sale with even better discounts of up to 80-85%!!

Their doors will be open for three more days until Friday July 21st from 10am to 6pm. Their location will remain the same: within the Garment District on 209 West 38th Street, Suite 1001, New York, 10018. Second chances don’t come often, I wouldn’t squander this rare gift from the sample sale gods.

 

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How to Make the Most out of Sample Sale Shopping

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By Melissa Atkinson

Most people like myself shop sample sales to get designer items at affordable prices. Pro tip number 1, In order to make the best out of your shopping experience, you need to go to the sale with a plan. To plan appropriately, you should know when the sale will be, where it is located, and what the hours are. Often sample sales can be a bit inconsistent with their times, so don’t plan your excursion for the last hour they claim to be open. Know what items will be on sale and most of all, the price range if it is available. Your time is valuable and I wouldn’t want you wasting it at a sale that’s either out of budget, or irrelevant to you.

But before you plan, you should definitely know what type of shopper you are.

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Knowing who you are as a shopper will definitely give you an idea of how to approach sample sales, especially if you do not frequent them often.

The Product Conscious Shopper

Ask yourself, am I the shopper that is more concerned with the product or the price? Something special that a lot of sample sales offer are one of a kind inventory; they call to the true fashionista who doesn’t ask their audience to “swipe up” to “shop their look.” Rather, they have that craving for something that they won’t see another human wearing, ever. If that sounds like you, consider yourself the product conscious shopper. Map out the sales you plan on going to by merchandise, don’t waste your time at sales that offer last season’s merchandise for 90% off. For the product conscious shopper, it is best that you get to that sale on opening day and if the sale is for a huge brand, you need to get there early! Getting to the sale on opening day will definitely give you the opportunity to snatch those limited quantity items.

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The Price Conscious Shopper

If you are the shopper that is more concerned about the price and don’t care about others having what you have or purchasing items in less than perfect condition, you are the price conscious shopper. At the end of the day, you like many of us, are looking for a deal.  Whether you are a price conscious or product conscious shopper, there are still ways to make the best out of your shopping experience.

A lot of the time, the price conscious shopper will come out on top in the sample sale game. When you go to sample sales at the tail end, prices drop even more and you can get more bang for your buck. Yes the items may be picked over but you still can find some gems in the chaos if you’re willing to roll up your sleeves and dig in!

All in all, sample sales are a fun experience. You get to shop designer items for a fraction of the price with like minded people, how cool is that? Which sample sales are you headed to this weekend? Remember to plan ahead to make the most out of your shopping experience!

xoxo

Melissa

The Reasonable Style

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Ivy Kirzher Sample Sale Review

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By Maura McNulty

On Friday, I decided to treat myself to a little retail-therapy. So, I headed out into the rainy Manhattan streets to check out the Ivy Kirzhner sample sale.

When I got into the little storefront, there was no one there, except for a super helpful salesman. He told me that the rain had warded off a lot of customers, so there was still a lot of inventory for me to check out.

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The store was full of shoes on display tables, and a rack of soft, colorful Lovebinetti dresses towards the front door. Looking back, I wish I had taken advantage of the dresses, all priced up from $80, but my mission was shoes. ivy kirzhner sample sale, sample sale new york, sample sale nyc ivy kirzhner sample sale, sample sale new york, sample sale nyc

Ivy Kirzhner is typically priced in the $600 range, but are currently selling shoes in the $100-$300 range. When I told the salesman who was helping me that I was interested in a pair of black Santa Fe boots, priced $325, he offered me an additional 20% off.

ivy kirzhner sample sale, sample sale new york, sample sale nycAnother thing that caught my eye were the Starstruck boots, originally listed for $700, is now being sold for $150. Head down to Ivy Kirzhner at their West Village flagship (750 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10014) for the final day of the sale tomorrow (Sunday 7/16) for great deals on chic shoes!

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Last Day of the Tracy Reese Sample Sale

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Happy Wednesday Fashionistas!

We’re so excited to share our most exciting news yet! For those of you who have been with us sine the get go, you might have read that Tracy Reese opened their sample sale doors for our users one day early. Hey maybe you were even there! Members of the ShopDrop community lined up the evening before the sale actually opened, to be rewarded with first access to the inventory.

The barrier to entry? All you had to do to receive admittance was present the ShopDrop App at the door. What’s the moral of the story? Stick with us to stay in the know about sample sales in NYC, as well as exclusive shopping events.

The sale is still going on until 8pm tonight at the Tracy Reese Showroom, 260 West 39th Street, Floor 19, New York, 10018

Check out the photos below for prices and inventory.

Warning- may cause extreme jealously of those who made it to the first day of the sale, we’re not kidding when we say this was a sample sale that should not have been missed.

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HATCH Maternity Sample Sale Review

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Blog & Photos by William Guzman

So the stars have aligned and you’ve got a little bun in the oven. The whole family is excited, your significant other is catering to all your most peculiar but equally  important cravings. Life can’t possibly be more perfect, except for one thing…  all your favorite dresses and tops might as well be locked away in a trunk for a huge chunk of the year. Lucky for you, HATCH offers chic clothing for before, during and after pregnancy. And best of all, you can purchase from their collection at great discounts (up to 80% off) at their sample sale until July 12th. In the meantime, you can scroll through some images I took during my visit and decide for yourself whether HATCH is up your alley. By the way, I’m not one to make wild guesses but I have a feeling you’ll like what you see…

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WHERE: HATCH, 412 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, 10013

WHEN: From July 10th 2017 to July 12th 2017

9am – 7pm

 

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5 of the Best Sample Sales in NYC this Week

The word best is pretty subjective, don’t you think? Especially when it comes to fashion, everyone has their own unique look, style and personal taste, which certainly effects the stores they choose to shop at, as well as the sample sales they choose to attend. At ShopDrop, when we define a sample sale as “The Best”, here’s what we really mean:

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adjective:

  1. Greatest bang for your buck ie the better the discounts the more we like it 😉
  2.  Special offers! Either VIP early access is available, rebates and more!
  3. Discovery! Similar to music, we love introducing lesser known brands to you. What better way to try out a new brand then at a sample sale where there merchandise is 60 – 90% off?
  4. Largest variety of inventory relevant to the season, in an array of sizes.

Now that you know our biased definition of best, read on to discover the sales you don’t want to miss this week.

  1. Tracy Reese Sample Sale (EARLY ACCESS AVAILABLE)

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When it comes to sample sales, we all know that the best merchandise is available on day one. (Take it from someone who waited for the last day to check out the Alice & Trixie sample sale and spent an hour digging through cardboard boxes before finding something worth while.)

Tracy Reese is opening their doors one day early from 5-8pm at their headquarters in midtown exclusively for members of the ShopDrop community. Find all of the information on the sample sale here!

Merchandise will include spring/summer dresses, blouses, culottes, as well as unique pieces that are only available at this sale. Sizes range from XS to L.

Where:  260 West 39th Street, Floor 19, New York, 10018

When:

VIP Early Access- email lexi@shopdrop.app to RSVP <3

July 10th 2017 5 – 8pm

General Admission

From July 11th 2017 to July 12th 2017

2. Marcus Adler Sample Sale

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I’ve always been a big fan of simplicity. My sister always jokes that my favorite color for clothes is “boring.” I’ve often found that the best way to dress up these pieces that I seem to live in is with a few accessories. Baseball and floppy hats, jewelry and scarves work in tandem with the simple dresser who is afraid of looking blan. However, the worst is over paying for these little add ons.

The Marcus Adler sample sale will feature a wide variety of funky summer accessories with prices starting in the single digits!

Where: Marcus Adler, 32 West 39th Street, 15th Floor, New York, 10018

When: July 12th 2017 to July 14th 2017

11 – 5pm

3. Seize sur Vingt Pop Up Sample Sale

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Call your boyfriends, “friend boys,” husbands, cousins, dads and brothers to let them know that guys get sample sales too. This Italian brand is hosting their pop up shop featuring a wide variety of shirts, suits, jackets and trousers in both casual and formal wear. There will also be handmaid suits and jackets (we all know you have 37 weddings coming up this summer, might as well buy something on sale and wear it to all of them.)

Where: 2 Rivington Street, New York, 10002

When:  July 12th 2017 to July 16th 2017

11 – 7pm Sunday 11 – 5pm

4.  BelleTex Sample Sale

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Anyone else thinking it could be time to shake up their underwear collection? For one day only, BelleTex is hosting a cash only sample sale featuring inventory from Audelle, Audelle London, Barbara, B.Well, Charnos, Cottonella, Gemma Lingerie, Ghiro, Gorsenia, Honey Birdette, In.Joy, Kiss Me Deadly, Lana E Seta, Liz, Pari Pari, Playful Promises, Ritratti, Rosme and Wolf & Whistle!

Inventory will be stocked with lingerie, swimwear, and sleepwear.

Where: July 12th 2017, 3:00pm to 6:00pm

When: BelleTex, 222 East 46th Street, #8, New York, 10017

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**Cash only

5. Babajaan Sample Sale

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Use these awesome in store sample sales to truly take control of your summer wardrobe, for a mere fraction of the price.

Where: Juju The Showroom, 135 West 20th Street, Suite 602, New York, 10011

When: From June 19th 2017 to July 28th 2017

5 – 9pm

Happy Shopping!

xo

Lexi

 

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Score Some Leather Goodies At The Ampersand As Apostrophe Sample Sale

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By Melissa Atkinson of The Reasonable Style Blog

You could smell the leather off the elevator and as you walk down the hallway, the great prices are there to greet you at the door, literally. No need to ask questions because all of the styles available and its prices are on the door.

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There were 6 styles on sale for up to 80% off in both basic and fun colors. By noon on day one, the Standard Buffalo Parcel (Originally $819 , Sample Sale price $50) was completely sold out. Are you even surprised?

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With this intimate shopping experience, this sale is one you do not want to miss, especially if you are looking for an everyday tote or small clutch.

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2 for $45 or 1 for 24 (Was $80)

Head over to the Ampersand As Apostrophe Sample Sale on its last day to reap the benefits of these deals! PS don’t forget your cash as this is a CASH ONLY sale.

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Build The Perfect Summer Outfit From These Sample Sales

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Tocca x Stila Sample Sale

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Let’s take it from the top, your face. Be sure to hit up the Stila makeup sale at 250 Sample Sale for amazing makeup under $15! While you’re there check out the Velvet by Graham and Spencer for incredible finds for men and women, up to 85% off! But hurry, the sale ends on Sunday July 9th at 7pm!!!!

 

Babajaan

Next, let’s not forget about those long Summer days spent tanning and relaxing at the beach. Hit up the Babajaan swimsuit sale at the Juju Showroom for your beachwear needs. Everything in the sale will be $75.

These high quality bathing suits usually begin retailing at $300 and can go up all the way to $800. And on top of all that, there will be beautiful high end hats (pun intended). This sale runs until July 28th.

Tracy Reese

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Now it’s time to sculpt the perfect outfit for less! Hit up the Tracy Reese sale in their showroom on 260 West 39th st., 19th floor, for great Spring/Summer dresses, blouses, culottes and so much more for crazy good prices. Price point is in the $50 range ;)) 

And the best part, ShopDroppers who present their app at the door get early access a day early on July 10th from 5pm to 8pm. You really don’t want to miss out on this sale. 

Miista

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And finally, for some bangin footwear, check out the MIISTA sample sale from July 7th to the 9th. Starting price for these cool kicks will start at $30 when most can retail up to $400! Make sure to email us at estee@shopdrop.app with your receipt and your Venmo or PayPal account to receive $10 back for every $100 that you spend.

For those whose summer wardrobes are lacking, you now have an abundance of sample sales to populate it. Happy shopping! (RIP next month’s paycheck)

 

 

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