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Fashion Nina McLemore Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

Become the #GirlBoss You Already Are at the Nina McLemore Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin 

We make power moves all day every day. Now you can look the part at the Nina McLemore sample sale. Nina McLemore is worn by the most powerful women out there, including many CEOs, CFOs, and even some familiar names like Billie Jean King and Hillary Clinton! The room is filled with a mix of regular stock, not on sale, and on sale samples. You can shop for a variety of tops, bottoms, and jackets right from their showroom. Walking in, you will be enamored by all the vibrant colors. Who said you always have to wear black to that board meeting?

We rated the Nina McLemore sample sale a out of 10. We were impressed by all the beautiful, high-quality clothing. Prices are on the higher side of this sample sale. The price point starts at $99. You can find items for up to 75% off. Sizes go up to 18, so you will definitely be able to find something to take home. Check out the Nina McLemore sample sale to dress like your favorite #GirlBoss role model. Head into your next meeting confident and in style. Happy shopping!

What: Nina McLemore Sample Sale
When: Mon. Oct. 29 – Fri. Nov. 10, 2018
Where: 135 E 55th St. 7th Floor Manhattan, NY

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Bonpoint Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

Beautiful Pieces at the Bonpoint sale

Bonpoint sample sale

By Melanie Capruso

ShopDrop users are always looking for great deals on children’s clothes. So we were very excited to check out the Bonpoint sale this past week. Just because children grow out of their clothes quickly, does NOT mean that there should be any sacrifice on style and BonPoint seems to agree! The sale was held in the same building as the Jimmy Choo and The Row sample sale. The sale was organized by size (or the child’s age) and featured both winter and summer items. Clothing items were 60% off marked price while shorts and shoes were 70% off retail price. There were even nifty charts around the room showing what 60% off would be on various price points. The inventory was truly beautiful and made me wish I could fit into the clothes…

We rated this sale a 7 out of 10 because while the sale was organized with plenty of pieces, the discount left something to be desired.

What: Bonpoint sample sale
When: Tue. Oct. 23- Fri. Oct. 26
Where: 123 West 18th St, 5th Floor, NY, New York

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Fashion Jimmy Choo Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

Twice in One Year: The Jimmy Choo Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

We can’t believe it either. The Jimmy Choo sample sale usually rolls around at the start of every spring. We are already mentally prepared for scoring an invitation, waiting in line, competing with other shoppers, and waiting for those last day reductions. However, we were not ready for the Jimmy Choo sample sale to pop up this week as well! There’s not much of a difference between the spring sale and this sale, except for the selection. This time around the selection was much better. I remember back in the spring being disappointed with the selection and only leaving with one pair of boots. There were also repeat shoes from previous sales.

Pricing was almost the same as last time. Women’s shoes started at $250 instead of $200. Men’s shoes obnoxiously started at $150. Bags also started at $250. They had a lot of merchandise out, especially in size 37. It was also very well organized by size. The line to get in (even with an invitation) was extremely long. It went down 18th St. and wrapped around 6th Ave. When shoppers finally entered, boy were they shopping! Shoppers had multiple bags filled to the rim! I guess all that waiting makes you crazy! Don’t you worry! They will be restocking all week. Even on the first day, staff members were bringing out new boxes. Happy shopping!

We will be updating this post on Friday to report on reductions. Check back here for more information. Watch our Instagram (@shopdropapp) for live reporting.

What: Jimmy Choo Sample Sale (invitation needed)
When: Wed. Oct. 23 – Fri. Oct. 26, 2018
Where: 123 West 18th Street, 8th Floor, Manhattan, NY

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Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop White and Warren

Just in Time for Fall: The White and Warren Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

We can all agree this fall has been very temperamental. One day you’re in a winter coat, and the next you’re in a tee and a cardigan. Stock up for this crazy fall weather (and probably more to come) at the White and Warren sample sale. The White and Warren sample sale has the coziest cashmere clothing that will keep you warm on the chilly days but won’t suffocate you on the warm days. Their cashmere tees are perfect for layering on those in-between days. My favorite had to be the cashmere shirt and pant set. I swear, I will never leave my sofa with that on!

We rated the White and Warren sample sale a 7.5 out of 10. The merchandise was very cute! It was well stocked, but there wasn’t a ton in there. Two days should be good for this sale. They will be restocking the wraps/blankets, but it is unclear for other items. Additionally, the sale was pretty well priced. It was unclear what was a sample and what was stock, which in turn make the pricing a little hazy. Stock up on cozy cashmere tops, bottoms, sweaters, and accessories this fall! Happy shopping!

What: White and Warren Sample Sale
When: Tue. Oct. 23 – Wed. Oct. 24, 2018
Where: 80 W 40th St. 3rd Floor Manhattan, NY

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Fashion J Mendel Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review Shelly and Renee ShopDrop

You Will Feel Like a Princess at the J Mendel Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

Today we previewed the J Mendel sample sale, and boy were we blown away! Shelly and Renee hosted the sale in Midtown this time around. At the J Mendel sample sale, you can choose from a gorgeous selection of dresses, both evening gowns, and cocktail dresses. The selection included both fall/winter and spring/summer dresses, but there was slightly more of spring/summer dresses. If you begin to feel a little chilly in your evening gown, then pair it with a fur coat. Beautiful coats of different kinds of furs, lengths, and styles were on display. They even had fur shawls and wraps to pair with an evening gown. If you’re not in the market for evening wear at the moment, the J Mendel sample sale also featured a few racks with casual dresses, pants, skirts, and shorts. There was also a small table with colorful handbags and wallets!

We rated the J Mendel sample sale a 9 out of 10. We were very pleased with the overall experience. I do admit, prices are high, but you are getting J Mendel for a huge discount. This is definitely an investment sale. The merchandise was beautiful and available in both small and large sizes. There was truly something for everyone there. On the other hand, pricing was a bit confusing. They used a colored sticker system, but not every item had a sticker. The staff was kind enough to help out and clarify. Lastly, I can’t get over how sweet the staff was. That was the cherry on top of my trip to the J Mendel sale. There was one gentleman that assisted me from beginning to end with everything I needed. He was literally the best! If you have a big event coming up or just want to splurge go to the J Mendel sample sale. Happy shopping!

What: J Mendel Sample Sale
When: Wed. Oct. 24, 2018
Where: 342 W 37th St. Manhattan, NY

 

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Bedding Fashion Kate Spade Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop Tommy Hilfiger

Creature Comforts at the Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and Kate Spade Bedding Sample Sale

Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Kate Spade bedding sample sale

By Melanie Capruso

Confession: I love Calvin Klein bedding! Their sheets and shams are incredibly soft and feel like you’re lying in a cloud. So I was extremely excited to stop by the Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and Kate Spade bedding sample sale today. The sale was in a large room with bins of sheets, duvets, shams and throws lining the walls, with a separate room for towel sets. Most of the pieces were Calvin Klein sheets, which came in muted greys, blues, and white. The pieces were generally organized by brand, then style, then size. Most of the pieces are Full/Queen, which is the bedding sample size, but there also plenty of King options. The only pieces that came in Twin or TwinXL were one style of Kate Spade duvet covers.

We rated this sale a 9 out of 10 because of the great selection and the amazing prices. I walked away with two Kate Spade duvet sets and only spent $40; normal retail price for both items would be $200. Everything is under $40! But, everything is cash only, so make sure to stop by an ATM before heading over!

What: Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and Kate Spade bedding sample sale
When: Tue Oct 23rd – Thu Oct 25th
Where: 261 Fifth Ave, Suite 501, Manhattan, NY

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Amuze Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

The First Ever Amuze Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

For the first time ever Amuze steps out from behind the computer screen and joins us IRL for their first ever sample sale. Today was the first day of the Amuze sample sale. Shopdrop users got a special deal. If you purchase a VIP ticket, it grants you early access, which means shopping 30 minutes before the general public.  At the Amuze sample sale, you can shop Valentino, Louboutin, Saint Laurent, among others highly discounted. Yep, this is a sale you definitely what to get to before the general public.

Deals started at 50% off and ran to 90% off. The lines were insane, and you can expect more though out the rest of the week. On the bright side, there is a ton of merchandise. The space is also very large, so there is plenty of room to shop comfortably. Sources tell us that they will also be restocking! So, don’t think you’re too late. Head over on your lunch hour or after work and search for your favorite brands. Happy shopping!

What: Amuze Sample Sale
When: Mon. Oct. 22 – Wed. Oct. 24
Where: 230 W 39th St. Manhattan. NY

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Fashion Herno Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

Move Over Canada Goose the Herno Sample is in Town

Herno Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

The first Herno sample sale has hit the streets of Manhattan. Herno is a hot, up and coming Italian outerwear brand. You can find them right next to Canada Goose in Nordstrom. Now you can find them for 70% off in midtown. They had a large selection of both men’s and women’s coats, sweaters, and furs. At 70% off you can score a coat for a few hundred dollars.

The staff was incredibly sweet, and the space was great for shopping. However, you can expect long lines. They are also only accepting credit cards. Ditch your jacket from last year and head over to the Hanro sample sale for a new model. Winter is coming, and they are saying it’s going to be a cold one! Happy shopping!

What: Hanro Sample Sale
When: Thur. Oct. 18 – Sun. Oct. 21, 2018
Where: 317 West 33rd Street Manhattan, NY

 

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Reminisce back to Summer at the Jack Rogers Sample Sale

Jack Rogers Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin 

Do you think we can squeeze in a few more days of flipflop use in this rather warm October? I think not. The cold might be here to stay, but you can still head over to the Jack Rogers sample sale and cure that nostalgia with some shopping. Jack Rogers is known for their adorable leather sandals. All shoes were $40. Handbags were also $40 and backpacks were $30. If you purchase 4 or more pairs of shoes you get 50% off your entire order. Not a bad deal! The Jack Rogers sample sale also had the cutest little rain booties. If you like to stand out, then red and yellow are for you. If you’re more into laying low, then definitely go for the beautiful power pink ones.

We rated the Jack Rogers sample sale a 7.5 out of 10. It’s a great sale if you’re a fan of the brand. Good prices and lots of great merchandise. Sizes went from 5 to 11, but there was an abundance in size 7. Additionally, you can look through a few bins of clothing for $5, $25, and $45 to see if something suits your fancy. We do have to report that they were having an issue with their credit card machine. Being that the sale is credit card only, they were taking down your credit card information to then charge you later. They did promise to destroy all credit card information once the transaction has been processed. Happy shopping!

What: Jack Rogers Sample Sale
When: Mon. Oct. 15 – Wed. Oct. 17, 2018
Where: 1412 Broadway Suite 1600 Manhattan, NY

 

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Fashion Lanvin Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

Inside the Lanvin Sample Sale

Lanvin Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin 

The private Lanvin sample sale officially kicked off on Sunday. Since it is a private sample sale you need an invitation to attend. Luckily, we made it inside to report back to you.

The Lanvin sample sale is held in a tiny space, packed with women’s and men’s clothing, accessories, shoes, and people. Prices were incredible! Everything was 80% off with the exception of the gowns which were at 90% off. That is incredible for Lanvin. I loved the women’s jackets and blazers. They were gorgeous! Men’s suits were also stunning. They even received archival pieces directly from France! Accessories consisted mostly of scarves for women and bow ties for men. They also had a pretty large selection of shoes. However, size 38 was going fast! People were inquiring about handbags. According to the sales associate they all went the first day, and they will be expecting a new shipment later this week. So… open to the public any time soon??? We don’t know just yet, but when we do, you will be the first to know. Happy shopping!

What: Lanvin Sample Sale
When: Sun. Oct. 14 – Fri. Oct. 19, 2018

Sorry, absolutely no pictures were allowed.

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