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You can Stop Holding your Breath, the Alexander Wang Sample Sale is Back!

By: Jacqueline Munro

The Alexander Wang sample sale is back and so far it has been *Drumroll Please* INSANE!!!! We were super excited to hear that this sale was open to the public after years of being invite-only, but now all we feel is anxiety!

If you ever make it into this sample sale (the line was 500 people deep at one point) the main issue you’ll come across is the resellers. 260, how on Earth could you let this happen!? We got pictures of hoarders with mile-high piles of bags, clothes, and shoeboxes, and they were grabbing things off the racks so quickly that not even the employees could keep up with them. So even though 260 started off with a ton of back stock, we’re not sure it’ll last until Sunday. Aside from the resellers, the place was a completely disorganized mess. Shoe boxes were everywhere and the staff could barely navigate their way through the clutter. The prices were decent and the merchandise seemed like it was good if you got there first thing this morning, but apparently, all of the bags are already gone, and they are out of lots of sizes in certain shoes.

Overall we rated this sale a 6/10. 260, you really need to get your sh*t together on this one, we had really high hopes. This sale is not for the faint of heart, so unless you’re ready to wait online for three hours, and throw some elbows once you get inside, avoid this sale at all costs.

What: Alexander Wang Sample Sale
When: Mon. Oct. 21st – Sun. Oct. 27th
Where: 2151 Broadway, Manhattan, NY

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Alexander Wang, Calvin Klein 205w39 and More Designers at 80 Percent Off – Fivestory Offsite Sale

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had the opportunity to check out the Fivestory Offsite Sale on the Upper East Side. They had a stellar selection of designers shoes, clothing and bags at 80% off!

The Fivestory Offsite Sale had everything from Tabitha Simon sandals to Proenza Schouler pants to t-shirts by Calvin Kelin 205w39 line. There was a large selection of summer shoes including sandals and open toe heels, perfect for savoring up the last few weeks of summer. Fivestory was stocked up with evening gowns that were originally 2,000 dollars but now are 400! The stunning and elaborate tops, dresses and bottoms were all 80% off their original retail price. If you want to dress like Victoria Beckham but you are on a budget, look no further!

Overall, we rated the Fivestory Offsite Sale an 8 out of 10. They had a great selection of designer wear and shoes but most to the merchandise was seasonal. It is hard to come by designer clothing at such an amazing price, so we recommend you take a look!

What: Fivestory Offsite Sale
When: Tue, Jul 31 – Sun, Aug 5
Where: 18 East 69th Street, NY, NY

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The Cure to Met Gala FOMO: Rating The Night’s Looks, and How to Shop Them

By: Cristina Martin 

Versace stole the show at this year’s Met Gala. The brand dressed numerous celebrities in Versace’s chicest Sunday School evening wear, fitting the theme, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” The Met Gala, dubbed the “Super Bowl of Fashion,” is the perfect (and usually the only) excuse to go completely extra with your outfit. I always praise those who commit to the theme and give it 110%.

Below are the best and not so best looks from fashion’s most famous evening. If you were sitting on your sofa last night wishing you were there, or lusting to own a fabulous piece from one of these designers, I’ll let you know which Met Gala designer runs sample sales. You’re welcome.

The Kings and Queens of Met Gala 2018: 
Met Gala Royalty that committed to the Catholic theme.

Best Dressed Queen: Blake Lively in Versace and Christian Louboutin.
There was a huge Versace sale this year, and we are keeping our fingers crossed for another one next year. Christian Louboutin has sample sales, but they are almost impossible to get in to unless you work for the company or know someone who does.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Couple: Jeremy Scott and Cardi B wearing Moschino
Global Fashions hosted a Moschino sample sale recently, with mixed reviews.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Dressed King: Chadwick Boseman wearing Versace 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honorable Mentions: 

Sarah Jessica Parker: This Met Gala Queen NEVER disappoints. Dolce & Gabbana and Jennifer Fisher dressed her this year. We are still praying for a D&G sale… Hopefully our prayers will be answered soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicki Minaj dressed as the devil by Oscar de la Renta and Tiffany & Co. The Oscar de la Renta sample sale just passed, and happens every year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Lopez: New York’s “Jenny from the Block,” is strutting down the red carpet with a Balmain dress and Jimmy Choo accessories. The cross on Jlo’s dress can be found on Anna Wintour’s first Vogue cover. Nice touch!  A Balmain sample sale is also in our prayers, but you can shop the divine Jimmy Choo sample sale every spring.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sinful Looks That Had Me Asleep at the Altar:
These celebs did not follow the theme and were just plain BORING!

Worst Dressed: Jaden Smith in Louis Vuitton
Jaden, I guess thinks he’s too cool to to wear something crazy. Not only did he not follow the theme, he looks like he’s going to grab some lunch on his way to  his next meeting. You’re also that self-absorbed that you have to carry around your gold record? This is the ultimate Met Gala sin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Worst Couple: The Olsen twins. These two are always a packaged deal. They have the same over-sized look every… singe… year… I think I would die and resurrect if they wore something different. The Elizabeth & James sample sale is their brand, and it’s is opening tomorrow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honorable Mentions: 

Cara Delevingne: Wearing Dior and looking more like a dominatrix rather than a Catholic school girl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claire Danes: Her dress contributed absolutely nothing to the theme. She added three colors together and added a feather. I’m hitting snooze button on this one.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Jenner Clan: Kris (in Tommy Hilfiger), Kendall (in Off-White), and Kylie (in Alexander Wang) were all SO boring! Not to mention that Travis Scott looks like a World War II German soldier. I guess Kim K. was the only one allowed to slay the red carpet that night. (P.S. Alexander Wang has sample sales.)
 

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Make a Statement with Finds from the Fivestory Sample Sale

Fivestory Sample Sale

By Christina Martin I Photo Credit: Racked

If you are looking for your next statement piece to stand out at a wedding or gala, head down to the Fivestory sample sale. Fivestory, an Upper East Side boutique with a reputation for carrying funky pieces did not disappoint! The Fivestory sample sale had a variety of tops, bottoms, dresses, shoes, hats, jewelry, and even home décor. Some well-known brands include Alexander Wang, Calvin Klein, Nicholas Kirkwood and a large selection of Carolina Herrera. The prices were insane! All apparel are sold at an incredible 80% off, and shoes were at 75% off. However, there is a caveat. Usually, set prices are listed according to item, but the Fivestory sample sale lists the percentage discounts instead. So, make sure your phone calculator is handy to find out how much each item costs. This sale is pricier than most other 260 sample sales with the average price per item closer to $200 than to $100. As always, you can find the deets and pictures below. Enjoy!

What: Fivestory Sample Sale

When: Tue. Jan. 23 – Sun. Jan. 28, 2018

Where: 150 Greene Street New York, NY

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