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Gottex sample sale makes us want to work out!

By: Gabriella Rose
Set up: Gottex sample sale took place in a small showroom, with tons of racks filled with merchandise. Each rack carries a different size. Gottex has tons of sports bras, leggings, t-shirts and hoodies. Each and every item hangs neatly, which is always a plus at a sale. The Gottex sample sale is definitely worthwhile you need more work-out clothing.
Merchandising/pricing: The pricing for this sale is CHEAP. Everything was between $10 and $20. The catch – cash only. Make sure to hit up an ATM before you go.
The quality of the merchandise is amazing as well, and all the prints are unique. This sale had TONS of leggings and sports bras. The staff was also super sweet and helpful.
There is plenty of stock, but I still would not wait until the last day to attend this sale.
Rate: 6.5/10 Amazing athleisure items at phenomenal prices.

What: Gottex sample sale

When: Tue Mar 10th – Thu Mar 12th

Where: 230 W. 39th St, NY NY

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Sand by Saya: Filled with Flip Flops & Jewelry!

By: Gabriella Rose

Set up: The Sand by Saya sale was in a small and crowded space. Jewelry, hair clips, headbands, and rings, were everywhere in sight. The display of the merchandise was a fail- everything looked poor in quality. The room had flip flops on one side, and it took over the entire wall. It was rather easy to find the exact size that you wanted. This sale is only worthwhile to go to if you are interested in purchasing a random piece of jewelry- other than that, it was not a hit.

Merchandise/ pricing: The pricing of the sale was as follows: jewelry $15-30, flip flops $25-$35, hair clips/ hair ties $15, and sneakers $59. There was not a lot of shoes left in stock, and there was only one of each piece of jewelry as well. I saw some gorgeous earrings and necklaces, and one cute rainbow ring. There were also some hair clips that were all different colors. This sale had some great finds but was very hit or miss at the end of the day. I would recommend stopping by if you are nearby.

Rate: 4.5/10 Some pretty rings and necklaces, but mostly not such a great sale

What: Sand by Saya Sample Sale
When: Mon Mar 2nd – Fri Mar 6th, 2020
Where: 37 W. 39th St. NY NY

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Even the great bags at James Chan don’t make it worth it to go

By: Gabriella Rose

Set up: This sample sale was extremely small but there were some great bags and heels. The sale was set up with a few clothing racks in the far back, and in the front were shoes, bags, and hats. Everything at the store was organized and laid out very nicely. The staff was not sweet- they all sat in the back of the room when I walked in and did not even get up. Overall, this sale had some great finds but it still is not worthwhile to attend.

Merchandise/pricing: The pricing of this sale was still very high: most bags were $80, dresses $70, cardigans $198, dresses $125, and cotton dresses $98. The shoes were the best part of this sale, however. ALL shoes were $40, which was a great price. There were around 10 shoes left- all fancy heels. The sizes for shoes ranged from size 6-10, and there were tons in stock. As far as clothing goes, there was one of each item (very hit or miss!) The cardigans were mostly made out of wool and alpaca, which made it a harsh texture and the opposite of a cozy soft winter piece. This sale was not worth the travel, unless you live close by.

Rate: 4.5/10 Great bags and heels, the rest is EH.

What: James Chan Sample Sale

When: Mon Mar 2nd – Fri Mar 6th 2020

Where: 4 W. 29th St, NY NY

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Multi-brands sale: A BAG LOVERS HEAVEN

By: Gabriella Rose

Set up: The Multi-brands sample sale was very organized, being that it was in such a small room. This sale was comprised of 8 great brands. The room was set up with bags everywhere, but the tables were then categorized by brand. It was quite easy to find the bag you want, and there were a few sales associates there helping the customers as well. In the table in the middle of the room, there were a bunch of clutches for events and weddings. There was such gorgeous stuff! Along the walls were big handbags, and they all came in multiple colors. This sale was worthwhile to go to.

Merchandise/pricing: This sale had amazing deals. Most of the bags were $25, and wallets were around $10. The bags still had tags on them, and were being sold in retail for around $300. All of the bags came in tons of colors and sizes; there was a ton of everything, and even more in the back. This sale laid out all of their wallets and bags very nicely, and it was so easy to find what you wanted. It is worthwhile to attend this sale- you will defiantly walk out with a new gorgeous bag!

Rate: 6/10 Great deals, gorgeous bags.

What: Multi-brand sample sale

When: Mon Feb 10th – Wed Feb 12th

Where: 25 West 39th Street, 3rd Floor, Manhattan, NY

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Buscemi sale: cool shoes, yet pricey.

By: Gabriella Rose

Set up: The Buscemi sample sale was overwhelming and crowded. The mens shoes and women’s were on opposite sides of the room, and there were a few clothing racks in the far back of the room. The set up of the shoes was quite organized, and the way they portrayed the shoes looked nice. The space was pact with customers, and it looked like the shoes were selling fast. This sale is worthwhile to attend if you are looking for a new pair of high top sneakers or a casual pair of slides (that was what the sale had the most of).

Merchandise/pricing: The prices of this sale still remained high. I still think that it is quite expensive to pay $175 for a pair of casual sneakers. The prices of this sale went as follows: shoes (samples $100, non-samples $175), coats around $300, pants around $100, and bags around $150. There were a lot of shoes, but the mens had double the amount of the women. Customers were piling in fast; I think the shoes won’t last until Sunday! This sale also had mostly high-top sneakers and slides- if you are not interested in either of those I don’t suggest you go.

Rate: 5.5/10 Cool shoes, yet pricey still.

What: Buscemi sample sale

When: Wed Feb 12th – Sun Feb 16th

Where: 150 Greene St, NY NY

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ShopShops: Just, NO.

By: Gabriella Rose

Set up: The set up of this sale was on the peculiar side; it was right next (and rather on top of) an open office space with multiple people working. In terms of this sale, the merchandise was also messy. All of the racks were not categorized by item, besides for the pants/skirts rack. The rest of the racks had a bunch of different occasion and style dresses, sweaters, coats, and more. It was not easy finding what you specifically wanted, and the staff was also super quiet/ not helpful. The accessories and shoes were placed in the back of the room, and there was tons of merchandise.

Pricing/ merchandise: All of the items were each individually marked with colored stickers; the prices ranged from $10-$100 (so I’ve thought…). Despite the fact that the pricing sheets had the color-coded stickers with prices beside them, tons of the items were “exceptions.” I found it rather disappointing when I picked up a Moose Knuckle coat and seeing the blue tag on it, thinking it was $100, to later discover that this was an exception piece- bummer! As far as the rest of the clothing, there were tons of scarves, (not worth the travel if you want just a scarf..) and sweaters. I was pleasantly surprised to see a few Alice and Olivia sweaters fro $50. Lastly, there were some great shoes (channel slides) however it was very hit or miss: the chances that the pair you liked happened to be your exact size were slim to none. There was mostly one of each shoe. Honestly, this sample sale made me feel that I was at a thrift shop. Defiantly not worth the travel, unless you live in the same apartment building.

Rate: 3.5/10 Some good finds, but mostly the entire sale was hit or totally miss.

What: ShopShops sample sale

When: Wed Feb 19th – Fri Feb 21st

Where: 148 W 24 St, NY NY

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Bonobos Sample Sale: a Man’s Heaven!

By: Gabriella Rose

Set up: The Bonobos sample sale was a true hit. The racks were each categorized by the item. There were multiple racks filled with dress shirts, casual pants, jackets, and more. The space was very organized and it was easy to find exactly what you wish to purchase. The righthand side of the room was filled with endless accessories. From belts to scarves, the sale truly had it all. All of the clothing was also hung nicely and the staff was also very sweet.

Pricing/ merchandise: The sale’s pricing went as follows: knit tops $20, dress shirts $39, casual shirts $39, sweaters $45, knit bottoms $25, shorts $35, casual pants $45, denim $45, dress pants $59, blazers $99, windbreakers $59, leather bomber $225, swim $35, ties $25, socks $5, scarves $45, hats $25, belts $30, and underwear $12. The sale had a plethora of merchandise, in multiple colors as well. However, there was only one rack of both shorts and swim. The swim prints ranged in various blue colored patterns. There were also a bunch of great coats, from casual blazers to fancy down jackets.

Rate: 9/10 Great Sale, great prices, endless options.

What: Bonobos sample sale

When: Tue Jan 21st – Sun Jan 26th 2020

Where: 260 Fifth Ave, NY

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Going (sun)ham for the Sunham Sale

By: Eve Orbach

Home goods brand Sunham’s sale is definitely worth checking out if you’re in the market for items to add extra sparkle to your home✨ Brands such as Vera Bradley, Ted Baker, Lacoste, and more are being featured. Prices range from $4–$40, so you are definitely bound to find some great deals. Most of the items fall under $20! Pillowcases, comforters, shams, blankets, pillows, robes, towels and more are featured. 

The best deals of the sale include throw blankets for $15, bath robes for $18, and large decorative throw pillows for $6. 

The one downside to the sale was that it is pretty disorganized and honestly kind of overwhelming to navigate. The sale kind of resembles a (slightly) less extreme version of what people’s homes in “Hoarders” look like. 

There’s a sweet staff, tons of merchandise, and killer deals (seriously, you might get killed by the mess). I give this sale a 7/10

What: Sunham sale.                                                                                                                                                               Where: 308 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor, Manhattan.                                                                                                            When: January 20–24, 2020

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The Anthom Sale was Plain 👎

Anthom is offering discounts of up to 80%, but unless if overpriced and underwhelming sales are your thing—skip this one. While the discounts originally seemed promising, a lot of the items are well over $150+. There are, however, a few good deals. This sale features clothes from Anthom, along with other brands that include dim sum, Yune Ho, and H of S. 

All types of women’s clothing is being sold, along with accessories such as headbands, jewelry, and shoes. Everything is displayed neatly on hangers and separated by brand. The space is very minimalist chic and everyone working the sale is helpful. 

The sizing definitely stays on the smaller size. Some of the items aren’t even sized at all (um, what?). 

Ladies, please spare yourself the trip to this one. High priced items + bad sizing= one bad sale. I give this a 3/10 for the exactly 3 items I found reasonably priced. 

What: Anthom sample sale                                                                                                                                            Where: 25 Mercer Street                                                                                                                                               When: January 16–January 26, 2020 

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Notte a lot at Otte

By: Eve Orbach

In the wise words of our follower @actuallychic “Don’t go it’s awful. Expensive and almost no inventory. Lame attempt at getting customers in the store to sell their regular priced items.” Stock at the Otte sample sale includes pieces from brands such as Acne Studios, R13, Golden Goose, Aviator Nation, Mother, and more. Discounts ranged from 60% to 85%. There are also LOTS of non-sale items, which is why I am totally buying @actuallychic’s killer conspiracy theory.

There are tops, dresses, winter coats, shoes, denim, perfumes, jewelry, and more. Clothing is neatly organized by item type. The sizing definitely stayed on the smaller side, and I literally got there the minute the sale opened. (Eek.) The space is cheery and cute and definitely my favorite part of the whole shabang. 

The prices are WAY too high for Otte to call this a sample sale. Most of the items are well over the $200 range, and are either too expensive or just plain farty. 

For the love of all things that are good in this world, spare yourself. This sale is a massive waste of time. Cash, credit cards and Apple Pay accepted. All sales are final. I give this one a 2/10.

What: Otte sample sale                                                                                                                                                  When: January 16–20, 2020                                                                                                                                          Where: 121 Greenwich 

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