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The Most Coveted Sale of the Year: Jimmy Choo Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

People began to line up early for the Jimmy Choo sample sale. Luckily, we were able to get inside an hour early with a press pass to bring you the scoop. This sample sale is one of the most coveted sales because of the excellent condition of their samples, large selection, and low prices. The Jimmy Choo sample sale also not only restocks, but prices are slashed in half on the last day.

We gave the Jimmy Choo sample sale a 6 out of 10 ShopDrop rating. They had an abundance of men shoes, women’s shoes, bags, and other accessories. I docked some points because although they had a large inventory, I wasn’t impressed with the styles of shoes. The styles were either super extra or basic. For $200 + a shoe, I need to love them. It’s also unfair that they price ALL their men’s shoes at $150 flat. Yet the women’s shoes, their core business, were priced between $200 – $375.

We will be keeping an eye on this sale throughout the week. Stay tuned for an update on the last day, Friday. For now, details and photos are below.

UPDATE: 5/11/18 – Prices went down at 1:30 p.m. The selection was so so, and it went quickly.  I guess the word about last day prices got out quickly.

What: Jimmy Choo Sample Sale
When: Wed. May 9 – Fri. May 11, 2018
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion – 123 W 18th St. New York, 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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Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

Kenneth Cole Sample Sale – What a Garage Sale in NYC Looks Like

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The Kenneth Cole sample sale is taking place in a garage West of 11th Ave on 50th Street. That means a lot of trekking to the edge of Manhattan from any major subway line. The plus side though is that the sale is in a spacious location (which doesn’t really happen in NYC) with plenty of merchandise and great music. Unlike most sales, I actually enjoyed spending time at the sale and browsing through the merchandise. The room is split into half between merchandise for men and women. Solid sizing selection as well both for clothes and shoes.

What: Kenneth Cole sample sale
Where: 611 West 50th St, NY, NY
When: Thu, Apr 12th – Sat, Apr 21

Here’s the pricing breakdown:

  • 50% off for shoes (retail between $75 and $389)
  • 60% off for clothes (retail between $49 and $395)
  • 70% off for accessories (retail between $49 and $190)

 

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Upper East Siders’ Best Kept Secret: Dennis Basso Sample Sale

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Hey There ShopDrop Lovers,

Good news – the Dennis Basso sample sale is opening to the public tomorrow, April 12th.
If you are looking to score some upscale goodies at a price you cannot resist, this sale is for you!
Since this sample sale was by appointment only today, there were no lines. We found awesome furs, gowns and clutches for up to 70 percent off. 
Original pricing was well over $10,000 and came down to the $600-$2500 range. The kids stuff was TO DIE FOR!!! 

What: Dennis Basso Sample Sale
Where: 22 East 69th St, 4th Fl, NY, NY
When: Today & Tomorrow 4/11/18-4/12/18

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Christian Siriano Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

Relive Project Runway: Shop the Christian Siriano Sample Sale

By Cristina Martin 

Christian Siriano has come a long way from winning season four of Emmy winning reality show, Project Runway. Head over to the Christian Siriano sample sale where he has gowns, cocktail dresses, and accessories. Although the space is small, the selection is big. There’s quite a few extravagant evening gowns that would be perfect for any black tie occasion. The cocktail selection was even more extensive. If you look hard enough you can also find some tops, bottoms, and suits.

The Christian Siriano sample sale received a ShopDrop rating of 8 out of 10. Although the selection was good, the prices were still a bit high. Gowns started at $800 and went into the low thousands. Cocktail dresses started at $200. There were no clothing there below $100. Accessories were the most reasonably priced items. All shoes were $50 and handbags were 50% off. The sunglasses were the best deal at $10 each! The Christian Siriano sample sale is 100% worth checking out! Details are below, as always.

What: Christian Siriano Sample Sale
When: Wed. March 28 – Sat. March 31, 2018
Where: 260 W 25th Street. 4th Floor New York, NY

 

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Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop Yigal Azrouel

What You Need To Know About The YIGAL AZROUEL sample sale

Yigal Azrouel sample sale

The Yigal Azrouel sample sale is an exciting one from our end, because we are kicking off the pay with ShopDrop function! At this sale users can check out with the ShopDrop app using ApplePay or credit/debit card. To make it even better… If you pay with ShopDrop, you get an extra 5% off your total purchase!!

ShopDrop rated the Yigal Azrouel sample sale a 10 out of 10 because of the high-quality pieces and the amazing percentage discounts. Items were around 80% off! The Yigal Arouzel sample sale is not only is selling, but also actual CURRENT merchandise!!!

Who doesn’t love great clothes AND discounts!? Check out the Yigal Azrouel sample sale tomorrow before it’s gone.

Directions on How to Pay With ShopDrop

1. Update the ShopDrop app on the AppStore (we updated the app to ensure there are no glitches)
2. Go to the sample sale feed and select the Yigal Azrouel sale
3. At check out click on the orange “Pay with ShopDrop” button
4. Hand over your phone to the chasheir to enter the total amount (5% discount will be applied automatically)
5. Select ApplePay or credit/debit card (some advice: if you use ApplePay it is a bit easier)

What: Yigal Azrouel Sample Sale
When: Tue. March 27 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: 225 W 39th St. 5th Floor NY, NY

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Fashion JKNLEE K Beauty Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

Pucker Up Baby, JKNLEE K Beauty Sample Sale is Happening Now

By Cristina Martin

Yesterday I stepped into JKNLEE K sample sale and was pleasantly surprised. LKNLEE K scored a 9 out of 10 ShopDrop rating. The entire store was on sale. Many of the items were being sold as a bundle. So you can get 3 items for $3, or 2 for $5 for example. This is one one of the few sample sales where you can leave with a whole bunch of items for almost nothing!

JKNLEE K is a fun, young brand from Korea. They can be considered the NARS of Korea. Take a trip downtown, grab some brunch with your girls, and hit up the JKNLEE K sample sale. The details are below.

What: JKNLEE K Sample Sale

When: Fri. March 9 – Sat. March 17, 2018

Where: 9 Christopher St.

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260 Sample Sale Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop Theory

Update Your Work Wardrobe at the Theory Sample Sale for Women

Theory Sample Sale

By Cristina Martin 

The Theory sample sale had some really great pieces. Theory is well known for their stylish power suits and minimalist approach to professional attire. You can find both professional and casual pieces at the Theory sample sale. Their accessories were on point as well! You can choose from a wide variety of handbags, scarves, hats, and belts. However, their shoe selection was rather limited.

Now prices… We rated the Theory sample sale a 7 out of 10, because all although their selection was excellent, the prices were still a little high. You had to sift through the clothing to get a really good deal. For example, these suede pants were originally $1,195 and were on sale for $99. Now that’s a gem! On the other hand, a leather jacket was $445 and on sale for $399. We are keeping our fingers crossed for further price reductions!

What: Theory Sample Sale (Women’s)
When: Tuesday, March 6 – Sunday, March 11, 2018
Where 260 5th Ave. New York, NY

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Add Some Accessories to Your Next Boho Look from the Satya Sample Sale

If you happen to be in the West Village this Saturday, March 3, stop by the Satya sample sale. Satya is a boutique jewelry store, with locations on Bleecker Street and Columbus Circle. Satya specializes in all natural stones that can be used as a statement piece or as prayer beads.

Sadly, the Bleecker street location is closing down. (Don’t worry, Columbus Circle is still open!) However, the good news is almost everything is on sale, including the furniture! All sale items are marked down 70%. You can find some great pieces at the Satya sample sale to accessorize your next boho look.

What: Satya Sample Sale

When: now-March 25th

Where: 330 Bleecker Street New York, NY

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Score Some Great Winter Finds at the Heike Jarick Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

Yesterday I went to check out the Heike Jarick sample sale. Heike Jarick is a new and emerging contemporary brand based out of New York City.  It was a great place to score some discounted winter pieces as we move out of the season. The Heike Jarick sample sale had everything from coats to fur to dress shirts for any occasion. The clothing was around 70% off. Shirts went from a retail price of $375 to $150. The Portland Coat went from retail price $1,687.50 to $325. Good News! The Heike Jarick sample sale has now been extended until next Friday! Now you have some extra time to get some winter deals.

What: Heike Jarick Sample Sale
When: Feb. 14, 2018 – Feb. 23, 2018
Where: 306 W 38th St. Suite 1502 NY, NY

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