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The Maje Sample Sale is Underwhelming

By: Jacqueline Munro

The Maje sample sale is honestly disappointing. Unless you feel like waiting around to be shoved by rude people sitting through mediocre merchandise, I’d say skip this sale.

At this sample sale, the merchandise is subpar; I honestly feel kind of gypped. The 30-minute line led to high expectations, but they are completely unfulfilled. Aside from a few cute blouses, a nice pair of pumps, and one alluring leather jacket, there isn’t anything worth buying.

Overall I’m giving this sale a 5 out of 10. I’ve seen much better discounts on more expensive merchandise at plenty of sales. It is unsettlingly crowded with rude people, and I cannot stress how underwhelming the selection of products really is. Don’t bother going to this 260 sample sale.

What: Maje Sample Sale
When: April 16 – April 21, 2019
Where: 150 Greene Street, Manhattan, NY

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Gowns, Gowns, and More Gowns at the Oscar de la Renta Sample Sale

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By: Cristina Martin 

The Oscar de la Renta sample sale came to us this week at 260’s SoHo location. In terms of merchandise, it did not disappoint. The sale was a perfect shopping opportunity to stock up on work outfits, casual outfits, black tie, furs, shoes, and even something for the kiddies. And, calling all brides, you can score your very own Oscar de la Renta wedding gown for the big day.

We rated the Oscar de la Renta sample sale a 6 out of 10. While merchandise was on point, the prices were not. Now, we know Oscar de la Renta has a high price point, but damn, can they budge just a little?! Anyway, there were a ton of samples and regular stock. The sample sale consisted of mostly smaller sizes, so it was a bit limiting for the general public. Lastly, let’s talk about shoes.  Most of them were samples and were wrecked! What did these models do? Complete a triathlon in them?! I mean some shoes were straight up foot disease waiting to happen, and they had the nerve to charge $89 for all shoes! If you have a black tie event coming up head over to the Oscar de la Renta sample sale. You can snag a beautiful gown that will make you stand out at your next event. Happy shopping!

P.S. At check out mention that you found out about the sale through Shopdrop App. Help us get our name out there! xoxo!

What: Oscar de la Renta Sample Sale
When: Tue. March 19 – Sun. Mar. 24, 2019
Where: 151 Wooster St. New York, NY

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Fashion Opening Ceremony Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

We Can Keep a Secret if You Can: The Opening Ceremony Sample Sale

Opening Ceremony Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin 

Opening Ceremony is having a “secret” sale, which is basically a sample sale. Why is it such a big secret? Well, for starters everything was under $100. That is amazing for a very popular street fashion brand. Accessories started at $15 and coats went up to $95. They had the cutest faux fur coats for $95 that are very in this season and will keep you super warm!

We rated the Opening Ceremony sample sale a 7 out of 10. Prices were excellent, but there wasn’t any merchandise there to die for. There were also only two pairs of shoes on display. However, the room was a decent size filled with about 12 racks of clothing. Right now the sale is scheduled to be open two days, but we predict they will extend. We are recommending that you check out the Opening Ceremony sample sale. There are no “wow pieces,” but you can definitely stock up on the cheap. Happy shopping!

What: Opening Ceremony Sample Sale
When: Sat. Feb. 9 – Sun. Feb. 10, 2019
Where: 35 Howard St. New York, NY

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Fashion Kleinfeld Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

The Kleinfeld Sample Sale leaves Brooklyn and Surprises Us in Jersey

Kleinfeld Pop up Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

Bye, Bye Brooklyn! The Kleinfeld pop sample sale has now entered the infamous “6th borough,” New Jersey. The Kleinfeld sample sale popped up in Mill Creek Mall. The space, already designated for evening gown sales as it is a prom dress store, is the perfect place for a bride to be to browse through thousands of dresses with ease. The location was enormous. We checked it out in the evening, and there was only a hand full of shoppers.

We rated the Kleinfeld pop up sample sale an 8 out of 10. There were a ton of beautiful dresses to match any bride’s style. They also had a range of sizes from small to large. Prices started in the $1,000 range and went up to the $5,000 range. You can also shop vails (in a few colors, including back) and beautiful floral and jeweled headpieces. It is worth crossing water and heading to Jersey for this sale. Secaucus is also very close to the Lincoln Tunnel. Buses from Port Authority will drop you off right in front of the mall. This is the to be if you have a big day coming up. Congratulations, and happy shopping!

What: Kleinfeld Pop Up Sample Sale
When: Fri. Jan. 4 – Sat. Jan. 14, 2019
Where: 31 Mill Creek Drive Secaucus, New Jersey (Type in “Prom Girl” into GPS for best results)

 

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Fashion French Connection Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

One of the Best Sales We’ve Seen in a While: French Connection Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin 

It’s been a while since I’ve felt this positive about a sample sale. The French Connection sample sale is conveniently located in Midtown. When I walked in the coat check guys were the most attentive and sweet. After chatting them up, I walked to the back and entered the sale. Men’s was first as you walked in. There was a mid-sized section of coats, tops, bottoms, and even $5  ties! If you have to wear ties for work, you can’t beat that! The next, larger room contained women’s. It was the same deal: tops, bottoms, coats, and dresses. There were so many beautiful pieces, but dresses and skirts really caught my eye. Shoes filled the third and final room.

We rated the French Connection Sample sale a 9 out of 10. Yes, it was that good. The clothing was super cute, and the prices were unbeatable! You can use this sale to fill up your closet or mark everyone off your Christmas list. The staff was very sweet and accommodating. Check out the French Connection sample sale. You won’t regret it! Happy shopping!

What: French Connection Sample Sale
When: Mon. Dec. 17 – Wed. Dec. 19, 2019
Where:  512 Seventh Avenue, 25th Floor, Manhattan, NY

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Altuzarra Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

Beautiful Building, Uneventful Sale: The ALTUZARRA Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin 

The Altuzarra sample sale was held on the 14th floor of the Woolworth building down by City Hall. If you’re an NYC architecture nerd like me, you will really appreciate the beautiful interior as you pass through the lobby. Other than that the Altuzarra sample sale was uneventful. The sale felt more like a regular retail boutique rather than a sample sale. The clothing was very pretty as that brand always delivers nice designs. This sale is perfect if you are going for that urban chic look.

We rated the Altuzarra sample sale a 7 out of 10. Pricing was really confusing, and still quite high. There were only a few racks of clothing and a long table with knits and accessories. The best part of the sale was the shoes. They had a large variety of numerous sizes. If you’re a huge fan of the brand, then check it out. (or if you just want an excuse to go inside the Woolworth building) Happy shopping!

What: Altuzarra Sample Sale
When: Thur. Dec. 13 – Fri. Dec. 14, 2018
Where: 233 Broadway 14th Fl, NY, NY

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Fashion Jennifer Oullette Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

Bringing Back Blair Waldorf at the Jennifer Oullette Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

The Gossip Girl days are back. Queen B raining over Manhattan with her best accessory: the headband. Hats and headbands were on the menu at the Jennifer Oullette sample sale. Jennifer Oullette is a high-end headwear designer that can be found in department stores like Barneys. Headbands retail in the $90 range and hats go well over $100. You can score a hat or headband at 80% off at the Jennifer Oullette sample sale.

Headbands are on the cheaper side, with most of them being around $20. Hats were still pretty pricey. There were a ton of different styles, especially animal print. The staff is really sweet, and the best part, no lines! Head over to the Jennifer Oullette sample sale. All the style experts are saying headbands are making a comeback. Happy shopping! xoxo, Gossip Girl

What: Jennifer Oullette Sample Sale
When: Wed. Dec. 12 – Fri. Dec. 14, 2018
Where: 23 West 36th Street, 2nd Floor, Manhattan, NY

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Emm Kuo Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

Feminism + Festive: The Emm Kuo Sample Sale

Emm Kuo Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin 

Wear Emm Kuo accessories to your next special event. Her clutches are funky, fabulous, and gives off that bad a** vibe. Score a clutch, crossbody, or tote with amazing discounts at the Emm Kuo sample sale. At Emm Kuo you can find the cutest crossbodies. Choose from either all leather with fun stud accents or leather covered in fur. For every day or running errands, check out the leather pouches with fun designs. You can pick from fun messages like “Dolce Vita” with flamingos or positive messages like “Hello Gorgeous,” and “The Future is Female.” The clutches were to die for. Walk into any formal event and literally turn heads. The Emm Kuo sample sale has creative, one of a kind clutches that will make you stand out from the usual, tired formal clutch.

We rated the Emm Kuo sample sale an 8.5 out of 10. They had large discounts making prices excellent! The merchandise was, very cute and totally unique. They even had one off samples for only $75! Head over to the Emm Kuo sample sale. Surrounding your self with bags that just emanate #girlpower vibes will give you the confidence you need to totally crush 2018. Happy shopping!

What: Emm Kuo Sample Sale
When: Wed. Dec. 12 – Fri. Dec. 14, 2018
Where: 134 West 29th Street, Unit 807, NY, NY

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260 Sample Sale Alice and Olivia Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

All the Cool Kids were at The Alice and Olivia Sample Sale VIP Night

By: Cristina Martin

Tonight was the VIP night for the Alice and Oliva sample sale. The place was lit! 260 sample sale was packed with people trying to score the best items before someone else could snatch it up. Among the crowd was Shopdrop December VIP shoppers. This past fall, Alice and Olivia held her fashion show on a boat, so now let’s dive into the sample sale

260’s 5th Avenue location was filled with racks organized by size, starting at 0 and going up to 10. That’s a nice gap for many people to shop. There was definitely a wide variety of items to chose from. The Alice and Olivia sample sale sold both discounted regular stock and samples. Sample racks were wiped out! We are praying that they will be restocking. This is the right place to shop if you’re interested in dresses. There were so many dresses with very cute designs. Outerwear was another winner. There were many options to choose from that will guarantee you will be making an entrance. In addition to an array of clothing, you can also shop for shoes, a diverse set of accessories, and even holiday decorations! Handbags and wallets were at about 70% off. What a steal! This is NOT a sale you can miss. Run over to the Alice and Oliva sample sale. It opens to the public tomorrow. Happy shopping!

What: Alice and Olivia Sample Sale
When: Tue. Dec. 11 – Sat. Dec. 16, 2018
Where: 260 5th Ave. Manhattan, NY

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The Skin Sample Sale: Own Cozy for a Fraction of the Price

Skin Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin 

The best part of the Skin sample sale was the prices. If you look up the brand on Net-a-Porter, you can’t find anything for less than $50. Stop by the Skin sample sale to score all undergarments and loungewear for under $25! Skin uses all organic cotton and natural fibers. Something that close to your skin should come from the best materials.

Shop the Skin sample sale for those lazy Sunday mornings spent in bed with the paper and pancakes. They have the softest robes for $20, and cozy pants for $15. If you’re looking for something a little sexier, then bralettes are for you. At only $8 a piece, you can stock up for a sexy night in, or for GNO. At these prices, it would be criminal to miss it. Three days only. Happy shopping!

What: Skin Sample Sale
When:  Mon. Dec. 11 – Wed. Dec. 13. 2018
Where: 21 West 38th St, 17th Fl, NY, NY

 

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