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The Paul Smith Sample Sale has Very Limited Options for Women

By: Jacqueline Munro

The Paul Smith sample sale is pretty much just for men. The whole front half of the showroom is filled with men’s clothing and there are about three racks of women’s clothes in the back of the room along one wall. So girls, don’t get your hopes up going to this sale unless you can fit into men’s clothes or you’re buying for your boyfriend/husband.

For the guys, there are tons of sport coats and suit jackets, trousers and jeans, t-shirts and button-downs, and shoes. Prices are a bit high in my opinion, the discounts are mostly about 60%-70% off which is okay, but not amazing. As for the ladies, the best options are the trousers, and the worst are the tops. There were hardly any shirts and the ones that they did have were meh. There were a couple of nice work dresses but they were pricey!

Overall I rated this sale a 6/10. In my opinion, it is just not worth waiting on line for.

What: Paul Smith Sample Sale
When: Tues. Oct. 29th – Sun. Nov. 3rd, 2019
Where: 151 Wooster, Manhattan, NY

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Paul Smith Sample Sale- the Place for Men’s Sports Jackets and not much else

By: Riva Neumann 

The Paul Smith Sample Sale  had more men’s sportscoats  and suit jackets than I have ever seen in my life. Racks and racks of sportscoats, suit jackets and casual jackets lined all of the walls of the showroom. They also had a nice selection of men’s trousers, shoes and accessories, all at a pretty discounted rate. While the menswear was abundant, the womenswear available was pitiful. One small racks of haphazardly thrown womenswear doesn’t exactly qualify for advertising womenswear. There were a few jackets and some knitwear but overall, not worth it for the womenswear.

The women’s shoes, however, had a really good selection of sneakers, dress shoes and flats ranging from $70-$125. The shoes would be worth the time to head on over to this sale for us ladies!! The kids’ clothing rack was also pretty sparse and had very few pieces ranging in price from $15-$60.

Overall, I gave this sale a 6.5/10. The sale was pretty crowded when I went and the lack of womenswear very much influenced this score.

What: Paul Smith Sample Sale
Where: 151 Wooster Street NY,NY
When: May 21,2019- May 26, 2019

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Paul Smith Sample Sale was a Bit Underwhelming

Paul Smith Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin 

We know at this point 260 is infamous for their long lines, but the Paul Smith sample sale was especially obnoxious. First, we had to stand on a long line on W Houston. Here is where you get your coat check ticket, so you think that you’ll go in pretty soon? Nope. The 260 ushers then escort you to a second line on Wooster. Are two lines really necessary? Definitely not when the store is empty inside. We are so tired of your cheap marketing tactics, 260. Seriously.

You basically sat in two lines for not much at the Paul Smith sample sale. If you’re shopping for men’s, then it’s more worth your while. They had two large sections of men’s suits. As well as numerous racks of pants. There was another entire section devoted to men’s wear. Women’s had a measly few racks. Women who need to dress up for work would find a few things at the Paul Smith sample sale. They had some really nice spring/summer fashion-forward suits. Sorry ladies working in finance. The sale also had an abundance of nice women’s pants. You can find a variety of men’s and women’s shoes downstairs.

We rated the Paul Smith sample sale a 5 out of 10. There just wasn’t much going on, especially for women. Prices were okay. Most of the clothing was for spring/summer, so you’ll have to wait a few months for it to see the light of day. Most of the clothing was “PS by Paul Smith,” so it’s not even their regular line. Our advice is to skip this one or at least wait for price reductions. Happy shopping!

What: Paul Smith Sample Sale
When: Wed Oct 31st – Sun Nov 4th
Where: 151 Wooster St, NY, NY

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