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Calling all Swimwear Lovers! – Mara Hoffman Sample Sale

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had the opportunity to stop by the Mara Hoffman Sample Sale downtown at 150 Greene Street. The racks were filled with an assortment of rainbow colored swimwear and whimsical summer dresses.

The Mara Hoffman Sample Sale did have a great selection of swimwear, including everything from floral bikinis to chic one pieces.There was a large selection of summer dresses, pants and rompers but had very limited sizing, only offering small and extra small options. Though these light linen dresses made us feel as if we were ready to tan in the sun while relaxing on a beach.

We rated the Mara Hoffman Sample Sale a 6.5 out of 10. The sale did have a large selection and assortment of fun and unique bathing suits, and they were honestly the best deal at the Mara Hoffman Sample Sale.While the clothing was cute it was extremely limited to the warmer seasons and high in price. There was a long line outside to wait on as well as inside for the dressing rooms. While on this cooler spring day, the bathing suits and variety of colorful dresses made us want to take a weekend trip down in the Caribbean.

What: Mara Hoffman Sample Sale
When: Tue, Jun 5 – Sun, Jun 10
Where: 150 Greene Street, NY, 10003

Where: 150 Greene Street, NY, 10003

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HAUS ALKIRE sample sale

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Haus Alkire is a relatively new brand founded by husband and wife. Every single item of clothes screams quality, the materials are custom produced in Italy & Japan, and the clothing is manufactured in NYC. The brand has simple, flattering designs that would look chic on anyone.

Haus Alkire sample sale is on the pricier side. We gave the sample sale a 7 out of 10, because the items were gorgeous but the cheapest shirt was $95. If you are willing to spend money on quality clothes though, this is definitely one you should check out.

What: Haus Alkire sample sale
Where: 209 W 38th St, Suite 310, NY, NY
When: May 30 – Jun 1

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Frances Valentine Shoes For 80% Off

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Frances Valentine sample sale opened its doors today. We got a good peak at what’s available and gave it a solid 7 out of 10. For those who aren’t familiar with FV, it’s the Kate Spade brand for funky shoes. What’s funky? You ask. Shaped heels, poofs on toes. The shoes retail for $450-$550. At the sample sale, sample shoes are $50 (only sizes 7 & 9), stock shoes are $150 and range from size 5 to size 12.

The building with the Frances Valentine sale has another 3 sales going on this week: David Lerner, Rebecca Taylor, White & Warren. So you can kill 4 sales with one trip! Photos & prices & details below. Enjoy!

What: Frances Valentine sample sale
Where: 80 West 40th St, Suite 80, NY, NY
When: Apr 24 – Apr 25th

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MARC JACOBS SAMPLE SALE – SHOPDROP REVIEW

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The Marc Jacobs sale is by far one of our favorites – because the items are simply so beautiful, and the prices drop from being in the sky to being totally attainable. The room was filled with every kind of RTW: clothing, bags, shoes, Ts – stuff for men and women and children in many sizes. Everything was either 80% or 85% off retail, which made the prices amazing!

I bought 4 pairs of socks for my husband for a total of $13.95! That’s a better deal than I would get for horrible product at some random mass retailer. If you have the patience to wait in line, we highly encourage you go to this one.

What: Marc Jacobs sample sale
Where: 260 Fifth Ave
When: April 18th-April 22nd

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Reiss London Sample Sale Offers Plenty of Options for Under $150

Reiss London is having it’s Spring sample sale and the doors open this morning. There is a generous selection of items for both men and women and prices are under $200 for most items. Women could shop shoes, dresses, tops, bottoms and bags. Men – jackets, shoes, square pockets and blazers. Nice selection of coats and shearling fur too.

Read and compare to the last Reiss Sample Sale here. Photos and prices below. Enjoy!

What: Reiss London sample sale
Where: 260 Fifth Ave, NY, NY
When: March 20-25

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Our Detailed Written Report from the Chloe Sample Sale

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Given that photos were strictly prohibited at the Chloe sample sale, we collected testimony from a number of ShopDrop users to come up with the following report.
Overall, we gave the sale an 8/10 because there was a huge selection but the prices were more attainable on the See by Chloe collection. And because there weren’t any Chloe bags left by the time we got there.

The sample sale has all seasons of clothes: winter sweaters and coats, summer dresses and tops skirts – everything. Collection includes items from current and past seasons. No actual samples. See by Chloe clothes retail $300-600 and then are 80% off at the sample sale, which makes it worthwhile. Lots of white and black solid separates.

Definitely worth checking out. One reason we took away points was because there were more Chloé clothes and only a few racks of see by Chloe, so selection of more affordable items wasn’t as abundant. There were quite a few wallets and a few gold rings and necklaces. Also, a huge selection of shoes in sizes and color.

For die-hard Chloe fans, the sale was probably a 9/10. Only downside is the bags.

 

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Take II for the Schutz Sample Sale

On a scale of 1 to 10, ShopDrop gives Schutz sample sale 6 stars.

A few weeks ago Clothingline hosted a sample sale for Schutz, which was frankly disappointing. There were only 4-5 pairs of shoes for every size.Therefore, we were hoping to see more of a selection at the next Schutz sample sale, which is currently taking place. The good news is there were more shoes, the bad news is that a lot of the shoes were from old collections, and we didn’t see any winter gear (boots or booties). The shoes were $30-$50 and included a variety of items per size form 5 to 11.

In addition to the Schutz brand, there were a number of other items on sale from previous sample sales: Alix bodysuits, Julie Brown NYC tops, bottoms and dresses, The Arrivals coats and Cashmere sweaters. If you’re in the fashion district, we recommend checking this one out.

What: Schutz sample sale
Where: 261 West 36th Street, 2nd Floor, NY, NY
When: Feb 27- Mar 1

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Sheer Bodysuits Rocking the La Perla Sample Sale

I had to do a double take the first time I stepped foot into the La Perla boutique on Madison Ave: a set of lingerie was on display for $12,000. While there must be people who are happy to throw away an arm and a leg for a pair of thongs, we were very relieved to shop at the sample sale last night, where most items were close to 90% off. The selection was enormous – lingerie in every size, pjs, RTW, shoes and all sorts of sexy accessories. For the basic pre-priced products, prices ranged from $11 to $75. RTW items were 85% off – the original price tags were colored over, so figuring out the price turned into a bit of a scavenger hunt. The sale opens to the public today. As always, photos and prices below. Enjoy!

What: La Perla sample sale
Where: 260 Fifth Ave
When: Feb 20-Feb 25

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$30 and $50 Boots at the Ivy Kirzhner Sample Sale

We were so pleasantly surprised at the Ivy Kirzhner sample sale, where all shoes were $30 and all boots $50. This is a brand that sells them for oner $600 typically. At the last sample sale, shoes were still in the $200 range. Here’s what you need to know: all the $30 $50 items are samples, which means they are in size 7. If you are that size – say hello to paradise. If you are a different size, then they have regular collection items that are still over 80% off. All prices and photos below. The sale just started so you have plenty to check out.

What: Ivy Kirzhner sample sale
Where: 
750 Greenwich Street, NY, NY
When: February 14 – February 28 I Mon-Sat 11AM-8PM I Sun 12PM-8PM

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Coats & Blazers at THE ARRIVALS NYC sample sale

One of the hottest contemporary brands is hosting a sample sale in SoHo. That’s right – at The Arrivals NYC sample sale you will find a variety of coats (some for men, others for women, and others in UniSex) for up to 70% off. The lowest cost item I found cost $75, while the most expensive items were $400 after the discount was applied. If you are a huge fan of the brand and are used to paying full-price then you should definitely check out the sample sale before it ends. As always, images & prices below – enjoy!

What: The Arrivals NYC sample sale
Where: Feb 9th – Feb 18th I Sun-Tue 11AM-7PM I Wed-Sat 11AM-8PM
Where: 42 Crosby St, NY, NY

 

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