The Jakett sample sale is for the girl who loves to to stun her friends and turn heads as she walks down the road. The fun designs are made of suede, leather, denim and have the coolest designs, including fringes, cutouts and all sorts of fun stuff.
At retail, the jackets sell for $330-$670, and at the sample sale they are between $50 and $150. See images & prices below. Definitely head over there if you want some awesome merchandise for the Fall. Enjoy!
What: Jakett sample sale
Where: 244 West 39th st, 3rd Fl, NY, NY
When: Tue, Aug 21 – Thu, Aug 23rd
Today we had the opportunity to check out the Yigal Azrouel Sample Sale at 500 Seventh Avenue. Though the discounts on the merchandise were very steep was it worth making the commitment to buy?
The Yigal Azrouel Sample Sale had a lot of dresses, sweaters, scarves and skirts. The sale had a larger selection than their past ones, including a section of clothing for men! If you love the brand and know it works for you then you should check it out!
Overall, we rated the Yigal Azrouel Sample Sale a 7 out of 10. There was such an amazing discount on the clothing but it really wasn’t anything to leave your air conditioning for! If you are familiar with there clothing and you know you need it, then this is the time and place to get it!
What: Yigal Azrouel Sample Sale
When: Tue, Aug 7 – Tue, Aug 7
Where: 500 Seventh Avenue, NY, NY
Today we had the opportunity to check out the Fivestory Offsite Sale on the Upper East Side. They had a stellar selection of designers shoes, clothing and bags at 80% off!
The Fivestory Offsite Sale had everything from Tabitha Simon sandals to Proenza Schouler pants to t-shirts by Calvin Kelin 205w39 line. There was a large selection of summer shoes including sandals and open toe heels, perfect for savoring up the last few weeks of summer. Fivestory was stocked up with evening gowns that were originally 2,000 dollars but now are 400! The stunning and elaborate tops, dresses and bottoms were all 80% off their original retail price. If you want to dress like Victoria Beckham but you are on a budget, look no further!
Overall, we rated the Fivestory Offsite Sale an 8 out of 10. They had a great selection of designer wear and shoes but most to the merchandise was seasonal. It is hard to come by designer clothing at such an amazing price, so we recommend you take a look!
What: Fivestory Offsite Sale
When: Tue, Jul 31 – Sun, Aug 5
Where: 18 East 69th Street, NY, NY
Today we had the opportunity to check out the Bottega Veneta Sample Sale at 123 West 18th Street. The room was filled with lots of gorgeous gowns, tops and skirts that would make Amal and George Clooney jealous!
The Bottega Veneta Sample Sale was oozing with dreamy Italian chic dresses, tops and skirts at amazing prices. Dresses that were originally 2,000 dollars are now 200! If you need a tux for your man, look no further. Make your man look sleek and sexy for only 200 bucks! All the whimsical pieces made us feel as if we were sitting in the Italian country side on a relaxing wine tour.
We rated the Bottega Veneta Sample Sale a 6 out of 10. There was really great pricing on tops, skirts and dresses but a lot of the merchandise was tainted, ripped or stained. There was very limited merchandise in smaller sizes. The selection for men’s was really great! To score Bottega Veneta for 80% is such an amazing deal and very rare! Make sure to get downtown to check it out!
What: Bottega Veneta Sample Sale
When: Tue, Jul 24 – Thu, Jul 26
Where: 123 West 18th Street, NY, NY
The Stila X Dr. Jart X Tocca X Artis Sample Sale had a short line outside but the second you walked in, you were consumed by madness. There were frenzies of people hoarding all different types of merchandise. The selection of makeup brushes and skin care offered both by Artis and Dr. Jart was great. While the selection of merchandise offered from Stila was all the ugly and outlandish colors that didn’t sell at Sephora this season. There were crazy resellers who were stocking products without even looking at them. Honestly the Stilla X Dr. Jart X Tocca X Artis Sample Sale felt like something out of a horror film.
Overall we rated the Stila X Dr. Jart X Tocca X Artis Sample Sale a 4 out of 10. The pricing on most of the merchandise was simply 50% and it seemed like the selection was just this seasons left overs. The line to pay wrapped around the entire venue.There were multiple people with, “I say no less than” six bags filled with all different types of products. You may want your beauty to be eternal but it is going to come at a price.
What: Stila X Dr. Jart X Tocca X Artis Sample Sale
Where: 260 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY
When: Tue, Jul 10 – Sun, Jul 15
Today we had the opportunity to check out the Eugenia Kim Sample Salein their own showroom! The room was filled with a variety of both summer and winter hats as well as a limited selection of shoes and bags.
The Eugenia Kim Sample Sale had whimsical summer hats that made us picture ourselves sitting on the French Riviera with a buttery croissant and cafe un latte, while the winter hats made us feel like we were wandering the snowy streets after completing some holiday shopping. I’m sure you have all seen the classic Eugenia Kim sun hat on bloggers and fashionistas across social media. This classic hat retails for $495 but today at the Eugenia Kim Sample Sale it is only $175!
We rated the Eugenia Kim Sample Sale a 5 out of 10. The merchandise is incredibly cute and chic for both winter and summer but still very expensive. There is a limited selection of shoes and bags, and the selection of hats is not big either. If you are traveling to a chic beach spot like Ibiza or planning on vacationing in Paris during the snowy Winter, we recommend you take a look!
What: Eugenia Kim Sample Sale
Where: 347 West 36 Street, NY, NY – Suite 501
When: Jun, 20 – Jun 22, 2018
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Today we wondered downtown to 150 Greene Street to try and checkout the highly covetedReformation Sample Sale,but sadly we were let down. We had to stand in the blazing, boiling, burning heat for hours. Clothing by Reformation is seen all over Instagram, featured by renowned bloggers such as Danielle Bernstein of WeWoreWhat and Jacey Duprie of DamselinDior and those alike.
As we stood on Greene street dying a slow and very warm death, we pondered the question. Is the Reformation Sample Sale worth it? After consulting with shoppers leaving, philosophers thinking and our inner selves, we have arrived at the definitive conclusion – absolutely not. Yes, the clothing is very cute, extremely chic and seen all over social media. No one, not even our worst enemies should be forced to stand in boiling heat, unless they’re at the beach getting a nice tan with a margarita in hand. As you probably followed from our Instagram stories, Zara and Reformation make merchandise that are extremely similar in pattern, color and style. The best perk is that Zara is way cheaper.
We rated the Reformation Sample Sale a 3 out of 10. You would think based on the line that wrapped around the block, that they were giving away free puppies and ice cream. But no: no puppies, no ice cream. If you don’t have time to melt on the sidewalks of NYC, we recommend you go to Zara and check out their merchandise. Even better, sit on your couch, pour yourself a nice bloody glass of rosé and shop online!
What: Reformation Sample Sale
When: Jun, 19 – Jun 24, 2018
Where: 150 Greene Street, NY, NY
Personally, I love going to sample sales where I could meet the designer and talk about the history of the brand. Yesterday, I was lucky enough to meet two of the designers. KAS Ny was founded by Kyra, an Indian born designer who grew up in NY. The brand is famous for hand-embroidered pieces and cover-ups and sells at Bloomingdales & Nordstrom for $89 (separates) and $120 (dresses).
The KAS sample sale is a treasure hunt. None of the items are marked, and everything is priced under $80. Dresses are mostly between $40 & $50, separates are mostly $20-$30. If you’re into bohemian chic and want a few fresh pieces for the Summer, definitely add this one to your shopping list.
What: KAS sample sale
Where: 231 West 39th St, Suite 1002, NY, NY
When: May 21 – Jun 1
I know this one is late and accept my apologies for that, but the kids multi-brand sample sale was awesome. The sample sale was hosted by Clothingline and had top children’s brands including two of our favorites: J’acadi, Egg by Susan Lazar. Clothing was in a number of sizes and the prices kept on dropping daily. Usually at Clothingline sales are about half of what they were on the first day of the sale (but careful because there is no guarantee anything will be left). I guess this post is more of a reference for next time, so take a look at the photos & prices and enjoy!
What: Multi-Brand sample sale for kids
Where: 261 West 36th St, 2nd Fl, NY, NY
When: Tue, Mar 20 – Thu, Mar 22nd