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Wait, Don’t Run to the Manolo Blahnik Sale

Manolo Blahnik Sale

By: Cristina Martin 

Who doesn’t love Manolos this time of year? The Manolo Blahnik sale has a significant amount of shoes discounted. However, prices are only 40% off at the moment. Our sources say Manolo Blahnik will be upping the discount to 60% off soon. We will keep you updated.

As mentioned before, the Manolo Blahnik sale has a great selection of shoes. Currently, there are still many sizes available. However, the longer you wait the less sizes they have. You have to pick your poison. Would you rather pay more and get the style you love, or pay less and have to choose from what’s left. Either way, you are getting a pretty good discount on shoes that normally begin at $500. The sale is held at their cozy retail store on the west side. The staff is very attentive and will help you find the perfect pair. Happy Shopping!

UPDATE 8/6/18
We are about a month into the extended Manolo sale. We are dissapointed to report only some shoes are marked down to 80%. Most shoes are now marked down 60%. Right now it’s mostly limited to summer shoes – sandals and open-toed heels. However there are sill a ton of sizes left! Updated pictures are included below. 

What: Manolo Blahnik Sale
When: Thur. July 5 – Fri. August 8, 2018
Where: 31 W 54th St. New York, NY  

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Fashion John Varvatos Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

Get your Bae Out of That White Tee and Into the John Varvatos Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

Are you tired of your boyfriend wearing the same thing everyday? Take him out of his comfort zone at the John Varvatos sample sale. He’ll go from white tee to David Beckham overnight. The John Varvatos sample sale carried numerous styles in multiple sizes, for both winter and summer. They even had shoes and accessories! We rated the Jon Varvatos sample sale an 8 out of 10. The shopping experience was very positive. There was plenty of space to accommodate a large number of shoppers.

Prices were also excellent! Almost everything was under $100. Of course the usual exceptions like suits and leather was on the pricey side. (Those were under $300.) After work, swing by the the John Varvatos sample sale. You can thank us later. Happy shopping!

What: John Varvatos Sample Sale
When: Mon. June 25 – Wed. June 27, 2018
Where: 26 W 17th St. 6th Floor New York, NY

 

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Beach Chic Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

The Madhatter! – Eugenia Kim Sample Sale

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had the opportunity to check out the Eugenia Kim Sample Sale in 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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Fashion Modern Vice Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

Edgy Vibes at the Modern Vice Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

Three words: super sassy shoes.  There are so many sick styles at the Modern Vice sample sale. From snake skin to lightning bolts, to stars, decorated the all leather selection of shoes and boots. Two collections were shown, Modern vice and Archive, that were discounted 50 – 70%. We strutted out with a pair of white leather lovers for $45, that were originally $178! If you’re not running over there to spice up your shoe collection, then at least go for the discounted leather!

You can never have too many shoes!

What: Modern Vice Sample Sale
When: Thur. June 14 – Tue. June 19, 2018
Where: 87 Mercer St. NY, NY

 

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Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

Dresses, Pants and Tops! Oh My! – Early Access to Elie Tahari Sample Sale

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had the opportunity to get early access to the Elie Tahari Sample Sale. The sample sale had everything from whimsical white lace dresses to daring patterned leather jackets and staple black blazers.

The Elie Tahari Sample Sale had an amazing variety of sizes in dresses, pants, gowns, jackets and tops. The merchandise was reduced by 70% off the original price, making for some really great steals! The Sale was extremely organized, having all the merchandise grouped by size, type and color. They had amazing blazers, slacks and silk tops, basic pieces that every women needs! They also had beautiful detailed leather pieces, gowns and dresses.

Overall, we rated the Elie Tahari Sample Sale a 9 out of 10. The sale had an amazing variety of merchandise from basic necessities to ornate gowns. There was an abundance of merchandise and it was extremely organized. The discount of 70% is a great steal for some of the merchandise, but could of been higher on the leather pieces. There was also limited selection of shoes and accessories. The Elie Tahari Sample Sale has high quality clothing at an amazing price so we really think you should all check it out!

What: Elie Tahari Sample Sale
When: Jun. 3 – Jun. 9, 2018
Where: 317 West 33rd Street, New York, NY

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Fashion Jimmy Choo Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

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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Fashion Manolo Blahnik Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

Channeling Our Inner Carrie Bradshaw at the Manolo Blahnik Sample Sale

By: Cristina Martin

“You can count on one hand the things a New Yorker will wait for. My list includes: the perfect rent control apartment, the chocolate souffle at Le Bernardin, and the annual Manolo Blahnik sale.” – Carrie Bradshaw

You may or may not have the perfect rent control apartment just yet, but you may have been one of the lucky people to get into the Manolo Blahnik sample sale. If you did, boy did you wait! Lines began forming during the early morning hours. Everyone was given a ticket with a number upon arrival. The number represented what group you were in, and when the Manolo Blahnik sample sale officially opened at 11:00 a.m., they let in group 1 and so forth.

I was lucky enough to be in group 9 going inside at around 11:30 a.m. All the shoes were on tables separated by size. When I got in they had a pretty good selection in size and style. The popular sizes were starting to diminish as time went by. Shoes started at $125 and increased in price depending on embellishments. On the other hand, boots started at $300. Cheap for Manolo, but still pricey for sample sale standards.

I gave the sale a ShopDrop rating of 6.5 out of 10. Like I said the selection was good and prices were decent, but it lost a lot of points for being cash only. Who really carries cash nowadays?! More importantly, who’s carrying around hundreds of dollars?! I really liked this ticket system. There is no dreadful line waiting on your feet for hours. You can even leave the hotel an come back with your ticket. Once you get your ticket you wait in a comfortable, temperature controlled room, with outlets. The only thing missing was WiFi. Even though the Manolo Blahnik team tried to make the sample sale experience more enjoyable, it’s still a Manolo Blahnik sample sale, so it was really hectic inside!

Perhaps I’m being too harsh with a 6.5 rating, since the prices and the selection was good. I also really enjoyed the ticket system. But hey, cash only and the fact that it was so hectic inside… It had me frazzled enough to take off a considerable amount of points.

Looking forward to next year!

What: Manolo Blahnik Sample Sale
When: Thursday, April 26, 2018 11:00 a.m. – Until they ran out (which was between 12:30 – 1:00)
Where: The Warwick Hotel 65 W 54th St. New York, NY

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Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

HEEL Your Shoe Collection at the Paul Andrew Sample Sale

For expensive shoe-lovers, the Paul Andrew sample sale is an absolute haven. The Paul Andrew shoes retail at an average of $650, so you can imagine how thrilled we were to discover that at the sample sale no shoe was over $250. All the shoes were segmented by size & gender (sizes 39 & 37 had the largest collection), and prices were either $50, $100, $150, $200 and $250 with the price being marked by the color of the sticker on the shoe. There were three pairs I really wanted to get but given my ‘spend no more than $50 rule’ I walked out with one beautiful pair of neutral stilettos. All men’s shoes were $100 or 3 pairs for $250.

We give this one a 9 out of 10 – outstanding showroom with great lighting, great collection and variety, staff is extremely nice and helpful. Definitely worth checking out. Photos and prices below.

What: Paul Andrew sample sale
When: March 15 – March 16
Where: 41 West 58th St, Suite 2A, NY, NY

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Shoe Heaven for Size 9 at the Jerome Dreyfuss Sample Sale

Jerome Dreyffus, the brand over which Hillary Swank obsesses, hosted a sample sale in SoHo this week. Although we only made it to the sale on the very last day, we still got a feel for the beautiful aura of the Jerome Dreyffus brand. Located in SoHo and occupying two store lots, the sample sale took place within the Jerome Dreyfuss boutique. The setup was original: an open rectangle with handbags of all sizes and shapes – these are true samples and they are 60%-80% off retail prices, which leaves them at $110-$400 at the sample sale. Along the rectangle on the floor were shoes, boots and sneakers – flats, heels and wedges. These were priced between $150 and $350  -and all of them were size 9. We’ll try to hit up the next sale before the last day so you could still reap the benefits! Prices and images below. Enjoy!

 

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Fashion Review Sample Sale Sample Sale Review ShopDrop

The Cutest Cashmere Slippers at the Snowman Sample Sale

Snowman sample sale

Clothingline combined the Cashmere and Snowman sample sales into one and we checked them out on the first day! While items were still pricey – with cashmere sweaters between $60 and $90, the selection of sizes was quite broad (XS-L) and so was the variety. The Snowman coats were all 50% off retail prices, which left them in the $240-$260 range. We are crossing our fingers for markdowns as the sale progresses.
If you want to hit it up, you have till Thursday. Photos with prices below. Enjoy!

What: Cashmere and Snowman sample sale
Where: 261 West 36th Street, 2nd Floor, NY, NY
When: February 06 – February 08

 

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