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Booties, Boots and Major Studs at the Modern Vice Sample Sale

By: Lindsey Castin

I inherited my designer shoe addiction from my mom, which made Modern Vice the perfect sample sale for me to go to. The sample sale had all different kinds of shoes: from boots (that sold at retail for $399 and were marked down to $69), to sandals (originally sold for $150 marked down to $39.99) to platforms – all covered in different colors of glitter. They also had a rack of coats which included silver and black leather jackets (made with a liner in them for women who ride motorcycles so they can look fabulous and not need to layer), bomber jackets as well as sweatshirts. These were all on pre sale and were priced at $360. My favorites were the white sandals with cheetah printed straps–perfect for a winter vacation getaway.

Sara Risigo who is a production consultant for Modern Vice showed us the back room which had a mini factory that they make the shoes in! Overall, such a cute venue as well as a great selection with a variety of sizes at unbeatable prices. The sale is still on until Friday, so you have a full day left to check it out! Pictures below!

What: Modern Vice sample sale
When: Dec 18th-22nd 11AM-8PM
Where: 247 W 38th st, 3rd floor, NY, NY

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How To Get All Your Winter Shopping Done at the FRYE, AQUATALIA, SPYDER & More sample sale

While we know that most sample sales span a week or less, the names of the brands at this holiday sample sale caught our attention. We hit up the Holiday Extravaganza sample sale in the Empire State Building and were amazed by the selection (2 full floors), prices (most items between 60% and 75% off) and service (there were people every few steps willing to help us out). So whether you are looking for boots, coats, hats, leather handbags or ski suits, this is one you definitely want to hit up this week to stock up on affordable fashionable merchandise.

The sample sale kindly offered all of our ShopDrop users an additional 10% off with the presentation of this flyer (below in the post). Make sure you hit this one up this weekend before stock is depleted! Our reviews and photos are listed by brand and price below. Enjoy!

FRYE: Boots, booties and flats – men & women – all current collection – 75% off retail – all under $99
AQUATALIA: Boots, booties and flats – men & women – many sizes – current collection – 75% off retail – all under $199
SPYDER: ski suits, ski pants, ski gloves – men and women – current collection – 60% off – under $200 after discount
KENNETH COLE: leather bags, tops, shirts – current collection leather items under $200.
RACHEL ZOE: boots for women – older collections – – over 80% off retail – all $50
JUICY: men, women and children – all under $150
OTHER: tons of winter accessories and gifts for under $20

What: FRYE, AQUATALIA, RACHEL ZOE, SPYDER, KENNETH COLE & more sample sale
Where: 350 5th Ave, Ground Floor, NY, NY (Empire State Building, Ground Floor) 
When: Until January 31st, Mon-Sat 8AM-9PM I Sat 10AM-7PM

Present this image for an additional 10% off at the sample sale
Present this image for an additional 10% off at the sample sale
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Furry Heaven at the Belle Fare sample sale

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Although I grew up in freezing Russia, I never experienced the cold the way it is felt in New York.The ice somehow seeps in through layers of clothes and gives no rest. Therefore, I was absolutely delighted to be invited to the Belle Fare fur sample sale by Shelly & Renee. Besides for the fact that the selection was enormous – the entire showroom was lined with vests, capes, jackets and coats made of the softest cashmere and highest quality furs, everything at the sale was between $50 and $700. Despite my vegan diet, I couldn’t help but try on a number of items. My favorite was a double sided cashmere cape with a soft fur collar – going for $500 at the sample sale. All of the items were over 80% off retail prices.

If you are in the fashion district in the next two days, definitely head over for a delightful treat. And remember to tell Shelly you are from ShopDrop!

What: Belle Fare sample sale
When: Dec 18th-20th 10AM-6PM
Where: 253 West 35th Street, 8th Floor, NY, NY

 

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Invitation Only – Jimmy Choo Sample Sale Review

By: Amanda Fontana

The Jimmy Choo invitation-only sample sale took place at the Met Pavillion two weeks ago. The enormous showroom was completely filled with a massive stock ranging from women’s shoes, boots, purses, scarves, sunglasses, belts, and even a selection of men’s shoes. Prices started at $50 and ranged to $450, a massive discount considering Jimmy Choo pieces often retail for upwards of $1,000.

Most accessories were one size, but the shoes had a massive range of sizing. There was also a variety in purse sizing as well, so smaller evening purses were much cheaper. Check out the photos to see a small range of all the products!

The sale was exclusive and required a pass to enter, and the line to get in went around the block– even for press. That said, the wait was definitely worth it; the sale was extraordinarily busy, but the products were all amazing and worth browsing through.

The event only lasted for two days– three, if you include VIP early access– so if you’re interested in attending private sales like this one, be sure to RSVP and follow the instructions on the app! They come and go very quickly, and invitations can be hard to come by if you wait too long. To stay up to date on more exclusive and invitation-only sample sales, be sure to download the ShopDrop App, follow us on Instagram, and add us on Snapchat @shopdropapp!

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A Look Inside Lafayette 148 Semi Annual Warehouse Sale

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By Melissa Atkinson, The Reasonable Style

Lafayette 148’s Semi Annual Warehouse Sale opens today and I’ve had the opportunity to shop the sale early. While shopping, I’ve gathered as many details as possible for you to have prior to hitting the sale on opening day. This sale includes stock items of the Fall 2017 collection with previous seasons mixed within hundreds of garments. There are a variety of items ranging from size Small to 1X in both regular and petite sizing. Not to mention the savings are HUGE with prices starting at 75% off retail, the deals are endless!

Price points include:

    Bottoms: $50

    Short Sleeve/ Sleeveless Tops: $50

    Long Sleeve Tops: $65

    Dresses: $90

    Jackets: $90-$120

    Coats: $1000

    Vests: $70-$200

    Leather & Suede: $500

    Shearling & Calf Skin: $600-$1000

    Cashmere Knits: $60-$200

    Cashmere Jackets: $200

    Luxe Knits: $80-$750

    Accessories: as marked (I seen items ranging between $10-$75)

See what items I spotted at the sale:

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You do not want to miss this! Be sure you partake in this 2 day event, you’ll hate that you’ve missed it!

Sale Details

Duration & Hours: 11/09 (Thursday) 9am-7pm & 11/10 (Friday) 9am-6pm

Payment Type: CASH/VISA/AMEX/MC

Location: 148 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10013 (between Howard Street and Grand Street)

Telephone #: 646.922.1799

 

xoxo,

Melissa

 

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Harvey Faircloth Sample Sale Review

Harvey Faircloth

By Melissa Atkinson, The Reasonable Style

Fall weather is officially here and so is the Harvey Faircloth Sample Sale filled with Fall 2017 stock items. With a decent portion of the showroom dedicated to the Harvey Faircloth line, there are a variety of product categories to shop for this Fall season. Items include tops, pants, skirts, jackets and many more ranging in sizes 0-10 and small-large. Prices were between $45 and $850 which is a wide range and more than I personally anticipated price wise. The good news is that yesterday they were offering an additional 20% off already up to 60% off prices which was a great incentive. The sales reps did not confirm nor deny if the additional 20% off will be continuing on for the duration of the sale but I recommend heading over to the sale to try your luck.

Check out some of the items and its sale price (excluding the additional 20% off) that were available at the sale below.

Now $145

Now $275Now $325

Harvey Faircloth

Now $195 Now $350

Harvey Faircloth This sale will be going on until Friday November 3rd. See below for full details and hours.

Hours

Thursday 9am—7pm

Friday 9am—5pm

Address

58 W 40th Street, 9th Floor,  New York

 

Hope you’ve enjoyed reading!

xoxo,

Melissa

 

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The Row Sample Sale Review

The Row is a ready-to-wear fashion line created by the Olsen twins. Their showroom, taking place at the Met Pavilion at 123 W 18th St on the fifth floor, features pieces that can retail for over $1,000.

There’s a huge variety of items to look at; between clothes, outerwear, and shoes, there’s something for every occasion. Sizes vary from 0 to 12 and XS to L, and prices range from $200 to $1,000 for more extravagant pieces. Shoes are in European sizes, so remember to check a conversion chart to find your size.

Some personal favorites of mine were their blazers, silk tops, and trousers. The showroom is enormous, so it’s hard to narrow it down; be sure to check it out for yourself!

This sale is credit card only, and bags are checked, so come prepared!

What: The Row Sample Sale

Where: 123 W 18th St 5th Floor

When: Sunday, October 29th 10 am – 6pm; Monday, October 30th 9 am – 7 pm; Tuesday, October 31st 9 am – 3pm

  

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Milly Sample Sale Review

By Melissa Atkinson, The Reasonable Style

Everyone must have heard great things about the Milly Sample Sale because after being opened for one day,  customers were still flooding the fitting rooms and perusing through the selection of garments that were available to shop. There are Women’s tops, skirts, pants, dresses, jumpsuits, outerwear & more from the Fall/ Winter collection to stock up on. All items are true samples with limited sizing and there are some irregular items mixed in so be sure to examine your items of interest thoroughly before purchasing. These items ranged from $25 to $149 for apparel, $75 to $105 for handbags and $75 to $195 on shoes from both Milly and Manolo Blanik.

However, that was the past, I have better news regarding prices for you all. For the last 2 days of the sale (today and tomorrow), the prices have been reduced!

Dresses are now $45

Separates are now $15 to $35

Bags are now $50 to $75

Here are some of the items that I spotted at the sale.

Don’t miss out on Milly’s current season product at discount prices. Hopefully some of these items are still available for you to get your hands on!

Clothingline

261 W 36th Street, 2nd floor

New York, NY

xoxo,

Melissa

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Pratesi Sample Sale Review

Pratesi is an Italian luxury linen retailer, with sets selling for upwards of $1,000. Their sample sale, taking place at 317 W 33rd St, is selling old stock– including sheet sets of all sizes, shams, towels, and more– at discounted prices

A disclaimer right off the bat: given the steep prices the pieces retail for, even after they’re discounted they still number in the hundreds of dollar for sets. While some things, such as small mats and hand towels, run cheaper at around $30, expect to find most products selling for at least $390. While that’s a little steep for me, personally, it’s definitely still better than $1,000– so if you’ve got a craving for luxury linens, be sure to check it out.

The sale has a very short run, and ends today; the showroom is enormous, so there’s still plenty of stock to browse through.

What: Pratesi Sample Sale

When: Today, 9 am to 5 pm

Where: 317 West 33rd St

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Clever Alice Sample Sale

By Amanda Fontana

The Clever Alice sample sale/pop-up shop is hard to describe in few terms; while their stock isn’t enormous, their variety is. Featuring brands such as Heartloom, Blank NYC, Cigno Nero, Art Love, and many more, the sale is the perfect place to pick up discounted pieces from this past spring and summer, and pieces for winter.

My personal favorite part about the sale were the Heartloom fur coats and vests, which retail for around $150; they’re currently on sale for $50. They’re super soft and come in a wide selection of colors and styles. There are some gorgeous Blank NYC skinny jeans– an essential for any wardrobe– between $40 and $50. Cigno Nero jackets are available in a huge array of colors, both leather and suede, starting at $120. There’s also pieces from Art Love, Sweewë, and Porto, to give you an idea of just how many options there are.

Most of the pieces are winter outerwear, though you’ll find some lighter things like Heartloom dresses priced at $35 and sheer Inizio tops priced at just $22. Sizing varies by brand; Cigno Nero has sizes ranging from small to large, while Heartloom tends to be extra small and small. There’s such a wide selection of brands to choose from that you’re sure to find something to like– and at a great discount too!

What: Clever Alice Sample Sale

Where: 126 W 25th Street

When: September 19 – September 27, 10 am to 7 pm

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