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The Marchesa Sample Sale – It’s Totally Acceptable to Wear a Ballgown Around the House

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had an early VIP preview of the Marchesa Sample Sale and we just wanna say this is a sale you don’t want to miss. But don’t worry the doors open tomorrow morning at 9 AM, so make sure you sleep tonight. They say the early bird gets the gown!

The Marchesa Sample Sale features a huge variety of haute couture gowns as well as from the Marchesa Notte line. The racks are lined with beautiful tulle, appliqué and stunning silks. The haute couture gowns ranged anywhere from $500 to $3,000 while the Marchesa Note was more modestly priced. Marchesa Notte had gowns for $395, mid for $325 and short dresses for $295. The racks are extremely organized, separated by length and color. Marchesa makes breathtaking dresses that would wow at any type of event. So if you are looking for an evening gown, even if it means wearing it around your house, you should check it out. Just remember if you buy a gown, an event in bound to come up in your future!

What: The Marchesa Sample Sale

When: June 18th, 2019 – June 20th, 2019

Where: 263 West 38th Street, NY, NY

 

 

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The Clothingline Sample Sale has a Variety of Brands

By: Jacqueline Munro

The Clothingline multi-brand sample sale is a mish-mosh of the good, the bad, and the ugly. While some brands have great stuff for amazing prices, other brands have hideous pieces for even more hideous prices. 

This sample sale includes the following brands: Petersyn, Sundays, Pam and Gela, Vivienne Hu, Minnie Rose, Walter Baker, Generation Love, Lele Sadoughi, and leftovers from the R13 sample sale that started weeks ago. Here’s the quick rundown: Petersyn, awesome stuff for great prices. Sundays: super cute, cheap loungewear. Pam and Gela: cute stuff but way overpriced. Vivienne Hu: ugly rip off. Minnie Rose: cute and cozy but too expensive. Walter Baker: funky leather jackets for a good price. Generation Love: meh merchandise but priced well. Lele Sadoughi: cheap looking expensive jewelry. R13: markdowns are great and the prices are finally where they should be. 

Overall I’m giving this sale a 6/10. While some stuff is beautiful and amazingly priced, other stuff is really crappy and way too expensive. It is a strange mix of brands; I wouldn’t bank on leaving with something you love.

What: Women’s Wear Multi-Brand Sample Sale
When: Tue Jun 11th – Thu Jun 13th, 2019
Where: 261 West 36th Street, 2nd Floor, Manhattan, NY

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The Wolford Sample Sale – What’s The Price to Pay for Chic Bodysuits?

By: Jacqueline Munro

The Wolford Sample Sale is just too pricey. Aside from the extremely unwelcoming staff and the disappointing discounts, the disorganization of the mediocre merchandise was stressful.

The sale is mostly is cash only with the exception of two racks of credit card only items. But regardless, the selection of clothing is just bad. Other than some of the tights and bras, there is nothing I would even consider buying. The retail prices are completely outrageous to begin with so it is no surprise that the sample sale is a rip off too. They did have two boxes of damaged items selling for $10 or $5 dollars. But who wants damaged tights? Not me!

Overall I’m giving this sale a 5/10. To be honest, that’s too generous, but I’m feeling nice today. Don’t bother going to this sale unless you want to feel judged by the employees and leave empty handed.

What: Wolford Sample Sale

Where:  330 7th Ave, Suite 1702, Manhattan, NY

When: June 11, 2019 – June 13, 2019

 

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Balenciaga Sample Sale – Madness

By: Ashley Randall 

To make things very clear, the Balenciaga Sample Sale is invite only and not open to the public. Shoutout to our AMAZING followers for sending us all this information. Handbags started at $149 and ranged to $449. We heard there was a very limited selection of city bags and they were the first to go. The ready to wear had lots of sweaters, tops and dresses but a small selection of outerwear. As well there was a huge variety of wallets and small leather pouches for sale. The shoe scene featured lots of boots, no sight of sneakers, slides or sandals. Look through all the amazing photos to see what you are missing!

 

 

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The Escada Sample Sale

By: Ashley Randall

Today we had the opportunity to check out the Escada Sample Sale located at 317 West 33rd Street. The sale featured a huge variety of merchandise at an amazing price point. Everything was 80% with some damaged items at 90% off! There was everything from staple black blazers to beautiful ornate ball gowns. There are lots of nice elegant dresses and funky bottoms. The room is extremely organized and everything is separated by size. The staff is very eager to help making the experience very pleasant. There is an entire area dedicated to shoes which has everything Fromm elegant pumps to sexy sandals and boots for winter.

Overall we rated the Escada Sample Sale an 8 out of 10. The pricing on the items is just amazing and they have a huge selection of merchandise. We recommend you take a look!

What: Escada Sample Sale

Where: 317 West 33rd Street, NY, NY

When: June 8, 2019 -June 13, 2019

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Alice and Olivia by Stacey Bendet Sample Sale – Taste the Rainbow

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had an opportunity to preview the Alice and Olivia Sample Sale by Stacey Bendet on 260 Fifth Avenue. Spotted on the many racks of clothing were fresh floral prints, funky paisleys and cool color blocking. All the racks were organized by size then subdivided into different clothing categories. Clothing in nearly every color could be found. The sale featured lots of bright colored blazers, mini dresses and skirts. There were only three racks of sample pieces, which were picked through very quickly. While there was a huge variety of shoes, bags and sunglasses. If you have any need for a killer colored pantsuit (trick question – we all need one) or some quirky cocktail dresses, you should head over to check it out.

Overall we gave the Alice and Olivia Sample Sale a 7.5 out of 10. While we were disappointed with the pricing on a lot of the merchandise, there were some steals to be found – especially on the leather goodies. We recommend you stop by and pear at all the rainbow colored merchandise!

What: Alice & Olivia by Stacey Bendet Sample Sale

Where: 260 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY

When: June 10th, 2019 – June 16th, 2019

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Barneys Designer Warehouse Sale – Is It Overhyped?

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had the opportunity to check out the Barneys Designer Warehouse Sale all the way over in Brooklyn. This was the first time that this sale has happened since 2016. Everybody is dying to know if the Barneys Designer Warehouse Sale is worth the hype and we now have the insider scoop.

First off, the sale is held in Brooklyn so you’re gonna plan accordingly. While I was first expecting a mob scene, it was actually not that busy. They have designer clothing ranging from IRO to Stella McCartney and Prada plus everything in between. The merchandise is organized by size and type and the staff is very helpful. The pricing on most items is good, but then again a $2,000 dress for $450 is still expensive. Secondly, there are no shoes and accessories. Say what? Yes, let me repeat myself, there are no shoes and accessories at this sale. As well there are no dressing rooms so you have to try on your finds in plain sight.

We rated this sale a 7 out of 10. They have amazing high end designer merchandise, you just have to have the patience to dig through the racks. If you are hunting for a nice Paco Robanne dress or a Valentino matching set, you should look no further.

What: Barneys Designer Warehouse

When: June 6, 2019 – June 16, 2019

Where: 182 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

 

What: Barneys Designer Warehouse

When: June 6, 2019 – June 16, 2019

Where: 182 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

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The Nautica Sample Sale Prices are Lower than my bank Account Balance!

By: Jacqueline Munro

At the Nautica Sample Sale, almost all of the items are dirt cheap. There is a larger selection for men than women, and a lot of the items look the same, but the prices are impossible to beat!!!

Nautica is a great brand to shop for right now given that summer is right around the corner. If you’re into the preppy style but don’t feel like pointlessly wasting your money on Vineyard Vines, this sale is perfect for you! There are lots of great options for men, women, and children; and they’re all very affordable! In addition to bathing suits, t-shirts, button downs, and sweaters, they also have a selection of home furnishing products ranging from towels (bath, beach, and hand) to umbrellas!

Overall I’m giving this sale a 7/10. The prices are great and the selection is decent, but it was slightly crowded with aggressive shoppers which made the experience a little less enjoyable. But for such good discounts, I’m willing to throw some elbows… Are you?

What:  Nautica Sample Sale
When: Tues. June 4th – Thurs. June 6th
Where: 123 W 18th St., Manhattan, NY

 

 

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Mara Hoffman Sample Sale – Swimwear and Stripes Galore

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had the chance to checkout the Mara Hoffman Sample Sale downtown at 150 Greene Street. Mara Hoffman known for its bright colors, striped tops and bottoms and swimwear had an abundance of merchandise available. 

The swimwear was organized by size making it super easy for everyone to browse through. While the swim was still on the pricey side, having tops for $50 as well as bottoms for an additional $50. There was a huge variety of maxi and midi linen dresses in all different colors and patterns. You could also find a good amount of summer tops, perfect to pair with some jeans or a skirt! The sale also featured a limited amount of Fall/Winter pieces such as turtlenecks, wool pants and overcoats.

Overall we rated this sale a 6.5/10. While the swimwear was split into sizing, making it so much easier for the consumer to pick out there next suit. The prices on the merchandise are still high. The Mara Hoffman Sample Sale as well featured a lot of products limiting to the Spring/Summer season. If you have a casual summer wedding or party planned this summer  or you are in need of a cute swimsuit for your next Instagram, should definitely check it out!

What: Mara Hoffman Sample Sale

Where: 150 Greene Street, NY, NY

When: June 4, 2019 – June 9, 2019

 

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Montblanc Sample Sale – Are $1,000 Pens Worth It?

By: Ashley Randall 

Today we had the opportunity to stop by the Montblanc Sample Sale at 260 Fifth Avenue. Known for its fountain ink pens and leather accessories, the Montblanc sale as well had a large variety of cuff links, watches and briefcases. Keep in mind that Montblanc is not cheap. The pricing at the Montblanc Sample Sale was extremely high, having briefcases around $450 and pens starting at $200.  

Overall we rated the Montblanc Sample Sale a 5/10. This was heavily based on the fact that the merchandise is still very expensive. As well as having limited variety in briefcases, belts and other leather goodies. Just remember that Fathers Day is around the corner and if your Dad loves Montblanc, you should stop by! 

What: Montblanc Sample Sale

Where: 260 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY

When: June 4, 2019 – June 7, 2019

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