Your weekly sample sale update, part one
Wed Sep 9 2009
Mink and her team of Tibetan artisans handcraft each bauble in their Tribeca studio. The result: an exquisite collection of chunky necklaces, dainty earrings and East Asian--inspired designs, which you can now snag at drastically reduced prices. Bronze and champagne pearl earrings are chopped from $45 to $15, beaded gold vermeil necklaces are $50 (were $240), and semiprecious cluster chains are marked down from $120 to $40. 72 Orchard St between Broome and Grand Sts (212-260-5298). Subway: F to Delancey St; J, M, Z to Delancey--Essex Sts. Thu 10 1--8pm; Fri 11, Sat 12 noon--8pm; Sun 13 noon--4pm.
The Sak + Sakroots + Elliott Lucca
Need a new handbag? You'll have three brands to choose from at this multiline markdownfest. The Sak convertible shopper totes are tagged $40 (instead of $99), Elliot Lucca double-handle hobos are $60 (were $298), and Sakroots drawstring space-dyed bags are $20 (normally $89). 339 Fifth Ave between 33rd and 34th Sts, second floor (212-329-4500). Subway: 6 to 33rd St. Thu 10 9am--5pm; Fri 11 9am--3pm.
Make out like a bandit with goods from a dozen labels when this fashion-forward showroom opens its doors to the public. Bloch London ballet wedges are lowered from $220 to $96, Issa draped jersey dresses are sliced from $800 to $325, Orla Kiely flower-print coats are $325 (instead of $798), and Erickson Beamon geode-and-Lucite chain necklaces are chopped from $770 to $311. 263 Eleventh Ave between 27th and 28th Sts (212-643-4810). Subway: C, E to 23rd St. Mon--Wed, Fri--Sun 10am--7pm; Thu 10am--9pm. Thu 10--Sept 22.
Decent yard sales in the city—and most suburbs—are hard to come by, so when there's one this amazing, you'd better go! This design shop is marking down items—including home pieces , baby products, jewelry and gifts—all up to 70 percent off. Scoop up Thirtyfour leather satchels, whittled from $285 to $150; Missoni multicolored bath and hand towels, sliced from $45 to $30; and Lucia Nenickova handmade belts, halved to $100. 803--805 Washington St between Gansevoort and Horatio Sts (212-229-2292). Subway: A, C, E to 14th St; L to Eighth Ave. Thu 10--Sat 12 11am--7pm; Sun 13 11am--6pm.
Fabrics are the key to Christina Kim's collection, which consists of handwoven silks, hand-beaded details, khaddar cottons, iridescent silk Habutai and liberty cotton prints. Reversible slip dresses are slashed from $460 to $210, spaghetti-strap frocks with lace detailing are $170 (as opposed to $380), and flower-print ruffle dresses are clipped from $935 to $420. 201 Mulberry St between Kenmare and Spring Sts (212-431-1733). Subway: 6 to Spring St. Fri 11, Sat 12 11am--5pm; Sun 13 11am--3pm.