Your weekly sample sale update, part two
Wed Sep 9 2009
This online retailer is opening up its New York showroom to unload its supply of designer garb at hugely discounted prices (up to 90 percent off!): Nothing will be more than $150. Anna Sui retro floral-print dresses (left) are tagged $149 (normally $521), ABS by Allen Schwartz floor-length evening gowns are lowered from $350 to $99, Kirribilla silk one-shoulder party frocks are reduced from $440 to $75, and Due Per Due embroidered gauze blouses are $40 (were $128). 325 W 38th St between Eighth and Ninth Aves, 17th floor (212-239-6505). Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St--Port Authority. Thu 10 10am--5pm.
Nashelle + Magnes Sisters
Spruce up your wardrobe with adornments from these two accessories brands. Magnes Sisters handbags include fold-over totes with detachable messenger straps for $145 (were $310); leather convertible clutches, nicked from $234 to $110; and large leather shoulder bags with studded hardware for $300 (instead of $448). Nashelle jewelry offers aquamarine gemstone earrings for $50 (as opposed to $108) and wire-wrapped topaz stone earrings, cut from $88 to $40. 251 W 39th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, eighth floor (212-938-0078). Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St--Port Authority. Thu 10 4--9pm.
The reasonably priced wardrobe staples from this mass retailer are available at below-wholesale prices. Stock up on fall essentials like women's and men's long-sleeved cashmere tops, both for $65 each (instead of $178). Also on hand are women's cotton sleeveless frocks, sheared from $245 to $75, and men's pique polos, lowered from $40 to $20 (or buy two for $30). 261 W 36th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-947-8748). Subway: A, C, E, 1, 2, 3 to 34th St--Penn Station. Thu 10, Fri 11 11am--7pm; Sat 12, Sun 13 10am--5pm; Mon 14, Tue 15 11am--7pm; Wed 16 11am--6pm; Sept 17 11am--7pm.
Outdoors lovers, adventure seekers and exercise-aholics, take note: This popular sports emporium is slashing prices on its clothing, footwear and gear. Sugoi running jackets are snipped from $110 to $55, Jansport Equinox daypacks are halved to $45, and Eagle Creek Switchback rolling luggage is pared down from $320 to $160. 18 E 18th St between Broadway and Fifth Ave (paragonsports.com). Subway: L, N, Q, R, W, 4, 5, 6 to 14th St--Union Sq. Thu 10, Fri 11 9am--8pm; Sat 12 10am--8pm; Sun 13 11am--7pm; Mon 14--Sept 17 10am--8pm.
Maxx New York
For more than 20 years Maxx New York has been designing handbags for the busy out-all-day New Yorker. Taking function and comfort into consideration along with design and style, each bag is packed full of pockets for optimal organization. Choose from a quilted microfiber tote, chipped from $108 to $50; Italian faux-croc carryalls are $90 (usually $188); and clutches with detachable metal chain shoulder straps are trimmed from $188 to $90. 385 Fifth Ave at 36th St, tenth floor (212-679-3220). Subway: B, D, F, V, N, Q, R, W to 34th St--Herald Sq. Mon 14--Sept 18 10am--6pm; Sept 19 11am--4pm.