What are the eight words that tug at our heartstrings and our wallets? "Price tags slashed up to 90 percent off!" If you’re a fashion-forward Gothamite, you already know about the most anticipated sample sales New York City has to offer. But there’s a sale going on every week—if not every day—in this town, and sometimes it’s tough to keep up. Fret not, shoppers; we’ll always keep you in the know, whether you’re into vintage stores and thrift shops, seasonal fashion trends or high-end designer labels, skip the department stores and check in with this page often. Your closet will thank you for it.
Sample sales in NYC
This highly anticipated sale kicked off earlier this month, but we hear that there’s still major loot to be had for the warmer months. Ready-to-wear is slashed up to 90 percent off and our favorite pieces include L.A.M.B. New Nomad cotton shirts ($118, originally $226), Issa London jacquard dresses ($50, usually $625) and Egyptian-print viscose crepe frocks ($140, were $350).Read more
You have a month to nab contemporary, colorful threads and accessories from this Irish fashion designer, but we recommend pouncing on standout items such as crêpe georgette pleated dresses (originally $488, now $122) and flower-print cushions ($18, from $70) sooner rather than later.Read more
You’ll want to be the first customer inside this designer’s Soho flagship when she slashes prices up to 50 percent off her latest resort and spring collection. And though the cost of ready-to-wear items is still a bit steep, treat yourself to a jacquard sundress ($524, once $778) or a floral-print gauze skirts ($239, formerly $478); you won’t feel like wearing anything else this summer.Read more
We know two things for sure about this pop-up sale: You can expect to find a lot of floral dresses and deep discounts, with price tags marked up to 80 percent off. White vintage Poppy-Jayne maxis are $75 (were $198) and hot-pink A-line skirts (originally $139) and silk tank tops (normally $106) are only $50Read more
Sweater weather is gone, but it’s never too early to snag cozy threads—like the ones at this sale, where cashmere items are up to 75 percent off. Scoop up s textured crewnecks (originally $95, now $29) for girls, cashmere floral-printed boxy sweaters ($125, were $319) for women and crewneck sweaters with ribbed details ($276, formerly $79) for guys.Read more
We love the day-to-night versatility of Rebecca Taylor’s pieces, and now’s the time to scoop up styles from the spring collection, marked up to 75 percent off retail. Check out floral frocks ($129, instead of $350), culottes ($99, once $325) and gladiator sandals for $99.Read more