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
Sharp dressers should jump at the opportunity to score deeply discounted suiting and everyday wares. From Italian dress shirts ($39, were $168) to wool suits ($109, once $860) and American-milled denim pants ($49, originally $175), scoop up all your closet essentials without completely murdering your bank account.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
While we would jump at the chance for a shopping trip in France, we’ll settle for stocking up on warm-weather threads from this downtown-chic Parisian brand in NYC. Look for guys blue Canelle shirts going for $110 (usually $415) and Ciel Che Memphis button-downs pared from $295 to $95. Gals, we think black Arsene sandals cut from $680 to $175 will be the first to go, so act fast!Read more
Snagging office-ready wares doesn’t have to cost an arm and leg, thanks to this warehouse sale. The Soho joint is slashing prices on womenswear at least 80 percent, so expect to find khaki lace dresses lowered from $698 to $80 and black laser-cut leather jackets clipped from $998 to $200.Read more
Now’s your chance to dress like an avant-garde Olsen twin. Scoop up ready-to-wear and oversize shades at the 260 Fifth Avenue showroom where the goods are deeply discounted. We’ve been eying for Lily Erwan floral-print jackets (originally $1,365, now $250), Morgan spaghetti-strap dresses ($100, once $445) and Roosevelt shades for $65 (usually $225).Read more
Scouring for discounts inside this small showroom can be overwhelming, but trust us: The deals are worth it. We’re excited for Woodblock black-and-white printed A-line skirts ($150, instead of $450) and ivory silk double georgette embroidered tunics ($125, were $375).Read more