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 in NYC. But in this town there’s a sale going on every week—if not every day—and sometimes it’s tough to keep up. Fret not, shoppers. We’ll always keep you in the know, whether you’re into vintage clothing stores and thrift shops, seasonal attire that, say, follows the summer trends or high-end designer labels. So skip all the department stores in NYC and check in with this page often. Your closet will thank you for it.
Sample sales in NYC
Now that it’s (finally!) starting to feel like sweater weather, snag cozy threads like the ones at this sale, where cashmere items are up to 75 percent off. Scoop up hand-knit cable turtlenecks (originally $495, now $179) for women and hoodie pullovers with leather details ($149, formerly $396) for guys.Read more
If you need motivation to class up your closet, this preppy-chic brand has you covered. Men should head to the Soho location for up to 60 percent off for winter collections while women can flock to the Fifth Avenue outpost to pounce on metallic pumps ($100, were $258), cashmere sweaters ($90, once $198) and neon green Edie satchels ($130, formerly $238).Read more
Much like the clothes from this edgy brand, the discounts are fierce—we’re talking 60 percent off! Ladies’ western-inspired silk blouses are $140 (were $385) and blue faux-fur Kana coats are cut from $610 to $250, while men’s wool peacoats are tagged $230 (normally $620). And we think the lamb-and-cow leather cross-body camera bag for $155 (instead of $485) would make the perfect gift for the shutterbug in your life.Read more
In honor of the holidays, Ms. Field is holding a fashion bazaar, so treat yo’self to some unique and original designs, price–slashed down 15 percent. Classics like Coke or Diet Coke handbags (y’know, for calorie counters) are $23 instead of $28. Style tip: We think the cans would pair nicely with a flashy one-of-a-kind Varsity sequined jacket ($552, once $650).Read more