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. So skip the department stores and check in with this page often. Your closet will thank you for it.
Sample sales in NYC
The designer behind the notorious buckle flat is offering a sample sale that benefits girl bosses everywhere. All proceeds benefit the Tory Burch Foundation, a nonprofit that supports female entrepreneurs, so snag handbags and ready-to-wear items such as Marjorca-print caftans (usually $295), bikini tops (once $105) and bottoms (were $105), and Roslyn coin cases (were $95) for up to 60 percent off.Read more
Bad news: This West Village shop is closing its doors at the end of the month. The good news? Men’s and women’s styles from serious fashion heavyweights are marked to as much as 80 percent off. Hooray! We’ve got our hearts set on a Jennifer Fisher flat plate choker ($210, was $350) and an Owen signature four tone Monique satchel ($502, from $1,675).Read more
Emmaline Kuo Ranzman’s clutches and satchels look like they belong at the MoMA instead of in your closet. If you want to make a statement, grab a Majorelle studded pouch for $142 (usually $295), Calle Bahia crossbody for $375 (originally $625) or a No. 5 XL clutch for $360 (instead of $600).Read more