Freaking out about what to give the folks at the office, family and friends for the holidays? Here is your opportunity to stay on budget and still come out with fabulous gifts.
Although known for specializing in Italian cashmere, Portolano also offers the finest quality in leather, knitwear, footwear, childrenswear and home goods. Shop Portolano's sample sale and you'll come out with luxury accessories including pashminas, gloves, hats, slippers, blankets, ponchos, shawls and more, all in a variety of colors and styles and marked at or below wholesale prices! You'll be able to pick up something for everyone.
PONO's annual holiday sample sale is happening right now and everything is 50-80% off! If you're into bold colors, unique patterns and making a statement with your accessories, then you'll want to stop by this sample sale. You won't find this eclectic collection anywhere else (unless you visit their website, Pono Annex). Attendees will also get the chance to meet the fabulous woman and creative genius behind PONO, Joan Goodman, who is more like your cool aunt who knows what's up with the latest trends.
June marks the start of endless summer sales from all of our favorite designers. Usually lasting well in July, these designer sales are the latest to open their doors to the public for great deals on spring/summer season merchandise. Head over to Madison Avenue this weekend to score big and get all your summer wants for a fraction of the cost!
While Celine bags are a wardrobe staple for any season, ready to wear is the main draw for the brand’s summer sale. Apparel is discounted 40% off and, although luggage totes will not be included, other current season handbags will marked down 30%.
870 Madison Avenue (at 71st Street); 212-535-3703
What: Comfy, cool, and oozing SoCal style, LNA hosts a sample sale just in time for us to “get our Coachella wardrobe” finalized with their deeply discounted goods. Bring cash—you can only swipe your plastic on purchases over $100.
Where: LNA Warehouse, 6344 Arizona Circle; Los Angeles
When: Through April 6th; 9AM—5PM
Who: 291 Venice
Who: Project Runway All Stars
What: If you’ve ever fell in love with a one-of-a-kind Project Runway creation now is your chance at this first of it’s kind, one day only sample sale. Some of the show’s most influential designers including Jerrell Scott, Kara Janx, Michael Costello, Rami Kashou, and Mila Hermanovski are offering their overstock for up to 80% off, with some designs starting at just $25.
Where: Kara Janx Studio, 242 West 36th Street (between 7th & 8th Avenues), 8th Floor
Who: American Apparel
What: The warehouse sale is still going on! Lucky you, the brand has extended the sale once again, now through the end of the month. Get your favorite basics at up to 90% off quick!
Where: 766 Sixth Avenue (between 25th & 26th Streets)
When: Through January 31st; daily 9am—9pm
What: Score an additional 40% off sale merchandise including: L’Agence, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Tucker, Mother, Tsumori Chisato, and Rag & Bone. Sale applies online as well as in store locations.
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When: Through January 31st
Who: Zimmermann, Ever, Basslike, Josa Tulum
What: One day, cash-only sale on contemporary designer lines: eclectic designs from Zimmermann, luxury travel classics from Ever, essential basics from Basslike, and perfect all-occasion dresses from Josa Tulum.
Where: Lori Jacobs Showroom, 425 West 14th Street, suite 3R (between Ninth Ave & Washington Street); 212-924-2466
When: December 20th; 11am—7pm
What: A super secret, RSVP only sample sale on past seasons’ looks from one of our favorite design duos. Whether you prefer sweet and girly or rocker-chic—you’re sure to find the perfect additions to your winter wardrobe. We’ve heard through the grapevine you should come with cash and be sure to RSVP ASAP!
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When: December 1st
Who: Kara Ackerman
What: The annual Holiday trunk show offering 20% off sparkling baubles worthy of the perfect cocktail dress.
Where: 389 East 89th Street, 3rd Floor
When: Now–December 1st; 12pm—6pm
‘Tis the season for sample sales! Whether you’re planning to be naughty or nice start your holiday season shopping or complete your winter wardrobe – here is the lineup of the month’s upcoming and ongoing sample sales and killer deals. Get out your calendars (and your wallets!) below are opportunities you are not going to want to miss.
Who: The Row
What: The epitome of disaffected cool, The Row sample sale is not to be missed! 50–75% off separates, dresses, jackets, accessories, and of course, the most luxurious comfy t-shirts from our favorite fashion icon twins. Need we say more?
Where: 3525 Hayden Ave., Culver City
When: November 3rd; 4–7pm
Who: Shape Magazine and Pretty City Beauty Sample Sale
What: Complimentary spa and salon services, sample beauty products, while enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the annual Beauty Sample Sale. Discover the latest trends in the industry from beauty experts, who will be on hand during the event to give out makeup and styling tips. Attendees will take home goodie bags filled with full-size products from top beauty brands. Tickets ($29) can be purchased at prettycity.com.
Where: Marquee, 289 Tenth Ave., near 26th St. (646-473-0202)
When: October 12th; 6:30–9pm