Bottega Veneta: The sale officially starts on Friday, November 28th but the pre-sale stated today. Fall/Winter 2008 merchandise is 30% off. In stock are large hobos in navy, red, purple and maple.
Carolina Herrera: The sale is currently underway and reductions are 50% off.
Chanel: The manager, Stephanie, says they haven't been told when the sale will officially start but she can do a "buy and hold." The pre-sale is now 40% off. No handbags or jewelry will be included in the sale but there are lots of shoe styles.
Chloe: Fall/Winter 2008 is now 50% off. There are no pointy toe flats but lots of other great things. Prices usually don't drop more than this so buy what you want now.
Christian Louboutin: The discount is just 40% off and is likely not to change.
Dolce & Gabbana: The sale started Friday and Fall/Winter 2008 is now 40% off. In prior seasons prices have dropped to 70% off retail.
Emilio Pucci: Fall/Winter merchandise is 40% off.
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Ermenegildo Zegna: The sale starts on November 28th but pre-sale for "select customers" is underway. The discount is 40% off.
Fendi: The sale is already underway and ready-to-wear and shoes from Fall/Winter 2008 are 40% off and Fendi B. Mix bags are 20% off.
Ferragamo: The sale starts Friday but pre-sale is underway. The discount is 50% off, which is much more than prior season's first markdowns. This Summer, prices never dropped more than 35%.
Jil Sander: The sale started Monday and the discount is 40% off. Prices will likely come down to 60% off or more.
Jimmy Choo: Fall/Winter shoes and handbags are 30% off. They usually drop prices to 50% off when the season really comes to an end.
Luca Luca: The sale is underway and Fall/Winter merch ranges from 20% to 50% off. Each piece is being priced individually.
Michael Kors: Prices are now 50% off Fall/Winter ready-to-wear, handbags and shoes.
Roberto Cavalli: The current markdown is 40% off but should go down to 50% off as in past seasons.
Valentino: Fall/Winter ready-to-wear is 40% off. Evening bags are discounted 30% off. As usual day-bags are not included in the sale. As the season ends the markdown usually goes to 60% off.