Thursday, January 19, 2012

I Spy: Monclers on Sale

Readers often ask us about getting discounts on hard-to-find-on-sale items. Uggs are one, Chanel is another but most readers want to get their Monclers for less. We'll give it to you straight, it's not easy. But if you're looking, this is the time of year to find them.

During our most recent tour de Barney's we found children's and men's Moncler jackets and coats for 50% off. Most of the children's sizes were small but there were a few still left in size two and under and fours and sixes for both girls and boys.

The men's jackets are a bit more sparse but there are a few still left on the racks. Unfortunately, the only the Moncler Gamme Bleu jackets were marked down. All but one was sold out but you can ask a sales associate to keep an eye on returns. Over at Bergdorf Goodman, you can find a select assortment of the goose down jackets discounted. Here the markdown is only about 40% but it's still worth stalking the store.

Nordstrom.com has a handful of the Italian made jackets on coats marked down 33% but we would also suggest calling the department stores directly to see what inventory might still be available.

The Brooklyn-based, high-end children's store, Tuesdays Child has a better selection of coats and jackets but the discount is just 20%. The uptown boutique, Small Change has a decent selection on sale but the discount isn't very much either.

If all else fails, try calling the Moncler at Woodbury Common (845-928-3045). But whatever you do, don't don't don't Google "Moncler discounts" or "Moncler sale." Doing so will result in a list of counterfeit jackets. And even a discount of 90% on those would be overpaying.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Monclers are no longer made in Italy-- they are made in Bulgaria, etc.

Karol said...

Nordstrom has some on sale too. Moncler Woodbury doesn't have kid stuff, fyi.