The Summer season is not known as the best time of year for sample sales but shoppers can be pleasantly surprised. The crowds are usually thinner and the discounts are fatter. That's a combination we can all appreciate. Below are a few of the most attractive upcoming sample sales.
Style Star Sample Sale
NBC's biggest fashion stars are hosting a sample sale consisting of merchandise featured on the show. You can expect to find a variety of merchandise from Hunter Dixon, Daniel Silverstein and Cassandra Hobbins.
Thursday, July 11 & Friday, July 12
Thurs & Fri 11am to 8pm
213 W. 35th St between 7th and 8th Aves, suite 601
The Soho designer is known for her collections which bring a sexy twist to modern luxury. Customers can grab a bit of that glamour for a discount on Monika's accessory lines. Shoes, handbags and belts will be reduced up to 85% off. Expect to find a lot of strappy studded spikey heels and overplayed sneakers with the internal wedge. Bag styles ironically resemble Givenchy and YSL.
Wednesday, July 10 though Sunday, July 14
Wed—Sat 10am to 7pm, Sun 10am to 5pm
Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Ave between 15th and 16th St
Too much sun over the long weekend? A straw hat is stylish and practical and you can get them deeply discounted at the designer's upcoming sample sale. Be sure to check out Eugenia's embellished headbands. The ethereal style is sure to be a big trend this coming fashion week. Friends and family are invited to shop the sale early. If you're in the 'hood, why not?
Friends & Family: Monday, July 15 from 6pm to 8pm
Tuesday, July 16th to Friday, July 19th
10am to 6pm daily
347 W. 36th Street #501