There are so many sample sales that shopping can start to feel like a big decision rather than a leisure activity. To help you sort through the madness, we put together a list of this week's sales that are worthy of your time and effort. Let us know if you think we missed anything spectacular.
Saturday, April 6 through Thursday, April 10th
Sun—Wed 9am—6:30pm, Thurs 9am—5pm
Soiffer Haskin, 317 West 33rd Street
Loro Piana's cashmere knitwear, outerwear, accessories and clothing is discounted between 50% and 75% off retail prices. The sale also includes bolts of cashmere and wool that can be used for custom suits, jackets and outerwear. During past sales, scarves and winter accessories were discounted 50%, those aforementioned bolts of fabric were 60% off and clothing for men and women were reduced 50% to 75% off. We suggest waiting until the last days of this sale for further discounts.
Wednesday, April 9 & Thursday, April 10
Wed 10am—8pm & Thurs 8am—8pm
Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), 4th fl
This week, Nicholas Kirkwood will be hosting his first ever sample sale. The designer's shoes will be discounted up to 75% off. We expect that this sample sale will be quite popular and ultimately draw a huge crowed. We suggest that shoppers bypass the early madness and wait until late Wednesday afternoon to attend the sale. We will be sure to keep you posted.
Thursday, April 10 & Friday, April 11
Thurs 10am—6:30pm, Fri 10am—5pm
231 W. 39th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), suite 422
The Shoshanna sample sale tends to be popular with the fashion set because of the super affordable prices. We just hope you don't mind being twinsies with your Intern. At the last sale, prices for open stock items ranged from $65 to $150. Sample prices start as low as $5 for a separates and ran up to $50 for dresses and $75 for coats.