Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Worthy Sample Sales: Barbara Bui, SoulCycle, Ippolita

It's been a few weeks since there has been a sample sale worth mentioning. We are now entering the end of sample sale season and we can anticipate a flurry of activity before summer fully takes hold. Below is a carefully curated selection of our favorite upcoming sample sales.
Alexis Bittar
Wednesday, June 18 through Friday, June 20
Wed—Thurs 8:30am—7pm, Fri 8:30am—4pm
143 W. 19th St btwn Sixth & Seventh Ave
Alexis Bittar is opening their showroom for this sample sale. We are told that discounts will be about 70% off but imagine that price cuts will be made throughout the sale. Some pricing examples include large earring for $79 from $199 and a pendant necklace for $99 from $275.

SoulCycle
Wednesday, June 18 through Saturday, June 21
Wed—Fri 11am—8pm, Sat 10am—6pm
12 W. 27th St btwn Fifth Ave & 6th Ave
Activewear has become the new staple of casual and SoulCycle has set the trend. SoulCycle has become practice uptown uniform when paired-- especially when paired with a Birkin and XXL diamonds. Sample sale shoppers can expect discounts starting at 40% off retail. The sale will include women and men's tees, tanks, tights, shorts, sweats and more. Buy five and get one free. Take note, this sale is credit card only.

Dolce & Gabbana
Friday, June 20 through Monday, June 23
Fri 10am—7pm, Sat 8am—7pm, Sun 10am—7pm, Mon 9am—12pm
Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th St btwn 6th & 7th Ave, 4th floor
This sample sale is always a big hit with prices discounted up to 90%. Expect to find the best selection among the most recent collections, which are likely to be marked 60% off. You can click here for more details.

Ippolita
Saturday, June 21 through Tuesday, June 24
Sat—Sun 9am—6pm, Mon—Tues 9am—7pm
Soiffer Haskin, 317 W. 33rd St btwn 8th & 9th Ave
Expect to find savings up to 65% off. During the last sale we found 18k Lollipop earrings for $1050 from about $3000 and 18k-gold five station Lollipop bangles were $700 from $2000. You can click here to read the full review from last season.

Barbara Bui
Monday, June 23 through Wednesday, June 25
11am—6pm daily
115-117 Wooster St btwn Prince & Spring
Expect to find discounts ranging from 70 to 90% off. The selection will include an assortment of past season's clothing handbags, shoes and accessories.

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