Saturday, June 10, 2017

Roundup: Sale-ling Along Madison Avenue

Temperatures are rising and so are the discounts. We've collected markdown intelligence from some key Madison Avenue boutiques. Most stores have already taken first markdowns and discounts span from 30% to 50% off retail.

Before making an impulse purchase, we suggest you do a quick review of what sales are online. Sometimes you can find even steeper discounts if you look beyond a brand's boutiques. Many department stores have already taken a second markdown.



Anya Hindmarch
Discounts at the playful boutique range from 30% to 50% off. Before you pounce, be sure to check Net-a-Porter, where discounts have hit 60% off. We especially like the new shoe collection from the British designer, like these colorful slides
Augusta 646-852-6233

Aquazzura
Discounts from Aquazzura are 40% off and we are told there will be no additional markdowns at the boutique. Barneys' shoe department has lots of Aquazzura styles and the discounts are 60%.
Jordan: 347-328-0080

Belstaff
The current discount is 40% off. The next markdown will happen later this month and bring the savings to 60% off retail. You can never go wrong with a classic biker jacket like this one or a more NASCAR style like this one.
Edwin 212-897-1880

Chloe
Under the creative tutelage of Hannah MacGibbon, Chloe has embraced its bohemian roots. Right now, you can find shoes and clothing reduced 50% and bags are discounted 50%. If you want to find the best deal on a Chloe bag, we suggest you head over to Bloomingdales because the main floor boutique is often eligible for additional discounts and incentives.
Caroline 212-717-8220

Christian Louboutin
A large assortment of shoes and a small variety of bags are discounted 40% off. The sale started a week ago and sizes are starting to sell out. There usually isn't another markdown but you can snag 60% off on Louboutins at Barneys.
Louboutin Uptown: Marina 212-396-1884

Gianvito Rossi
The sale at the Rossi boutique officially started on Friday. The discount is 40% off but we didn't see too large of a selection. The sale selection consists of more fashion items from the most current collection and a few iconic styles in various colors.
Arthur: 646-869-0201

Sonia Rykiel
Most everything is 50% off. Classic style bags, non-seasonal merchandise and the capsule collection are not included in the markdown.
Eileen Kasofsky 212-396-3060

Lanvin
It's hard to love Lanvin without Elbaz but we still needed to check in. Right now, you can find discounts of 50% off on select bags, shoes and clothing. Most of the sale selection is the same online but the store has a few limited edition pieces. Bergdorf Goodman currently has a good assortment of Lanvin sale items and the discount is 60% off on clothing and 50% off on shoes.
Devon 646-439-0381 djordan@lanvin.com

Prada
Prada boutiques only do one markdown. Shoes and clothing are 50% off and handbags are reduced by 40%. The discounts at Barneys have topped 60% for clothing and shoes. You can head this way to see our full wrap-up on where to shop for Prada.
Betty- 212-327-4200

Proenza Schouler
The markdown at Proenza is 50% off clothing and seasonal color bags. We suggest keeping a watchful eye if you are in the market for a bag. Even right now the discount is very good but there is usually an additional markdown in July.
Jay 212-585-3200

Reiss
Discounts at Reiss are 30% off retail. We are longtime fans of the brand's jackets and functional basics. We especially love the suede Moto jackets and blazer collection from this season. The brand frequently adds additional markdowns and there are often friends and family promotions, which can make the savings substantial.

Tom Ford
Markdowns at Tom Ford are a straight 50% off clothing, certain style shoes and some handbags. The sale is also live on the Tom Ford site but there is a larger sale selection at the boutique. Bergdorf Goodman also has a full designer boutique and the discounts just hit 60% off.
Veronica 212-359-0300 or text 917-710-7922



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