Save the Date: Sample Sales

October 4, 2013 by Lila Delilah

It’s still early in the fall season but we are just starting to see the scheduling of some very interesting sample sales. Here are a few that we will be sure to watch and suggest you consider doing the same:

Photo Credit: Bazaar

Pierre Balmain
Wednesday, October 9th through Sunday, October 13th. 10am~6pm
20 W. 36th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.), 6th Floor
Not to be confused with the uber expensive Balmain, Pierre Balmain is more of a diffusion line. The collection consists of more $600 dresses rather than $6000 dresses from the haute line. Prices are promoted as up to 70% off of retail but we’ll have to see just how much hits that high note before officially giving this sale a thumbs up.

David Yurman
Thursday, October 24 through Sunday, October 27
Thurs 3pm-8pm, Fri & Sat 10am-7pm & Sun 11am-5pm
The Altman Building, 135 W. 18th St between Sixth and Seventh Avenues
At the last sale, sterling silver jewelry and bangles were 30% off. The 18K collection and yellow gold and silver assortment were discounted steeper at 40% and 50% respectively. The watch selection was quite limited, but all timepieces were 50% off retail.

The Row
Thursday, October 24 through Saturday, October 26
Thurs 12pm—7pm, Fri 9am—7pm, Sat 9am—6pm
The Altman Building, 123 W. 18th St between Sixth and Seventh Avenues
Our expert Rowers reported that the last sale was amazing. Leather pants were $450 from $1500 and ostrich leather mini-skirts were priced at $2500 from $8500. Day Luxe totes were $1620 from $5400 or small shoulder bags were about $1500 from over $5000.


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