Presale season is almost as hot as Alibaba’s IPO. High-end shoppers are all calling dibs on the most coveted items in fashion. Right now, the best discounts are being offered by Prada, Dolce & Gabbana and Tom Ford. All of these tony boutiques are offering shopping insiders big discounts presale.
The sales at these boutiques’ officially start Tuesday, after Memorial Day. In preparation for the markdown, the 5th Avenue Prada received a shipment of over 2000 pairs of shoes. Prada clothing and shoes will be discounted 40% handbags and accessories will be marked down 30%. These discounts only apply to seasonal items and mainstays, like the Saffiano will not be included in the sale.
Over at Dolce & Gabbana, shoppers can choose from assortment of items from the spring and summer collections. Clothing, shoes and accessories are all 50% off. Stay clear of the floral pre-fall collection and the Sicily bags, which are not included in the markdown.
Tom Ford has very few sale restrictions. We suggest snagging the fold-over Alix bag or the Charlotte tote. Both retail for over $2000 and are marked down 30%. Clothing and shoes are 40% off. Really, you can’t go wrong with most anything from the boutique– if it fits.
Prada: Betty (212) 327-4200
Dolce & Gabbana: Stephanie (201) 951-2597
Tom Ford: Veronica (212) 359-0300