October Sample Sales

One of the busiest sample sale months of the year is well underway with big names in luxury designer fashion, like Salvatore Ferragamo, Jimmy Choo, and Hermès hosting public sales. October is shaping up to be the month for lovers of high-end jewelry and European fashion. Make sure to follow me on Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

21 Dey St.
October 5   12pm – 9pm
October 6-8  8am – 9pm
October 9     8am – 6pm
UPDATE: Sale extended through Friday with extra 60-70% off apparel and extra 50% off everything else. Read my report.
Luxury Italian brand returns to C21 Edition for another sale featuring apparel, shoes, handbags, and accessories for ladies and gentlemen.

260 Fifth Ave
October 6-10  10am – 8pm
October 11     10am – 4pm
UPDATE: Extra 20% off. Read my report.
Sandro’s sister label, Maje is back with the brand’s semi-annual sample sale  featuring their signature bohemian inspired French street chic styles at up to 75% off retail.

151 Wooster St.
October 7        9am – 8pm
October 8       10am – 8pm
October 9-10  11am – 8pm
October 11     11am – 3pm
UPDATE: Extra discounts – $25 capris/sweats, $15 everything else.
Cult fitness chain is once again holding their popular warehouse sale but this time they’re letting the folks at 260 handle the logistics. Expect to find discounts of 40-60% off on various limited edition fitness apparel and epic wait times as this sale is sure to be a hit with Soulcycle‘s diehard followers.
317 West 33rd St.
October 8-10  9am – 6:30pm
October 11     9am – 5pm
UPDATE: Additional markdowns on all categories.
Expect to find fine jewelry (18K gold, sterling silver, gemstones, diamond pave) and accessories for men and women as well as a selection of home goods at up to 65% off original prices. The John Hardy sale won’t be cheap by any stretch of an imagination but may be worthwhile for those looking to purchase an investment piece.
225 West 35th St., 17th Floor
October 12-15  9am – 7pm
Nanette Lepore just announced a sample sale inside her Garment District showroom where shoppers can find her signature designs at up to 80% off retail. Read my report from June to see what I found at the last sample sale.

260 Fifth Ave
October 13-17  10am – 8pm
October 18       10am – 5pm

UPDATE: Read my report.
Right after the Maje sale wraps up, big sister Sandro will be hosting their own sample sale extravaganza. Expect to find apparel, shoes, and accessories at up to 75% off retail. While Parisian girls want to look like Brooklynites we here in NY want to channel that French je ne sais quoi look.
151 Wooster St.
October 13         9am – 8pm
October 14-15  10am – 8pm
October 16-17  10am – 7pm
October 18       10am – 4pm

UPDATE: Diesel Black Gold now 80% offRead my report.
Get your denim fix at Diesel‘s semi-annual sample sale. Expect to find jeans, trousers, shorts, tees, sweaters, jackets, and outerwear for women and men at up to 75% off retail.

317 West 33rd St.
October 13-October 16  9am – 7pm

UPDATE: Additional discounts on select categories.
Movado will be hosting a sample sale featuring the full umbrella of company’s brands including Concord, Ebel, Scuderia Ferrari Orologi, Hugo Boss, Lacoste, and Juicy Couture. Expect to find 70% off discounts on watches for men and women. The sale will also feature 18K gold, steel, tungsten carbide, solid stainless steel, diamond, and precious stones and jeweled limited production pieces, perpetual calendar movements, limited edition Tourbillon, and more. All purchases include warranties and original branded gift boxes while adjustments to wrist straps can be made on premises.

125 West 18th St.
October 14-16  9am – 7pm

UPDATE: Read my report.
It’s never too early to start shopping for holiday gifts and what better way than with Swarovski. The brand will be holding their first ever warehouse sale at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Expect to find jewelry and gifts at up to 75% off retail.
123 West 18th St. 4th Floor
October 15   11am – 6pm
October 16     8am – 4pm

UPDATE: Read my report.
Jimmy Choo will once again be hosting a Friends & Family sample sale at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Expect to find shoes for women and men as well as a selection of handbags, accessories, and small leather goods. Read my report from last May to get an idea of what to expect. Keep in mind that for Day 1, people who RSVP’d (you need to have received an official invite to RSVP) will have a priority to enter so expect very long lines.

135 West 18th St.

October 15         3pm – 8pm
October 16-17  10am – 7pm
October 18       11am – 5pm
The highly revered Friends and Family sale from David Yurman returns to the Altman Building this week. 10% of purchases from the first day (October 15th) will go towards Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Expect to find silver and gold jewelry, watches, and eyewear at up to 75% off retail.

21 Dey St,. 2nd Floor
October 19-22  8am – 9pm
UPDATE: Women’s shoes extra 20% off sale prices, men’s shoes extra 30%.
Just in time for the British designer’s 10 year anniversary, the Nicholas Kirkwood sample sale is back for another round at C21 Edition. Expect to find signature footwear for women and men at 70% off original prices.


260 Fifth Ave
October 20-22  10am – 8pm
October 23-24  10am – 7pm
October 25       10am – 3pm
UPDATE: 10/23 Now extra 30% off
The popular contemporary label from the Olsen Twins returns for their semi-annual sample sale. Expect to find women’s apparel and accessories at up to 75% off retail. Pro tip: hit the samples bins first. At the last sale true samples were going for just $25 but better get there early.
151 Wooster St.
October 20       12pm – 8pm
October 21         9am – 8pm
October 22-24  10am – 7pm

UPDATE: Sale extended through Saturday!
The highly anticipated semi-annual sample sale from 3.1 Phillip Lim returns with discounts of up to 75% off on handbags, shoes, and apparel. Pashli lovers will want to be the first in line as the popular handbag styles are always in high demand.
501 Fifth Ave., 2nd Floor
October 20-23    8:30am – 7:30pm
October 24       10:00am – 6:00pm

UPDATE: Read my report.
Give your office look a refresh with the semi-annual sample sale from Elie Tahari. The sale, hosted inside the designers showroom will feature F/W 2014 and S/S 2015 collections including apparel, outerwear, shoes, and accessories at up to 70% off. The organizers are known to have one hour flash sales with rotating categories throughout the duration of the sale. I recall at a previous sale the shoes were discounted from $99 to just $20 during a lunchtime flash sale!
336 West 37th St., Suite 970
October 21-23    10am – 7pm
The iconic designer brings her Hamptons Yard Sale to New York City. Don’t miss a chance to shop Betsey Johnson‘s personal collection of rare, vintage, and one of a kind couture pieces, as well as custom artworks, shoes, handbags, and jewelry. Over 5,000 pieces priced $10-$2,000. Make sure to stop by an ATM as this sale is CASH ONLY.
317 West 33rd St.
October 22-23  9am – 7pm
October 24       9am – 6pm
The crème de la crème of luxury fashion is set to make a much welcome return with the brand’s annual sample sale. No details regarding inventory are available at the moment but last year’s Hermès sale offered shoppers a 50% discount on jewelry, scarves, ties, shoes, apparel, and home goods. Conversely two years ago there was no jewelry or accessories of any kind so fingers crossed this won’t be the case this time. 

123 West 18th St., 4th Floor
October 22  12pm – 7pm
October 23    9am – 7pm
October 24    9am – 5pm
This week brings you a double dose of the Olsen twins as the pair’s ultra posh label hosts a sample sale of their own. Expect to find 60% – 70% off discounts on The Row‘s signature sweaters, handbags, and RTW. While the brand’s devotees wouldn’t bat an eye dropping 2k for an ipad case the rest of us may want to wait for final day markdowns when prices have been known to dip into 90% off territory.

260 Fifth Ave
October 27-29  10am – 8pm
October 30-31  10am – 7pm
November 1     10am – 5pm
Find apparel for women and men as well as home accessories from James Perse Los Angeles at up to 75% off retail. The sale is always popular for its wide selection of basics with prices ranging from $15 for bra tops to $120 for the Collection sweaters and jackets.

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