After the onslaught off all the November sample sales things are not about to slow down this month. December brings some major heavyweights like Tory Burch, Sophia Webster, and J.Crew. Not to mention the multitude of cashmere and jewelry sales and my absolute favorite sample sale of the year returns with Eddie Borgo hosting his winter sale this week. As always make sure that you are following me on Twitter and Instagram for all the latest news.
J.CREW | J.CREW MEN | MADEWELL | December 1 – 6
260 Fifth Ave. | 43 Wooster St. | 151 Wooster St.
Tuesday-Saturday 10am – 8pm
Sunday 11am – 5pm
UPDATE: 12/6 Extra 50% off. Read my full report. Extra 30% off.
The always popular preppy label returns with a trifecta of sample sales. J.Crew, J.Crew Men’s, and Madewell are holding separate sales at all three of 260 Sample Sale’s locations. Expect to find winter staples and classic basics with prices starting at $15 with additional discounts expected in the last few days. The main location also features Crew Cuts for the little ones.
AUTUMN CASHMERE | December 1 – 4, 7 – 11
231 West 39th St., Suite 1111
Mondays-Fridays 10am – 6:30pm
Closed on weekends
With the weather outside getting colder its time to stock up on those winter essentials. Find current collection overstock for women, men, and children at up to 75% off as well as one of a kind samples at Autumn Cashmere’s winter sample sale.
QUEST COLLECTION | December 1 – 23
49 West 37th St., 15th Floor
Mondays-Thursdays 10am – 5pm
Fridays 10am – 2:30pm
Start your holiday shopping early with great gifts from Quest Collection. Featuring dishes, hand painted stemware, menorahs, photo frames, genuine pashminas, candle holders, bowls, and much more at up to 70% off original prices.
ASSOULINE | December 1 – 3
601 West 26th St., Suite 303
Tuesday-Thursday 10am – 6pm
Give your coffee table a makeover courtesy of the most renowned publishing house in the fashion world. Expect to find hard cover fashion, travel, and special interest books at unbelievable prices.
GERARD YOSCA | December 2 – 3
246 West 38th St., 7th Floor
Wednesday 10am – 7pm
Thursday 10am – 6pm
New York City based jewelry designer, Gerard Yosca is holding a special two day sale with unbeatable deals on his eponymous jewelry line. Sample pieces start at just $5 while current season and holiday collection pieces are discounted up to 70% off retail.
MIRIAM SALAT | December 2 – 3
530 Seventh Ave., Mezzanine (M1)
Wednesday-Thursday 10am – 6pm
Miriam Salat’s winter sample sale will offer savings of up to 75% off retail on NYC based designer’s eponymous jewelry line. Inspired by her worldly travels and sold at Gilt, Miriam Salat jewelry will add a perfect sparkle to your holiday wardrobe. Sample prices will start at $25.
NANETTE LEPORE | December 2 – 4
225 West 35th St., 17th Floor
Wednesday-Friday 9am – 7pm
Nanette Lepore’s winter sample sale returns with great deals on the iconic designer’s current season as well as archival collections. Check out my reports
from the previous sales on what to expect.
YARNZ | December 2 – 17
260 West 36th St., Suite 201
Monday-Friday 10:30am – 5pm
(closed on weekends)
Yarnz Cashmere annual winter sample sale returns this week with prices starting at $20. Find all you winter essentials like scarves, wraps, gloves, hats, and bags.
CLUB CLIO | December 4
Club Clio Professional Union Square
11 West 14th St.
Friday 5pm – 8pm
Calling all K-Beauty lovers! While this isn’t technically a sample sale it is still a fun opportunity to get 50% off your entire in-store purchase at Club Clio’s flagship location. Join Kerry Thompson and Coco Park, the authors of “Korean Beauty Secrets” who will be on hand to sign copies of their new book. While the event is free to attend you still need to RSVP here. You will need to show your ticket in order to receive the aforementioned discounts.
EDDIE BORGO | December 4 – 5
204 Elizabeth St., 2nd Floor
Friday 8am – 8pm
Saturday 10am – 6pm
My absolute favorite sample sale of the year returns this weekend! You may recall my report from May
where I found savings of more than 90% off original price tags and prices as low as $3-$5! Eddie Borgo’s punk inspired eponymous costume jewelry line has transcended the world of contemporary jewelry. Don’t miss your chance to own the designer’s iconic cone and pyramid bracelets.
SOPHIA WEBSTER | December 6
91 Horatio St.
Sunday 9am – 6pm
The British shoe invasion is now complete with Sophia Webster joining her fellow Brits: Nicholas Kirkwood, Charlotte Olympia, and Tabitha Simmons in hosting a winter NYC sample sale. This sale is by appointment only
so be sure to register here
. Please arrive 15 minutes before your appointment time, if you arrive after your time slot has finished you may not be allowed in. You will only have 45 minutes to shop as customers will be let inside in groups based on their appointment time (9am-9:45am, 9:45am-10:30am, etc.) so be sure to read all the special conditions listed on Sophia Webster’s site.
DIESEL | December 7 – 12
21 Dey St. (between Broadway and Church St.)
Monday 10am – 9pm
Tuesday-Friday 8am – 9pm
Saturday 10am – 9pm
Sunday 10am – 6pm
(Doors close at 8pm)
UPDATE: 12/12 Sale extended through Sunday, now extra 90% off.
Get your denim fix at the Diesel winter sample sale. The sale will be held at Century 21’s Edition space with advertised discounts of up to 75% off retail. Expect to find apparel for men, women, and kids as well as shoes, handbags, and accessories. It will be interesting to compare how the prices stack up against the brand’s last sample sale
ECHO DESIGN | December 7 – 9
123 West 18th St.
Monday 12pm – 8pm
Tuesday 8am – 8pm
Wednesday 9am – 4pm
Shop a wide selection of women and men’s cold weather accessories at Echo’s winter sample sale. Expect to find scarfs, mufflers, gloves, hats, bags as well as outerwear, home accessories, and even swimwear.
ALICE & OLIVIA | December 8 – 13
*VIP ONLY* Monday 5pm – 9pm (must purchase ticket here
Tuesday 9am – 8pm
Wednesday 9am – 7pm
Thursday 10am – 8pm
Friday 9am – 7pm
Saturday 10am – 7pm
Sunday 10am – 3pm
UPDATE: 12/12 Even further discounts. 12/10 Extra 25% off. Read my full report.
Just in time for holiday parties find that perfect sparkly look at Alice and Olivia’s winter sample sale. Expect to find savings of up to 75% off on Stacey Bendet’s signature apparel. Previous sales also offered great deals on true samples. Cant wait to shop? Want early access? Then why not buy a ticket to the VIP preview
currently available on Gilt City
TORY BURCH | December 8 – 12
261 West 36th St., 2nd Floor
Tuesday-Saturday 11am – 7pm
UPDATE: 12/11 Additional discounts.
The semi-annual winter sale from Tory Burch returns next week. Expect to find the usual selection of apparel, footwear, handbags, and accessories. Prices generally tend to start rather high so I recommend waiting for further discounts on the last few days. Read my report from the June sale
for additional info on pricing and inventory.
CFDA INCUBATOR | December 14 – 15
209 West 38th St., 3rd Floor
Monday-Tuesday 12pm – 7pm
Dont miss a chance to snag highly discounted goods from designers like Isa Tapia, Misha Nonoo, Kaelen, Nomia, Orley, A Peace Treaty, Katie Ermilio, and Lucio Castro. Featuring apparel, shoes, and accessories, and best of all true samples!
WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND | December 15 – 20
Tuesday 11am – 8pm
Wednesday-Sunday 11am – 7pm
UPDATE: Extra 15% off accessories, 20% off apparel. Read my full report.
Luxury designer vintage retailer, WGACA is holding their annual sample sale at 260’s newest SoHo location. The sale features such high-end designers like Chanel, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Fendi, and more. Expect to find handbags, accessories, jewelry, fur and shearling coats, as well as designer apparel.
JOIE | EQUIPMENT | CURRENT/ELLIOTT | December 15 – 19
Tuesday 9am – 7pm
Wednesday-Thursday 10am – 8pm
Friday-Saturday 10am – 7pm
Winter multibrand sample sale featuring Joie, Equipment, and Current/Elliot will offer great deals on contemporary apparel and accessories. Stock up on winter sweaters and the season round popular denim at up to 75% off original prices.
GIAMBATTISTA VALLI | December 15
605 West 27th St., Suite 800
The previously private sample sale from Giambattista Valli opens its doors to the public for a one day blow out sale this Tuesday. Expect to find great deals on dresses, gowns, jackets, and accessories featuring samples and overstock.
EMM KUO | December 15 – 18
134 West 29th St., Suite 807
Tuesday-Friday 11am – 7pm
NYC based high end accessories line, Emm Kuo are having their winter sample sale this week. Expect to find up to 80% off signature handbags and clutches. Their previous sales also featured sample bags starting at just $75.
KORRES | December 17 – 18
270 Lafayette St., Suite 706
Thursday-Friday 10am – 4pm
Monday 10am – 1pm
UPDATE: Sale extended through Monday!
The Greek skincare brand, Korres, returns with their Winter sample sale later this week. Expect to find savings of up to 70% off on skincare and makeup with prices starting as low as $1. Please read my report
from August for all the details.
IPPOLITA | December 17 – 20
317 West 33rd St.
Thursday-Friday 9am – 7pm
Saturday-Sunday 9am – 6pm
UPDATE: Now 75%-80% off
Get those last minute holiday gifts at Ippolita’s winter sample sale. Expect to find savings of up to 70% off on women’s bangles, rings, earrings, and necklaces. Please read my report from the brand’s last sale for more details.