Carpet & Home
The winter clearance sale is not to be missed if you’re
in the market for top-quality linens, lamps, furniture,
and more. This time of year, you can usually find them
for up to 75 percent off.
A Pea in the Pod
Expecting mother's not willing to skimp on the style
points head to the store for crisp basics and dressier
pieces for nights out on the town and to save up to
Essential for any self-respecting teen hipster and an
instant way to add a touch of cool to an adult wardrobe,
Diesel’s denim and good old casual clothes are
more than half off at the company’s sample sales.
Sturdy travel bags in fun prints from Orla Kiely
and Jac Gomme are just a small representation of things
you'll find at the luggage sale. Stock up at
sale time, and you’ll have cash left for the plane ticket.
Glitzy, glamorous stone-encrusted jewelry is Ripka’s
forte—and finding it at her blowout half-off sales
is good fortune indeed.
Most fashion that goes on sale in January is already
so last season. But pick up something at half
off here, and we pretty much guarantee that next season,
you’ll wear it twice as often as anything new.
Maternitywear need not be boring or badly made. Here,
it’s fun, festive, and almost all from France.
And at sale times, it’s deeply discounted.
A classic for well-tailored American clothes for men and women, this Madison Avenue shop takes up to 80 percent off at seasonal sales.
You'll see fur this upcoming fall on everything from
coats to handbags to hats. Trend watchers can save a
pretty penny on these luxuriously snuggly fur accessories.
The Scholasitc Store
Learning is fun when kid's have interactive educational
toys, games, and other gizmos. Parent's love the 99
cent price tag on select books.
Nolita’s original shoe store is always crazy busy.
“Crazy Sale” time, when things are all under
$250, is downright insane.
In love with an iconic French handbag we can’t
mention here? You can find a snazzy look-alike—and
many other chic, beautifully made styles—at Suarez’s
Triple Pier Antiques Show
There are deals and there’s some serious dealing to contend with at this massive furniture market. Bargain hard! Held at Passenger Piers, 50th to 55th Sts. at 12th Ave.
Sometimes even a dog could use a fashion fix. Outfit
yours at up to half off when this cool Chelsea canine
outfitter has a sale.
Joël Name Optique de Paris
No need to keep saving for expensive designer eyewear.
You can find it at this annual sale for up to half off.
Impulse shoppers who like to snatch up kooky gizmos
and cute home accessories find loads that are always
on sale (20% off everything in the store) around this time.
By far the hippest bags for the price that we’ve
seen, Rafe’s wares are even more covetable at
sale time, when they’re up to 80 percent off.
and Lunettes et Chocolat
Selima Optique and Lunettes et Chocolat offer jazzy
shades from Blinde, Mikli, and Gucci for either $50
Spacial Etc. was around when Williamsburg started
to get hip and you can see why when you browse through
the discounted racks and shelves loaded with Nanette
Lepore, Anni Kuan, and Brooklyn Handknit.
Pretty, modern jewelry is surprisingly affordable at
this cute downtown shop. At the sale, it’s even
Turquoise-jewelry fans will find discount nirvana in
this midtown source for Native American baubles and
Gloriously sexy, decadent footwear at half off!
The designer resale boutique always has sales in March, but be on the lookout for special ones like one blowout that featured the wardrobe from Sex and
Up to half off on her signature classics that clear
out around this time with deep discounts
These stylish handbags are faves with the editors
and are under $90 when on sale.
Marika Hahn Design
Take a day trip to Rockland County and make sure
Marika Hahn is on the to-do list. Sweet handmade children's
clothes start at $28.
Varsalona for the Bride
Brides with princess fantasies and commoners’
budgets can find dreamy dresses at a Varsalona sale
for up to 70 percent off. Sales usually occur quarterly, so stop by frequently.
American, French, and Italian vintage home furnishings
make any cramped New York space look cool. Lamps that
are normally around $1,000 can be found for more than
Triple Pier Antiques Show
See January sale listing for full description.
Just-hip-enough bridalwear is a steal if you fall in
love with a sample at one of this company’s sales.
Ultra-sharp, trend-proof women’s clothing (at
stores like Bendel’s) is more than half off if
you buy it at the designer’s showroom sale.
A seasonal must! The fun graphic sheets bring new life
to any bedroom. Even if you're not into home stuff, how
can you resist at up 60 percent off?
The line to this sale is legendary, so get there early
and bring a newspaper and some coffee. Sometimes held
in conjunction with Badgley Mishcka, Oscar-worthy gowns
and sleek separates are practically free. Bergdorf
Guyshop, and Totshop
Always a must-stop if you're looking for trendy pieces
on the cheap. Loads of hip labels like Circle by Mara
Hoffman, Von Dutch, and Left Field have starting prices
as low as $10.
You can never fit Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera,
and Badgely Mischka in a room together for too long
unless you're talking about their bridal designs that
is. Haute gowns usually don't go over $2,500.
Liz Lange Maternity
Super stylish women who don't want to look frumpy for
nine months swing by the warehouse to stock up on chic
basics or special occassion pieces for a steal. For
an added bonus, Liz sometimes makes a personal appearance.
Those dreaming of a fairytale wedding flock to the Colet
sale for glam gowns with enough boning and poof they
can practically stand up by themselves. Prices usually
start at $300.
Dolce & Gabbana
It's easy to get carried away when everything is up
70 percent off at this vixen-inspiring sample sale. But remember there are no fitting rooms
and Dolce is known for being super sexy with narrow
Hip kids and skinny moms both shop here for the latest
from Michael Stars, Lacoste, and Blue Cult at discounted
You’ve seen this label on the city’s prettiest, most feminine lingerie, at stores like Bergdorf’s. Get yours for next to nothing when Bantivoglio has one of her frequent sample blowouts.
Discounts are steep, but clothes and accssories can
still be a bit pricey. Loyalists love to buy a season's
worth of style.
Martin Margiela, D Squared, and Diesel StyleLab for
rock bottom prices. Skirts for $50 speak for themselves.
This showroom is packed with hip downtown chic duds
from Rebecca Minkoff, United Bamboo, and Mint. Socialites
ABC Carpet & Home
Summer tag sale! See January sale listing for full description.
Season after season designer Nicolas Ghesquiére offers
fashion mavens collectibles to be passed to the next
The Bridal Atelier
by Mark Ingram
Chock full of classy fashion from the industry's biggest
players-think Wearkstatt, Romana Keveza, and Angel Sanchez.
The lovably chaotic downtown pots-and-pans store takes about half off when it puts some of its top-end lines like Wüsthof, Chroma, and Furi.on sale. A lot of chefs shop here. You should, too.
Dolce & Gabbana
The retail sale is almost as good as the sample sale extravaganza. And while it may get crowded in the shop, at least you'll have a dressing room in which to deliberate whether to bu the blue corset knee-length dress and wood-piercing snakeskin heels or the gold lame dress paired with black stilettos. We vote all of the above.
The city's swankest source for glittery minaudiéres
suitable for galas, award shows, and benefits are marked
down by half.
Details galore, but clean and sophiticated at the same
time, Roth's gown sale is on every future bride's must-see
list if they're on a must-not-spend-over $1,000 budget.
"The More You Buy the More You Save" is the motto for
this seasonal sale staple. Brides and the well-heeled
can't get enough of Weitzman's stylish shoes.
Yves Saint Laurent
Even though Tom Ford left the venerable Parisian house,
the fashion is still worth buying at 40 percent off.