NYC Sample Sales

Written by Ashley

Thanks, Refinery29

Opening Ceremony Sample Sale
What: Opening Ceremony’s must-go-to sample sale kicks off this week at a new NoLIta locale. Enjoy up to 80% off their designer offerings, including Proenza Schouler, Erin Wasson x RVCA, Alexander Wang, Acne, Vena Cava, and of course, their own Opening Ceremony goods.
When: Friday, December 11, from 11 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, December 12, from 11 to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, December 13, from noon to 7 p.m.
Where: Opening Ceremony Sample Sale, 201 Mulberry Street, (between Spring and Kenmare streets); no phone.

The Crangi Family Project Event
What: The new Crangi Family Project shop is celebrating their opening with a special Giles & Brother custom stamping event. Pick up great Giles & Brother gifts for you and your friends—including cuffs, rings, and leather wraps. Plus, designer Philip Crangi will custom stamp it for you for free.
When: Saturday, December 12, from noon to 7 p.m.
Where: The Crangi Family Project Shop, 9 9th Avenue, (at Little West 12th Street); 212-929-0858.

Plum Vintage Sale
What: Plum is hosting a special vintage trunk show in collaboration with Blondie’s Vintage. Check out loads of vintage finds (most under $150), including dresses, tops, and more. Plus, a selection of Plum’s fall/winter goods are now 30% off.
When: Saturday, December 12, from 1 to 8 p.m.
Where: Plum, 124 Ludlow Street, (between Rivington and Delancey streets); 212-529-1030.

Rag & Bone Sample Sale
What: Head to the West Village for Rag & Bone’s fall/winter sample sale. Buy great gifts for him and her, including T-shirts (now $40), denim (now $80), dresses (now $170), blazers (now $190), and a selection of awesome leather jackets (now $450).
When: Friday, December 11, and Saturday, December 12, from noon to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, December 13, from noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Rag & Bone Men’s Store, 100 Christopher Street, (between Bleecker and Bedford streets); 212-727-2999; and Rag & Bone Women’s Store, 104 Christopher Street, (between Bleecker and Bedford streets); 212-727-2990.

Proenza Schouler Sample Sale
What: Proenza Schouler’s coveted items from fall/winter ’09 are up for grabs at this 2-day sample sale. Stop by their SoHo studio for sale dresses, jackets, and more (now $100 – $1,450).
When: Friday, December 11, from 8:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Proenza Schouler Sample Sale, 495 Broadway, 8th floor, (between Broome and Spring streets); no phone.

Twinkle by Wenlan Pop-up Shop
What: Find special ready-to-wear knits and dresses from designer Wenlan Chia at her new Twinkle by Wenlan pop-up shop. This exclusive weekend shopping event features limited edition re-issued styles, jewelry, sweaters, and so much more.
When: Friday, December 11, from noon to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, December 12, from noon to 8 p.m.
Where: Twinkle by Wenlan Pop-up Shop at Cadillac’s Castle, 333 East 9th Street, (between 5th Avenue and University Place); for more info, check out twinklebywenlan.com.

Helmut Lang Sample Sale
What: Designer Helmut Lang is kicking off a seasonal sample sale. Ladies, check out discounted past season favorites—now up to 60% off—and donate your gently used coats for New York Cares.
When: Now through Sunday, December 13, from 11 to 8 p.m.
Where: Helmut Lang Sample Sale, 819 Washington Street, (at Gansevoort Street); no phone.
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ODIN New York Sale
What: Men’s favorite Odin has just taken new markdowns on their fall/winter ’09 merch. Take advantage of 30% sales on Richard Chai, Shipley & Halmos, and more.
When: New markdowns just added
Where: ODIN, 328 East 11th Street, (between 1st and 2nd avenues); 212-475-0666; and 199 Lafayette Street, (between Broome and Kenmare streets); 212-966-0026; and 750 Greenwich Street, (at the corner of 11th Street); 212-420-8446.

The Parlour Brooklyn Holiday Trunk Sale
What: Salon/boutique The Parlour Brooklyn is throwing a special holiday trunk show Brooklyn faves Costalots sunglasses, Lisa Levine jewelry, Mary Meyer clothing, Round designers jewelry, and more. Plus, check out the In God We Trust happening right next door.
When: Saturday, December 12, from 1 to 8 p.m.
Where: The Parlour Brooklyn, 72 Greenpoint Avenue, (near Franklin Street); 347-294-0444.

In God We Trust Event
What: In God We Trust’s new Greenpoint store is having a holiday party filled with shopping, music, and more. Take advantage of a 10% discount throughout the store, check out their onsite custom engraving, and peruse wares from special guests D.S. & Durga perfumers and Goldie’s soaps.
When: Saturday, December 12, from 2 to 6 p.m.
Where: In God We Trust, 70 Greenpoint Avenue, (near Franklin Street); Brooklyn; 718-389-3545.

Selima Optique Sale
What: The Selima boutique is discounting a selection of their vintage designer frames for a special holiday sale—including select frames from Dior and YSL.
When: Friday, December 11, through Tuesday, December 15
Where: Selima Optique SoHo, 59 Wooster Street, (at Broome Street); 212-343-9490.

Melissa Sample Sale
What: Perfectly timed for the wet weather, Melissa’s adorable plastic shoes are up for grabs at her seasonal sample sale. Get great deals on a selection of heels, sandals, loafers, and more.
When: Now through Saturday, December 12, from noon to 8 p.m.
Where: Melissa Sample Sale, 520 West 27th Street, Suite 601, (between 10th and 11th avenues); no phone.

Samantha Pleet and Circa Now Event
What: East Village boutique Circa Now, Samantha Pleet, and Jewish Rosaries deisgner Carlen Altman are throwing a party in honor of the first night of the Festival of Lights. Shop discounted Samantha Pleet samples, score 20% off Circa Now designer merch, discounts on Jewish Rosaries jewelry, sip mulled wine, and more.
When: Friday, December 11, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Circa Now, 238 East 6th Street, (between Bowery and 2nd avenues); 212-254-2555.

Mara Hoffman Sample Sale
What: Mara Hoffman’s print dresses and past season favorites are up to 80% off at her season sample sale. Peruse a fun selection of knits, silk tops, dresses, and more.
When: Friday, December 11, from 10 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, December 12, from 11 to 6 p.m.
Where: Mara Hoffman Sample Sale, 120 West 28th Street, 4th floor, (between 6th and 7th avenues); no phone.

eM Productions Sample Sale
What: Some of L.A.’s best are coming to NYC for a 2-day sample sale. Check out discounted merch from Grai, Grey Ant, IRO, Seneca Rising, Something Else, Spring & Clifton, Veda, and more—now up to 90% off. Cash only.
When: Friday December 11, from 11 to 7 p.m.
Where: eM Productions Sample Sale, 1 Bond Street, #5C, (between Broadway and Lafayette Streets); 212-228-2428.

Diane von Furstenberg Sample Sale
What: Shop up to 75% off Diane von Furstenberg’s signature dresses, coats, and more at this seasonal sample sale. Plus, be sure to check back, as they add new merchandise throughout the week.
When: Friday, December 11, from 9 to 3 p.m.
Where: Diane von Furstenberg Sample Sale, 260 5th Avenue, (between ); 212-725-5400.

Alice + Olivia Sample Sale
What: Alice + Olivia is hosting a holiday sample sale featuring party-ready dresses, fall pants, tops, and more.
When: Friday, December 11, from 8 to 8 p.m.
Where: Alice + Olivia Sample Sale, 80 West 40th Street, (at 6th Avenue); 212-840-0887.

Eugenia Kim Sample Sale
What: Eugenia Kim’s signature headwear is up to 80% off at her seasonal sample sale. Find a selection of men’s and women’s hats, hair accessories, belts, and more.
When: Friday, December 11, from 10 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, December 12, from noon to 6 p.m.
Where: Eugenia Kim Sample Sale, 347 West 36th Street, Suite 502, (between 8th and 9th avenues); no phone.

Furla Sample Sale
What: Furla’s luxe handbags are up to 80% off at this Saavy sample sale. Pick up great gifts for her, including a selection of shoes, wallets, key chains, belts, and more.
When: Friday, December 11, from 10 to 7 p.m.
Where: Furla Sample Sale. 307 West 38th Street, (between 8th and 9th avenues); no phone.

Issey Miyake Sale
What: Shop 40% to 50% discounts on Issey Miyake’s fall ’09 collections during his seasonal sale. Stop by his Manhattan boutiques for sales on his Pleats Please line, Cauliflower collection, and men’s and women’s collections.
When: Ongoing sale
Where: Issey Miyake, 802 Madison Avenue, (between 67th and 68th streets); 212-439-7822; tribecaISSEYMIYAKE, 119 Hudson Street, (at N. Moore Street); 212-226-0100; and Pleats Please, 128 Wooster Street, (at Prince Street); 212-226-3600.

Areaware Holiday Stop Shop
What: Areaware is providing one-stop holiday shopping with their new gift pop-up at Port Authority. Check out jewelry, accessories, toys, and more from Arielle de Pinto, Kid Robot, Rogan, Devotte, and others.
When: Now through Saturday, January 2
Where: Areaware Pop-up, 641 8th Avenue, (at 41st Street); for more info, check out areaware.com.

Bird Seasonal Sale
What: Bird kicks off their seasonal sale with discounts of up to 40% off their designer merch. Goods include select fall ’09 womenswear, menswear, jewelry, shoes, and accessories from Alexander Wang, Thakoon, Zero + Maria Cornejo, and more.
When: Now through Thursday, December 31
Where: Bird, 220 Smith Street, (corner of Butler Street), Cobble Hill; 718-797-3774; 316 Fifth Avenue, (between 2nd and 3rd streets), Park Slope; 718-768-4940; and 203 Grand Street, (between Bedford and Driggs avenues); Williamsburg; 718-388-1655; and online at shopbird.com.

Edon Manor Sale
What: Luxe boutique Edon Manor is kicking off their seasonal sale on Black Friday. Stop by this TriBeCa favorite for 30% discounts on their fall shoes and handbags from Alexander Wang, Alaia, Givenchy, Nina Ricci, Vivienne Westwood, and more.
When: Ongoing sale
Where: Edon Manor, 391 Greenwich Street, (between N. Moore and Beach street); 212-431-3890.

Thistle & Clover Sale
What: The ladies of Thistle & Clover are gearing up for the gift-giving season with new markdowns throughout the store. Get up to 50% off their sale goods including Cloak & Dagger, Dace, Wren, and more.
When: Ongoing sale
Where: Thistle & Clover, 221 DeKalb Avenue, (between Adelphi Street and Claremont Avenue); 718-855-5577.

Built by Wendy Sale
What: Get up to 30% off select items from Built by Wendy’s fall ’09 collection during their seasonal sale. Items include a Bourdin Floral print silk bustier dress (now $210), a Glitter Madras plaid button front blouse (now $109), and a men’s Plaid trim pocket button shirt (now $91).
When: Now through Wednesday, December 30
Where: Built by Wendy, 7 Centre Market Place, (between Broome and Grand streets); 212-925-6538; and 46 North 6th Street, (between Wythe and Kent streets); Williamsburg; 718-384-2882.

Stella McCartney Sale
What: The Stella McCartney boutique is launching their autumn/winter sales with new markdowns on her gorgeous knits, coats, dresses, and more. Goods include a Purple Cashmere Knit jumpsuit (now $719), a Gray Wool Lace dress (now $2,279), and Black Dogtooth Wool coat (now $1,329).
When: Ongoing sale
Where: Stella McCartney, 429 West 14th Street, (between 9th and 10th avenues); 212-255-1556.

Zero + Maria Cornejo End-of-Season Sale
What: The Zero + Maria Cornejo boutiques are starting their seasonal markdowns on their pre-fall and fall/winter collections. Get up to 40% off pre-fall’s Spiral Iris dress (now $379) and Sarah dress (now $319); and up to 30% off fall/winter’s High Elastic ankle bootie (now $349) and Slash Bibi dress (now $629).
When: Now through Tuesday, January 5
Where: Zero + Maria Cornejo, 33 Bleecker Street, (between Lafayette and Bowery streets); 212-925-3849; and 807 Greenwich Street, (corner of Jane Street); 212-620-0460.


Marion Mercer Discount
What: One of our favorite vintage e-boutiques Marion Mercer is treating R29 readers to a special 30% off their entire site. Browse through their selection of pristine designer offerings, including vintage Prada, Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, and much much more. Promo code: REFINERY29.
When: Now through Tuesday, December 15
Where: Shop online at marionmercer.com.

Vince Camuto E-Commerce Launch
What: Shoe designer Vince Camuto has recently launched a new e-commerce shop. Check out their selection of gorgeous leather booties, classic Marla pumps, and more. Plus, be sure to enter their $1,000 shoe giveaway and get a special 25% off orders of $150 and up.
When: Discount promo runs through Sunday, December 20 ; contest runs through Saturday, January 30
Where: Shop online at vincecamuto.com

Hansel from Basel Sale
What: Just in time for winter, take 25% off Hansel from Basel’s comfy socks and fun hosiery during their holiday sale. Promo code: gobble gobble.
When: Now through Thursday, January 7
Where: Shop online at hanselfrombasel.com.

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a fun-loving, twenty-something living in Brooklyn. She spends most of her time absorbing all the life, tofu and whiskey that NYC has to offer. Her current obsessions? BDG High-waisted leggings, vintage boot shopping in Williamsburg, Katherine Kwei's sling bag and Melanie Marie's two-finger horn ring.

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