Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Sample Sale Alert!

I know there's an unprecendented amount of sample sales going on this month but here's a list of where I'll be. In order of practicality ...

What: The Globe Showroom
Why: Falls, Elijah, Luba J, H Fredriksson, Whistle & Flute, James Coviello — mostly under 100 bucks.
When: Dec. 10 & 11. Wed. & Thurs., noon-7 p.m.
Where: 263 W. 38th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves.
*I'm especially fond of Falls knits (pictured). I have 3 cashmere sweaters from 2 years ago that I still rely on religiously. I'm hoping to get my fix for this year.

What: Mackage
Why: Up to 50 percent off wools, leathers, trenches, shearlings.
When: Dec. 10-12. Wed.-Fri., noon-7:30 p.m.
Where: 275 W. 39th St. (212-391-5287).

Rachel Comey Sample Sale
Thursday, from 5 to 8 p.m.; Friday, from 10 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, from noon to 5 p.m. Rachel Comey Sample Sale, 335 West 35th Street, (between 8th and 9th avenues); no phone.

What: Alexander Wang (updates)
Why: Fall merch up to 80 percent off. Oversize cashmere sweaters were $425, now $80; sexy velvet dresses were $495, now $240.
When: Dec. 11-13. Thurs., 3-7 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 386 Broadway, b/t Walker & White Sts., 6th flr.

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