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London Edition: Sample, Retail and Online Sales

Ready-To-Wear, Shoes and Accessories: 

Description: Splurge on discounted women’s and men’s read-to-wear and shoes at the Hermès Sample Sale event.
Duration: January 13 & 14, 2012;  Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and  Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Venue: The Music Room, 26 S. Molton Lane, W1K 5AB
Tel: +020 7629 8199

Claret Showroom
Description: Shop clothing and accessories by designers Winter Kate, Madeleine Thompson, Alice McCall and others from £40.
Duration: January16-19, 2012;  Monday-Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Venue: 73 Uverdale Road, SW10 0SW.

Gina Foster
Description: Save up to 70 percent off hats and fascinators.
Duration: : January 26-28, 2012; Thursday & Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Venue: 5 Kensington Church Walk, W8 4NB
Tel: +020 7937 7611


Phillipa Lepley
Description: Shop bridal gowns from £900, shrugs, veils and accessories from £150 at Phillipa Lepley’s Sample Sale event.
Please note: On Saturday, January 7th, 2012, and Saturday, January 20th, 2012, there will be a first come, first serve basis. However, weekday appointments must be booked in advanced and there will be a reduced consultation fee.
Duration: Sat.-20 Jan. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Venue:  48 Fulham Rd., SW3 6HH
Tel: +020 7590 9771

Sassi Holford
Description: Save up to 75 percent off selected sample  bridal gowns at the Sassi Holford Winter Sample Sale event. Please call for an appointment.
Duration: January 7-21, 2012;  Monday & Thursday through Saturday:  10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Tuesday & Wednesday, 12:00 p.m. (noon)  – 8:00 p.m.
Location: 74 Fulham Rd., SW3 6HH
Tel: +020 7584 1532

Ana Cristache
Description: Shop wedding dresses from £500. By appointment only.
Duration: January 21, 2012;  Monday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Venue: 11 Beauchamp Place, 1st & 2nd flrs., SW3 1NQ
Tel: +020 7584 8322

Browns Bride
Description: Score up to 70 percent off bridal dresses and shoes by Oscar de la Renta, Alberta Ferretti, Vera Wang and more.
Duration: January 22, 2012;  Sunday:  11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Venue: 12 Hinde Street, W1U 3BE (020 7514 0056).


Banana Republic
Description:Sale with up to 60% off. Hurry for the best selection. Limited time only.
Duration: Ongoing

Description: Sale with up to 60% off luxury womenwear, men’s clothing and accessories. Plus free felivery and returns.
Duration: Ongoing

Description: Save up to 50% off designer clothing, accessories and footwear for men and women. In addition, recieve complimentary free UK standard delivery when entering promotion code “FREEDEL” at checkout.
Duration: Ongoing

Description: Save up to 50% off selected sweaters, footwear and polo t-shirts.
Duration: Ongoing

Description:  Save up to 50% off selected items at Mango’s winter sale.
Duration: Ongoing


Upcoming Sample and Retail Sales in New York

American Apparel Warehouse Sale 
1/3/12 – 1/11/12 • 9am-9pm Daily
Location: 766 6th Ave (btwn 25th & 26th Ave)
Payment Type: Cash/MC/VISA/AMEX
Description: American Apparel throws a huge warehouse sale event featuring 90% off basics.
Shoe-Inn Annual Warehouse Sale
1/4/12 – 1/8/12 • Wed-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat-Sun 10am-5pm
Location: Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway (at 36th & Broadway)
Description: Shoe-Inn features women’s designer shoe and boots by Tory Burch, Rachel Zoe, Cole Haan, Ugg Australia, Kids UGGs, Via Spiga, Vera Wang, Marc Jacobs, Chloe, Celine, Donald J. Pliner, Michael Kors, Kors, Stella McCartney, B Attwood, Converse, Frye, Stuart Weitzman, Kate Spade, Pedro Garcia, Zalo, Ralph Lauren, Cynthia Rowley, Calvin Klein, Converse, Lilly Pulitzer, D&G, Charles David, Aquatalia, Moschino, Steve Madden, Fontini, Baker, Andre Assous Minnetonka, Jack Rodgers, Diane von Furstenberg, Elizabeth and James, Sam Edelman, Fitflops, 1000 pair of waterproof boots and many others at their annual warehouse sale event.

D&G – Dolce&Gabbana 
1/5/12 – 1/8/12  • Thu-Sun 11am-7pm
Location: 10 West 56th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues)
Payment Type: Cash/MC/VISA/DIS – No Checks
Description: Sibling line, D&G by Dolce&Gabbana will feature over 3,500 discounted tops, dresses, outerwear, skirts and pants in all sizes. New items will be arriving daily.

Upcoming Sample and Retail Sales in New York

Adrienne Landau Holiday Blowout Sale

Shop fur jackets, shearlings, scarves, earmuffs, home goods, throws and pillows that are up to 75% off at the Adrienne Landau Holiday Sample Sale event. Please note: Children and strollers are not permitted.
12/18 – 12/21, Sunday (11-5), Monday – Tuesday (10-6), Wednesday (10-4)
Payment Type: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover
Location: Adrienne Landau Showroom
519 8th Avenue, 21st Floor
(Between 35th & 36th Streets)
Tel: (212) 920-1211

Cassin Collections Sample Sale
Sample and stock sale up to 80% off. Merchandise includes jackets, vests, coats, reversibles, mink coats, scarves, hats, wraps, earmuffs and more. Mink, chinchilla, Persian lamb, racoon, fox, rex, Mongolian lamb and more. Plus a large selection from faux furs.
Payment Type: Credit cards accepted.
12/7 – 12/9, W-Th (9:30-7), F (9:30-6:30)
Location:150 West 30th Street
5th Floor
NYC, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 564-0946

Gay Boyer Sample Sale
Gay Boyer, maker of fine quality costume and semi-precious jewelry, is having a sample sale. Jewelry and belt samples, including many vintage styles will be for sale at up to 80% below suggested retail prices.
12/7 – 12/9, W-F (10-4)
Payment Type: Cash
Location: 19 West 36th Street
6th Floor
New York NY 10018

Giuliana Teso Sample & Stock Sale
Up to 85% off F/W & Holiday 2011 Fur Coats, Jackets, Mink, Fox, Lynx, Chinchilla, Rex, Outwear and accessories & holiday gifts at the Giuliana Teso Luxury Italian Sample & Stock Sale.
Credit cards accepted. All sales final. No children and strollers allowed.

12/6 – 12/8; Tue-Th (10-6)
Giuliana Teso Showroom
224 West 30th Street, Suite 205
Between 7th & 8th Ave
(212) 920-1211

Hanro Sample Sale
Underwear, underpinnings, loungewear and sleepwear for men and women up to 70% off retail at the Hanro Sample Sale. Sample sizes XS/S for women and M for men. Limited availability of other sizes.
Payment Type: Cash and credit cards accepted.
12/7; W (8-6)
Location:358 Fifth Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Helmut Lang + Theyskens’ Theory Sample Sale
Merchandise is up to 65% off at the Helmut Lang + Theyskens’ Theory Sample Sale.
12/15 – 12/18; Th (noon-8), F (8-8), Sat-Sun (10-6).
Location: 139 Fifth Avenue, 2nd floor
Tel: (212) 398-2777

James Jeans Holiday Sample Sale
Women’s and men’s denims 50-75% off retail at the James Jeans Holiday Sample Sale. Women’s sizes 24-32. Men’s sizes 29-40. Cash, Visa and Mastercard accepted.

  • Denim leggings and flares: $80 (were $180)
  • Corduroy, bootleg and straight leg styles: $80 (were $180)
  • Colored denim: $90 (were $180)
  • Original and unique samples: $15-$50

12/13 – 12/15; Tue (9-7:30), W (10-5:30), Th (9-7:30)
James Jeans Showroom
500 Greenwich St., Suite 202
between Spring and Canal St

Lalique, Judith Leiber, Hearts On Fire and Michael C. Fina Sample Sale
Jewelry, handbags, accessories and home goods up to 70% off retail prices at the multi-designer sample sale.

  • Lalique

Crystal Giftware, Stemware, Jewelry, Fragrance and Architectural Items

  • Judith Leiber: Evening & Exotic Handbags, Accessories and Eyewear
  • Hearts On Fire: Stunning Diamond Pendants, Earrings, Rings and more.
  • Michael C. Fina: A Selection of Fine Jewelry

Payment Type: American Express, Visa, Master Card.
Please note: Strollers not allowed. No children under 12 will be admitted.
11/4 – 11/7; Sun-Tue (9-6:30), Wed (9-5)

Venue: Soiffer Haskin
Location: 317 West 33rd Street
(Just west of 8th Avenue)
718-747-1656, M-F (9-6)
Yarnz Cashmere Sample Sale
Cashmere Hats, Gloves, Scarves, Wraps & Sweaters at a discount at the Yarnz Sample Sale.
  • Cashmere hats and gloves: $20-$30 (orig. $70-$110)
  • Cashmere scarves and wraps: $20-$80 (orig. $90-$200)
  • Cashmere sweaters: $30-$80 (orig. $175-$350)

Payment Type: Cash and Credit Cards are accepted on purchases over $250
12/1 – 12/16; M-F (10-5:30).
Location: 260 W. 36th St., Suite 201
(between 7th & 8th Ave.)
Tel: 212-868-5883

Ralph Lauren Sample Sale
Women’s & men’s luxury apparel & accessories from the Fall collection at a discount at the Ralph Lauren Sample Sale.
Payment Type: American Express, Visa or Master Card.
Please note: Strollers not allowed. No children under 12 will be admitted.
12/9 – 12/12, F-Sun (9-6:30), M (9-5)
Venue: Soiffer Haskin
Location: 317 West 33rd Street
(Just west of 8th Avenue)
(718) 747-1656, M-F (9-6)

Yigal Azrouel Sample Sale
Women’s and men’s clothing and accessories at a discount at the Yigal Azrouel Sample Sale.
Women’s Ready-to-wear:

  • Dresses: $270 (orig. $895)
  • Knits: $175 (orig $575)
  • Tops: $150 (orig. $495)
  • Skirts: $175 (orig. $575)
  • Pants: $150 (orig. $495)
  • Jackets: $300 (orig. $995)
  • Leather: $450 (orig. $1,495)
  • Outerwear: $480 (orig. $1595)

Men’s Ready-to-wear:

  • Leather: $480 (orig. $1,595)
  • Outerwear: $285 (orig. $950)
  • Pants: $100 (orig. $325)
  • Knits: $115 (orig $375)
  • Shirting: $85 (orig. $275)
  • Scarves: $115 (orig. $385)

12/7 – 12/9; W-F (10-7)
Location: 225 W. 39th St., 5th floor
Tel: (212) 302-1194

Roger Vivier Sample Sale
Roger Vivier cordially invites you to a Private Sale of women’s shoes and handbags. Part of the proceeds will benefit New Yorkers for Children.

Payment Type: American Express, Visa or Master Card.
12/14 – 12/18, W (10-7), Th-Sat (9-6:30), Sun (9-5)
Venue: Soiffer Haskin
Location: 317 West 33rd Street
(Just west of 8th Avenue)
Tel: (718) 747-1656

Mark Ingram Bridal Atelier Bridal Sample Sale
Mark Ingram Bridal Atelier would offer a wide selection of wedding gowns at up to 80% off retail, normally ranging from $3,200-$8,000. Find samples from internationally known wedding designers including Angel Sanchez, Anne Barge, Monique Lhuillier, Carolina Herrera, Marchesa, Peter Langner, Jenny Lee, Rivini, Jenny Packham, and more.
By Appointment Only. Contact the Mark Ingram Bridal Atelier to set up an appointment at (212) 319-6778.
12/6, Tue (10-8)
Location: 110 E 55th St, 8th Floor
(between Park and Lexington Avenue)
New York, NY 10022
(212) 319-6778

Tardini of Italy Sample Sale
Tardini of Italy holiday sale featuring alligator and cayman handbags & accessories for ladies and men.
Credit cards accepted. All sales final. No children and strollers allowed.
12/11 – 12/15, Sun (noon-5), M-Th (10-6)
Location: 37 West 57th Street, 9th floor
Tel: (212) 920-1211

Theory Men’s Sample Sale
Menswear is up to 65% off at the Theory men’s sample sale.
12/7 – 12/11, W (noon-8), Th-F (8-8), Sat-Sun (10-6)
Venue: Company Store
Location: 139 Fifth Ave., second fl.
Tel: (212) 398-2777

Donna Karan New York Resort 2012 Collection

Cap Sleeve Draped Dress, $1,495.

Long Sleeve V-Plunge Twist Dress, $1,695.

Long Sleeve Draped Dress, $1,695.

Floor Length Draped One Shoulder Dress With Low Back, $3,800.

Two-Tone Strapless Evening Gown, $7,500.

View the rest of the collection here.

“Talk about flattering. This jersey gown reveals and conceals with sexy comfort. The first layer hugs the body, while the second is a built in drape you can play with to minimize or maximize how much you want to show. It doesn’t get more classic or forever than this.” – Donna Karan New York

Diane Von Furstenberg S/S ’12 Trunk Show

Look 4

 Diane Von Furstenburg “Sinopa” Skrit, $385; “Jess” Top, $245.

Look 18

 Diane Von Furstenburg “Liluye” Dress, $498.

Look 22

Diane Von Furstenburg “Johnseen” Romper, $498.

Look 27

Diane Von Furstenburg “Leaves” Pant, $345; “Khloe” Top, $298.

Shop these runway looks on Trunkshow ends October 14 at 11 p.m. EDT.

Proenza Schouler PS1 iPad Case

Proenza Schouler PS1 iPad Case in “Red,” $685.

Proenza Schouler PS1 iPad Case in “Black,” $685.

Proenza Schouler PS1 iPad Case in “Sulpher,” $685.

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