Fashion Advice: Sample Sales vs. Warehouse Sales

shopping sample sales

Dear Budget Fashionista, I am just starting to frequent sample sales, however the merchandise at many of the sample sales are not of high quality. What is the definition of a sample sales? How do they differ from sale events at stores like Barneys or Bendel? How does one know that they will be admitted […]

The Art of Thrifting

The Art of Thrifting

Thrifting, much like shaving, war or manliness, is a delicate art form, and we’ve got it down to an imprecise science. Sure, we’ve written about thrifting extensively before, but a seasoned thrifter knows to constantly update her tactical manual; being in the thrifting trenches is a learning process. We’re constantly modifying and evolving our thrift […]

David Yurman Sample Sale NYC

Who hasn’t lusted over David Yurman, especially his amazing jewelry collections?  Alas, as droolworthy as David Yurman’s stuff is, price wise, let’s be honest.  It ain’t for the faint of heart.  That’s why we’re so on the scene when there is a sample sale, and ladies, there’s a sample sale!  Unfortunately, it’s only on in […]

CALVIN KLEIN SMIMWEAR SAMPLE SALE

With Spring around the corner, and Summer on it’s heels, dare we mention swimsuit season? We’ve found it’s best to ease into the poolside months, and shopping for swimwear and toning up are no different. Rue La La has your initial summer inspiration waiting for you at the Calvin Klein Swimwear sample sale, beginning Friday. […]