You might imagine it takes a certain type of girl to spend her morning queuing up in some of the oddest or sketchiest parts of the city–all for a few bucks knocked off last season’s items. But the long-heralded sample sale isn’t what it used to be. Sure, you might still see a few crazies […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Right on schedule for Valentine’s Day, beginning Thursday, My Habit will open up a Nina Ricci Lingerie flash sale for all the budget fashionistas in need of the perfect last minute gift for their man, or even just looking for a V-day splurge for herself. The airy and romantic styling of Nina Ricci’s lingerie line […]
Shopping in NYC? I’ve scoured our sample sale database to put together this handy monthly guide to NYC sample sales and shopping events. Below is a guide of some of the top sample sale and sale events in the NYC area culled from our sales database. These dates aren’t “firm”, designers often change the dates […]
You don’t have to live in New York or L.A. to experience the wonder of a sample sale— and even if you do, it’s probably still more agreeable to do your shopping online. It’s less violent (we don’t like pushing), and you don’t have to worry about clinging to your new Marc Jacobs purse like […]
What: Kathryn Reviews Swirl, Daily Candy’s New Online Flash Sample Sale Site, and wonders at what point did one of her favorite online brands became a follower rather than a leader. The Lowdown: Daily Candy is launching a Sample Sale site named Swirl….. so what? In the past month, we’ve received over 50 emails (no […]
Dear Budget Fashionista, My husband and I are moving to Chicago this year from one of the fashion capitals of the US – Los Angeles! Does this means that my weekly trips to sample sales will have to take a back seat? Do you know of any good Chicago sample sales? While billion dollar babes […]