Don't Miss Sample Sales from Alessi, Ralph Lauren Home, Diptyque, GANT and Patrik Ervell
Forget about the snow on the ground. It’s going to melt very soon if it hasn’t started doing so already. Next week we’ll finally say hello to March, after all! Really, though. Right now you need to stop worrying about old man winter and gear up for a fabulous, beautiful spring. All that moisture in the ground means seriously gorgeous spring buds, by the way.
Fortunately for you, lots of sample sales feature home necessities and goods are cropping up to assist you in all that spring cleaning.
Alessi Warehouse Sale
There are still plenty of steals left at the Alessi Warehouse Sale — which started last week and continues through the end of February — so we have to include it in this week’s list of Don’t Miss Sample Sales. Here you’ll score up to 80% off kitchen necessities, home goods, furniture and other made-for-the-house items. This one’s got two locations — one in Soho and one on the Upper East Side — making it even easier for you to get there.
WHEN: 2/15 – 2/28; M – Sat (11-7), Sun (12-6)
WHERE: 130 Greene Street, between W. Houston and Prince Streets. (212-941-7300).
WHEN: 2/15 – 2/28; M – Sat (10-6), Closed Sunday
WHERE: 30 East 60th Street, Near Madison Avenue. (212-317-9880)
Ralph Lauren Home Sample Sale
Whether you’re sprucing up the place or giving your abode an H2T makeover, you may as well save some money on luxury home goods in the process. The Ralph Lauren Home Sample Sale, which kicked off yesterday, is an excellent place to start. Featured items for sale include furniture, vintage/antiques, lighting, home accessories, throw pillows and giftable nick knacks.
WHEN: 2/21 – 2/24, F (noon-7), Sat – Sun (9-6), M (9-5)
WHERE: Metropolitan North Pavilion. 110 West 19th Street, Between 6th and 7th Avenues (718-747-1656)
Diptyque Sample Sale
One of my favorite things to do after I’ve cleaned my entire home? Light a candle and revel in the scent of something fabulous mixed with fresh, clean air. Consider the items purchased at the Diptyque Sample Sale a little treat for yourself after all your spring cleaning. Standard candles start at $30, mini candles $14, 50ml EDTs $40, room sprays $25 and single soaps are $8.
WHEN: 2/26 – 2/28; W(10-6), Th (11-8), F (9-3)
WHERE: 225 Fifth Avenue, between 26th & 27th streets. (212-725-5400)
GANT Warehouse Sale
OK, so this one’s not necessarily home related, but sometimes spring cleaning means you end up chucking (or donating) clothes and accessories. Replenish your closet and jewelry armoire with a few gorgeous must-haves from the Grant Warehouse Sale. There you’ll find up to 70% off both mens and women’s clothing and accessories.
WHEN: 2/24 – 3/2; M-W (9-7), Th (10-8), F (9-7), Sat (10-7), Sun (10-5)
WHERE: 260 Fifth Avenue, between 28th & 29th Streets. (212-725-5400)
Patrik Ervell Sample Sale
Here’s another opportunity to replace any clothes or accessories you nix during your spring cleaning purge. The Patrik Ervell Sample Sale features mens and women’s clothing and accessories marked down 60% to 90% off the retail price. Shop a little for you and a little for him.
WHEN: 2/21 – 2/23; F-Sun (noon-6)
WHERE: 35 Howard Street, between Broadway and Crosby Street, 4th floor, buzzer #6.
By Wendy Rose Gould
Image credit: DiptyqueParis.fr
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