Don't Miss Sample Sales From Manolo Blahnik, La Perla, Lafayette 148, Piazza Sempione, Alexis Bittar and Frette
It’s a good week for sample sales, dear shopper. This week’s don’t miss roundup includes some salivating discounts on Manolo Blahnik footwear, a hot selection of La Perla lingerie and office appropriate clothing from Lafayette 148. And while you’re at it, check out the accessories at the Alexis Bittar sample sale and the linens at FRETTE.
Manolo Blahnik Sample Sale at UConn
If you missed the one-day NYC Manolo Blahnik Sample Sale, you have an additional opportunity to take advantage of discounted prices on the designer’s coveted footwear. The catch is that you have to be in Connecticut… but still! This Manolo Blahnik Sample Sale takes place at UConn’s West Hartford campus and features numerous sizes and prices ranging between $150 and $450 (from $400 to $2500). Money raised goes to UConn’s animal science students interested in dairy production or manufacturing.
WHEN: 11/14; Sat (9-4)
WHERE: UConn School of Social Work. 85 Lawler Road, West Hartford, CT.
La Perla Fall 2015 Sample Sale
We mentioned this sale in last week’s edition of Don’t Miss Sample Sales, and we’re here to remind you again. This luxury lingerie bonanza kicks off on Sunday, November 8, and continues through Saturday the 14. Discounts reach up to 75% off, so now’s the time to pounce (both on deals and on someone special, which you’ll feel more inclined to do in something sexy, we’re sure).
WHEN: 11/8 – 11/14; Sun (noon-7), M-Sat (11-7)
WHERE: 43 Wooster Street, New York, NY 10013.
Lafayette 148 New York Fall 2015 Warehouse Sale
If your office wear collection could use a little makeover, this is the sample sale for you. Lafayette 148 promises tons of fall styles marked up to 75% off the retail price. Teaser items include Skirts, Shorts & Pants for $50, Dresses & Jackets for $80, Coats for $100 to $300, Vests for $60 to $100 and cashmere starting at $60. Handbags and accessories will also be for sale.
WHEN: 11/12 – 11/13; Th (9-7), F (9-6)
WHERE: 148 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, between Howard & Grand Street, New York, NY 10013. 646-922-1799.
Piazza Sempione Warehouse Blowout Sale
We told you this was a great week for sample sales! The Piazza Sempione Warehouse Sale boasts a whopping 80% off tons of the designer’s merchandise, including their outerwear, evening apparel and sportswear. Numerous sizes are available and try ons are allowed. This is a massive sale, so give yourself plenty of time to look around.
WHEN: 11/9 – 11/12; M (noon-6), Tue-W (10-6), Th (10-3)
WHERE: 37 West 57th Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY. 212-920-1211.
Alexis Bittar Fall 2015 Sample Sale
You’ve got the outerwear, the formal wear and the office wear. Now you can accessorize all of the above with a little help from the Alexis Bittar Sample Sale, where you’ll find up to 70% off the retail price on numerous eye-catching must-haves. Teasers include the encrusted draping bib for $125 from $295, the crystal encrusted panther ring for $125 from $275, brilliant cut baguette stepped cocktail for $75 from $195, and mirrored Amazonite doublets and enamel accented Bedarra Hinge for $150 from $445.
WHEN: 11/10 – 11/15; Tue-Th (10-8), F (9-7), Sat (10-6)
WHERE: 151 Wooster Street, between Houston and Prince Streets, New York, NY 10012.
FRETTE Sample & Stock Sale
Having guests over the holidays? Looking to spruce up your own bedroom? Or maybe you’re shopping for gifts? Whatever the case may be, we suggest you peruse the FRETTE Linen Sample and Stock Sale this week.
WHEN: 11/15 – 11/19; Sun (10-6), M-W (9-6), Th (8am-noon)
WHERE: Roosevelt Hotel – Sutton Suite. 45 East 45th Street, Second Floor, between Madison and Vanderbuilt Avenues. New York, NY.
By Wendy Rose Gould
Image Credit: PiazzaSempione.com
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