Don't Miss Sample Sales From Nancy Gonzalez, Tory Burch, Alice + Olivia and Lauren Moffatt
It’s time to start thinking about your holiday getup. Whether you’re hitting only one shindig or have already RSVP’d to over a dozen, make sure you’re the belle of the ball by wearing an ensemble that has others stealing glances of you all night long.
Shop any of these below sample sales — which feature festive dresses, tops, bottoms and accessories — and you’ll definitely fit the part.
Nancy Gonzalez Sample Sale
Take a cue from Audrey Hepburn and carry a bag designed for a true lady from Nancy Gonzales Sample Sale. This celebrated designer’s sale features totes, clutches, shoulder bags, in exotic skins, crocodile, ostrich, python, metallic, and mixed media. Cash and credit cards accepted. No strollers or children allowed.
WHEN: 12/9 – 12/11, Mon (9-8), Tue-Wed (10-6)
WHERE: Lighthouse International. 111 East 59th Street, between Park & Lexington, (212-920-1211)
Tory Burch Sample Sale
Need some stylish kicks to go with your winter holiday ensemble? Or maybe you’re in the market for a new bag? After all, every lady has room for another bag in her closet, especially if it’s from Tory Burch. In addition to bags and footwear, this sample sale features women’s fall and winter clothing and accessories. You’re sure to find something for that upcoming soiree.
WHEN: 12/10 – 12/14; Tues-Fri (11-7), Sat (11-5)
WHERE: Clothingline. 261 West 36th Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, Second floor, (212-947-8748)
Alice + Olivia Sample Sale
Party dresses ahoy! The Alice + Olivia Sample Sale promises up to 70% off their merchandise, which includes coats, skirts, denim and, most importantly, party dresses. We recommend you get something nice and colorful for yourself and wear it all winter long without apology.
WHEN: 12/10 – 12/15; Tue (9-8), Wed (9-7), Th (10-8), Fri (9-7), Sat (10-7), Sun (10-3)
WHERE: 260 Fifth Avenue, between 28th and 29th Streets, (212-725-5400)
Lauren Moffatt Sample Sale
Stay ahead of the trend with goods from designer Lauren Moffatt, whose aesthetic is a lovely mix of contemporary femininity and old time charm. This sample sale features women’s apparel from her Fall 2013 collection, including outerwear, tops, skirts, sweaters and dresses. Dresses are $130, outerwear is $260 and tops/skirts/sweaters are $90.
WHEN: 12/10 – 12/11; Tue (8-7), Wed (9-6)
WHERE: 214 West 29th Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, Suite 1503
Stephen Dweck Jewelry Sample Sale
No outfit is complete without gorgeous jewelry dripping from your arms, neck and ears. Now you can get the really good goods for 50 to 80% off. The Stephen Dweck Jewelry sample sale has bracelets, earrings, rings and necklaces that feature semi-precious and rare stones. You’ll also find one-of-a-kind pieces, ensuring no one else is wearing what you’re wearing (you’d look better in it even if they did show up in the same thing).
WHEN: 12/10 – 12/11; Tue-Wed (8:30-7)
WHERE: 73 Spring Street, between Broadway and Lafayette Streets, Suite 501, (212-764-3030)
By Wendy Rose Gould
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