Don't Miss Sample Sales From Theory, Helmut Lang, Vivienne Tam, Edun, and Erica Weiner
Want to know the best way to stand out in a crowd? Wear one-of-a-kind, show stopping pieces. You’re in luck because this week’s sample sale roundup features lots of unique items.
For example, the Erica Weiner jewelry sale boasts over 50 vintage pieces from as far back as the mid-1800s, and the Rhie sample sale promises one-of-a-kind, true samples from this year’s spring collection. You’ll also find hot buys at the Helmut Lang and Theory sample sale, and the Vivienne Tam and Edun sample sales.
Erica Weiner Sample Sale
Pay homage to eras gone by at the Erica Weiner Sample Sale, which runs through the weekend. There you’ll find over 50 one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry ranging from the 1800s to the 1940s, all from Erica’s personal collection and two stores. Also included are deadstock vintage pieces, production samples and discontinued styles. To give you an idea of what to expect, the sale features a pearl-studded Victorian brooch in the shape of an arrow for $75 and a vintage cameo ring carved from coral for $195.
WHEN: 7/18 – 7/20; F (4-8), Sat (noon-7), Sun (noon-4)
WHERE: 50 Dobbin Street, between Norman and Nassau Avenues, (347-689-4207)
Theory & Helmut Lang Sample Sale
You won’t want to miss out on the Theory and Helmut Lang sample sale that takes place this Monday through Thursday. This one features clothing items from both brands for men and women, all discounted. According to the sale details, both brands will provide items in all sizes for both sexes.
WHEN: 7/21 – 7/24, M-Th (11-7)
WHERE: 261 West 36th Street, 2nd Floor, Between 7th and 8th Avenue, (212-947-8748)
Edun Spring/Summer 2014 Sample Sale
Do a good deed and get some new duds at the Edun Spring/Summer 2014 Sample Sale. They’re donating 25% of all proceeds to the St. Anne’s Baby and Children’s Home. The sale promises up to 60% off Edun’s spring and summer merchandise, which is loaded with cool patterns, billowy silhouettes and luxe fabrics.
WHEN: 7/23 – 7/24; W-Th (10-6)
WHERE: Edun Showroom, 107 Grand Street, between Mercer Street and Broadway, Third Floor, (212-274-1521)
Vivienne Tam Sample Sale
Girly silhouettes and plenty of florals can be found in bountiful supplies for up to 75% off at the Vivienne Tam Sample Sale. For example, snag the Contrast Edging Drop Waist Dress for $180 (from $380), the Multi Lotus One Shoulder Contrast Dress for $180 (from $385), or the Pleated Side Shift Dress for $180 (from $485). The sale runs Wednesday through Friday.
WHEN: 7/23 – 7/25; W (9-8), Th (10-7), F (10-6)
WHERE: 260 West 39th Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, 11th floor
Rhie Sample Sale
If you haven’t found the perfect swimsuit for summer yet, perhaps “the one” is waiting for you at the Rhie Sample Sale. All women’s swimwear is marked up to 80% off the retail price. Expect to find goodies from the spring collection, as well as one-of-a-kind sample items.
WHEN: 7/24 – 7/25; Th (11-6), F (11-7)
WHERE: 320 West 37th Street, between Eight and Ninth Avenues, 13th floor
By Wendy Rose Gould
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