Don't Miss Sample Sales From Under Armour, Thakoon, AEFFE USA, Elizabeth and James, and Fashionhaus
Mid week we welcome the marvelous month of May. The sunny month full of flowers and mild weather is essentially the definition of perfection for New Yorkers. Al fresco dining commences, as does morning strolls in the park and fun outdoor trips with your friends and family. Fortunately for shoppers, sample sales continue to swim into our lives with a line up that refuses to die down, which is certainly not a complaint. This week, while saying hey to May, we bask in sales from Under Armour, Thakoon, AEFFE USA, Elizabeth and James, and Fashionhaus.
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Under Armour Sample Sale
May also brings us a round of races for the sports inclined. From 5K’s to half-marathons the wind-less days in May are pitch perfect for a nice run. Under Armor, a favorite among work-out-aholics, is hosting a sample sale beginning Tuesday at 260 Fifth Avenue where they’ll offer high performance gear for a minimum. Last year, lucky shoppers scored short sleeve tops for $15, shorts for $18 and capris for $25.
Thakoon Sample Sale
The edgy brand, Thakoon, plays host to a sample sale come Tuesday within their well organized and sunny SoHo showroom. The Thakoon Sample Sale typically draws in large crowds of downtown fashionistas, so be sure to arrive early to assure you get your hands on the best of the sale. Shoppers last year scored silk dresses and tops for between $125-$175, dresses for between $200-$290 and graphic tees for $25. Please note that this is a true sample sale, typically with heaps of samples in sizes 2,4.
AEFFE USA Sample Sale
AEFFE USA, home to popular designers such as Alberta Ferretti, Moschino Fuzzi, Jean Paul Gaultier, Cedric Charlier, Pollini and Cacharel, will launch is notoriously excellent sample sale on Wednesday. Shoppers reportedly have been overwhelmed at past sales due to the vast selection. However, prices are typically high, with pieces starting at $200 and landing around $2,000. Needless to say, this sale is reserved for those with deep pockets.
Elizabeth and James Sample Sale
Stroll down to Spring Street on Thursday for the Elizabeth and James two-day sample sale. From their popular ready to wear to their fabulous sunglasses, the Elizabeth and James Sample Sale is almost a guaranteed hit given their amazing designs. Last year the small sale was an A+ for shoppers, with Elizabeth and James jeans for $50, T’s for $30, and jackets for $100.
Fashionhaus Sample Sale
Get ready to score big at the Fashionhaus Sample Sale. The midtown space will place deep discounts on a number of brands including Roseanna (items $125-$495), By Marlene Birger (items $45-$395), Harvey Faircloth (items $75-$300) M. Patmos (items $95-$695), Rene Lezard (items $95-$895) and more.
Enjoy the shopping and sunny weather fellow fashionistas and don’t forget to report back!
By Caitlin Colford
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