Sample Sale Review


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20 January 2018

FEIT and The Arrivals, a combined sample sale will be taking place at 260 Sample Sale LA, 265 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210, from Wednesday, January 17th – Sunday, January 21st. Shoppers can expect to find both men’s and women’s footwear and a selection of The Arrivals outerwear at highly discounted prices.

Attention all shoe lovers FEIT, is a brand that should be on your radar if not already. Sneakers, dress shoes, boots, and sandals were all spotted at this sale. Low sneakers are $140. High top sneakers are $180. Shoes/boots are $200. Sandals are $100. But do not forget to check out the FEIT accessories which include handbags, small leather accessories, beanies, and scarves. Small leather accessories included are watch straps $60, belts and wallets $60, and iPad cases $100. Additional accessories included are beanies $60, scarves $80, and lanyards $20. FEIT t-shirts were also spotted which are $50.

A stunning selection of The Arrivals have arrived at 260 Sample Sale LA. Outerwear styles such as leather jackets both with and without fur collars, denim jackets, peacoats,bombers, wool coats, down jackets, and shearlings can all be found for men and women.

There is large selection of men’s outerwear and apparel. Classic denim jacket styles of the Atlas, $150 and the Max, $75, can be found. But if a leather jacket is more your look, don’t worry, as the Bond II, Lautner, and Madsen all $400 are included in the sale. The Arrivals classic wool jacket Otto II, $200, can be dressed up or down. The Holden sweatshirt $75, can also be found.

The selection of women’s outerwear does not disappoint! Leather jackets are a staple item in any women’s closet and if you want to add another to your wardrobe this sale has you covered. The Vader II, Eydys, Faelke Zero, Rainier Zero, Rainier, and Rainier LMTD are all marked as $400. But if a shearling jacket is the outerwear item you have wanted to buy yourself this winter, you should definitely check out the Moya III and Moya III LMTD, both $800. Additional winter jackets the Halstrom III $400, Nora $250, and Kahn $150 will all keep you warm yet chic this winter. Two other styles featured at the sale were the Saana $250 and the Artemis $150.

Furthermore, this sale includes accessories of the Mads hat, Mieke gloves, and Aleks scarves which are all $50.The Gunhar gloves are $75.

With two sample sales happening at the same time at 260 Sample Sale LA, sample sale shopping never came this easy, and should definitely be taken advantage of.

FEIT Sample Sale Sneakers

FEIT Sample Sale Sneakers

FEIT Sample Sale Sneakers

FEIT Sample Sale Sneakers

The Arrivals Sample Sale Jacket

The Arrivals Sample Sale Jacket

The Arrivals Sample Sale Jacket



Posted by Arielle M. at 12:47 AM
Los Angeles |


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11 January 2018

Vivienne Westwood, the rocker meets classic British and French influenced designer will be having a sample sale at 260 Sample Sale LA, 265 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210, from Wednesday, January 10th – Sunday, January 14th. Both men’s and women’s ready to wear, shoes, jewelry, and bags will be available at highly discounted prices.

The racks of men’s clothes were sprawling! There was no shortage of graphic t-shirts, $35 and sweatshirts, $55. Additionally, one can find the men’s Anglomania collection which contains t-shirts, jackets, and denim which is all $85. But Vivienne Westwood can outfit your wardrobe for the times when you need to be dressed up. The endless assortment of dress shirts in both long and short sleeve in solid colors to patterns are available. Dress shirts are $130. But to outfit your dress shirt a blazer is needed and of course this sale has that covered. Blazers in solid colors and patterns can be found. Blazers/Red Label Coats are $150. The same follows for coats/suits which are $250. Furthermore, VW men is $130.

As you make your way through the sale you will be swept away in the racks of women’s garments. Plenty of graphic t-shirts and tanks can be purchased and are $35. The sweater options of short sleeve to long sleeve in solid colors, metallics, to prints can all be yours. Sweaters are $55.The Anglomania collection can also be found for women and include dresses, trousers, skirts, dresses, blouses, and shirts and are all $85. Also spotted was the Red Label which includes dresses, skirts, and shirts and are all $130. Red Label Coats are $150. If you want to put an edge on your work attire then Vivienne Westwood’s blazers are for you. With both straight cut and cropped styles in both bold and fun colors and prints you can snag for $150. If you are a true Vivienne Westwood fan than you know of the Gold Label pieces, featured in her runway collections. Gold Label items are $250. Gold Label Dresses are $280.

Both men’s and women’s shoes are available and include sneakers, dress shoes, sandals, and heels. This sale also features the Vivienne Westwood collaboration with Melissa plastic shoes. Plastic shoes are $49. High end shoes are $189.

The accessories table contains endless options of bright fun colored and pattered tote bags, crossbody bags, clutches, shoulder bags, wallets, cosmetic bags, and leather pouches, Small wallets are $49. SM Bag / MD Wallets are $89. Clutches and medium bags are $110. Large bags are $160. An array of jewelry is available and includes leather cuffs, earrings, bracelets $30, rings and necklaces $79, and fashion pieces $99.Men’s accessories include ties, bowties, pocket squares, and sunglasses $27. Belts, watches, and scarfs $49. Keychains are $30.

Why not make 2018 the year to make your wardrobe fun and bold and with these prices and selection the Vivienne Westwood sample sale is where you can make this happen.

Vivienne Westwood Sample Sale at 260 Sample Sale in LA

Vivienne Westwood Sample Sale Sweatshirt

Vivienne Westwood Sample Sale Shirt

Vivienne Westwood Sample Sale Dress

Vivienne Westwood Sample Sale Jacket

Vivienne Westwood Sample Sale Jacket

Vivienne Westwood Sample Sale Accessories

Vivienne Westwood Sample Sale Sneaker

Vivienne Westwood Sample Sale Shoes



Posted by Arielle M. at 01:17 AM
Los Angeles |


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12 November 2013

Rebecca Minkoff has a knack for allowing girly girls to add a little edge to their wardrobe with her ready-to-wear luxury designs ranging from studded handbags to sweet and sassy skirts.

The Rebecca Minkoff sample sale kicked off today with hundreds of people hoping to get their hands on goods up to 75% off. While you’re only going to see one wall of apparel at the sample sale, there’s more than enough handbags to choose from, and let’s be honest, there’s always a reason to get another handbag regardless of how many you already have at home.

Despite only having a single wall of apparel, the section consists of a multi-colored hodgepodge of skirts, outerwear, dresses, leather, shorts, pants, shirts, and of course the Becky Jacket. T-shirts and denim weren’t in yet, but they will be. The styles are flirty and feminine with a little rock ‘n’ roll thrown in; a perfect way to go from day-to-night. A small section in the back is devoted just to shoes with a table next to it for men’s bags. Check out the samples table where everything is $100 each, but do a damage check as some pieces have small nicks or tears.

The pièce de résistance of the Rebecca Minkoff sample sale is the huge collection of handbags. There’s totes, minaudieres, clutches, diaper bags, satchels, large pouches, and small pouches in every color and style you can imagine. You can find a bag to complement every outfit in your closet, then still want to buy more just because you can, and who can blame you? The Jayden bags were being snatched up by fashion-hungry ladies, but there’s still more than enough to choose from.

With all of the items at the sample sale ranging from $25 to $300, it’s time to shed those winter blues with some colorful Rebecca Minkoff pieces.

WHEN: 11/11 – 11/16; Mon (noon-9), Tue-F (10-8), Sat (10-3)

WHERE: 260 Fifth Avenue
between 28th and 29th Streets
New York, NY 10001

Huge selection of bags in every color and style you can imagine
Huge selection of bags in every color and style you can imagine
MAC Bags for $200
MAC Bags for $200
Jayden Satchels for $250
Jayden Satchels for $250
Quilted leather clutches for $200
Quilted leather clutches for $200
Crossbody for $125-$175, Satchels and Hobos for $250
Crossbody for $125-$175, Satchels and Hobos for $250
A multi-colored hodgepodge of apparel including the Becky Jacket for $200
A multi-colored hodgepodge of apparel including the Becky Jacket for $200
Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale price list
Sample sale price list

By Lauren Romano



Posted by Lauren Romano at 12:00 AM
Opinions , SALES , Sample Sale Reviews |


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17 June 2013

Outrageous lines outside Roger Vivier Sample Sale

New York City’s hottest sample sales are nothing short of pandemonium. Various fashion blogs feature weekly reviews of the hottest sample sales. They’re full of pictures and prices, providing our beloved readers with an accurate opinion and description of the sale at hand, exhibiting sufficient reason to attend or skip the sale at hand, as to not waste their time.  It sounds like a pretty simple job, right? Wrong. It may sound fun to shop for a living, and don’t get me wrong – it is! – but with all good must come bad, and it’s about time we point it out for no other reason than to give fashionistas a behind the scenes glimpse to an average work day for a New York City sample sale reviewer.

For well over two years I have been covering sample sales, visiting every variety, shape and size sale you could possibly dream up. I can easily predict the crowd, selection, prices, and overall environment before even stepping foot into the mayhem.

However, despite the crazed fashionistas and deal hungry shoppers, who merely foam at the mouth for an 80% off pair of heels, the biggest grief givers within sample sales are the organizers and employees themselves. This isn’t the case for all organizers mind you (namely 260 Fifth – they are by far the most professional), but as for the other half, they seem to get their kicks by barking at shoppers, forcing them to stand in inclement weather for hours at a time, being inconsiderate with the prized designer bags, laptops, and leather jackets that customers are required to check upon entering, and perhaps worst of all, placing dressing rooms off limits, forcing shoppers to strip down to their unmentionables as they try on discounted jeans, blouses, and well, even bathing suits. What else are they supposed to do given the no refund or exchange policy? After all these years the sample sale has been eternalized as a hubbub of rabid and crazed shoppers who are itching for deals, but are the organizers actually the ones to blame for inducing this behavior?

Most sales also have a strict “no photography”  policy, and balk when they see journalist like myself scribbling away in her notebook. Perhaps they hope that without press, a mystique will be added to the sale and in the end draw in more curious customers. At one recent sale in particular–which shall remain nameless– they were not allowing press inside. Being that The Stylish City is relied on for delivering same day reviews, no one was going to stop me from entering this sale. Well, aside from the estimated 2.5-hour wait that is. Using my vast sample sale knowledge I found a loophole. There was about 5-minutes before the doors opened to the public, and boxes of merchandise were still being wheeled in through their loading dock. Sneaky me tip toed toward the side entrance and made my best attempt at “blending in” with the deliverymen. Walking slowly behind them I quickly ducked into a public bathroom before being snagged by security. While inside the restroom, I impatiently stared at my watch until opening time struck. As I heard the herds role in, I quickly scampered inside, successfully entering the hottest sample sale of the week without even having to wait a minute.

It’s true, sample sale shoppers can be rude, grabby, and exhibitionists. They don’t care who is in their way of a $20 Alexander Wang tee-shirt and they will most likely risk jail time for the discount. But as I mentioned, aside from the rabid fashionistas, the employees are those who immediately come to mind when envisioning the negative side to sample sale shopping.

By Caitlin Colford



Posted by Caitlin Colford at 01:30 PM
Opinions , Sample Sale Reviews |

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