Monday, November 30, 2009

Recessionista files: Sample Sales.

Black Friday is long gone. But one thing New Yorkers can always count on is: sample sales. Shop on New York!
• Couture bridal dresses and evening-gown samples by Kelima K are 30 to 60 percent off. An ivory sheath with chiffon ruffles is $960 (originally $2,400), a silk taffeta ballgown with a shirred bodice is $895 (originally $1,695), and a short embossed silk dress is $575 (originally $895). Through 12/5. 229B Mott St., nr. Prince St. (212-334-6546); T–S (3–7).
• Handbags from L.A.M.B., Harajuku Lovers, and Kidrobot are up to 70 percent off. Prices range from $5 for small Kidrobot accessories to $150 for large L.A.M.B. handbags. The Keaton bag is $150 (originally $495), the Fisher clutch is $75 (originally $495), and the Kidrobot Slinger is $20 (originally $98). Through 12/3. 42 Greene St., nr. Broome St., second fl.; T (8–8), W–Th (10–7).
• Cashmere, cashmere-blend, and cotton apparel is up to 75 percent off at the Autumn Cashmere sample sale. 12/1–12/4 and 12/7–12/11. 231 W. 39th St., nr. Seventh Ave., ste. 924 (212-398-2244); T–F (9–7) and M–F (9–6).
Thanks ny mag!
Love, Kelie

Just a thought...

"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in other; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."

- Audrey Hepburn