Usually, sample sales are ways to clear out inventory from past seasons, but this weekend, you can get up to 80% off 2009 Spring, Summer & Fall fashions from top designer lines like Versace, Cavalli, Galliano and Gianfranco Ferre just to name a few. And that's just the start of a spring season filled with loads of sample sales. Here are just a few, from our friends at lazarshopping.com
VERSACE, GALLIANO, CAVALLI, GIANFRANCO FERRE
April 24 through April 26 from 11am until 7pm at 41 West 57th Street on the 5th Floor in Manhattan
Get 80% off retail prices on hundreds of dresses, skirts, tops, pants, jackets, accessories and more in sizes 38-48. Full fitting rooms will be available. Cash, Mastercard, Visa and American Express are accepted.
THE SHOE BOX FRIENDS & FAMILY SALE
April 24 through April 26 (Friday until 8pm, Saturday 10-7, Sunday 11-7) at 537 Third Avenue in Manhattan
Take 20% off new Spring/Summer 2009 shoes and handbags from KORS, D&G, Juicy, Kate Spade & others. The sale also takes place at the retailers' other locations at 1222 Madison Avenue, 1349 Third Avenue & 2151 Broadway.
BACCARAT SPRING SAMPLE SALE
April 25 from 9am-5pm at 36 Mayfield Avenue in Edison NJ
Save up to 80% off selected stemware, barware, vases, decorative pieces and crystal chandeliers. It's a perfect event for finding great gifts for Mother's Day and any weddings you may be attending this season!
April 26 through April 29 at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 West 18th Street in the 4th Floor Gallery in Manhattan
Prices are up to 70% off retail prices on MaxMara, Sportmax, Marina Rinaldi and Weekend. Here you'll find impeccably tailored suits, little black dresses, ready-for-the-Italian-Riviera swimwear, and fashion-forward accessories such as handbags, belts, scarves and jewelry.