Monday, May 3, 2010

April Showers Bring Many May Sales

Starting 5/3; M–S (10–7), Su (noon–5). All merchandise is 40 percent off at Takashimaya's closing sale. 693 Fifth Ave., nr. 54th St. (212-350-0100).

Krom's Comment: I would wait until the reduction is more aggressive.

5/4–5/6; T (1–7), W (8–7), Th (8–3). Find deals on spring 2010 merchandise at the White + Warren sample sale. The cashmere cable duster is $100 (originally $250), the cashmere cocoon cardigan is $85 (originally $165), and model and pima cotton layering tees are $20 (originally $60). 80 W. 40th St., nr. Fifth Ave., third fl. (212-398-3295).
5/4–5/7; T–F (10–7). Spring/summer clothes are 60 percent off at the J.Crew sample sale. Clothingline, 261 W. 36th St., nr. Seventh Ave., second fl.

5/5–5/7; W (9–8), Th (10–7), F (10–6). Dresses, tops, skirts, outerwear, shoes, handbags, and more are up to 75 percent off at the Vivienne Tam sample sale. 260 W. 39th St., nr. Eighth Ave.

5/5–5/7; W–F (10–6). Men's and women's shoes, bags, and accessories are up to 70 percent off at the Cesare Paciotti sample sale. 12 W. 57th St., nr. Fifth Ave., Ste. 901. Cash only.

Krom's Comment: Two sales ago, there was a nice selection, and the prices were reasonable; last sale, the merchandise looked worn, and the prices did not reflect it. I don't love their shoes for men.

Through 5/9; T–S (noon–7), Su (noon–6), M (closed). Tom Binns jewelry from the Tough Chic, Faux Real, Dumont, Classic, and Anti-Luxxx collections is 40 percent off during the Bargain Binns megasale. New stock will be added continuously. 41 Perry St., nr. W. 4th St. (917-475-1412).

Krom's Comment: I won't be missing this one. Although the reduction is not that great, the product is!

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