J.Crew Sample Sale In NYC!

On my way to the sample sale. My two crazy friends and I braved our bed and the cold and the bus to go to NYC. The sale better be good. I’ll be updating this blog with pictures as we go along…

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Deals and promos: Sales, sample sales and pre-Black Friday craziness

This is the time of year when my inbox is attacked by constant reminders of deals and promos.  Some notable ones below:

* J.Crew Sample Sale:

  • Location: New York City on 260 5th Avenue (between 28th and 29th streets) for Women’s line and 225 5th Avenue (between 26th and 27th streets) for Men’s line
  • Duration: Tuesday December 3 to Thursday December 5, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday December 6 to Saturday December 7, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday December 8, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Price:Items usually range from 30% to 75% of original retail prices.  However, there is no return and no exchange allowed, and you need to pay cash or non J.Crew credit
  • Sissi Recommends: Yes, if you can stay in line early

*J.Crew Promo:

  • In store, they offer 40% off sales items
  • On line, you get 25% off everything or 30% off if cardmember
  • Sissi Recommends: Yes, if there’s an item you are eyeing.  I have not seen J.Crew with particularly great Black-Friday deals so this may be as good as it will get, but am not a Black Friday shopper and have been wrong before, so let’s see

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*Banana Republic and the Gap Brands:

  • Eight days of giving at Bana with Day 4 offering 40% off specials

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* Boden:

  • 30% off select styles

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* BCBG Max Azria:

  • Winter sale with up to 60% off

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* Saks Fifth Avenue:

  • BOGO on suits (buy one get one free)
  • Extra percent off on sales items

Just a few stores. The list goes on and one 🙂 I will stay out of trouble, but if you do shop, let me know what great deals you find!