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Manolo Blahnik NYC Sample Sale

October 24, 2019 – 11am to 4pm
Manolo Blahnik Sample Sale
Warwick Hotel
65 W 54th Street, 2nd Floor (@6th Ave)
New York, NY 10019

Shoes start at $125! CASH ONLY

Source: Madison Avenue Spy

NYC Sample Sale Tips

Having been to dozens of sample sales, here are my best NYC Insider Tips.

  1. Check the website for what types of payment will be accepted, as many are just cash or just credit cards.
  2. Bring minimal “stuff” (purses, coats, etc.) as many sales will request you check your bags.
  3. Do not count on dressing rooms. Some sales have them, some don’t, and those that do may have very long lines. Know your sizes in each brand.
  4. Bring a huge empty bag for sales that don’t you require you check your bags. Especially for shoe sales, like Manolo Blahnik. Then, grab up 5 or more pairs at a time and go to the center of the room and try them on. If you pick shoes and try on one at a time – you’ll miss out while others are grabbing your favorites.
  5. Short on cash but have a bad shopping habit? Before you go, check sites like Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and Barneys to see what’s hot now. Buy some extra shoes and resell them on EBay. You’ll probably make at least double what you paid and get your own shoes free.
  6. Some sales (again, like Manolo) require the checkout ladies mark your shoes on the insole with a marker. Ask the girls at check-out REALLY (I mean REALLY!) nicely to go light on the magic marker lines they put through the Manolo tag. As soon as you get home, rub off the lines gently and lightly with a cotton swab and nail polish remover. Violà …brand new shoes for $100!

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NEST Fragrances Reed Diffuser- Bamboo , 5.9 fl oz
  • Reed Diffuser 175 mL / 5.9 Oz.
  • NEST Fragrances Bamboo Reed Diffuser includes notes of flowering bamboo, mingled with a variety of white florals, sparkling citrus, and fresh green accords.
  • The glass vessel are designed to compliment the beauty of its surroundings; the classic shape and modern stripe etching will complement any décor.
  • The alcohol-free formula releases fragrance slowly and evenly into the air for approximately 90 days.
Bestseller No. 2
NEST Fragrances Bamboo Reed Diffuser Liquid Refill
  • Reed Diffuser Liquid Refill 175 mL / 5. 9 fl. oz
  • The NEST Fragrances Bamboo Reed Diffuser Refill fragrance oil includes notes of flowering bamboo, mingled with a variety of white florals, sparkling citrus, and fresh green accords.
  • Pair with the NEST Fragrances Reed Diffuser vessel for optimal results.
  • Reed sticks sold separately.
  • Made in the USA
Bestseller No. 3
NEST Fragrances Classic Candle- Holiday , 8.1 oz (NEST01HL)
  • Classic Candle 230 g / 8.1 Oz.
  • NEST Fragrances Holiday Classic Candle provides the aroma of a sparkling holiday season, which is created by blending pomegranate, Mandarin orange, pine, cloves and cinnamon with a hint of vanilla and amber.
  • Custom designed glass lightly touched with gold.
  • Approximate Burn Time: 50-60 hours.
  • NEST Fragrances candles are made with a premium, soft, highly refined, cosmetic-grade wax to optimize burn and fragrance diffusion.

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Diptyque Baies Candle-6.5 oz.
  • The scent of a bouquet of roses sweetened with black currant Leaves
  • The scent of a bouquet of roses sweetened with black currant Leaves
Bestseller No. 2
Diptyque Tubereuse Candle-6.5 oz.
  • Approximate Burn Time: 50-60 Hours
  • Net Weight: 6.5 oz
  • Dimensions: 3.5 inches tall by 3 inches wide
  • Wick Type: Lead-free cotton
  • Wax Type: Proprietary Soy Blend
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Diptyque Roses Candle-6.5 oz.
  • Roses candle is an homage to the queen of flowers and features a timelessly glamorous scent that fills the air with blooming garden roses
  • Handmade scented candle that burns evenly and effectively
  • Notes: Roses
  • Size: 6.5 oz

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Rebecca Minkoff Women's Edie Flap Shoulder Bag, Cool Tan, One Size
  • Leather: Cowhide
  • Quilted leather , Signature lock at front
  • Length: 10.5in / 26.5cm
  • Height: 7.5in / 19cm
  • Magnetic closure at front
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Rebecca Minkoff Women's Megan Small Feed Bag, Black, One Size
  • Leather: Cowhide
  • Tassel detail at front
  • Length: 9.5in / 24cm
  • Height: 9.5in / 24cm
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MANOLO BLAHNIK Women's Hangisi Satin Blue Heel - 5M
  • Fashion Trend: Below Ankle Satin Heel

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Prior Manolo Blahnik Sample Sales:
May 22, 2019 – 11am to 4pm
October 25, 2017
November 8, 2016 – 10am to 5pm
April 27, 2016
November 4, 2015, 11am-4pm
May 13-14, 2015: Wed 12-4 (Press Only), Thurs 9-4 (usually open to public)
October 29, 2014
May 1, 2014

Warwick Hotel
65 W 54th Street, 2nd Floor (@6th Ave)
New York, NY 10019

November 14, 2015; 9am – 4pm
Manolo Blahnik Sample Sale (Press Sale) – in Connecticut
University of Connecticut’s West Hartford Campus, School of Social Work
85 Lawler Road
Bantam, Connecticut 06750

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