Sample Sales NYC

There is amazing shopping in many places outside of New York City, but one that is not readily available everywhere are sample sales. For the uninitiated, a sample sale is an event where a brand or designer sells its products at a discounted price to clear out their inventory of samples or previous season’s stock.

These sales are typically held for a limited time, usually lasting a few days, and are often advertised on social media, newsletters, or the brand’s website. The items on sale are usually either one-of-a-kind samples, overstocked items, or products from the previous season that did not sell.

Because the items are sold at a reduced price, they can be a great opportunity to purchase designer or high-end products at a more affordable price. However, it’s important to note that the items sold at sample sales are usually sold “as is,” meaning they may have minor defects or signs of wear and tear. Additionally, sample sales can be very crowded and competitive, so it’s important to arrive early and be prepared to wait in line. For sample sales in NYC, see below:


Venues that have a rotation of sample sales

Online Sample Sale

Sites with online sample sales and deals

Other Resources

Sites that keep an updated list of sales