R.I.P., Amoskeag XX

— Tue, 8th June 2010 —

Word from Bowery Boogie is that Amoskeag XX just shuttered its Orchard Street shop. The premium denim maker’s Web site is still live, but doesn’t appear to be selling anything. So, did guys draw the line at paying $500 for jeans? Has the premium denim craze run its course? Jon “Critical Shopper” Caramanica did recently… Read more »

James Jeans Sample Sale

— Mon, 24th May 2010 —

Tuesday through Friday, 5/25-5/28, get to the James Jeans sample sale for $15-$20 samples, along with single pairs of overstock for $80 — down from $175-$195 — and two pairs for $150. James Jeans Sample Sale – James Jeans Showroom – 500 Greenwich St btwn Spring & Canal – #202 – 212-221-4603 – Tues 9am-7:30pm,… Read more »

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At Acne, Filippa K, Nudie Sample Sale

— Wed, 28th April 2010 —

Pretty much irrespective of your personal style, if you can’t score at the Acne/Filippa K, Nudie sample sale, you’re just not trying hard enough. Tons of denim and sportswear, which might have been considered “hipsterish” just two years ago, but due to shifting trends, is now entirely mainstream by NYC standards. Racks upon racks of… Read more »