Brooklyn Industries Sample Sale

— Fri, 24th September 2010 —

Through Saturday, 9/25, Brooklyn Industries is hosting a sample sale featuring deep discounts on seasonal basics. Said one reader regarding BI’s last sample sale, “Incredible.” Brooklyn Industries Sample Sale – 20 Jay St btwn Plymouth & John streets – 11th Floor, Suite 1120 – Fri 12pm-9pm, Sat 12pm-7pm – Map

Bonobos Sample Sale

— Wed, 22nd September 2010 —

Thursday through Saturday, 9/23-9/25, Bonobos is hosting a sample sale featuring deep discounts on  a range of chinos, cords, and twill pants, along with polos, shoes, and other gear. “We’ve been hoarding an increasingly large inventory of perfectly good product here at HQ,” according to the company. Bonobos Sample Sale – 59 W. 19th St… Read more »

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Isaia Sample Sale

— Fri, 11th June 2010 —

As it turns out, the Isaia sample sale we covered in early May wasn’t the company’s official sample sale. The official event is going down Monday through Friday, 6/14-6/18, and will feature up to 75% off the highest quality suits, sport coats, shirts, ties, knits, trousers, … Expect to find lightweight wool charcoal suits with… Read more »

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That Sale Look

— Fri, 4th June 2010 —

The summer is golden edition… J. Crew “light mineral” jersey polo for $20 (-55%) Ralph Lauren navy fine linen pants for $90 (-30%) Urban Outfitters faux Persol McQueen’s for $5 (-75%) Rugby navy braided rope belt for $30 (-45%) David King & Co. tan leather duffel for $80 (-20%) Vans white authentic originals for $42… Read more »

The Cost Of Khakis

— Thu, 29th April 2010 —

The New York Times asks how a pair of khaki pants can cost upwards of $1,000.  Good question. Needless to say, one brand consultant tells The Times:  “The cost of creating those things has nothing to do with the price.” (So, the  “elasticized cuffs” on Bottega Veneta’s cotton pants don’t justify their $780 price tag?)… Read more »