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Above the Fray: Delays and Deals at Cynthia Rowley

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After a 20-minute delay, the Cynthia Rowley sample sale finally opened as the staff was still bringing in items. The highlights are definitely dresses, with prices ranging from $49 for a black spaghetti strap dress to $199 for a long mesh sleeve black dress. Most are at the $79 price point . The go-to frocks included a cut-out shoulder navy belted dress—great to transition into fall—for $79 and a short sleeved blue, green and black detailed dress for a mere $55. There are a few sequin skirts ranging from $69-$89 and various flirty separates. Sizes range from 2-10.

There is a limited selection of forward thinking fall purchases like a blazer with a cutout back in khaki or black for $59. There are also alpaca blend sweater coats in black and grey for $109 and some cashmere sweaters and vests in pink and khaki for $49. Sizes for the cool weather items are mostly large (ha to you, Cintra Wilson!)

There were only a handful of bags (from $189 for the oversize clutch to $279 for a chain link shoulder bag) and a smattering of random accessories. The sample sale does not include shoes, but there are shoes on sale, plus a bin of colorful $39 belts, in the main section of the store, so may be worth checking out. Happy shopping! It was worth the wait!—Fawnia Soo Hoo
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