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Earlier this week, we asked you to tell us your best shopping secrets for a shot at tickets to Lucky Shops, the retail extravaganza currently taking place at the Metropolitan Pavilion. After much deliberation, our panel of experts picked four winners, each of whom got access to the sale for herself and a friend. But now there's one more step.
One of the four winners gets a VIP gift bag—the same one Lucky gave to special guests at last night's opening party. We're listing all four of their tips below. Pick your favorite, and on Monday morning we'll tally the votes and determine who gets to take home the swag.
Tip #1: "The Club Monaco in Flatiron has a back room devoted to sale items—not just from the past season, but older seasons too. Since their clothing is pretty classic, none of it really goes out of style—I once got a blazer for $35 (originally $320)."
Tip #2: "There is a woman at the flea market in Chelsea who sells items she receives from several rich women from Philadelphia's Main Line. These include socialites and even several state judges and one federal judge. She makes the trip every week from Philly to NYC to attend the flea market. Everything she has is high-end and barely worn. The only issue is that its mostly size twos and fours. However, she does sell Chanel and YSL scarves too. She even will buy your items or make a trade!"
Tip #3: "WWD has a sale of all of the swag they receive. Signs are posted within the building that houses WWD. $5 for MAC or Nars. You think Alexa Chung has it good complaining about getting too much free stuff? At least WWD sells off the excess at incredible prices."
Tip #4: "My best shopping secret is stopping by Century 21 (in their downtown location) on Wednesday afternoons at 3pm as that is when they re-stock their handbag collection."
· Tell Us Your Best Sale Secrets to Win Access to Lucky Shops [Racked NY]
· The Lucky Shops Juggernaut Returns With a Vengeance [Racked NY]
· Lucky Shops [Official Site]