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After a tip from an informant, Sample Sally dropped by the Paul Smith Friends and Family sale, which started yesterday. Fans of the label will appreciate the heavily discounted prices on clothing and accessories for women and men, starting at just $20 for tees. A sampling of what she found:
Women’s merchandise included Black Label jackets and outerwear going for $150; shirts, skirts, knits, and trousers were $50; dresses were $75 and tees at $20. Blue Label suits were $250 and jackets $175. As for men, suits are $300, sportcoats $175, trousers, shirts and knits are $50, casual jackets are $75 and jeans from $40 to $50.
As it is a sample sale, the sizes are limited and heavy on 40 and 42 for women. For men, the sizes range from small to large. Staffers are checking names at the door, but as of yesterday, Sally reports that they were pretty lax. So with the heavy discounts, she suggests giving it a smooth talking shot. The sale is located next to the Soho retail store and runs through Saturday.
· Voila! Inside the Paul Smith Sample Sale [Sample Sally]