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Fear not, gentlemen, there are also deals to be found for you at the News sale, offering discounts up to 85% off coveted labels like Band of Outsiders, Cheap Monday, Shipley & Halmos and more. Plus, the gents have one thing that the ladies don't at this sale: Shoes.
Let's start with Cheap Monday. For men, the deals are, well, cheap. Jeans start at $5 and $10 for past season pairs (hey, for $5 there's always an occasion for bright yellow skinnies, right?) and $20 and $30 for more recent and more versatile pairs in a variety of washes. There are also $5-10 graphic t-shirts, button-downs for $30 and lightweight trenches for $30.
Band of Outsiders pieces are found on some of the tallest racks ever. We reached up on tip-toes to find shorts (khaki, plaid, solids) for $40, gingham button downs for $86, denim chambray button downs for $97 and collegiate crewneck two-tone sweaters for $266. The Shipley & Halmos racks featured trousers around $156, a few pairs of jeans for $58+, deconstructed mock turtleneck sweaters for $133, the refined Antwerp blazer for $270 and a lighter weight summery teal Vienna blazer for $133. Clu offers comfy long-sleeve t-shirts for $30, short-sleeve for $20 and some ombre sweatpants for $10. We also found deals in the racks of KZO, where flannel plaid button-downs are $60, cardigans are $65, denim jackets are $110 and graphic tees are $20.
Now, on to the shoes. There are Common Project leather shoes and sneakers priced at $160 for samples, plus regular stock pairs run from $160 to $216 for the hightops. In an accessories pile near the register, there are also Band of Outsiders bow-ties for $34 and ties for $40.
About this fitting room situation, as mentioned earlier in the womenswear report: Men are often neglected in this respect, as they need space to try on clothes, too. As of last night, gents had two choices. They could strip down in the aisles (like one pantsless man we saw next to the $10 jeans bin) or join the ladies in the fitting room, which can be awkward for all parties involved. Consider yourself warned. Cash and credit are accepted and all stock is on the floor.
· Dealfeed: The News [Racked]
· Womenswear Starting at $5, Plus a Unisex Fitting Room at the News [Racked NY]