A visit to the Rogan/Loomstate sample sale yesterday yielded moderately successful results. The small space had a handful of shoppers and a 1:1 match of salespeople, who were friendly and quick to rearrange a cluttered rack. The store had equal parts menswear and womenswear, but don't go expecting some outrageously unique item. Check it out if you're looking for autumn-appropriate, mild-weather basics like soft-worn Rogan jeans, soft-to-the-touch tees, anoraks and button-downs and blazers for guys, simple Loomstate organic sweaters and cutoff denim shorts and khakis for women.
Among the neutral-toned tees and jeans, highlights included sari-inspired Loomstate tunics, bright graphic tees, and some items (a sweater, tunic, and t-shirt were of note) involving cutouts, mesh, or see-through elements. Bargains include rows of men's and women's t-shirts for $20 from $60 and women's Rogan leather skirts from $498 to $105. Denim watch: The best bet of the sale were men's jeans down from $260 to $100 (in softer to rougher textures, in blue to gray to black tones) and women's jeans down from $200 to $85 (ranging from about size 25-32, in straight and skinny styles, and from gray to lilac to black to bright blue to standard denim to bordeaux). Cash or credit accepted, all sales final, expect to check your handbags upon walking in.—Alice Taranto
· Dealfeed: Rogan, Loomstate [Racked NY]