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The mother of all sample sales is upon us. It's more than a month away, but let's all take a minute to hyperventilate: Mizhattan has dug up the dates for the legendary Hermès sample sale. Returning on Wednesday, March 23rd, at Soiffer Haskin, the sale should draw lines around the block of the chicest shoppers waiting to grab Hermès goodies at a discounted rate. The iconic Birkin and Kelly bags won't be available (there's a lifelong waiting list, after all), but based on past Hermès sales, you can expect leather bags, accessories, ties, scarves and shawls, a plethora of leather goods and who knows...maybe even a saddle or two.
Location: Soiffer Haskin, 317 W. 33rd Street near 8th Avenue
Hours: Wednesday, March 23rd, 9am—6pm
Thursday, March 24th, 9am—8pm
Friday, March 25th, 9am—6pm
Saturday, March 26th., 9am—6pm
Sunday, March 27th, 1pm—5pm
Brace yourselves for a mob scene and watch as the regularly civilized Hermès ladies lose their cool and go absolutely bonkers over enamel bracelets. As always, we will be lineblogging live from the sale. So stay tuned and let the countdown to the madness begin.—Yale Breslin
· Hermes Sample Sale [Mizhattan]
· Lineblogging: The Hermès Madness Begins [Racked NY]