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THE FLATIRON DISTRICT—A tipster writes, "I went to the DVF sample sale last month and purchased an iPad case along with a pile of dresses and didn't think much of it. Well, the other day my friend started staring at my DVF ipad case and noticed something askew. The logo on the front is messed up and "Von Furstenberg" is actually missing the "n." Clearly it's an authentic iPad case. It has the DVF hologram sticker. But I thought it was kind of funny that either a) nobody noticed the error or b) they tried to pass it off. I mean I know you get what you get when you buy at a sample sale but..."[Racked Inbox]
SOHO—Sample Sally reports that the Helmut Lang, Theory, and Theyskens's Theory sale is calm and full of merchandise. Despite being billed as a sample sale, it mostly carries overstock. Prices seem decent, with Theory for under $100 and Theyskens's shoes for under $150, although most of the other pieces Sally lists cost at least twice that. [Sample Sally; Dealfeed]