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Every year, Lucky Magazine hosts its annual Lucky Shops, a gigantic shopping event that boasts up to 70% off a slew of high-end and contemporary brands. Usually, the festivities take place at the Metropolitan Pavilion, but last year, they were relocated to the Highline Stages in Meatpacking. This year, they've decided to set up further downtown at 82 Mercer Street in Soho.
The event begins on November 1st with a VIP charity shopping party hosted by Jennifer Hudson. (Tickets for that are $150 in advance or $155 at the door.) This year, merchandise will be coming from roughly fifty vendors, like Charlotte Ronson, Jill Stuart, Rebecca Minkoff, Clare Vivier, and Sigerson Morrison, and portion of proceeds will be donated to Jennifer's charity, the Julian D. King Gift Foundation. To make it all even sweeter, we've got a 15% off reader discount to share.
Perks this year include free mini makeovers at the Maybelline New York Color Studio, and hourly giveaways at the Sole Society shoe lounge. In addition to that, the Lucky Break Deals will return, which is where designers will mark down one select "Lucky Breaks" item from their shops at least 60% off. The On-Site Flash Sales will also resume, which means brands will schedule flash sales throughout the event with extra discounts. For an idea of what to expect if you've never been, check out our coverage from previous sales.
Tickets can be purchased online on the Lucky Shops website for First Dibs Friday ($35), Super Shopper Saturday ($30), the Double Deals Two-Day Pass ($50), or general admission on Friday and Saturday ($30 and $35). Note that tickets are $5 more when purchased at the door. To take 15% off the purchase price, enter the promo code 15LSNY2012 at checkout.
Update: Due to Hurricane Sandy, the sale has been a href="http://ny.racked.com/archives/2012/11/01/next_weeks_lucky_shops_has_been_rescheduled_to_december.php">rescheduled to December 6th.
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