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Yesterday afternoon, we dropped by the Matt Bernson sample sale at 302 Bowery, and the bottom line is that the sale is definitely worth a visit—for everyone. Whether you're in the market for a pair of winter boots or office flats, there's a wide selection of sizes and styles for every season to choose from.
The first floor is lined with popular styles from this season, like the classic shearling boots. Matt, who was at the sale, said they've been the best-sellers so far, and the Tundra boots ($100) are also moving quickly. Glittery pairs of round-toe heels (like the Florence pump for $60), suede ankle booties, printed smoking loafers, and cap-toe ballet flats are all well-represented upstairs and marked down up to 60% off.
As for pricing, flat boots, heels, and wedges are all priced at $60. Flats are $50, and flip-flops downstairs are a mere $25.
The bottom floor of the sale is filled with boxes and boxes of spring, summer, and fall styles. They're all organized by size and are definitely worth digging through. Toward the front of the store are a few tote bags and some jewelry, along with men's shoes, including a couple notable pairs of leather loafers.
The sale is cash only, but the ATM across the street has been getting plenty of use. The sale will continue through Sunday evening, but the more popular sizes and styles may not remain in stock for long. For additional info, consult the dealfeed.—Naomi Collett Ritz
· Dealfeed: Matt Bernson [Racked NY]
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