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We covered footwear and handbags earlier this morning, so now let's turn to highlights among the ready-to-wear offerings at Clothingline's Tory Burch sample sale. You probably already know that there's plenty of stock available. What you may not anticipate is the sheer amount of color, large florals, stripes, and psychedelic patterns in stock.
Pricing is generally consistent with previous Tory Burch sample sales, though we did notice some minor changes (dresses are a bit cheaper, cardigans and outerwear are a bit more expensive). There was a full range of sizes from sizes 0 and XS located in the front near the cash registers to sizes 14 and XL located in the back near the shoe section.
The vast majority is stock is from Tory's recent Resort and Spring collections, though we saw some familiar pieces from two or three years ago. In the dress section, we saw the dropped-waist Adora Dash Tweed dress, the floral Ivey maxi dress, and the geometric color-blocked Darya dress for $130 apiece. We were disappointed that there weren't any of Tory's polished sheath dresses on the racks, but really the patterned items are so distracting we didn't have a chance to dwell on this.
We also spotted the Federicamaxi skirt, the chic Opalina skirt, the Mediterranean-vibed Simon skirt, and the prim and proper Virginia skirt for $75 apiece. Considering that the sample prices are at least 40% lower than the already discounted sale prices online, these are a great deal.
While there's a lot of tops and sweaters available for $85 to $115, we only saw a handful of Tory's signature tunics for $110. There was a sweet, heavily bedazzled cotton tunic in parrot green and navy that was flying off the racks. The leather and suede Florence tunic and a mixed-pattern sweater tunic were also available.
We're major fans of Tory's sequined pieces, but unfortunately, these were also few and far between. We spotted a gold sequined tank for $85 and a black dress with a silver sequined bodice for $250, both available in several sizes. Our favorite piece was a single dark purple sequined blazer for $250, which was size XL.
In case you like to shop a few seasons ahead, there's also a small selection of heavier coats for $195 and leather bomber jackets for $250.
Space in the communal fitting room is ample and staffers tell us that they may receive another shipment of stock on Wednesday. The sale continues at Clothingline (261 W. 36 Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues) through Saturday, June 16th. Hours are 11am to 7pm weekdays and 11am to 4pm Saturday.—Kiran
· At the Tory Burch Sale: Tons of Seasonal Shoes and Handbags [Racked NY]
· Dealfeed: Tory Burch [Racked NY]
· RackedWire: The Tory Burch Sale [Racked NY]