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Yesterday afternoon, we stopped by the friends and family portion of the Splendid and Ella Moss sample sale, which opened to public today at 9am. We found lots of great not-so-basic basics for women, men, kids, and babies (yes, we were swooning over the little Splendid onesies). First off, let's note that Splendid and Ella Moss pieces aren't separated, so you'll see that both brands are mixed. Second, we hope you're not feeling shy–there are no dressing rooms, per usual.
Let's start with women's. There are more than a dozen racks full of tanks, knit tops, and sweaters, including some pieces from the current spring/summer 2012 collection. If you're a small, this sale is for you: Smalls definitely dominate the racks, as do striped Splendid pieces, like a red and navy striped boat-neck tunic for $35. Basic Splendid and Ella Moss tanks are $15, and most tops are $20 and $25.
The selection also includes loads of linens and soft cotton tees, both long and short sleeve. We found Ella Moss tops in floral prints and even one with a peacock on it, as well as fun shorts in colors like coral, lemon and teal for $20. Maxi dresses and maxi skirts in neutral colors appeared to be going fast, but don't fret—the sale will be restocked daily.
There's also a sizeable selection of lightweight sweaters, cashmere sweaters, and jackets embellished with lace and sequins. Even though it's sweltering outside, we liked an Ella Moss brown fur bomber for $40. There's also a small bin of women's swimwear for $15, but nothing to get excited about. Both brands are selling pants and cardigans for $30, but Splendid cashmere is $65, while Ella Moss cashmere is $75.
Unsurprisingly, there isn't much of a selection for men: just two racks of Splendid Mills pants and tees. There is a surprising amount of children's clothing, though—almost all of the kids' clothes are marked $15 (there's even a toddler-size Spendid crop-top), while leggings and bloomers are $5. For a full price list for all departments, check the gallery above. The sale runs through 6pm tomorrow, and for additional info, see the dealfeed.
· Dealfeed: Splendid and Ella Moss [Racked NY]