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The Lauren Merkin Sample Sale Is Definitely Worth a Trip

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The Lauren Merkin sample sale on West 29th Street opened today to a small crowd of eager shoppers waiting patiently for a chance to get their hands on the brand's leather goods. At the sale, we spotted plenty of handbags, clutches, limited-edition accessories, and more, all marked down up to 70% off.

Small accessories are located near the cash register, which you'll find immediately when you enter the showroom. If these are what you're after, be sure to stop and take a look since they were definitely going fast. We found a zip pouch for $25 in red, purple, tan, yellow, and metallic leather, along with other great gift ideas.

A few steps further into the room, you'll find a plethora of purses in all colors and sizes organized by style. The Eve, which is originally $180 to $200, is priced between $70 and $90 depending on the leather. The Riley is $90 (originally $225), the Allie is $100 (originally $250), and limited-edition clutches are $100 (originally $225).

The hardest to get to are the bargain bins, which start at just $30 and cap off at $60. Within a few minutes, these bins had been decimated—but if you can get near them, they're worth a look, providing there's anything left. In addition to the clutches, there's a good selection of large handbags, like the Paige for $195 (originally $495), the Blair for $100 to $150 (originally $350 to $495), and the Olivia for $175 (originally $375).

There won't be any restocking throughout the sale so if there is something you want, we recommend getting there sooner rather than later. The sale runs through Thursday, August 16th, from 11am to 7pm daily. For more information, check the Dealfeed.— Pam Krywy
· Dealfeed: Lauren Merkin [Racked NY]
· Lauren Merkin [Official Site]