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We braved the cold and a long line this morning at the Thom Browne sample sale, where there's merchandise for both guys and girls. The staff is super friendly and helpful, but there's a no try-on policy that is being politely enforced. There won't be any restocking, so if you're a fan of the brand you'll want to hit this one today. They are only letting in about 30 people into the space at a time, so bundle up. Most of the sizes for both sexes are a 1 or a 2, and prices range from $45 to $800.
Men have more to choose from than women, with ties for $50, polos for $75, and shorts for $75. There's a slew of button ups for $90, ranging in sizes 2 through 5. Cotton sweaters are $100 with cashmere knits priced at $200. Pants range from $90 to $300.
Suit jackets looked to be going from $200 to $600, and we did find a stash of full suits for $575. Outerwear offered ranges from lightweight summer jackets to heavier down coats, and that's where you'll hit the $800 mark. There are a lot of shoes for guys in sizes 9.5 to 12, all priced at $300. There are also a table of suspenders for $45.
Ladies, there is only one pair of shoes in a 7.5 that were going for $300. We saw shirt dresses, summer dresses, and evening wear going from $300 to $650. Sweaters will cost you $100, with cashmere also going for $200, and there is a small selection of pants and shorts from $75 to $300. Jackets looked to be anywhere from $400 to $800, and there's also a small area of bags that range from $250 up to $650. Belts are $50 and scarves are $100.
The sale is credit card only, and there are no mirrors. The sale runs from 11am to 7pm today and tomorrow at 168 Bowery. See the photo gallery above for more.
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