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The Tocca sample sale started yesterday at the brand's far west Chelsea showroom, with prices up to 85% off retail. The selection is small, but solid. And by evening, there was no line and no crowd. You'll find the best deals on the beauty products, and for anyone looking to get a head start on their holiday shopping, Tocca's signature candle and fragrance selection will offer up quite a few options. Large single wick candles are $20 each, small single wick candles are $10, and a candle travel set (containing three mini candles) is $20 as well. Brass-stand three wick candles are $25, and going fast.
Body lotions and creams range from $5 to $15 and a body scrub is $20. Perfumes range from $10 to $45, and small boxes of laundry detergents—perfect for your delicates—are only $5. There's a wide assortment of scents.
Pieces from Tocca's ready-to-wear Black Label line are available in a variety of sizes ranging from 0-12, with about two racks of clothing on hand per size. Dark colors, checkered patterns, and vintage styles were the theme—just the thing for winter. Skirts and knits are $85, tailored pants and shorts are $65, and jackets are $250. Nestled amongst the clothes are a few mid-length wool coats priced at $150.
Dresses and rompers from this season are both $125—a bargain when compared to the $400 and $500 Parole dresses and pantsuits currently on sale on the brand's website. However, the most popular item on the racks appears to be the slinky silk camisole, available in a range of colors, and priced at $30. Lingerie items are few and far between, but the bras and underwear that are available are $15, and teddies are $30. There is a curtained-off fitting room with full-length mirrors available as well.
Black Label leather bags, in violet, pastel pink, and gray, are $85, and leather coin purses are $50. There is also one very small rack of Black Label Bambini, Tocca's baby line. Dresses are $40, tops, skirts, shorts, and pants are $25 and coats are $60.
Beauty items will be restocked through Friday, though clothes will not be. The sale runs through Friday, from 11:30am to 7:30pm daily, at 542 West 22nd Street. Markdowns aren't expected.—Marina Charny
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