According to both Mizhattan and Madison Avenue Spy, the Chrisitan Louboutin sample sale will begin on Monday, May 13th. As always, it will be incredibly difficult to break into if you don't have an invitation. Mizhattan reminds:
Unless you receive an invite from Christian Louboutin, gaining access to their heavenly shoe closet will be extremely difficult. But if there is a silver lining to this story, it's that I said "nearly impossible." From anecdotes heard here and there, I've been told a very few lucky Loubie lovers have been able to sneak into the sale without being invited."
Note that getting an invite usually requires that you personally know an employee (i.e. you're one of their clients), you're a member of the media, or you're a celebrity—and yes, it's most likely too late to get one now.
Both sites report that the sale will run from Monday through Friday at 306 West 38th Street, opening at 9am. Their end times differ (Mizhattan writes it's 9am to 6pm daily, while Mad Spy writes that it's 9am to 5pm, with Friday's portion ending at 3pm.) Let us know if you plan on trying your luck.
· *SAMPLE SALE* Christian Louboutin [Mizhattan]
· Get Ready: Louboutin Sample Sale [Madison Avenue Spy]
· Your Guide to the Best Shoe Sample Sales in New York City [Racked NY]