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Inside the First Alice & Olivia Sample Sale Of the Week

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Earlier this morning we got a preview of Alice + Olivia's sample sale at the 260 Fifth Avenue location. The selection includes A&O's past and current spring and summer collections, as well as a dash of fall 2012 merchandise here and there. If you have your heart set on a couple of current pieces that are still up on Shopbop, in stores, as well as online, you probably want to head down there now to grab them at up to 70% off.

We were told that the selection for the downtown sale opening tomorrow at 72 Greene Street is the same, with maybe a little bit more stock in the back. Therefore, if you're too late today, you might want to your butt to Soho at 10am sharp to snatch them up.

Prices at the sale start at just $29 for belts and top off at $299 for coats and fur and leather pieces. Sample pieces fill three racks in the back and are priced at $49. You need to do a little digging but you'll find some great pieces. Sample leather pants, skirts and sequined dresses are $99.

We thought the selection for the sequined sample dresses, which are mostly in size 4, were pretty stellar, and would recommend picking through to find your next festive party dress. Be careful, though, to check for some stains and damages, since the sequins easily hook onto other garments.

All of the shoes are in the back. Flats and sandals start at $49, sky high stilettos, wedges, and pumps are $79 (regularly $295 to $395), while leather booties and tall boots are just $99 (regularly $395 to $595).

We spotted several items currently still on Shopbop, such as the popular Dina striped pump for $79 (currently sold on Shopbop for $295). We also spotted the Tracey Peplum dresses in cobalt blue and baby pink.

Some notable pieces were this flowy pink tank for $69 and this great lambskin/silk cutout dress for $199 (currently $697 on Shopbop). If you love peplums, we spotted this side peplum dress for $129. And finally, this Venda embellished blazer for $169, currently on Shopbop for $796.

The sale runs through Sunday; see the dealfeed below for more info on both locations, and the gallery above for pictures.— Hsini
· Dealfeed: Alice & Olivia [Racked NY]
· Here's the Price List for Today's Alice & Olivia Sample Sale [Racked NY]
· The June Sample Sale Rundown: 51 and Counting! [Racked NY]

260 Sample Sale

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