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Braving the line to get in the J. Crew sample sale at 260 Fifth Avenue is just the beginning of the battle. We reported earlier that the sale has a lot of merchandise, and we definitely weren't kidding—it's so packed inside that two people can barely pass by each other in an aisle. There isn't even enough space for a fitting room, so you better know your sizes. We noticed that female shoppers were coveting tops, dresses, shoes, and accessories the most, while men gravitated toward button-downs and plaid shirts.
We overheard an employee telling a customer that the staff will be restocking throughout the day and overnight during the sale, so maybe you'll want to wait until the hype dies down and the lines get shorter (hopefully). The sale runs through Sunday.—Laura Gurfein
· Dealfeed [Racked NY]
· The J. Crew Sample Sale Is Packed With Merchandise [Racked NY]
· The Line Outside The J. Crew Sample Almost Reaches Broadway [Racked NY}