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Rising early on a hot Sunday morning to score some discounted Helmut Lang goods was worth it today, as there's a lot of merchandise at the brand's Clothingline sample sale. As an added bonus, everyone receives a free bra at checkout: either a grey triangle bra, or an oxblood asymmetrical style. Spend $250 or more and you get to choose a second gift—the black asymmetrical bra, or a tank with the same neckline, all while supplies last.
As of this morning, the sale was well organized by size and there was a lot to choose from. The prices at Helmut Lang sales never hit rock bottom; the discount was up to 60% off, and some of the best deals were in the knit area—sweaters are $79, and knit tees and tanks are $39.
Dresses ranged from easy jersey draped styles for $119 and painterly summer asymmetrical styles for $179 to floor-length embellished styles and leather trimmed dresses both for $249. Looking to clothe your bottom half? There are good deals on bottoms, from $49 knit skirts to $79 jeans and $129 pants. Not so basic leather pants are $399.
Blazers are priced at $199 with styles for everyone. The sharply tailored silhouettes that Helmut is known for are offered in basic black, color blocked and kaleidoscope prints. The softer, asymmetrically draped styles come in lightweight crepe and wool fabrications. Most of the printed blazers have shorts ($129) to match, making an instant summer suit.
There were also multiple leather jackets ($399) to browse through; we spotted a few electric blue styles that were sure to garner attention, while the classic black leather jackets were being snatched up by shoppers.
A communal changing room is equipped with empty racks to hang your goodies on, as well as many full length mirrors. There's a 10 piece maximum to bring into the dressing room. The staff wass eager to help, so don't be shy to ask for different sizes.
The sale picks up tomorrow at 11am and runs through Wednesday, June 5th. For additional info, see the dealfeed below.—Christina DeSmet
· Dealfeed: Helmut Lang [Racked NY]
· There Will Be Free Bras at the Helmut Lang Sample Sale [Racked NY]
· The June Sample Sale Rundown: 36 and Counting [Racked NY]