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This morning, we found flocks of girls gathered for colorful silky frocks at the Tucker sample sale at 355 West Broadway, where discounts of up to 90% off were promised. Two rooms are filled with spring and summer dresses, shorts, jumpers, tops, and silky pants that are perfect for this season's sweltering heat. There are also leftovers from last spring's sample sale, but this time, there are no pillows or shoes to be had.
Prices start at $30 for samples and damaged items, and go up to $250 for coats. We spotted two bins in the back room containing gray woven lycra blend sweaters (with short sleeves and cute pockets) and leopard-print silky skirts, both marked at $10. Check your merch carefully, though—the gray sweater we grabbed had a major snag.
The samples/damaged bins appeared to be pretty picked over, but you can still grab some cute finds. A delicious looking black and cream "damaged" dress caught our attention, and at $30, maybe you would be able to get over the misprint on the front panel of the dress.
The rest of the merchandise was not cheap. Prices were a bit higher than the last sample sale. Dresses are $150, pants are $100, blouses are $95, skirts and shorts are $75, cami tops are $60 (we were able to grab camis for $30 last year when merchandise was additionally marked down). There are a couple of coats hanging in the back room that are priced at $250, while jackets and jumpsuits are $175. The sizes range from petite/small to medium and large, but smaller sizes dominate the sale.
There may or may not be additional markdowns on the last days of the sale, but if you want the best prints, we suggest stopping by sooner rather than later—we saw flurries of Tucker fans grab multiple pieces to try on in the store's sole fitting room. The sale runs through Saturday. Check the dealfeed below for additional info.—Hsini
· Dealfeed: Tucker [Racked NY]
· July Sample Sales: Helmut Lang, Fivestory, Rebecca Minkoff [Racked NY]