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The biannual Seize sur Vingt sample sale opens today at 78 Greene Street, and we stopped by yesterday to check it out. Basically, if you're a guy in need of some button ups, this is the place for you. The merchandise is reduced up to 80% off, so if you've never been to this store or are unfamiliar with the brand, this is a good introduction.
As for those button ups, there are checks, stripes, solids, and prints in all different fabric offerings. The shirts range from $60-$90 depending on the style and are a steal, since they usually go for $150-$400. They have a good array of sizes here from a 14.5 x 33 up to 17 x 37. In the back of the shop are two racks that have some custom sized button ups and a few damages for even less, all clearly marked.
Besides button ups, polos are $55 in small through extra extra large. Some tailored, work appropriate shorts are available for $60 that will fit a 30 to a 36. Some awesome sweaters will only cost you $60-$120.
Pants are going for $80-$120, and they run from a size 28 to a 38. The sport coats and jackets are $150-$400, and there are even some one-of-a-kind options tucked in there for $100. The coat and jacket sizes are 38 through 48, though the majority of them are a size 40. There are also heavier overcoats in the $300-$450 range, and an amazing handmade raincoat for $600. The suits are going for $200-$800 and we saw some killer tuxes for $300-$750.
The shoe selection is slim but good. The sneakers are will cost you $120 and all other shoes and boots are $150. Most of the sizes are 9 through 10, but we did see a few 11.5s in there too. There are also ties for $45 that normally sell for $140. Some gift-worthy pajamas are available for $100, and swim trunks are $60.
Besides the guys' stuff, there are items for women, including polos for $40, button downs for $60 and some skirts for $80. There are cute shirts for kids for $30. They will be restocking this sale throughout, but that will mainly be the button ups.—Mickey Sery
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