There was a small after-work rush at the Morgane Le Fay sample sale last night at 462 W. Broadway in Soho, where shoppers took advantage of the up-to-90%-off markdowns. The company claims it's their best sample sale yet, and compared to last year's sale, there seems to be a lot more inventory (racks fill up both floors of the venue).
This includes dresses in cotton, wool, silk, organza, linen, as well as silk and cotton tank tops, oversized wool coats, and more. There are no fragrances or accessories, except for a couple of shawls and only a handful of shoes.
Most of the clothes are organized by color, with different styles and sizes scattered throughout. Sizes range between extra-small to large. Colors include navy, blue, red, burgundy, gray, pastel green, french grey, and plum, but ivory and black definitely dominate the racks. There's also a rack or two with some floral, checker, polka dot, and stripe patterns. Wool coats in different patterns and styles were placed together.
Price wise, most pieces are around 70% to 80% off, while some tops and samples are up to 90% off. Items appeared to be priced individually, and some price tags show multiple markdowns from previous sales, so it might be a good idea to check with the staff for the final low price.
A few noteworthy items we spotted: a sample ivory organza silk dress from the previous sale is going for $100 and a navy tulle/cotton dress is $150. A mixed-pattern hoodie is $80, and a silk tank top is $27. Cotton knits are under $50 (we saw one for $10), and wool coats are between $400 and 600.
If you're familiar with the brand, you should check it out. Most shoppers had armfuls of clothes while perusing the aisles. The sale might also be worth it for future brides looking for something whimsical, since most of the white dresses that could double as a wedding dress range between $100 and $1000. Many were under $500, especially in the samples section.
Final note: there's a dressing room in the basement with mirrors. The sale runs through Sunday February 23rd from 11am to 7pm daily at 462 W. Broadway between Prince and Houston Streets.—Hsini
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