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This Week's Best Sample Sales, Pop-Up Shops, and More!

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Welcome to Racked's weekly agenda: a rundown of the best sales, store events, pop-up shops, and more over the next seven days. This week's highlights include two huge ones: the first-ever Marni sample sale at Soiffer Haskin and the launch of the Peter Pilotto for Target collection. There are also a bunch of pop-ups opening this week worth checking out, including concept shops from Shipley & Halmos, Levi's, and Marc Jacobs. See them all after the jump.

Over the weekend, Market 605—a pop-up shop located at 605 Hudson Street—officially opened for business, with independent brands such as Dirty Librarian Chains (jewelry), Feral Childe (women's clothing), Gamma Folk (jewelry), Study NY (sustainable women's clothing), and more. The space will be open through February 18th, and the designers will be on hand throughout to chat with shoppers.

Soiffer Haskin is kicking off its first-ever Marni sample sale tomorrow, which'll include women's merchandise and a small selection of menswear and chlidren's clothing, marked down up to 80% off. Doors open at 10am; check the dealfeed here for the rest of the week's hours.

Shipley & Halmos is opening a pop-up shop at 385 Canal Street today, but if you walk by too quick you might just miss it. The exterior mimics a typical Canal Street shop, with special tees, shot glasses, keychains, mugs, and more toward the front. Further back, merchandise will include limited edition items and special collaborations with Billykirk and DS & Durga. Hours are from 11am to 6pm daily, through February 23rd.

Further uptown in Meatpacking is the debut of the month-long Levi's® RED concept shop—and the first RED collection since 2007. There's not much more information available yet on what the pop-up will entail, but according to the press release, it will be a "fully immersive experience to reflect the collection." Stay tuned to find out what that means.

Marc Jacobs blew everyone's mind last week when he announced an upcoming pop-up shop (billed the Daisy Marc Jacobs Tweet Shop) that would only accept Tweets and Facebook or Instagram posts in exchange for merchandise—no cash, no credit. Turns out, the only things you can "buy" are Daisy fragrance samples, but you can win some pretty good accessories from the main collection. The shop runs through the 9th; see more info here.

Babeland is teaming up with luxury sex toy brand Crave for special Valentine's Day events this Friday and Saturday in Soho and Park Slope. Couples are invited to build their own handcrafted vibrator. Event details for Manhattan can be found here, and Brooklyn here.

Henri Bendel's Open See casting call kicks off today, where up-and-coming designers have the chance to show their accessory collections to the store's buyers. Guest judge Karen Giberson, president of the Accessories Council, will also be around to offer advice. The event starts at 9am, runs until noon, and is on a first-come, first-serve basis (no appointments). Attendees should enter at the 56th Street entrance.

The Peter Pilotto for Target collaboration drops today (!!!) at 8am. Head here for the complete list of stores in the New York City area that will be carrying the collection, as well as what time to line up, the lowdown on returns, important information about shopping online, and more.

Soiffer Haskin

317 W 33rd Street, New York, NY 718-747-1656 Visit Website


16 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002 646-684-4050 Visit Website

Marc Jacobs Collection

385 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012 212 343 1490 Visit Website