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This week's Lauren Merkin sample sale, on today through Thursday, is filled with the brand's classic and contemporary handbags. Snakeskin-embossed mini leather wallets ($50) and large zip-up wallets ($50, down from $175), share a table near the entrance with iPad cases ($25-$40) with ID/credit card cut-outs or zipper detailing.
Most of the large clutches and handbags include free canvas storage bags. There's an abundance of Louise clutches ($100), and Quinn calfskin handbags in muted colors ($195, down from $375). Bargain boxes ($20-$85) teeming with a variety of glitter, canvas, and leather Louise, Tatum, and Lucy clutches line the walls.
There are also classic leather Olivia totes for $75, marked down from $325. There's a coat rack full of leather Stevie saddlebags ($195), and tomato-red Cece ($175) leather handbags with chain strap detail.
The color selection feels limitless; black is available in nearly every style, but animal prints, muted grays and beiges, and bright colors are also featured. The sale is running through Thursday at 231 West 29th Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, from 11am to 7pm daily.—Kimberly Colvin
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