SachinBabi's Midtown West showroom sample sale kicked off this morning, and we swung by yesterday while the team was setting up for a quick sneak peek. It's boasting 80% off retail on stock pieces and samples, with racks that are bursting with the stellar intricately embellished pieces on which the brand has built its reputation. This sale is surely one of this week's standouts.
The racks are generally organized by style and feature embroidered tanks and blouses, leather jackets, formal and casual maxis, and short dresses. While prices have creeped up a bit from last summer's sample sale, the stock is immensely better. There's more variety available, as well as a broader size spread. Plus, for lucky sample size 2s, there are several racks of samples that max out at $75 for leather and embroidered pieces.
This sale has got something for any girl who doesn't like to blend into the crowd. Among the embellished blouses and tops we spied nautical crop tops, metallic tanks, heavily embroidered tunics, and tons of items featuring a great neon floral print (all $75). The rack of bottoms includes metallic stovepipe pants, patterned shorts in luxe fabrics, and lots of leather detailing ($75-$100). There's also an unseasonal but great collection of beaded cardigans, leather moto jackets, and embellished jackets ($125 to $250).
Without a doubt, the stars are the loads of maxi and short dresses, which feature everything from watercolor florals to nautical stripes and sequins ($125-$150). We especially loved a LBD featuring an underlay of electric blue sequins on the hem and a fully embroidered and mirrored strapless number.
For those of you who are a sample size 2, you're seriously in luck. The selection among the sample racks is as good, if not better, than the stock racks. We especially loved a fit and flare black leather dress with very heavy blue and yellow baroque embroidery ($75).
There's also a smattering of home goods in a back room from SachinBabi's Ankasa line. Prices start at $10 for shams and pillowcases and top out at $75 for coverlets.
For those in doubt about sizing, shoppers will be allowed to use a nearby restroom to try on the goods. Update: The sale has been extended through Friday at 3pm. For full details check our our dealfeed.—Kiran
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