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Right now, we're gearing up for next month's Racked Awards—our celebration of the best in fashion and retail—and we want your voice to be heard! This year, we're opening up a reader poll for the most noteworthy sample sale so far in 2014.
Based on your comments, tweets, and more, we've narrowed the list down to eight sales that took place this year, from a couple of reliable favorites to one that had us waiting outside in the snow. The polls close in 48 hours—that's Wednesday, October 1st at noon—so make your voice heard now!
Elizabeth and James, April 2014
The semi-annual sale for the Olsen twins' lower-priced line was stocked with great picks for up to 75% off retail.
Rebecca Minkoff, May 2014
Shoppers go crazy for her bags every time they're on sale, and they certainly came out in full force this year.
Loeffler Randall, May 2014
The shoe brand's annual sale garnered a whopping 66 comments from our readers—one of the biggest sample sale conversations we've had this year.
Diane von Furstenberg, May 2014
After skipping a sale last winter, DVF returned with wrap dresses aplenty and that rack of $50 samples.
Soulcycle, June 2014
With tons of fitness gear going for no more than $40, rockstars and non-rockstars alike waited in line with hundreds of people on opening day for the discounted goods.
Proenza Schouler, July 2014
Even though it was open for one day only the curiosity of discounted bags and goods got shoppers talking about this sale.
Tamara Mellon, September 2014
It was the relatively young designer brand's first-ever sample sale, and featured merchandise up to 90% off that was still full-price elsewhere online.
Update: We have a winner—the Tamara Mellon sample sale!