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We popped in the MCM sample sale at Metropolitan Pavilion a few moments before the security guards opened the doors to the public this afternoon. Those willing to brave the rain will be greeted with a line, and last we checked, it was about 75 people deep. The sale is on the fifth floor, and security is letting just ten people into the building at a time — but once you've checked your coat and umbrella, you'll walk into a huge room stocked with tons of the brand's signature Visetos designs.
Bags on metal shelves line the perimeter of the room. Expect to see a variety of backpacks in different colorways — our eyes were immediately drawn to the denim, pink, and red Stark studded backpacks (around $350), mini Bebe Boo backpacks in pink and denim, and the large Stark backpack. (Photos weren't allowed in the sale venue, but we've got approximations of what you'll find in the gallery above).
You can also expect to find the Milla, the gold Visetos zip-around ($121), Heritage tri-fold, and card wallets ($77). We noticed phone ($69) and iPad covers, too. As for the handbags, you'll pleased to find that there are quite a few sizes and colors of the both the Munich and Milla totes, reversible shoppers ($249), decorative clutches, and mini cross-body bags.
If you were hoping for clothing, you're in luck: The German brand had fur-lined gloves ($123), fox-fur collars ($520), neoprene tee-shirts, leather jackets, and jackets with leather sleeves for both men and women in stock. A rack behind the clothing held men's belts ($116), and on the left side of the room, there was a table with bracelets ($77), bag charms, and sunglasses. A little further down, there are men's shoes on display with boxes and boxes of sizes behind the table. There didn't appear to be any women shoes, even though we heard there was stock in the building — it was just unclear whether it would be sold to the public.
As we were leaving, we overheard the security guard say he felt bad for the people working the sale tomorrow. He felt like the rain deterred the crowds today, but tomorrow the weather will reportedly be sunny and in the 70s — in other words, perfect weather to wait in line. If you decide to go, check out the Dealfeed below for the sale's dates and times.