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ICB's sample sale on Crosby Street is probably swarmed right about now: For the ladies, ICB pieces are hugely discounted and there are plenty of sizes to go around; and for the men, the small space is so packed with good J. Press apparel that it's almost impossible to navigate around fellow shoppers.
You'll take the elevator to the third floor and walk one more flight up to the sales floor, when you get there, but don't be surprised if you have to wait outside for a little while first: they're only letting in about 50 or so shoppers at a time. Sale are noted by stickers of different colors and sizes (small blue sticker means $30, large yellow means $80). Nearly everything here is under $200, with the majority of merchandise going for less than $80.
The women's section is past the J. Press apparel, with ICB racks appearing first. You'll find $30 cashmere sweaters and knits (there are a few shelves of Cardigan sweaters for just $10), dresses for $50—$80, skirts for $30 (originally as much as $365), and pants for $50. Favorite pieces here included an embroidered tech sweat jersey for $30 (from $295), a white silk top for $50 (from $385), and a tortoise shell jacquard dress for $95 (from $475).
There are plenty of jackets, too, such as a white emulsion print jacket (from $795) and a mirrored silk jacket (from $550) each going for $50, as well as a striped blazer for $115 (from $575). Sizes are generally between 0 and 8; most are a 4 or 6. A few specialty in this mix, if they aren't marked with a sticker, are 80% off the tag price.
Around the corner, there is two racks full of Cardigan apparel, one for women ($20 to $50), and another for men (sweaters and pants, both $30). There's also a few racks of Chacott activewear for women, with items ranging from $20 to $30 (originally $60—$90). We also saw a Welcomfo sweater for $50 (from $112) and a few Deha items, such as capri pants for $50 (from $131) and a sleeveless tee for $20 (from $81).
Guys should definitely stock up on the J. Press dress shirts lining the walls for $10—$20 (originally up to $150), shorts for $10, and ties going for three for $25. We saw a gray J. Press suit for $100, as well as blazers and jackets for the same price (also noted: an XXL Canada goose jacket for just $200). J. Press socks are one for $5 or three for $10, and bags for $10 are in bins on the floor. There are many, many belts at $15 each or three for $40.
Shoes are $50 for women; there are several pairs but most a size 40 or 41. There are also stacks of yellow Tretorn shoes for men for $10 (were $135).
With prices this low, don't expect further markdowns to come before the sale ends on Friday. And try-ons are allowed among the aisles, if you can find a few square inches to stand on. Check out the Dealfeed below for sale hours.