Joy Gryson kicked off another warehouse sale in the back room of her Tribeca shop this week, and though it was quiet when we stopped by this morning with just two other shoppers, Joy told us that she's predicting the most popular items will be gone by. Among these are the backpacks, crossbody and messenger bags, and a variety of smaller purses. With no restocking and no item over $200, we have a feeling that her prediction will come true.
The sale is impeccably organized, with bags wrapped in plastic and styles clearly marked. Color-coded stickers denote prices: An orange sticker is $49 (from $158—$188), a red or yellow sticker is $99 (from $295—$425), a blue sticker is $149 (from $475), and a green sticker is $199 (from $675).
The overwhelming majority of items we were drawn to, luckily, were in the $49—$99 range, like a black embossed snake bag ($99, from $425), and the oversized pouch in black and light pink for $49 ,down from $175. There was a huge selection of wallets and small change purses going for $49 too, and one of our favorites was the simple Continental wallet in black (from $188), with plenty of space and organization. They also had smaller wallets in perforated leather with zip closures for the same price.
Some of the larger bags we noted were the Violet tote bag (which can also be worn as a backpack) for $199, and the whipstitch bags for $149. The whipstitch bags are available in a variety of colors—our favorite was the sage/black combo—and feature a braided handle with leather fringe at its edges.
In addition to the warehouse sale items in the back, everything else in the store is 50% off right now, and includes pieces from her spring line like bold red leather crossbody bags and backpacks—so no matter where you look, there's a discount to be had. The sale is open tonight through 7pm, from Thursday through Saturday from 11am to 7pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm at 106 Franklin Street in Tribeca.