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Remember last summer, when so much of what we found at Scoop's closet clean-up sale was mostly from the in-house label? That's certainly not the case for its latest sale, which kicked off this morning at the Soho store. We stopped by a few hours after the doors opened, calculator apps ready to take 60% off the written price on men's and women's designer apparel and shoes, and were pleasantly surprised with the variety of labels we found — not to mention the prices.
The sale's taking place in the back half of the store if you're entering from Broadway. The first section you'll encounter right across from the cash registers are higher-end designers, where we spotted pieces like a Cushnie et Ochs green dress for $359.60 (was $1,495), a Maison Martin Margiela black crepe jumpsuit in a size 38 for $347.60 (was $1,455), a Zero Maria Cornejo red silk crepe dress in a size 6 for $239.60 (was $995), and a Jason Wu red dress in a size 4 for $407.60 (was $1,695).
To the left of these are sandals, heels, and boots from the likes of Jimmy Choo, Chloe, Tamara Mellon, and more — check out the gallery above to see what we found. While the selection is great, the bad news is that there are a very limited number of sizes for certain styles, and there won't be any restocking in this section. A small number of scarves, beanies, and straw hats are around here, too.
The dozen or so purses up for grabs are right in front of the cash register, and range from a Zac Zac Posen bucket bag for $71.60 to a Myriam Schaefer carryall for $1,055.60. Nothing here was spectacular, so skip if you're short on time.
Moving back into the main part of the women's sale are the more contemporary (read: lower-priced) labels, including Helmut Lang, Jonathan Simkhai, Muller, Cooper and Ella — and, yes, a decent amount of Scoop's stuff. Start with the front racks of dresses, where you'll find a Michael Kors striped dress for $235.60, and move onto the coats, including a black cape style from Goen J. for $367.60.
The layers got lighter as you went further back: Next up were tops, followed by a couple of racks of summer-y looking merchandise right by the Mercer Street door (we noticed a couple of repeats from the last sale here). This is also where you'll find a table of denim — it's pretty much your standard blues in a variety of washes, with some black pairs and embellished styles thrown in for fun. We spotted Frame for $59.60 (was $220), Rag + Bone for $55.60 (from $225), and Alexa Chung for AG for just $39.60 (from $168).
Some of the least inexpensive items we found were in bins right by the mirrors: Two baskets of each of Banjo & Matilda knit pants for $59.60 (were $250) and Scoop oversized tee-shirts in white, army green, and "wine" for $15.60 (from $68).
There are more shoes back here as well, and you definitely shouldn't overlook Scoop's styles that have fallen to below $100. For example, a pair of Jimmy Choo snakeskin-printed slip-on sneakers up towards the front are $127.60 (from $525), and a similar style from Scoop back here are just $43.60 (from $175). A couple of Rag & Bone's Newbury boots are here, too, for just under $150 (from $525).
Men's apparel and accessories are well-represented at this sale, too, but as usual this merchandise took up less of the floor space. For denim, we spotted Frame jeans for $63.60 (from $225), J Brands for $43.60 (from $185) and a very nice 3x1 pair for $67.60 (from $285). Also in this area are Scoop sweaters, like a cornflower blue cashmere one for 79.60 (from $280). Button-downs and coats look to be the best bets in terms of style and size selection.
This sale doesn't have an end date scheduled just yet, but it usually goes along for two weeks or so — by the time the Super Bowl comes around in February, this will likely be over (and hopefully some markdowns, though they didn't happen last time around). Expect the apparel you already see out to be restocked throughout the sale; we'd be surprised if new styles appear down the line. Check out the Dealfeed below for more information.