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The Ernest Alexander Sample Sale's Sturdy Leather Bags Are Your Best Bet

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Head to the Ernest Alexander sample sale, happening now at the brand's studio, and snag some genuine leather bags for men, small leather goods, and accessories. Prices start at just $5 for samples, and were accompanied by a few other brands to help round out your entire wardrobe.

The first thing we noticed after walking in was the hearty selection of bags along the front wall. We spotted large travel bags (starting at $119), messenger bags (starting at $98), and a few leather and canvas briefs, all available in colors like yellow and black. Many of the items were samples and priced as marked.

The apparel offerings weren't sparse, either. Towards the back of the space were racks of jackets and blazers ($79) and a long table with button-down shirts in various prints and colors ($39). Many of the shirts were still in the original packaging ,and much of the apparel looked to be overstock (as opposed to true samples).

Near the shirts was a table full of ties ($29) and belts ($20), and just across from the ties was a selection of leather wallets and portfolios (starting at $29). Don't forget to dig into the $5 bin, where we spotted some canvas pouches, a couple of button-downs still in packaging, and some leather camera straps, to name just a few items.

Other brands featured in the sample sale include Proper Assembly, which offered backpacks and duffle bags (starting at $69), and Craft Atlantic, which had a wide range of shoes, shirts, and outerwear starting at $45. Be sure to check out the gallery above for a quick peek at the offerings.

We didn't spot a fitting room, but outside of the shirts, most of the merchandise didn't really warrant one. Credit cards are the only form of payment accepted here, and you can check out the Dealfeed below for location and time info.