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The regular roster of designers and pieces is impressive in itself at the Anthom boutique in Chelsea, and the items brought in exclusively for its sample sale that started this morning only elevates the offerings. We previewed it all right before the doors opened this morning at 11am, and were happy to find that the art gallery-esque space is full of exciting discounts on shoes, sweaters, jewelry, and clothing.
Everything in the store is included in the sample sale, with the exception of the new spring merchandise hanging on the right-hand wall. We were impressed with the uniqueness of every piece, as well as the amount and variety of textures that we spotted on the racks.
A table with shoes and sweaters is to the left of the entrance. We liked a pair of Wal & Pai pointy-toed leather flats ($325) that are pretty well-stocked. A gray Tabula Rasa sweater ($185) stood out as well. There are shoes stacked on the floor around the table as well, including a few loafer styles in mint green leather and a pair of Nudité gray wool sneakers marked down to $95 (from $245). Behind this table is another that's beautifully arranged with candles, hats, jewelry, watches, and more small accessories.
On the right-hand side, you'll find apparel by Priory, Veda, Kaarem, Jkoo, Shelby Steiner, and more hanging on the racks. The Priory section is stocked with tactile sweaters, like a navy blue one for $92.50 (originally $175). We also liked a long silky robe-cardigan that is 50% off at $147.50. A quilted jacket with pebbled leather sleeves by DITR REF also caught our attention ($110), as did a green shift dress with an abstract mountain print by Kaarem ($266).
Another favorite piece was a white sweatshirt by Jkoo with colorful faux fur detail ($170). Shelby Steiner's section is last, and the Portland designer's minimalist pieces are definitely worth checking out. We liked a simple white sleeveless dress that is very, very soft ($149).
Jewelry is displayed on a shelf against the back wall. Prices start at $60, and there's a nice selection of simply beautiful necklaces, rings, bracelets, and earrings to peruse, like a goldtone pendant necklaces for $78. There are also a few pairs of sunglasses for $128.
In the back room, you'll find more shoes, clothing, and accessories. The entire right-hand wall is taken up by shoes, with many of the same styles from the front displayed here as well, plus a nice pair of gold Wal & Pai booties for $297.
Another table of accessories is in the center of the space. A stunning Brunswick & Co. calf hair hobo bag stood out, as did a black lizard-embossed crossbody bag ($165). There are also hats for $38 and $58 (depending on the knit) and a selection of two-tone lunar bracelets for $50.
Even more clothing is hanging up against the left-hand wall and in the front left corner of the space. We saw a white Finders Keepers maxi dress for $15, and a striking silver dress by Ksenia Schnaider for $50 — the zipper was broken on this one, but it looked like an easy fix.
We also saw a few styles from DITR REF that we liked, including a blue dip-dye tank ($18) and a black sweatshirt with shiny polka dots ($43). A black trumpet skirt by Cameo stood out as well ($25), but what's maybe the best over here are ultra-soft and cozy blue sweatpants by Tabula Rasa ($177.50).
Dressing rooms are in the back of the second room, and the sale runs through Sunday at 6pm. Check out the Dealfeed below for more details.