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This Week's Illesteva Sample Sale Will Probably Be Crowded

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Italian eyewear brand Illesteva is hosting its second sample sale inside the company's Soho offices beginning this Thursday, February 4th at 10am. The sale will feature sunglasses and bags for up to 60% off retail prices.

Last season, Illesteva's first-ever sample sale drew big crowds looking to score discounts on three tables filled with sunglasses, two with handbags, and one with optical frames — despite the fact that sunglass sale prices weren't dramatically different from original ones. For instance, the Leonard sunglasses were knocked down to $135 from $177. On the bright side, there was a huge selection to shop, and popular styles were regularly restocked.

We expect the merchandise to go just as quickly this time around. During the last sale, employees reported that they had already restocked three times in the first hour, so be sure to head to the fourth floor of 456 Broadway early before your favorite styles are sold out. Check out the Dealfeed below for more details.