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The French Garment Cleaners sample sale kicks off this morning at 10am, but we stopped by the Fort Greene boutique yesterday evening to get a sneak peek. Overall, we saw pieces from Rachel Comey, Sea, and Kenzo, as well as plenty of men's picks from Won Hundred.
The men's section is first up when you walk into the store. Tee-shirts, sweaters, and pants are hanging on racks along the left-hand wall, and sweaters, coats, and more jeans are to the right. A table stacked with jeans is in the center of the space, and we spotted styles from labels such as Won Hundred for as little as $50.
Styles of note for men include a Maison Kitsune tee ($95), a NLST navy sweater ($255), a leather bomber from Lot78 ($200), acoated LA Panoplie anorak ($180), and a cozy brown NLST coat ($448) — check these out and more in the gallery above.
Men's shoes are to the right towards the center of the store. We liked sleek black leather Rachel Comey ankle boots ($95) and a pair of white Our Legacy sneakers ($89). There isn't much stock in shoes — maybe two or three pairs per style — so we suggest heading there first if you're looking to score a pair.
The women's section starts with a long column of racks down the center of the room. In the front, you'll find a more vintage selection, with tops, sweaters, and dresses from labels like M. Patmos, and contemporary labels like Sea, Kenzo, and Upstate towards the back of the racks.
Pro tip: There's a small rack on the right-hand wall towards the back of the space with all the pieces from the higher-end labels that are offered here, like Apiece Apart and Rachel Comey. Prices are still around $300, but for most that's about half-off.
Women's shoes are on a shelf to the right, as well as on racks that are placed in front of the fitting room. We liked a pair of black leather Ariana Bohling booties ($100), and a pair of fringed loafers by Rachel Comey ($109). Bags, headbands, other accessories, and more shoes are along the left-hand wall. we saw bags from Aandd New York and Jill Lindsey for around $200.
The sale has a good mix of unique, vintage-inspired pieces and statement pieces from higher-end labels. It runs through Sunday at 6pm, so check out the Dealfeed below for more details on when you can stop by.