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The Best Pieces to Shop at the Maiyet Sample Sale

Backstage at Maiyet fall 2015
Backstage at Maiyet fall 2015
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The Maiyet sample sale opens today in Soho, and if last night's preview was any indication, this one's going to be popular. There was already a hefty line of eager brand fans when we arrived a few minutes before it opened, but being that this is Maiyet's first sample sale, we wouldn't have anticipated anything less.

There's a whole lot to shop here from past collections — embroidered gowns and jumpsuits, crochet skirts, bags, shoes, and both costume and fine jewelry are all available — so we streamlined what we found down to the ten best pieces you should be grabbing:

1. Mixed Knit Fringe Poncho ($400): This single piece sums up what Maiyet is all about: great knitwear. If this is what you have your eye on, go now. Like, right this second.

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2. Sia Shopper ($350): Currently retailing for $950, this bag was a big draw at the sale (and for that big a discount, we can see why).  We saw a bunch in navy and brick, shown below.

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3. Flower Appliqué Leather Loafers ($200): To put it plainly, these shoes are special. The floral details make them truly one-of-a-kind, yet classic enough to wear forever.

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4. Desert Sandals ($100): These are available in bright blue, white, black, and a deep orange for about $500 less than what they cost last year.

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5. Jill Embroidered Mule ($200): Beading, embroidery, mule, heel — need we say more?

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6. Black and White Crochet Pencil Skirt ($200): This spring 2015 piece is like a classic black pencil skirt on steroids.

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7. Empire Double Wrap Necklace ($200): Maiyet's costume jewelry is so good, so we were happy to see so much of it here. This necklace, though — it's everything.

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8. Black Leather Leggings ($400): Will we ever get sick of good leather leggings? Doubtful.

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9. Deep V Embroidered Jumpsuit ($250): If you're in need of a killer black jumpsuit with a twist, this is what you should be reaching for. There's more than a few of it available in multiple sizes, so the odds of nabbing it are in your favor.

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10. D.L. & Co Large Skull Candle ($25): The candle company is also featured at this sale, and its most recognizable style is available in a bunch of bright colors at a third of its original price — so why the heck not?

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We asked sales associates whether there would be any restocking before this event wraps up on Sunday, and the gist that we got was "a bit, but not that much" — and anyway, it seems like all of the best stuff is already on the racks.

Check out the Dealfeed below to see when you can stop by.