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October 08, 2019

After Retail

Love quality women’s fashion? Love Johnny Was and Joseph Ribkoff fashions? Then you’re gonna want to shop After Retail.

Recently launched, this easy to shop site has discounts of 50-85% off designs by Johnny Was, Joseph Ribkoff, Vintage Collection, Biya and more.  All items are brand new, first quality and have never been worn.

September 25, 2018


I initially covered HauteLook back in the mid- 2000’s.  Since then it’s gone through some changes, most importantly being acquired by Nordstroms.

With that change came a higher level of service along with great designer brands for 30-85% below original retail.

Recent and upcoming designer Flash Sales include Free People, Cole Haan, Simply Couture, Steve Madden, Natori, French Connection,

April 24, 2018

Touch of Modern

If you have edgy, eclectic or modern sensibilities and love to shop online flash sales, check out Touch of Modern.

Like Hautelook, Gilt, Zulily and the like, here you find groupings of Flash Sample Sales with savings of 30-60% on bedding, artwork, table top, home décor, home furnishings and accessories, apparel, shoes, tools, gadgets and more.

June 18, 2014


I reviewed ages ago. Back then it was an online flash sale/ outlet just for children’s apparel. But between then and now,  WOW has it changed!

Added to the cool collection of kids stuff for 30%-70% below retail are now women’s fashion, men’s fashions, plus size fashions, maternity, jewelry, home décor, home furnishings, garden, handbags, linens and bedding,…. and so much more!
Really good deals on way too many items that you will love.

March 27, 2013


Love Fluxus? Then you’re gonna totally dig the This online Sample Sale Site carries women’s fashions at Sample Sale pricing.
… and right now, they have Fluxus.

October 26, 2010


The world of Online Sample Sales has exploded! My in box is stuffed every morning with dozens of Sample Sale sites current sales. It makes my already blurry eyes glaze over and I delete all of them pretty darn fast. I have missed a really good sale being inundated with Sample Sale overload. It’s simply too much to deal with every morning! OY!

July 26, 2010


If you’re looking around for a new fashion outlet, try cool online outlet,

The prices are always steeply discounted at 70% off retail with a good selection of women’s better designer fashions by Robert Rodriguez, Trina Turk,  BCBG Max Azria. French Connection, Aqua, Marc Jacobs, DKNY, Cynthia Steffe…

May 20, 2010


If you’re into sports or real sporting goods, most online sample sales probably don’t interest you much … unless of course it handles upscale sporting goods and apparel at serious discounts. The first “Private Sale” sporting goods website, is an exclusive members-only site offering premium sports brands and products in footwear, apparel, and gear for exercise, adventure, and play at discounts of 50%- 70% off retail.

November 23, 2009

Ebay Fashion Vault

Oh Boy… Ebay has gotten into the online Sample Sale biz!

Ebay has enlisted some of their most trusted sellers and designers to work closely with eBay to bring you Fashion Vault sales events. For a limited time, 48 to 72 hours, exclusive online events will have selected designers on sale by brand authorized Ebay sellers who sell these higher end garment at substantial savings.

October 27, 2009

Beyond The Rack

Yep, This is the year of the online Sample Sale. There seem to be a new one every month. Some stand out… some don’t.

One stand out is The set up is similar to Rue La La and Gilt, and they have sweet discounts of 40%-70%, on both men’s, women’s and kids designer clothing and accessories. 

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