Scenesters gathered tonight at Kiki de Montparnasse’s SoHo shop for the first night of the Decadestwo.1 sale. According to Racked, they’ll be replenishing throughout the sale…which is a good thing, since we spied only a handful of Louboutins (and none in our size–that would be 37). Racked reports that the shoes were downstairs, but we were directed upstairs when we tried to walk straight into the store/hunt for the shoes…weird.
Most beautiful pair of Loubies found, made from some intricate lace/netting…I believe they were $450? but no matter, they were a size 42 =(
Judging from Racked’s pictures, it seems like some of the major statement pieces are gone, but there are still some awesome items–like a crazy sequined & feathered Oscar de la Renta gown, as well as some nice furs, a brown Rick Owens leather jacket, and a beautiful Gucci backless red dress (and at least 4 Chanel tweed jackets).Some of the garments were in immaculate shape…and others made me feel like I was in a thrift store (read: major pilling. yuck.).
The bags were mostly deserted at the back of the room upstairs–seems like no one bought them, probably because the prices aren’t exactly hot.
This Chanel classic mini flap bag in black patent leather was going for $1,900…it felt a little sticky too and could use some polishing.
The suede one will only set you back $1,390! If you so fancy its ruddiness…
Loved this Valentino–and not a bad price for $775 (it was in great condition!). But in the end, decided it was still more than I was willing to pay for it…and kind of heavy.
If you’re broke like me, you should probably skip this sale…I was hoping for some affordable “investment piece” option but alas, “affordable” and “investment piece” do not belong in the same sentence after all.
Not to be an enabler…but if you really can’t resist, check out Refinery29 Reserve 50% off voucher for the pop-up–it’ll definitely help you save a pretty buck or two. Sadly, the $500 for $250 one is already sold out, but you can still get $100 off of $200! (For all you non-NYC-ers, this also works online). You can also email them at firstname.lastname@example.org for “early VIP shopping” tomorrow morning from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Let us know if you pick up anything good!
May 13-14 (Friday-Saturday)
70 Greene St. (at Spring)
11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
(sorry for the bad pictures…was trying to be sneaky. and clearly, I need my brother to buy me that iPhone4)