London sample sales are full of variety this week! Kicking off Monday, there's a warehouse clearance sale from Wild & Gorgeous where you can stock up on pieces for your little ones! And if you haven't been to Forever Unique last week, you can still visit them at their shop near Oxford Circus and score 80% off beautiful evening wear!
If you need a new, innovative, and edgy bag to rock, come by Paul's Boutique in South Ruislip on Tuesday and shop big discounts off of their London sample sale! Plus another one for the kids, grab a bargain at Annafie with up to 75% off!
And as Father's Day nears, we have London sample sale from Seaward & Stearn on Wednesday where you can expects lots of Spring Summer colours! Also, you can get some designer pieces from HEMYCA and London friends, Michelle Lowe-Holder and SULDN!
You can also stock up on accessories this Thursday in Renascence's London sample sale with pieces from Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Erickson Beamon, Alexander Wang, Philippe Audibert, and more! The annual sale of Osborne & Little opens as well where you can get discounts up to 75% off on fabrics, wallpapers, and cushions!
More London sample sales open on Friday and the weekend! Expect a warehouse sale from Coast and Diesel, a men's sample sale from Four Marketing, workwear garments from The French Workwear Company, and designer pieces from Primrose Hill and The One & Only Designer Sale! Don't miss out on these gems!
Published 10th June 2019
The vibrant London sample sale scene makes it one of the best places for finding discount fashion.
Sample and warehouse sales can occur in London all year round and are sometimes announced at the last minute - so you need to keep a close watch if you want to catch your favourite brands - but they're most common when seasons are coming to an end, so in March to May and October to December.
You'll also find regular London sample sales from the likes of Designer Sales UK or One & Only Designer Sales, which occur all year round and often bring together clothes from a range of different designers every time.
Finally, look out for events at RSPV - a special little store in Chiswick which has sample sale residencies by a particular top designer for a few weeks at a time, and when they have an event on it's always worth a look-in.
You'll find sample sales sales in London from international brands to many emerging and independent labels. Make sure you don't limit yourself to just the famous names, as sample sales are a great way to cheaply discover the next up-and-coming talent too. Sometimes the sample sales by emerging labels - especially the group shows - can be really fun, with live DJs, food, drink and music, along with opportunities to meet the designers and discover the full stories behind their clothes.
On the negative side, some London sample sales can be pretty intense experiences. Some very popular sales can attract very long queues, so expect to wait if you're hitting a sample sale featuring a high street or luxury brand. And even with a luxury label don't expect a VIP service - often the more popular sales will require you to check in your coat and bag before you can enter, and there are seldom little niceties like changing rooms or a private shopper!
If you're unsure about a particular sample sale then check out the event page on Chicmi before you go and we'll share tweets and comments from people who are actually there - so you can get an idea of how good the pricing is, what items are available and what the queue is like before you go!
In terms of location, London's sample sales can be spread out all across the city, but there are some locations like the The Music Room in Mayfair or Chelsea Old Town Hall are hot venues and are used very regularly. You'll also find a lot of independent sample sales happen around Shoreditch and Hackney, where many emerging fashion designers have their studios.
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