Shoppers can now work with a sales associate to put their choice merchandise aside in preparation for the first markdown. We hear the discount should be 40% off clothing and 30% off shoes and accessories. We imagine the markdown will officially begin on Wednesday so that shoppers can take...

We just love the names brands call their unofficial first markdown. Most company's call it a presale, others call it a private sale, we've even heard the phrase "customer loyalty" but Mulberry has coined their unofficial first markdown a "preview sale." Persoanlly, we just call it a...

If you want bigger discounts, shoppers will have to wait until December for the second round of markdowns to take place. If you have a specific brand that you want, I suggest contacting one of the sales associates for further details.

Neiman Marcus is about to begin their first markdown. This is great news because once one department slashes prices they all come following. Starting Thursday, May 12, Nieman Marcus will be discounting spring and summer merchandise up to 40% off. if you have an established relationship with a...

Today, we bring you a recapitulation of the markdowns along Fifth Avenue and across 57th Street. Bottega Veneta: The first markdown started earlier this month. Shoes and clothing are discounted 30% to 40%. (Last year the discount was 50%?!) If you're trying to find a bag on sale, we suggest...

At this point, almost every department store has started their first markdown. Many stores started just yesterday, which means the inventory is still plentiful. Just one note, Christian Louboutin and Chanel have not been discounted anywhere. That markdown usually comes in a couple of weeks....

Manolo Blahnik will kick off their winter boutique sale starting January 2nd. Discounts on the luxe cobbler's masterpieces will start at 30%. For those bargainistas who think 30% isn't enough, the 2nd markdown will come mid-January with prices dropping to 50%. Just so you know, department...

Alexis Bittar has started his first markdown on the summer jewelry collection. The discount is 30% off but there's usually a markdown of 50% later in the season. In addition to the Madison boutique, shoppers can browse the deals at the online store. Right now you you can find a modernist gold...

To us, the new year is the start to Manolo season. Every year, the Manolo Blahnik boutique takes their first markdown following the big ball drop. Currently, shoes and boots from the winter collection are now discounted to 33% off. This markdown should not cause too much excitement...

Salvatore Ferragamo kicks off their first seasonal markdowns at their boutiques as well as the company's online store starting next Thursday, December 15th. Save 35~40% off on their Fall 2011 collection for both women & men. Need some suggestions on what to buy? How about those houndstooth...

 

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