Cheap Date

Sample Sales, October 2010

october 2010 london sample sales!

Don’t get your knickers in a twist.

What: On the QT
Why: Up to 80 per cent off past-season collections and samples from designers including Belstaff, Burberry and Acne Jeans.
When: Thurs.-Sun., 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: Dray Walk Gallery, The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Ln., E1 6QL. Admission is £1.

What: Designer Sales UK
Why: Designer clothing for men and women, including Calvin Klein suits, £299 (reg. £695), Salvatore Ferragamo boots, £60 (reg. £359) and John Galliano handbags, £349 (reg. £825).
When: Fri., noon-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Chelsea Old Town Hall, King’s Rd., SW3 5EE. Admission is £5.

What: Ted Baker
Why: Clothes and accessories from £10.
When: 6 & 7 Oct. Wed., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Thurs., 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Camden Centre, Bidborough St., WC1H 9JE (020 7255 4800).

What: Apartment C
Why: Lingerie from Stella McCartney, Bordelle, Mimi Holliday, Hannah Marshall and more from £10.
When: 7 & 8 Oct. Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 70 Marylebone High St., W1U 5JL (020 7935 1854).

What: The London Accessory Sale & Secret Sample Sale
Why: Clothes and accessories for men and women from designers such as Vivienne Westwood, Chris&Tibor, Santoni and more from £10.
When: 7 & 8 Oct. Thurs., noon-9 p.m.; Fri., noon-8 p.m.; Sat., noon-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: T2, The Old Truman Brewery, 85 Brick Ln., E1 6QL (07900 432661).

What: Meli Melo
Why: Handbags, clutches and purses from £50.
When: 13 Oct. Wed., 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 1 Ensor Mews, SW7 3BT (020 7835 1363).

What: La Perla
Why: Up to 70 per cent off lingerie, swimwear, nightwear, hosiery and fragrance.
When: 18 & 19 Oct. Mon. & Tues., 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: Hornvale Ltd., 22 Newman St., W1T 1PH (020 7291 0930).

What: Designer Warehouse Sale
Why: Chunky white Valentino roll-neck, £129 (reg. £429), Betty Jackson A-line coat, £68 (reg. £299), and a New Scotland Fair Isle cardigan, £54 (reg. £159).
When: 22-24 Oct. Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Thane Works, 5-6 Islington Studios, Thane Villas, N7 7NU.

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The Old Truman Brewery
85 Brick Ln
London, UK E1 6QL
Chelsea Old Town Hall
King's Rd
London, UK SW3 5EE
Islington Studios
Thane Villas
London, UK N7 7NU
Meli Melo
1 Ensor Mews
London, UK SW7 3BT
La Perla
22 Newman St
London, UK W1T 1PH
The Old Truman Brewery
91 Brick Ln
London, UK E1 6QL
70 Marylebone High St
London, UK W1U 5JL
Camden Centre
Bidborough St
London, UK WC1H 9JE