Just in time- October Sample Sales
October 2010 Sample Sales
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.