Sale Smorgasbord: Vena Cava, DANNIJO, Steven Alan, And More...

People often say you can never have too much of a good thing, but when that good thing is slew of sample sales happening at the same time, it can cause quite the bargain-hunting predicament. Especially when it's a Vena Cava & DANNIJO sample sale (we're so there!), the big Steven Alan sample sale blowout, the Row sample sale, and the much-anticipated Versace for H&M arrival, just to name a few. That's why we're giving you the lowdown on this weekend's NYC sales, so you can choose wisely, or if you have sample sale savvy friends...divide, grab your cell phones, and conquer. Plus, for those of you with gift shopping ideas on the brain, follow our mantra: a gift for yourself is in turn a gift for your wardrobe-stealing sister/roommate...we're looking at you Elle!
Peep the info on all the upcoming NYC sample sales...
Photo: Via DANNIJO/H&M
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Loeffler Randall Sample Sale
Why: The girls in our office have been eyeing this sale for a few weeks now (did you take advantage of our Reserve?). Snap up deals of up to 70% off on Loeffler Randall's wish-list worthy shoes, bags, and ready-to-wear.
When: Thursday, November 17, and Friday, November 18, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, November 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Loeffler Randall Sample Sale, 525 Broadway (at Spring Street), 4th floor; no phone.

Photo: Via Loeffler Randall
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Vena Cava & DANNIJO Sample Sale
Why: Because it's Vena Cava and DANNIJO! Need we say more? Oh alright, because VC dresses are now $100 to $150, gowns are now $200, skirts are $50 to $100, shoes are $100, tops are $60 — pretty much everything is up to 85% off. Lest we forget DANNIJO, the much coveted jewelry line is back for another sample sale opportunity with up to 75% off their crystal-embellished bling.
When: Thursday, November 17, and Friday, November 18, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, November 19, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Vena Cava & DANNIJO Sample Sale, 457 Broome Street (between Greene and Mercer streets), #2F; no phone.

Bonus: For those of you who can't make it to this DANNIJO sale (hint, hint Shani), you can score 20% off their entire site with promo code: THANKS — today through Friday, November 18.

Photo: Courtesy of Vena Cava
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Steven Alan Sample Sale
Why: This bi-annual favorite is a great time to score discounted duds for your brother, your dad, your sister, your aunt, your BFF, and anyone else who appreciates Steven Alan's classic, Americana-vibe. Shop up to 75% off Steven Alan's signature men's and women's collections, as well as a collection of his annex designers—including men's shirts (now $78), women's sweaters (now $99), and women's dresses (now $129).
When: Thursday, November 17, and Friday, November 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, November 19, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, November 20, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Steven Alan Sample Sale, 87 Franklin Street (between Broadway and Church Street); 212-219-3305.

Photo: Via Steven Alan
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The Row Sample Sale
Why: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's The Row is hosting a three-hour sample sale. Yup, you only have three hours to grab their super-chic, minimalist designs.
When: Thursday, November 17, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: The Row Sample Sale, 632 Hudson Street (between Horatio and Jane streets); no phone.

Photo: Courtesy of The Row
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Elizabeth and James Sample Sale
Why: Can't make it to The Row sample sale? Well, the sister duo is also having an Elizabeth and James/Textile Elizabeth and James sample sale this weekend. You've got two days to browse discounted dresses, tops, and more to complete your holiday party look — including the Chapman dress (now $175), the Ashford blazer (now $295), and a TEXTILE Elizabeth and James Dakota Popover (now $225).
When: Saturday, November 19, and Sunday, November 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Elizabeth and James Sample Sale, 1384 Broadway (between West 38th and West 37th streets), 18th Floor; 212-764-4980.

Photo: Via Elizabeth and James
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Thakoon Sample Sale
Why: This three-day Thakoon sample sale is sure to attract a bevy of fashion editors looking for FW-worthy duds. Word to the wise, it's cash only.
When: Wednesday, November 16, through Friday, November 18, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Thakoon Sample Sale, 270 Lafayette Street (between Prince and Houston streets), Suite 1005; no phone.

Photo: Via Thakoon
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Versace For H&M Arrival
Why: We all know the H&M drill… prepare to wake up early and join the masses in line to buy the Versace for H&M collection. There will be a bracelet system in place and the first 280 people in line will be able to shop the women's collection at intervals of every 15 minutes. There'll be a limit of two items per person. For more details and tips on what to expect, click here.
When: Available in stores on Saturday, November 19, at 8 a.m.
Where: H&M locations throughout Manhattan: H&M 34th Street (at Herald Square); H&M 5th Avenue (at 51st Street); H&M 5th Avenue (at 18th Street); H&M 7th Avenue (at 34th Street); H&M Lexington Avenue (at 59th Street); H&M Lexington Avenue (at 86th Street); and H&M Soho (at Spring Street).

**Note: Men's and women's merchandise will be available at all locations, but home merchandise will be available at all locations except the 5th Avenue (at 18th Street) location.

Photo: Via H&M