Sample Sales

One thing I discovered after spending a little more time around fashion peeps is that the majority of their expensive pieces come from sample sales. Makes a lot more sense now I know... but hunting them down can be a little tricky. Here are the ones I hear about in London town:


June 2016
Mara Hoffman, 3rd/5th and 10/12th June RSPV store, 34 Chiswick Lane, London, W42JQ
Charlotte Olympia, 20/21 June, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Melissa Odabash, 9/10 June, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

May 2016
Christian Louboutin, (invite only) 26th May, 8am to 8pm, The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U
Joseph, 24th-28th May, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Isabel Marant and Etoile, 20th May, 20th Century Theatre, 291 Westbourne Grove, London, W11 2QA
Astley Clarke, 13th May, 6 Junction Mews, London W2 1PN
Browns, 19th May, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K (apply for ticket here)
Gina, 12th May, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Erdem, 10th May, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Faberge, 6/7th May, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Mary Katrantzou, 5th of May, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Monica Vinader, 4th May, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Matthew Williamson, 7th May, RSPV store, 34 Chiswick Lane, London, W42JQ

April 2016
Christopher Kane, 4/5th April, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Roland Mouret, 7th, 9am to 8.30pm, The Vinyl Factory, 16-18 Marshall St, W1F
JosephAcne, Alexander Wang, Balmain, Victoria Beckham, 11-13th April, 89 ½ Worship Street, EC2A
Versace, 22nd-24th, RSPV store, 34 Chiswick Lane, London, W42JQ
Mulberry, 12-15th April, details and registration here.
MiH Jeans, 14/15th April 186 Shepherds Bush Road, London, W6 7NL
Reiss, 26th-29th April, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

March 2016 
Stella McCartney, 22nd-23rd, 9am to 9pm, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Diane Von Furstenberg, 18th-22nd, Hoxton Gallery, 59 Old Street, EC1V
Temperley London, 8th/9th of March, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Bionda Castana, 18-20th March, 34 Chiswick Lane, London, W4 2JQ
Tods, 30-31st March, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Vilshenko, 5th/6th March, 34 Chiswick Lane, London, W4 2JQ
Margaret Howell, 17th/18th March, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Whistles, 17-18th March, Protein Gallery, 31 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EY

January 2016
Christopher Kane, 21st-23rd of January, 6-7 Mount Stree, W1K
Karen Millen, 22nd/23rd January, Guildford Spectrum Parkway, Arena B, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1UP
Karen Millen, 29th/30th January - The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K (1pm to 7pm)

November 2015
Victoria Beckham, 25th-27th November, The Yard, 89 ½ Worship Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A
Mulberry, 17th-19th November, location revealed when subscribed, here.
Gina Shoes4th November, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K (midday to 7pm)
MiH Jeans, 4th November, The Studios, 186 Shepherds Bush Road, London, W6 7NL. Entry: £2
Mary Katrantzou, 6th/7th November, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K (midday to 8pm)
Temperley London, 5-7th November, 2-5 Colville Mews, London, W11 2DA
Erdem, 9/10th November, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K (midday to 7pm)
Chinti and Parker, 12th/13th November, 291 Westbourne Grove, London, W11 2QA
Jenny Packham (bridal), 14th November, Jenny Packham Showroom, First Floor, 34 North Row, London, W1K 6DQ
Sophia Webster, 27th/28th November, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K (midday to 8pm)

October 2015
Monica Vinader, 1st October, 14 South Molton Street, W1K (midday to 7pm)
Christopher Kane, 12th and 13th of October, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K (midday to 7pm)
Hunter - 15th-17th of October, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

September 2015
Margaret Howell - 24th/25th September, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
3.1 Phillip Lim, Carven and Versace - 3rd September, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K (registration only, email cristabel.garcia@themusicroom.co.uk)
Temperley London - 7th-9th September, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

June 2015
Jimmy Choo - (invitation only) 26th/27th of June, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Melissa Odabash - 18th/19th of June, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Tods - 4th/5th of June, 2-5 Old Bond Street
Folk, Oliver Spencer and YMC - 5th-7th of June, 28 Redchurch Street, London, E2 7DP
Christopher Kane - 29th of June, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Nicholas Kirkwood - 3rd/4th of June, 51 Poland Street, W1
Tom Ford - (invitation only) 24th of June, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Versace - 26th/28th of June, RSPV, 34 ChiswickLane, W42JQ
Bella Freud - 25th of June, Charlotte Street Hotel, 15-17 Charlotte St, London W1T


May 2015

Joseph -  19th to the 22nd of May, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Erdem - 11th and 12th of May 8.30am - 6pm, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Christian Louboutin - 28th of May, 12- 6pm (invitation only) 78 Chiltern St, W1
Astley Clarke - 15th of May, 8am to 8pm, 6 Junction Mews, W2 1PN
ISSA London - 7th of May, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Goat - 14th and 15th of May, Catherine House, 76 Gloucester Place, W1U 6HJ 
J W Anderson - 1st of May, 73-75 Shacklewell Lane, Dalston
Browns - 15th of May, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

January 2015
Ralph Lauren - 8th and 9th of January 8am - 7pm, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

December 2014
Atterley Road - 10th and 11th of December, Worlds End Studios, 132-134 Lots Road, London SW10
Erdem - 3rd and 4th of December, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Jonathan Saunders - 8th of December, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Preen - 11th-13th of December, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

November 2014
Jasper Conran - 7th of November, 1-7 Rostervor Mews, SW6, 10am - 4pm
The Kooples - 5th to 8th of November (11am to 7pm), 89 & 1/2 Worship Street, EC2A 2BF
Maje - 12th to 15th of November (11am to 7pm), 89 & 1/2 Worship Street, EC2A 2BF
Jenny Packham - 13th of November - 34 North Row (1st floor), London, W1K 6DQ
Victoria Beckham - 15th of November, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K (invite only)
Mulberry - 18th-20th of November, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Nicholas Kirkwood - 25th/26th of November,  The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Sandro - 26th - 29th of November (11am to 7pm), 89 & 1/2 Worship Street, EC2A 2BF
Browns - 27th of November, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

October 2014
Scotch and Soda, Maison Scotch and Atelier Scotch - 29th of October, 12 - 7pm, Zone Two UK, Pegaso Showrooms, 26 Westland Place, N1
ISSA London - 2nd-4th of October, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Matthew Williamson - 10th/11th of October, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Joseph - 21st-24th of October, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Reiss - 28th-31st of October, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

July 2014
Blake LDN + Yolke - 22nd of July, Beaufort House, 354 Kings Road, SW3 5UZ
Preen by Thornon Bregazzi - 4th and 5th of July, The Music Rooms 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Jimmy Choo - 17th-19th of July, The Music Rooms 26 South Molton Lane, W1K (invitation only)
Christopher Kane - 25th of July, The Music Rooms 26 South Molton Lane, W1K


June 2014

Melissa Odabash - 5th and 6th of June, 12pm to 8pm, The Music Rooms 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

May 2014
Alexander McQueen - 28th to the 31st May, 10am to 6pm, Shoreditch Town Hall, Assembly Hall, 380 Old Street, EC1V 9LT
Nicholas Kirkwood - 28th and 29th of May, 10 to 8pm, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Reiss - 30th to 2nd of May - The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Browns - 23rd, 10.30am to 8pm - The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Kate Spade / Jack Spade - 7th and 8th - The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Jasper Conran - 16th - 1-7 Rostrevor Mews, Fulham, London, SW6
Joseph - 20th to the 22nd of May - The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

April 2014
Duchamp - 7th April - The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Stella McCartney - 9th and 10th - 10am to 8pm - The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Astley Clarke - 9th and 10th - Astley Clarke Boutique, 6 Junction Mews (between Paddington and Edgware Road tubes)


March 2014

Aspinals  - 17th-18th of March, 11am to 8pm - The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Anya Hindmarch - 24th-25th of March, 8am to 7pm - The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

February 2014
Monica Vinader - 6th of February, 14 South Molton Street, W1K (12 to 7pm)


January 2014

Hobbs - 24th to the 26th of January, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

December 2013
James Perse - 2nd and 3rd of December, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Nicholas Kirkwood - 4th and 5th of December, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

November 2013
Browns - 27th of November, 10.30am to 8pm, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Christopher Kane - 29th of November, 12.30pm to 8pm, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Alexander McQueen - 27th to the 30th of November, The Westminster room, The Old Sessions House, 22 Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1R 0NA
Gina Shoes - 7th of November, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Charlotte Olympia - 1st of November, The Connaught Hotel, W1K 2AL (10am to 7pm)
Matthew Williamson - 14th and 15th of November, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Issey Miyake -  5th and 6th of November, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

October 2013
Issa - October 3rd and 4th 9am to 7pm, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Joseph - (with Chloe + Valentino) October 21st to the 24th 9am to 5pm, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K
Jasper Conran - 10am to 4pm, 1-7 Rostrevor Mews (off Rostrevor Road), Fulham, SW6
La Perla - October 3rd, 9am to 4pm, 22 Cross Keys Close, London, W1U
Reiss - October 30th to November 3rd, 8am to 8pm, The Music Rooms, 26 South Molton Lane, W1K

August 2013
Donna Ida - August 28th to the 30th, The Music Rooms, South Molton Lane, W1K


July 2013

Jimmy Choo - July 8th to July 11th, 10am to 6pm, The Music Rooms, South Molton Lane, W1K (invite only)
Monsoon/Accessorize - July 17th/18th, 10am to 6pm, 79a Tottenham Court Road, WC2N

June 2013
Alexander McQueen - 29th May to 1st of June, 10am to 6pm,  The Old Sessions House, 22 Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1R 0NA
Nicholas Kirkwood, 5th and 6th of June 10am - 6pm, The Music Rooms, South Molton Lane, W1K
Hermes, 14th and 15th of June 10am-6pm, The Music Rooms, South Molton Lane, W1K
Melissa Odabash, 20th and 21st of June 2pm-8pm, The Music Rooms, South Molton Lane, W1K

May 2013
J W Anderson, Friday 17th May, 4pm - 9pm, Lighthouse Studios, 73-75 Shacklewell Lane, E8 2EB
Erdem, Tuesday 7th to Wednesday 8th of May (8.30am/8pm), White Space, Gt Newport St, WC2H
Roger Vivier and Tods Group, Wednesday 8th May - Saturday 11th May, The Music Rooms, W1K (10 till 8pm)
Chinti and Parker & Friends (MiH Jeans, Tara Jarmon), 16th -17th of May, 20th Century House, 281 Westbourne Grove, W11
Orla Kiely - Thursday 16th - Saturday 18th of May, The Music Rooms, W1K
Joseph - Tuesday 21st of May - Thursday 23rd May, The Music Rooms, W1K (10 till 8pm)

April 2013
Reiss, Tuesday the 30th of April, The Music Rooms, W1K
ISSA, Wednesday the 4th to Friday the 6th of April, The Music Rooms, W1K (12pm until 8pm)
Jenny Packham, Tuesday the 9th of April, The Westbury Hotel, W1S (details here)
Rupert Sanderson, Thursday the 18th of April, The Music Rooms, W1K, (7.30am till 7.30pm)
Peter Jensen - Friday the 19th - Saturday the 20th of April, from 3pm Buzzer #4, 18 Shacklewell Lane, E8
Matthew Williamson, Friday 19th to Saturday 20th of April, The Music Rooms, W1K (8.30am - 6.30pm)
Stella McCartney - Wednesday 24th to Friday the 26th of April, The Music Rooms, W1K (9.00am till 6pm)

March 2013
Duchamp - 12th and 13th of March, The Music Rooms, W1K
Lyle and Scott - 1st and 3rd of March, The Old Truman Brewery, E1 6QR
Margaret Howell - 21st and 22nd of March, The Music Rooms, W1K

February 2013
Project D - 1st and 2nd of February, Fairbank Studios, 75-81 Burnaby Street, SW10
Katharine Hooker - 7th - 9th February, Chelsea Town Hall, SW3
Net A Porter - 16th and 17th of February, Chelsea Town Hall, SW3 (invite only)
Orla Kiely - 21st - 23rd of February, Studio Voltaire, 1a Nelsons Row, SW4 (details here)
Caroline Castgliano - until the 28th of February, 62 Berners Street, W1T

January 2013
Hermes - 11th and 12th of January, The Music Rooms, W1K
Vera Wang - 13th of January, 59 Brook Street, London, W1K (Browns)
Herve Leger - 23rd - 24th January, 29 Lowndes Street, SW1X (HL Boutique)
Beulah, 22nd - 24th of January, Beulah Showroom - 14 Grosvenor Crescent, SW1X 


December 2012

Nicholas Kirkwood - 5th and 6th of December, 16 Mercer Street, WC2H
Erdem - 4th and 5th of December, 5 Great Newport Street, WC2H (details here)
Jimmy Choo - 10th to the 13th of December, The Music Rooms W1K (invite only)
Monsoon and Accessorize - 5th of December, The American Church in London, W1T

November 2012
Mulberry - 19th to the 21st of November, The Music Rooms, W1K (invite only - click here)
Trisori - 21st of November, Apr├Ęs 31 Duke Street, W1
Pringle of Scotland - 14th and 15th of November, 100 Hammersmith Road, W6
J W Anderson - 30th of November, 37-75 Shacklewell Lane, Lighthouse Studios, Dalston, E8
Christopher Kane30th of November, 16 Mercer St WC2H
Issey Miyake - 26th and 27th of November, The Music Rooms, W1K
Ugg, Fendi, Lanvin, Emporio Armani, Marc by Marc Jacobs - 16th of November, The Music Rooms, W1K
Wrangler - 23rd of November, 21 Ganton Street, W1F
Chinti and Parker - 23rd, 24th and 25th of November, 291 Westbourne Grove, W11 (click here for details)
Acne - 29th of November, Netil House, 1 Westgate Street, E8 (10am to 3pm) - cash only

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8 comments

Coulda shoulda woulda said...

Aw no - I just found your blog so I missed most of these...I hope you update for the next round?

madalaine said...

Do you know of any coming up over the next few months? I have just found your blog and have found it really inspiring xx

F-S Marylebone said...

Thanks so much for updating this! x

Anonymous said...

Any more starting April 2014?

Anonymous said...

do u know where i can get an invite for the jimmy choo sale? last time some girls in the queue had print out invites.

Anonymous said...

hi,can anyone tell me how to get invites for jimmy choo,christian louboutin sample sales??

Nicola said...

Hi, is an invite needed to the 1st October Monica Vinader sale? I'd love to go! please post. X

Anonymous said...

Hi do you need invites for the sample sales or can you just turn up?

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