8/1 Sample Sales: Matisse, French Connection, Missoni

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No joke – one of the comfiest pairs of sandals I’ve ever owned was a pair of Coconuts by Matisse.  The sandals were by no means expensive to begin with, and I wore them into the ground, thereby ensuring I truly got my money’s worth.  I can’t wait to check out this 70% off sale at Beyond the Rack to see if I can get a new pair to replace those that are dearly departed.


Below you’ll find all of the best online sample sales opening today.  If you’re not yet a member of any of the sample sale sites below click on the name of the site and you’ll be able to register – and shop – immediately.

Any boutique you see bolded below is my personal pick for one of the best of the day.  Happy *Discount* Shopping!


365Hangers: New designs from a variety of designers – view styles that are available in your size only

Beyond the Rack: Register now for an automatic $10 account credit! Carrera A, Seiko, Matisse and Coconuts by Matisse, Honey Can Do A, Bed Head, Beautiful Jewelry:  Cable and Threaded Styles, 24 7 Comfort-Made in the USA, Navoh, Triple 5 Soul, Blue Plate, Zip It, Scholastic Books

Billion Dollar Babes: Judith Leiber Handbags

Biva: Elizabeth Taylor, Nino Cerruti

Century 21: Ringspun – Men’s, Ringspun – Women’s, Evisu – Men’s, Evisu – Women’s

eBay Fashion Vault: Kipling Handbags

Editors’ Closet: Bliss by Damiani, Sunglass Blowout, Oscar de la Renta, J Brand

Fab.com: Umbra – Modern Design for Kitchen and Bath, Beyond 123 – Learning by Design, Umbra Home Products – Simply Innovative Home Design, Valentine Viannay – Silk-Screened Totes and Scarves, Dwell Studio – Dotty Sheets and Bedspreads, Chop Shop – Smart. Cool. Nerdy.

Gilt: Catherine Malandrino, Fine Jewelry by Bapalal Keshavial & Vendoro, French Connection, Happy Socks, Just Cavalli, Missoni, Thakoon, Voluspa Candles & Diffusers

Gilt Children: Fine Jewelry by Bapalal Keshavial & Vendoro, Go GaGa:  Stylish & Ergonomic Diaper Bags, Papo d’Anjo:  European Style for Children, Pint-Sized Furniture by Kindergarten Plus, Voluspa Candles & Diffusers

Gilt Home: Fine Jewelry by Bapalal Keshavial & Vendoro, Happy Socks, J.A. Henckels International, I’m Looking For:  Midcentury Modern, Voluspa Candles & Diffusers

Gilt Man: Calvin Klein Collection, Denim Shop:  Find Your Perfect Fit, Fine Jewelry by Bapalal Keshavial & Vendoro, Generic Man, Generic Surplus, Happy Socks, J.A. Henckels International, White + Warren

Hautelook: Stuart Weitzman, C&C California, Big Star Denim, Bottoms Out, Thro by Marlo Lorenz, Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, Dresses by Go Jeans, Julie Cohn Rugs, Blee Inara, M LAB Skin Care, Go Couture Kids, 1928 Watches, JB Original Vintage, TailorByrd, Onna Ehrlich

HomeSav: Filigree – Handmade Table Ware, Laila’s Kids Art – by Serena Bowman

Ideeli: Collective Concepts, Evan Picone, Cult of Individuality, Chinese Laundry, Bathing Beauties, Andara, Motif 56, Ignite, Buckyballs, Akribos

InVino: 2005 Domaine Latour-Giraud – Meursault Poruzots, Premier Cru – $54.99 ($100 Retail), 2005 Miller Wine Works ‘The Works’ Red Blend – Kimberly’s Selection, Napa Valley – $15.99 ($37 Retail)

Ivory Trunk: Ceramic Watches at up to 90% off, A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz

Jack Threads {for Men}: Best Sellers from Pony Footwear

Jetsetter {Travel}: Hotel Bellevue – Washington, The Madison – DC, Grand Hyatt Atlanta, The Adolphus – Dallas

Joss & Main: C.G. Sparks – Accents from India, C.G. Sparks – Reclaimed & Antique Furniture, Olive Leaf Stencils – Handcrafted Wall Stencils, Natura – Elegant Table Lamps

Lot18: 2006 & 2007 Tetra Napa Valley Bordeaux Blend Duo – $137.49 ($220 Retail)

Modnique: Roberto Demeglio, Tough Luv, Elizabeth Grant, Desi, N.Y.L.A. Shoes, Nina Raye, August Birthstone, Aquaswiss, Sugarlips & Pure Sugar, Gianfranco Ferre

One Kings Lane: Hamburg House – Embroidered Bed & Beth, Portolana – Leather Travel Accessories, Zambalti – Blankets & Throws, Chagall, Dufy, Leger & More – Fine Prints & Posters, Dorian Webb – Decorative Lighting, LUX – Embellished Candles

PLNDR: Android Homme, Analog

Rue La La: Hale Bob, Corso Como, Glam Rock, vineyard vines – Kids’, BUILT, Vintage Arte, Koro Sun Resort & Rainforest Spa – Fiji

Snique Away {Travel}: Hotel Providence – RI, Talking Stick Resort – Scottsdale AZ, Outrigger Koh Samui Resort & Spa – Thailand

Spire {Travel}: Grove Isle Hotel & Spa – Miami

Swirl: Market Street Candles, Eze Sur Mer

The Foundary: Liora Manne, Modkat, Oggi Serving, Rissanti, Soyoung Mother

The Mini Social {for Moms & Kids}: Egg by Susan Lazar, KLT Works, Takeya

The RealReal: Chanel, Fendi & Gucci, Louboutin, New Length, Sizzling Heels – 10% Off Your Order with Coupon Code RealTen at Checkout thru 8/3

TheSampleSale.com: Swiss Spotlight, American Girl, See by Chloe

Vacationist {Travel}: Hotel Las Palmas – Zihuatanejo, Mexico

Zulily {for Moms & Kids}: Krazy Legs, Kidorable, Cybex, Adams, Rachel, Angelina Ballerina, La Leche League International, Small Plum Bamboo

About Lisa

Lisa Koivu is the founder and editor of ShopGirlDaily.com and ShopMamaDaily.com. She also writes about Budget Style for About.com.