A Survival Guide: Theory’s In-Store Sample Sale

New Yorkers, this one’s for you. Just picture this: All your favorite Theory pieces at incredible discounts right at your fingertips… what could be better than that? Well, it’s time to pinch yourself, because in addition to our much-anticipated Theory Boutique opening Thursday, November 15, at 11AM ET, Theory is holding an in-store sample sale this Wednesday, November 14, through Sunday, November 18, from 10AM to 8PM each day, and it’s only in the Big Apple.

To make sure you get the most out of this once-in-a-lifetime experience, check out our sample-sale survival guide below and get ready for some serious shopping.

Arrive early (and bring coffee).
Trust us, when the Theory dress you’ve been eyeing all month long is 50% off, it’s totally worth it. And an extra shot of espresso? We highly recommend it.

Bring a wingman (or -woman).
When it comes to sample sales, it’s important to divide and conquer. Make sure your wingman knows your sizes (and preferably doesn’t have the same measurements as you). And remember, a second opinion is never a bad thing.

Dress accordingly (and the same goes for accessories).
Dressing rooms? At a sample sale, there’s usually no such thing, so wear layers like cotton tanks and leggings that make changing in public easy. For shoes, turn to flats you can quickly slip on and off. And as for a bag, try a crossbody – you’ll be needing both hands free.

Carry cash (and a shopping bag).
At most sample sales, credit cards aren’t accepted. And unlike at Barneys, sample sales don’t provide a nice little brown shopping bag. So come prepared – the last thing you want is to get up to the register and have to leave behind all your amazing finds.

Shop the Theory In-Store Sample Sale November 14 – 18, from 10AM to 8PM each day, at 261 West 36th Street, 2nd Floor, between 7th and 8th Avenues.

For directions and more information on the Theory sample sale, check out www.clothingline.com.

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November 13, 2012