THE STOCKS OF OUR FAVOURITE BRANDS

The Do It Team went off on a scouting mission to pinpoint the stocks of our darling brands…Here is a direct sales report!

Isabel Marant at La Vallée Village

Vestes cowboy, jupe rouge

What do they have? Like all the boutiques of Vallée Village, the new Isabel Marant stock, inaugurated in October 2018, offers last year’s collections, all at -30%. For example: Dawina cowboy boots at €390 instead of €590, or the Calvin parka in brocade at €550 instead of €850.

Why go there? Because when the most desirable brand of the moment knocks down the prices of its must-have pieces, everyone rushes there without asking any questions.

During the sales? Count an additional -30% to -50% on shoes, ready-to-wear and leather goods.

We adooore: indulging in this stylish cow-girl allure we all dream of.

Open every day until 8pm, on Saturday until 10pm.

Isabel Marant at La Vallée Village, 3 Cours de la Garonne, 77700 Serris, 01 60 42 84 87

SONIA RYKIEL

Pantalon large a rayures, trench marron, jupe avec des franges et robe longue

What do they have? Last year’s winter collection at -40 %. During the sales period, count between an additional -30% to -40%.

Why go there? Real luxury at small prices, what else?

During the sales? A signature striped pullover with a zipper (€123), a Klein blue coat with sequins on the collar (€348), a 60's leather skirt (€198), a leather pouch bag with fringes (€325).

We adooore: parading with the iconic models of a mythical label, without breaking our piggy bank. And nobody will know!

Tuesday to Saturday from 10:30am to 7pm. Monday starting at noon.

Stock Sonia Rykiel, 110-112, Rue d’Alésia, 75014 Paris, 01 45 43 80 86

Gucci

sac et chaussures Gucci

What do they have? AD Alessandro Michele considers there are no “years” in his collections, so here one finds surplus pieces from up to two years ago, at a discount of -30% to -50%.

Why go there? To treat yourself to the labelled piece of our dreams.

During the sales? Here, no actual sales, but special prices year-round and “micro-events” that enable to divide by two the outlet price.

We adooore: finding the real Gucci spirit in a setting as fairy tale like as in the “real” boutiques.

Open every day until 8pm, on Saturday until 10pm.

Gucci at La Vallée Village, 3 Cours de la Garonne, 77700 Serris, 01 61 10 40 19

Sandro

Manteau fausse fourrure, veste en jean et trench a carreaux

What do they have? The entire collection from the previous season. At this moment, Fall-Winter/ 2017-2018, and very quickly an arrival of summer pre-collection, all between -30% and -50%.

Why go there? Because here one finds the brand’s best-sellers, re-edited in a permanent collection and reproduced each season.

During the sales? Count between -20% to -70% additional discounts on the outlet prices. We try on a sheepskin jacket at €997 that drops to €597 at an outlet price, -20% during the scales, pumps at €225 then €135, on sale at -40%, or a Bowery dress at €275, then €165 at an outlet, -30 % price during the sales.

We adooore: taking advantage of going there to stroll in the Marais, arms filled with shopping bags.

Open Monday to Saturday from 10:30pm-7:30pm, on Sunday 11am-7pm.

Sandro, 26 Rue de Sévigné, 75004 Paris, 01 42 71 91 59

BONPOINT

Manteau fausse fourrure, veste, et manteau pour enfants

What do they have? Last year’s collection at -40%. Sizes go from newborn up to 12 years old for girls and 14 years for boys, the collections are not restrained, a wide choice is offered year-round. Currently, the summer collection, and this week the winter collection has arrived in the boutique.

Why go there? To nab pieces at reduced prices for our kids who are growing up (too) quickly! Tired of spending major euros for clothing worn just during a few months, sometimes even less. Here, quality pieces are stocked at great prices for a deluxe brand. Your kids could be dressed couture from head to foot at rock bottom price, on the sly.

During the sales? Here we spot a cute cardigan, spotlight piece of the brand at €55 (instead of 79€ in boutiques). Result, impossible to resist these adorable winter slippers in natural coloured suede, on sale at €47 instead of €110 in the boutique.

Open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 7pm.

Stock Bonpoint, 42 Rue de l’Université, 75007 Paris, 01 40 20 10 55

CLAUDIE PIERLOT AND MAJE

Pull col roule, manteau imprime leopard et jupe et veste petits carreaux

Which brands? Maje and Claudie Pierlot each have their own stock boutique on Rue de Marseille. At n°4, Maje, at n°6 Claudie Pierlot.

What do they have? Last year’s collection (winter and summer 2017) knocked down to -40%, to which are added the discounts of private sales and regular sales between -20% and -60%.

Why go there? To discover nuggets we regretted last year because of our small budgets.

During the sales? At Claudie Pierlot, the treasure trove reveals a 'Génial' navy wool coat at €311 instead of €445, a 'Rififi bis’ baby doll spirit dress at €136.50 instead of €195, stylish trainers in velvet at €117 or a 'Priston' backless top at €100 instead of €125.

- At Maje, the 'Rosemund' dress in basket knit at €147, a fab 'Marion' cardigan in reversible jacquard at €219 or a superb 'Gandhi' fur at €597 instead of €995.

We adooore: the mini prices for several pieces from last winter such as €35 jeans at Claudie Pierlot.

Stock Claudie Pierlot : open Monday from 11am to 7pm, Tuesday to Saturday from 11am to 7:30pm, Sunday from 1pm to 7pm. 6 Rue de Marseille, 75010 Paris, 01 42 38 96 67

Stock Maje: Monday to Saturday from 11am to 8pm, Sunday from 1:30pm to 7:30pm. 4 Rue de Marseille, 75010 Paris, 01 40 18 16 35

LES PETITES

Pull col roule, veste bleu, robe imprime fleurs

What do they have? Last year’s collection at -40%, to which can be compounded discounts of private and public sales. At this moment, count an added -20% discount.

Why go there? To complete your wardrobe at small prices, just as well for daily outfits as for evening wear.

During the sales? Offer: a Klein blue blouse at €30, an open-work dress in the same colour at €82, cute red shorts with a rope belt at €25.50, a Panama style hat at the same price.

We adooore: everything is super well organized, just like in a classic boutique. No need to rummage around.

Monday to Friday from 10:30am to 7:30pm, Saturday from 11am to 8pm and Sunday from 12:30pm to7:30pm.

Stock Les Petites, 11 Rue de Marseille, 75010 Paris, 01 53 19 09 67

DINH VAN CHEZ PIÙ

Collier menottes, bague trois diamants, et collier avec deux diamants

What do they have? End of series from the previous collections and non-conforming pieces whose defects can barely be noticed.

Why go there? To get your hands on jewellery by a leading brand at - 50% for certain pieces. A great way to treat yourself or to offer a pretty gift without paying top euro. A good idea, for an upcoming wedding for example...

What do they have? During our visit, small silver cuffs at €120, or in black patent leather at €130, the cuff bracelet between €395 and €625, a gold wedding band inlaid with diamonds, €2,300. And finally, a double heart ring at the price of €490.

Good to know: since quantities are very limited, the stock evolves daily. Try to drop by on a regular basis.

Open Tuesday to Saturday from 11am to 1pm and from 2pm to 7pm.

Stock Dinh Van at Più, 35 Rue du Dragon, 75006 Paris, 01 45 44 24 69

BA&SH

Pull vert col roule en laine, trench marron et pantalon rose en velours

What do they have? Everything from last year! This winter, the 2017 winter collection, and already a little summer, at a little more than -30%. It functions like a classic boutique with private and public sales as well as pre-sales.

Why go there? If the pullover that you adored was sold out at the time, it’s possible that it was “recut”, in other words that its production was potentially relaunched to land in the stock.

A real gift just for you!

During the sales? Count an additional -30 and -50% discount, and sometimes up to -60%, to be added to the following items: the black mechanic overalls drops from €240 to €168, the short wool coat from €470 to €329, or the belt from €145 to €101.50.

We adooore: finally getting our hands on the nuggets that dragged for months on our wish list with no success.

Open Monday to Saturday from 10:30am-7:30pm.
Ba&sh, 10 Rue du Jour, 75001 Paris, 01 40 26 42 20

 

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