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As if San Francisco's first SoulCycle wasn't reason enough to break into a sweat this weekend, the epic Rebecca Minkoff sample sale will return to the Argonaut Hotel on Saturday, November 16 from 10am to 4pm. Merchandise at the sale will be up to 75% off, and shoppers will be up to 75% crazy, so let's discuss the nitty-gritty details before you brave the storm.
In addition to the cornucopia of bags—yes, we had to throw in a Thanksgiving reference—the sale will once again include apparel, shoes, and accessories. If the selection last time is any indication of what's in store this weekend, you can expect plenty of Mini M.A.C.s and Mini 5-Zips.
Think you're going to show up for this 6-hour sale at 9:30 and breeze through the doors at 10? Think again. As we learned at the designer's sale in May, the Minkettes are early birds. The first person in line last time arrived at 5am. By 9:45, we counted about 400 people in the line. If you want to get first dibs, get there early.
The good news? Starbucks in the Argonaut opens at 5 am on Saturdays, so you can drown your drowsiness in a pumpkin spice latte. And the four-star-hotel-venue means you get to wait in a climate-controlled hallway instead of the morning chill. Queue up with a friend, (or make friends with your line neighbors), and you can even duck out of the line for a quick bathroom break should those PSLs get the best of you.
Once you're inside, hold onto everything you might want until you make your final selections, and don't forget about gifts for your friends and family. (Who wouldn't be delighted to receive a fabulous Rebecca Minkoff bag?)
With the holidays approaching, we expect shoppers to be extra aggressive on Saturday. Just remember, kids: Any sale that has its own hashtag (#RMSampleSale) is not for the faint of heart.
· Rebecca Minkoff [Official Site]
· How to Survive Tomorrow's Six-Hour Rebecca Minkoff Sale [Racked}