Best Sample Sales in London: January and February
Fiorucci's first London sample sale, plus fashion for a fiver from High Street hero Warehouse
Ace & Jig
Ace & Jig specialise in textiles. Their cotton clothing is woven by hand by artisans in India using traditional methods. Couverture & The Garbstore are holding an in-store sample sale on behalf of the brand. Take your card along to the store to buy something springlike with stripes; the Ace & Jig signature print.
When: 18 to 21 January, 10am to 6pm (open 12pm to 5pm on Sunday)
Where: Couverture and The Garbstore, 188 Kensington Park Road, W11 2ES
Revived, vampish Italian brand Fiorucci re-opened in London in 2017 after a few decades' hiatus. You can buy their jeans, tighter than tight vinyl trousers, and slogan sweaters at this London sample sale, which will sell menswear, womenswear and underwear from just £8.
When: 26 to 28 January. Times vary: 26 January, 11am to 7pm / 27 January 11am to 6pm/ 28 January 11am to 5pm
Where: The BOX, Hackney Walk, 4-6 Ram Place, London
Warehouse is bringing a fashion Renaissance to the High Street with their current collections. Fashion editors everywhere have been giving the formerly pedestrian brand a second look. At this upcoming sample sale, everything barring coats and cocktail dresses can be yours for just £5, and all proceeds go to the Evelina London Children's Hospital. Entry is £1.
When: 1 February
Where: St Thomas' Hospital, Central Hall, South Wing, Ground Floor, London, SE1 7EH