Online private sales are one of the hottest pockets of the fashion business right now. We have to thank Ventee-Privee.com, a French company, for pioneering the concept of online private sales in Europe. Fret not, for there's quite a few similar sites available to us here acrsos the pond.
~ Sale Events:
limited-time, limited-quantity events that are open exclusively to members.
~ Membership: is free but a few companies let you choose to purchase a membership which gives you access before regular members.
~ Exclusive: some sites are open to anyone while others are by invitation only. (Click on each 'Join Now' link to accept my invitation for you to join!)
~ Notification: updates via email are sent to members in advance of each event.
Gilt Groupe provides instant insider access to today’s top designer labels, at up to 60% off retail. There's something new every day for women, men, kids and home as well as exclusive local services and experiences, and one-of-a-kind travel packages. Sign up and see what inspires you today!
As the "hottest thing to hit the fashion business in years" HauteLook provides an exclusive platform where premium brands reach their customers directly, all from the comfort of their home or office. Each day at 8 AM Pacific, shop new sale events featuring the best names in women's and men's fashion and accessories, beauty, kids' apparel and toys, home décor, and travel getaways at up to 75% off. Membership is free and everyone is welcome! Join Hautelook Now!
ideeli provides its members with the "ideel" shopping experience:
access to not only the most sought-after products (often at privileged prices up to 80% off), but also true lifestyle experiences (ranging from tickets to fashion shows to VIP seating at sold-out concerts). With a hand-picked offering of luxury fashion,
home and beauty brands and a commitment to bring that lifestyle to life beyond your closet walls, ideeli has quickly become the go-to destination for the savviest shoppers. Begin your 'ideel' journey now!
Plum District is a daily deal site geared towards smart, savvy moms. What makes Plum District unique? besides their deals for just moms and kids, their deals are sourced by real moms! You can find everything from spa treatments and restaurants to family outings and kids’ activities. Discover what's in your Plum District!
Rue La La is an exclusive, invitation-only online destination where Members discover premier-brand, private sale Boutiques. Our focus is a well-edited collection of sought-after offerings from the best brand names in the world - combined with helpful service. Members shape the community by inviting new Members - and getting a $10 Rue La La Credit when each new friend places their first order.
Totsy offers moms on-the-go and moms-to-be access to brand-specific sales, up to 90% off retail, just for them and the kids, ages 0-8. Membership is by invitation or request only. But the sooner you join, the sooner you can shop for prenatal care products, baby gear, travel accessories, bedding and bath, children's clothing, toys, DVDs, and educational materials. What makes them even greater? They're 100% eco-friendly! Totsy is the first company in private sales to take on sustainable and socially responsible initiatives in all areas of business. Totsy plants one tree in honor of your child when you make your first purchase. Now that's a great new excuse for shopping! Go tot on over to Totsy!
zulily is fabulous for top-quality apparel, gear and other goodies for moms, babies and kids. Members enjoy savings of up to 90% off retail prices. Find deals on favorite styles, and get introduced to exciting new brands. Join Zulily!