Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
Epic lines and a sea of bags marked the Minkoff sale in NYC. Now the west coast gets a crack at the frenzy-inducing discounted bags. Find out if it's all worth your trouble here, then head over to 7961 W. 3rd St.
9:55am: There's an LnA sale going on next door. Prices are $40 for lace zipper leggings, $40 for a lace tank, $20 for a pencil skirt.
9:56am: Only one other person here waiting for the sale to open.
10:00am: Morning After minibag for $325, Infatuation clutch for $150
10:01am: Zip Morning After minibag $350, stud Devote $420
10:10am: The Minkoff sale still is not open. There's about 8 perturbed gals out front now. Can see great merch and prices through the window, though.
10:11am: Yay, doors about to open!
10:12am: Extra bonus deal: spend $500, get 10% off
10:13am: Employees = lagging!
10:15am: Employees standing around texting. Door still not open. So uncool!
10:19am: People are discussing the weekend's sample sale plans.
10:20am: Nikki Minkoff bag for $350, Mini Mini Minkoff for $150
10:21am: Darling bag for $295
10:23am: STILL NOT OPEN
10:23am: Small zip Minkoff wallet for $50. We are being tortured here.
10:29am: Doors open!
10:34am: Total crap! They can't take credit cards till after 11. Outta here!