Those Essence.com readers who live in New York can be considered lucky for several reasons, but please add the first ever Malandrino Sample sale to the list. The French designer, known for her eclectic take on classics, is launching a sample sale and giving Essence readers an extra 15% off their purchase at the sale. Here's how: Print the flyer on the left and hand it in when you're ready to pay. In addition there's a gift certificate given to those who spend $25 or more. Sale starts November 10th through November 12th from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m daily. It's at the Metropolitan Pavillion on 123 West 18th Street. Log on to CatherineMalandrino.com for more details!