All of us East Coasters went crazy at the Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale in NYC (and we scored major loot), and now all of our West Coast ladies can as well. Today and this weekend, Rebecca Minkoff is hosting her Los Angeles and San Francisco Sample Sales.

Her sample sales are the stuff of legend, but not everyone lives in a place that allows them to shop Rebecca Minkoff’s wares at a deep discount in person. If you’ve been lamenting the loss of those good deals, the Rebecca Minkoff Black Friday Sale is what you need to do with yourself today.

The current Rebecca Minkoff NYC Sample Sale is still ongoing until Sunday, 5pm EST. If you are in town, we suggest you swing by and score your favorite bags below retail. The SS is located at 14 W 14th Street.

Below are a few impressions I collected on the opening night on Tuesday.

It is Sample Sale season again! So get your comfortable shoes on, get your patience ready, and get your loot-carrying arms strong, because glorious bags priced much lower than typical sale prices will be piling high. One of our favorite Sample Sales to attend and host is Rebecca Minkoff’s, and this year is no different.

This is my favorite phase of our exclusive bag design collaboration with Rebecca Minkoff thus far, because in Phase III we get to see the brand new bag designs Rebecca and her team have developed! We have five options to choose from, and we took every single one of your votes into account to create what we think will be the ideal Rebecca Minkoff bag for her PurseForum Minkettes fanbase.

Phase I of of PurseForum + Rebecca Minkoff Exclusive Bag Design Collaboration took the PurseForum readers and voters by storm. The overwhelming number of votes went to the coveted Satchel, which we all know Rebecca Minkoff designs amazingly. Phase II is well underway and this is the phase I have been most excited about.

You have no idea how excited I have been while sitting down with the Rebecca Minkoff team to come up with an opportunity that has never been seen before in the handbag world! We knew we wanted to collaborate on a bag design, but it was super important for us to include Rebecca’s very first fan base, the PurseForum Minkettes, in the process.

Our community PurseForum is teaming up with Rebecca Minkoff in a project the likes of which handbag lovers have never seen before. Starting tomorrow, Monday the 10th of October, PurseForum.com will launch a three-week collaboration that will not only have fans vote on design elements to create an exclusive Rebecca Minkoff bag, but also allow the fans to be an integral part of the design process.

Rebecca Minkoff Chetah M.A.C, $395 via Rebecca Minkoff

Probably one of my favorite bags ever from Rebecca Minkoff is the M.A.C. clutch. Spacious yet compact, the RM team has released this bag in a plethora of designs and materials to give every Minkette the perfect option.

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One of our favorite designers (and new mommy to a baby boy), Rebecca Minkoff, will be running her first print ad in October’s debut issue of Style.com Magazine. Always ahead of the curve, Rebecca Minkoff has decided to turn to her fans to help create the ad by submitting Instagram photos of their Rebecca Minkoff items.