Fall/Winter 2023 Fill A Bag (FAB) Sale
Our inventory is ready for you- apparel, accessories, coats, shoes, and more are yours for the taking! Items are new or in pre-loved condition in a variety of sizes (0 – 28) and styles! Fill your shopping bag with as much as you can! Merchandise will constantly be restocked throughout the weekend!
Bags are $40 for the first bag and $20 for additional bags per time slot with no limit to the numbers of bags you can purchase!
Our newly launched LUX Boutique features high-end brands individually priced between $20 and $100; along with a fabulous selection of coats.
100% of the proceeds support our mission to empower women to achieve economic independence and succeed in work and in life. This event is open to the community. All major credit and debit cards are preferred as payment; cash will also be accepted.
Preregistration opens October 1, 2023
FAB Sale Frequently Asked Questions
- When is the Fall/Winter FAB Sale?
The Fall/Winter FAB Sale will be hosted over two days – Saturday, November 4th from 9am until 12:30pm and Sunday, November 5th from 10am until 1:30pm.
- Where will the Fall/Winter FAB Sale be held/located?
The Fall/Winter FAB Sale location will be announced prior to pre-registration!
- How can I pre-register to shop?
Please note, preregistration is not required but guarantees your preferred shopping time! As a bonus, pre-registrations receive a special swag bag! Links to pre-register are available at the top of this page. As a way to say “thank you” for pre-registering, each pre-registered shopper will receive a swag bag. Please note, swag bags are limited to one per shopper, regardless of the number of pre-registration slots.
- How much are shopping bags?
Your first shopping bag per time slot is $40; each additional bag is $20. Additional bags can be purchased at time of pre-registration, at check-in, or during your shopping time slot. There is no limit to the number of additional bags.
- Is there a limit on the amount of merchandise I can place inside a shopping bag?
While we encourage our shoppers to “fill a bag” – if the shopping bag is overflowing with merchandise, and it’s difficult to carry – we will require shoppers to purchase an additional bag for $20.
- Can I bring my own shopping bag(s) or cart(s)?
No shopping bags or carts are permitted on the shopping floor. We will have a holding area in the check-in space to hold these items while you shop.
- What form of payments are accepted?
Online pre-registration can be paid for via credit/debit card or bank transfer. Day-of-sales can be paid for via credit/debit card or cash.
- What merchandise will be available for purchase?
There will be apparel, accessories, coats, shoes, and more! Items are new or in pre-loved condition in a variety of sizes (0 – 28) and styles! Our LUX Boutique features high-end brands that are individually priced. Coats are also featured in the LUX Boutique area and are priced individually. These items can be shopped before or after your Fill-A-Bag experience.
- How early can I arrive to shop?
We highly recommend arriving 15-30 minutes early before your scheduled shopping time slot to allow for check-in and getting to the shopping floor.
- What if I’m late for my pre-registered time slot, can I still shop?
If a pre-registered shopper arrives more than 15 minutes past their scheduled time slot, they will be asked to join the stand-by line for the next time slot to shop.
- How much time do I have to shop?
Shoppers will have 30 minutes to shop at the FAB (Fill-A-Bag) Sale. There is no time limit for shoppers in the LUX Boutique, and you can shop this area before or after your FAB experience.
- What is the maximum number of shoppers permitted to shop the FAB Sale per time slot?
Only 30 shoppers will be permitted to enter the shopping room per 30-minute shopping session (time slot) – 20 pre-registrations and 10 stand-by shoppers.
- Where can I park?
There’s free parking across the street from Stonewall Columbus, along with street parking along High Street and 4th Avenue. These spots utilize the Park Columbus app (download the app here for iOS and here for Android). All street parking is free on Sunday.
- Where do the proceeds of the FAB Sale go to?
100% of the proceeds will support the Dress for Success Columbus mission to empower ALL women to achieve economic independence and succeed in work and in life.
Preregistration opens October 1 – preregistration is not required but it guarantees your preferred shopping time!
- 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
- 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM