Monday, October 19, 2009

The week in shopping

I meant to do a special post on this last week, but I was a bit out of it after my Thursday-night acupuncture appointment. Nevertheless, the Prada and Miu Miu sample sale is running through Friday of this week. It's the dregs, but discounts increase as the sale goes on. And this time, no RSVP required. Through 10/23; 10-7; 609 W. 51st St. (11th & 12th Aves.). .

Send the nattily dressed male in your life over to the Duckie Brown sale, where prices are up to 80% off--think suits for $100, pants for $120. Cash only. 10/24; noon-5; Morgans Hotel, 237 Madison Ave. (37th & 38th Sts.).

Separates are $35, day dresses are $50, and evening dresses are $75 at the Betsey Johnson sale. 10/21–10/23; 10-8; Millennium Broadway Hotel, 145 W. 44th St. (6th Ave. & Broadway), 6th fl.

Madeline Weinrib is having a very rare sale; find rugs, textiles, and home accessories from past collections at 40%-70% off. Very tempting. 10/22–11/1; 10-7, 11-6:30 Sun.; ABC Carpet & Home, 881 Broadway (at 19th St.), lower level.

Free People and Walter fall merch is 60%-80% off. 10/22–10/25; 10:30-7; Chelsea Market, 75 9th Ave. (15th & 16th Sts.).

At John Varvatos' first-ever warehouse sale, find everythign from suits to sportswear for up to 90% off. RSVP here for entrance. (There will also be a number of West Coast denim labels on hand, but do you really care about those?) 10/23–10/24; 10-8; Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St. (6th & 7th Aves.), 4th fl.

Gunmetal shoes are $75 (normally $595-$795) at this cash only sale. 10/22–10/24; 10-7; Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St. (6th & 7th Aves.), 4th fl.

Jonathan Adler and Calypso St. Barth are teaming up for a warehouse sale in Queens; find everything from furniture to candles and apparel for 30%-70% off. 10/22–10/24; 10-8, 10-4 Sat.; 38-16 Skillman Ave. (at 38th St.), Long Island City, Queens.

If you wear a sizes 7 or 8 shoe, you're in luck: Sample sizes from Miss Sixty, Ash, United Nude, and other coveted labels are up to 80% off. 10/21-10/23; 8-8 Wed., 10-8 Thurs., 10-7 Fri.; 307 W. 38th St. (8th & 9th Aves.).

Clothingline has new shipments from Repetto and Free People (among other designers). 10/21-10/23; 11-7 Wed. & Thurs., 11-6 Fri.; 261 W. 36th St. (7th & 8th Aves.).

Trend-conscious (but luxe) scarves are $10 and up at Bindya's sample sale. 10/21–10/23; 10-7 Wed., 10-6 Thurs. & Fri.; 49 W. 38th St. (5th & 6th Aves.), 9th fl.

Coats, sportswear, and accessories from Max Mara have hit Soffier Haskin. Credit cards only. Through 10/22; 9-6:30, 9-5 Thurs.; Soffier Haskin, 317 W. 33rd St. (8th & 9th Aves.).

Score a pair of Lovely People Shoes for 70% off. 10/22; 5:45-9; 1385 Broadway (at 38th St.), 5th fl.

At Robert Marc's warehouse sale, find eyewear from Chrome Hearts, Blinde, and other high-end lines for up to 80% off. Robert Marc eyewear is $89 and up; Badgley Mischka eyewear is $129 and up. Make a purchase and get a coupon for 20% off prescription eyeglasses purchased at the event. 10/22–10/24; 10-7; Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St. (6th & 7th Aves.), 4th fl.

Cashmere accessories for men, women, and children are wholesale prices and below at the Portolano sale. Through 10/23; 10-6; 15 W. 37th St. (5th & 6th Aves.).

Find leather bags and accessories at up to 70% off at Tusk's semi-annual sample sale. Wallets are $30-$40; bags are $80-$100. 10/23-10/31 (closed 10/25); 11-7; 242 W. 26th St. (7th & 8th Aves.).

Work-friendly clothes for men and women are up to 85% off retail at Elie Tahari's sample sale. 10/20-10/24; 8:30-7:30, 10-5 Sat.; 510 5th Ave. (42nd & 43rd Sts.).

At the Housing Works Bride on a Buck Wedding Dress Sale, find gowns from Monique Lhuillier, Jenny Yoo, and other coveted designers at steep discounts. Other bridal vendors will also be present. 10/21; 10-7; 157 E. 23rd St. (Lex & 3rd Aves.). Wedding gowns and bridal accessories from Monique Lhuillier, Ulla Maier, Jenny Yoo, Pet

Robb & Hugo have dresses & tops for up to 65% off. 10/22–10/23; 10-6; 214 W. 39th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), ste. 907.

The Madison Avenue BoConcept is hosting a sample sale for indie designers like Zang Toi. Um, ok! Prices are 30%-80% off. 10/23–10/24; 5-8 Fri., noon-6 Sat.; 105 Madison Ave. (at 30th St.).

Fancy silk dresses and separates are $100 and up (normally four figures) at House of Shalini's sample sale. 10/22–10/24; 11-8, 11-5 Sat.; 363B W. 18th St. (8th & 9th Aves.).

Jeans are $75 at Paige Premium Denim and Torn by Ronny Kobo. 10/21-10/23; 8-8 Wed., 10-8 Thurs., 10-7 Fri.; 307 W. 38th St. (8th & 9th Aves.).

Find eveningwear from Peter Soronen, Marc Bower, Lela Rose, Donald Deal, and Melinda Eng, plus furs by Roberto Cavalli for up to 75% off. 10/25-10/27; 10-6; Flatotel, 135 W. 52nd St. (5th & 6th Aves.), ste. 5A.

Take 15% off full-priced merchandise at Shopbop with code INTHEFAMILY15 through 10/21.

It's time for Friends and Family at Lord & Taylor--take 25% off almost everything with code FRIENDS through 10/25.

It's time for another gift card event at Saks--use code OCTOBER9 and earn a card worth up to $2,000 10/20-10/22.

Use code MIKECHRIS20 for 20% off Mike & Chris at Singer22.com through midnight 10/20.

Use code lovebite for 20% off orders at Cheryl Shops fave Le Train Bleu through 10/31.

At blissworld.com, get 30% off the blood orange + white pepper soapy suds plus free blood orange + white pepper body butter with your purchase. Use promo code 109901 at checkout through 10/23.

Use code SAVE123 for 15% off a $75 order, 20% off a $100 order, or 25% off a $125 order at Gap.com (or Banana Republic or Old Navy) through 10/20.

Shop new markdowns of 30%-80% on over 5,000 products at Revolve Clothing.

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