Who: Haute Hippie Sample Sale
What: Shop discounted original samples, archival pieces, and current-season stock in various sizes
When: August 8-12, 2011. Mon-Fri 11am-6pm
Where: 336 West 37th St (nr 8th Ave)ground floor
Who: Lauren Merkin Sample Sale
What: Up to 70% off on Handbags, clutches, and accessories
When: August 9-12, 2011. Tues-Fri 11am-7pm, Sat 11am-4pm
Where: 231 West 29th St (nr 7th Ave) Suite 201, 212-239-2459
Who: Seize sur Vingt
What: Deep discounts on menswear. Jackets are $150-$400, suits $200-$800, shirts $60-$90 and pants are $80-$120.
When: Now through August 14. Mon-Sat (11am-7pm), Sun (12pm-6pm)
Where: 78 Greene St. (near Spring St). 212.625.1620
Who: Vivienne Tam Sample Sale
What: Up to 75% off womenswear and vintage samples with over 1,000 pieces to choose from!
When: August 10-12, 2011. Wed (9am-8pm), Thurs (10am-7pm), Fri (10am-6pm)
Where: 260 W 39th St (b/n 7th & 8th Ave) - 11th floor
Who: Issey Miyake Sale
What: Deep discounts on menswear and womenswear from his namesake label in addition to secondary labels Haat, Pleats Please and Cauliflower.
When: August 16, 2011. 9am-4pm
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion – 123 W 18th St. (b/n 6th & 7th Ave) – 4th floor
Who: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Fall Opening Thrift Shop Sale
What: Score designer pieces ranging from $75-$1,800. Proceeds benefit the Society of MSKCC's Patient Care, Research and Education programs.
When: Aug 10-13, 2011. Wed (10am-7pm), Thurs-Fri (10am-5:30pm), Sat (11am-5pm).
Where: 1440 3rd Ave (b/n 81st and 82nd St). 212.535.1250
What: Up to 75% off on discontinued beauty products. Snag deals like Gwen Stefani's Harajuku Lovers perfumes for just $15!
Where: Online at SpaceNK.com
Who: Lolli Land Showroom Sample Sale
What: 40-50% off fine jewelry from Crystal Knicles and High Quality Italian Leather handbags from Me Char. Plus complimentary cupcakes & wine!
When: August 9, 2011. Tues 6:30pm-10pm
Where: Lolli Land Showroom, 551 West 21st Street(11th Avenue) Suite 304, 646-484-6840
Who: Stella McCartney Friends & Family VIP Sale
What: Unfortunately this sale is invite only but might be worth it to try to crash.
When: August 9-10, 2011. Tues-Wed 10am-8pm
Where: Flatotel, 135 West 52nd St (b/n 6th & 7th Ave), 5th Floor