Who: Gar-De Sample Sale
What: 60-90% off brands like 80%20, Hyden Yoo, Totem jewelry, and Contego Eyewear, plus the in-house line. Gar-de leather jackets are $295 (from $825), wool coats are $195 (from $550), dresses are $110 (from $320), and sweaters are $85 (from $220).
When: Dec 14-17, 2011. Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat noon-3pm
Where: 135 W 36th St, 14th Floor (b/n Broadway & 7th Ave), 212-967-8289
Who: Mavi Sample Sale
What: Denim pants are $35, denim jackets are $30, skirts and dresses are $25, woven tops and shorts are $20, and T-shirts are $15
When: Dec 14-15, 2011. Wed-Thurs 10am-5pm
Where: 550 7th Ave, 23rd Floor (b/n 39th & 40th St), 212-502-5885
Who: Nautica Sample Sale
What: Get sporty clothes for men and women at steep discounts.
When: Dec 14-16, 2011. Wed 11am-7pm, Thurs-Fri 10am-7pm
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 West 18th St, 5th Floor (b/n 6th & 7th Ave), 212-463-0200
Who: I Don't Like Mondays Warehouse Sale
What: Up to 80% off labels like Alexander Wang, Cheap Monday, and Jeffrey Campbell
When: Dec 15-17, 2011. Thurs-Sat noon-7pm
Where: 157 Bowery (at Broome St)
Who: Suno Sample Sale
What: 60—90% off on Suno's Resort 2011 and S/S 2011 collections, as well as markdowns on other brands like Carlos Campos, Dieppa Restrepo, and Illesteva.
When: Dec 16-18, 2011. Fri—Sat 11am—7pm, Sun Noon—6pm.
Where: 76 Wooster St (b/n Spring & Broome St)
What: Markdowns on dresses and more. Prices will range from $50 to $250.
When: Dec 16-18, 2011. Fri 9am—7pm, Sat 11am—7pm, Sun noon—6pm.
Where: 355 West Broadway (b/n Broome and Grand St)
Who: American Apparel Flea Market
What: Markdowns of up to 90% off warehouse stock. Merchandise will be replenished throughout the sale
When: Dec 16-27, 2011. Daily 9am-9pm. Closed Christmas Day
Where: 766 6th Ave (b/n 25th & 26th St)
Who: Proenza Schouler
What: Prices range from $82.50 to $1035 on clothing and shoes originally priced at $275 to $3450.
When December 17, 2011. Sat 9am-9pm
Where: 495 Broadway, 3rd Floor (b/n Spring & Broome St)
Who: Alain Mikli, Starck Eyes, and Mikli eyewear.
What: Classic frames that were $200-$700 are now marked as low as $45-$150.
When: Dec 14-17, 2011. Wed-Fri 9am-7pm. Sat 9am-5pm
Where: 236 Elizabeth St (b/n Houston & Prince)
Who: Adrienne Landau Fur Blowout
What: Snag discounts on fur jackets, shearlings, scarves, earmuffs, home goods, throws and pillows
When: Dec 18-21, 2011. Sun 11am-5pm, Mon-Tues 10am-6pm, Wed 10am-4pm
Where: 519 8th Ave, 21st Floor (b/n 35th & 36th St) 212-920-1211