Who: Designer Handbag Blowout Sale
What: Up to 80% off on luxury handbags and clutches by Khirma Eliazov, CLASS roberto cavalli, Cashhimi, Tardini of Italy. Exotic Skins, Leathers, Fabrics, Handbags and Belts.
When: May 15-17 and 20-22, 2012. Weekdays 10am-6pm, Sundays noon-5pm. Closed Saturdays.
Where: 37 West 57th St, 9th Floor
Who: Shelly and Renee Sample Sale
What: Markdowns on eveningwear, samples, stock, and accessories from Stella McCartney, Oscar de la Renta, J.Mendel, Pamela Roland, Lanvin, Giambattista Valli, Céline, Isabel Marant, See by Chloé, Thakoon, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Alexander Wang, Sophie Theallet
When: May 13-17, 2012. Sun 12—5pm, Mon—Thurs 10am—6pm.
Where: 37 West 57th St, 9th Floor (b/n 5th & 6th Ave) 212-920-1211
Who: Gant Sample Sale
What: The sale will feature a large variety of men's apparel, select women's apparel, and limited accessories from GANT, GANT Rugger, and GANT by Michael Bastian. Genuine samples and merchandise for Men and Women all up to 80% off.
When: May 15-19, 2012. Tues-Fri 10am-8pm, Sat 10am-5pm
Where: 260 5th Ave (b/n 28th & 29th St)
Who: Tibi Sample Sale
What: Up to 70% off Tibi's ready-to-wear, including shift dresses, silk tops, jackets, and more
When: May 15-17, 2012. Tues 12pm—7pm, Wed 10am—7pm, Thurs 10am—3pm.
Where: 348 West 36th St (b/n 8th & 9th Ave) 212-290-5306
Who: Bonpoint Sample Sale
What: Up to 60% off on children's clothing. Credit card only.
When: May 16-17, 2012. Wed 9am-7pm, Thurs 9am-3pm
Where: The Metropolitan Pavillon, 123 West 18th St, 5th Floor (b/n 6th & 7th Ave)
Who: Theory Women's Sample Sale
What: Up to 65% off women's ready-to-wear. Leather/outerwear $249 (was $815), dresses $119 (was $315), tops $79 (was $200), pants $99 (was $235).
When: May 16-20, 2012. Wed 12pm—7pm, Thurs 11am—8pm, Fri 11am—7pm, Sat—Sun 10am—5pm.
Where: Clothingline 261 West 36th St, 2nd Floor (b/n 7th & 8th Ave) 212-947-8748
Who: Jenna Leigh, LELO, Tuleste Market, Lenny Sample Sale
What: Snag lingerie, swimwear or accessories. Jenna Leigh now 50-75% off retail. LELO now 50-65% off retail. Gift with Purchase Sales over $250 - All Natural Massage Candle with Shea butter and Soy wax Gift with Purchase for Sales over $300 - All Natural Massage Oil infused with 24-Carat Gold Tuleste Market 50-90% off retail. Lenny 50-75% off retail. Gift with Purchase for sales over $250 - Lenny Canvas Beach Bag.
When: May 16-19, 2012. Wed-Sat 9am-7pm
Where: 580 Broadway, 10th Flor (b/n Houston & Prince St)
What: Up to 80% off spring/summer merchandise like crochet cover ups and caftans, as well as items from previous collections. A printed dress is $125 (from $495) and detailed tops are $90 (from $350)
When: May 16-18, 2012. Wed-Fri 10am-7pm
Where: 336 West 37th St,suite 1080 (b/n 8th & 9th Ave) 212-290-2996
Who: Gilded Age Sample Sale
What: 70% to 80% off men's selvage denim, knits, pants, cardigans, accessories and more
When: May 16-19, 2012. Wed—Fri 10am—7:30pm, Sat 10am—4:30pm.
Where: 580 Broadway, 9th Floor (b/n Houston and Prince Sts) 212-228-7747
Who: Ali Ro sample sale
What: Up to 80% off on womenswear. Dresses $125 (was $495). Bags $44 (was $140). Tops $90 (was $350)
When: May 16-18, 2012. Wed 12pm-5pm, Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-3pm
Where: 530 7th Ave, 14th Floor (nr 39th St)
Who: Theory Men’s samples
What: Classic items such as sleek suits $299 (was $895), striped dress shirts $49 (was $145), cotton shorts $69 (was $160). Bonus: Check in on Foursquare to get an extra 10% off.
When: May 16-19, 2012. Wed-Sat 8am—8pm
Where: 139 5th Ave, 2nd Flor (b/n 20th and 21st St)
Who: Simon Showroom
What: Samples from Citizens of Humanity, Goldsign, Iro, and more. Cash only.
When: May 17-18, 2012. Thurs-Fri 10am—7pm.
Where: 95 5th Ave, 3rd Floor (at 17th St)
Who: The News Sample Sale
Who: Markdowns on designers like Co, Cheap Monday, Common Projects, Sacai, White Mountaineering, Folk, R13, Etten Eller, Rhie, Clu, Anniel (Shoes), Creative Growth for Everybody
Who: May 17-19, 2012. Thurs-Sat 10am—6pm.
Where: 495 Broadway, 5th Floor (b/n Broome and Spring St) 212-925-9700
Who: OMEN PR Sample Sale
What: Up to 75% off on designers Daniella Kallmeyer, Nomia, AMYCLAIRE Factory by Erik Hart, Lars Andersson, Heutchy and Rebecca Aguilar
When: May 17, 2012. Thurs 12pm-7pm
Where: 5 Crosby St, #6H (nr Howard St)
Who: Loeffler Randall Sample Sale
What: Discounts on a lovely selection of footwear. If you're planning on going, you should check out Refinery 29's reserve offer for early entry on May 16, 2012 from 5-8pm + $100 worth of merch for $50.
When: May 17-19, 2012. Thurs-Fri 10am-7pm. Sat 10am-5pm
Where: 525 Broadway, 4th Floor (b/n Broome & Spring St)
Who: Satya Jewelery
What: Up to 50% off jewelry, with 70% off Stretch Bracelet Bar items.
Fuchsia Agate Layers Cuff was $228, now $114. Gold and Emerald Open Eyes Earrings was $108, now $54. Silver, Turquoise and Blue Topaz CZ Necklace was $138, now $69.
When: May 17-20, 2012. Thurs-Sun 10am—7pm.
Where: Chelsea Market, 75 9th Ave (b/n 15th and 16th St) 212-243-6930
Who: Beyond Vintage
What: 35-75% off retail, samples and vintage garments
When: May 17-18 & 21-24, 2012. Thurs-Fri, Mon-Thurs 10am-6pm daily.
Where: 275 West 39th St, 2nd Floor (b/n 7th & 8th Ave)
Who: LOL Kids Semi-annual sample sale
What: This event hosts the most coveted children's wear designers: Sonia Rykiel, Monnalisa, Jakioo, Miss Grant, Microbe, TroiZenFants and more!! Girls and Boys!
When: May 7-17, 2012. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat & Sun 10am-5pm
Where: 22 West 21st St (b/n 5th and 6th Ave) 212-929-6521.