NYC Sales: Bliss Lau, Derek Lam, Rodarte, Issey Miyake, Giles & Brother, and More...

New York
Court Bliss Lau Holiday Trunk Show
What: Bliss Lau's coveted jewelry and accessories will be on display at the Court boutique during this holiday trunk show. Come meet the designer, shop her unique chain jewelry, sip cocktails, and score an exclusive 15% discount during the event.
When: Thursday, December 3, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Court, 178 Mulberry Street, (at Broome Street); 212-925-1022; to attend, please RSVP.
Linus, M.Carter, and Friends Sample Sale
What: Indie designers Linus, M.Carter, Octopi, Starrett Zenko Vintage, as well as fellow artists and vendors will be gathering together for a special loft sale. Enjoy cocktails, shop a selection of clothing and accessories, gifts, and more.
When: Saturday, December 5, from 2 to 7 p.m.
Where: Linus, M.Carter, and Friends Sample Sale, 111 North 3rd Street, #3C, (between Berry and Wythe streets); 718-388-3221.
Giles & Brother Sample Sale
What: Pick up great gifts for him and her at Philip Crangi's Giles & Brother seasonal sample sale. Expect markdowns of up to 75% off his Mixed Chain necklaces (now $80 - $100), Disco Ball bangles (now $85), and Silver Charm necklaces (now $35). Cash only.
When: Thursday, December 3, and Friday, December 4, from 11 to 7 p.m.
Where: Giles & Brother Sample Sale, 147 West 29th Street, 2nd floor, (between 6th and 7th avenues); 212-643-0026.
Issey Miyake Sale
What: Shop 40% to 50% discounts on Issey Miyake's fall '09 collections during his seasonal sale. Stop by his Manhattan boutiques for sales on his Pleats Please line, Cauliflower collection, and men's and women's collections.
When: Sale starts Thursday, December 3
Where: Issey Miyake, 802 Madison Avenue, (between 67th and 68th streets); 212-439-7822; tribecaISSEYMIYAKE, 119 Hudson Street, (at N. Moore Street); 212-226-0100; and Pleats Please, 128 Wooster Street, (at Prince Street); 212-226-3600.
Derek Lam Sample Sale
What: Derek Lam is throwing a special fall sample sale featuring fall '09 stock and past season samples. Examples include a Double Face Cape coat (now $500), a Silk Button-Down blouse (now $150), and a Bold Stripe Print Cap Sleeve dress (now $300).
When: Thursday, December 3, and Friday, December 4, from 10 to 6 p.m.
Where: Derek Lam Sample Sale, 601 West 26th Street, Suite 1730, (between 11th and 12th avenues); 212-929-1338.
Yeohlee Sample Sale
What: Yeohlee's modern designs will be up for grabs during her 1-day sample sale. Find discounted pieces from her fall '09 line.
When: Thursday, December 3, from 8 to 7 p.m.
Where: Yeohlee Sample Sale, 225 West 35th Street, 16th floor, (between 7th and 8th avenues); 212-631-8099.
W29 Showroom Sample Sale
What: The W29 Showroom is hosting a sample and stock sale featuring their designer roster. Find discounts of up to 80% off House of Dagmar, Margarita Saplala, Ashhish, and more.
When: Thursday, December 3, and Friday, December 4, from 10 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, December 5, from noon to 4 p.m.
Where: W29 Showroom, 208 West 29th Street, #201, (between 7th and 8th avenues); 212-563-0163.
Fashion Bash Sample Sale
What: Sassy City Chicks is hosting a spectacular Fashion Bash sample sale featuring Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Diane von Furstenburg, Gucci, and more at up to 80% off. Shop til you drop, score a free gifts, and more. Plus, enter code "Refinery29" for VIP ticket access.
When: Today, Wednesday, December 2, from 11:30 to 2 p.m.
Where: Fashion Bash Sample Sale at the Hotel Pennsylvania Gold Ballroom, 401 7th Avenue, (at 33rd Street); for tickets and more info, check out
Rodarte Shoe and Glove Sample Sale
What: Rodarte's coveted shoes and gloves will be up for grabs at this exclusive sample sale.
When: Thursday, December 3, by appointment only
Where: Rodarte Shoe and Glove Sample Sale, to attend, please RSVP for appointment times and additional information.
Charlotte Ronson Sample Sale
What: Charlotte Ronson is hosting her seasonal fall '09 sample sale. Shop discounts of up to 70% off her dresses, tops, sweaters, jackets, shoes, and more.
When: Wednesday, December 2, through Friday, December 4, from 10 to 7 p.m.
Where: Charlotte Ronson Sample Sale, 1071 Sixth Avenue, Suite 301, (at 41st Street); 212-789-9606.
Areaware Holiday Stop Shop
What: Areaware is providing one-stop holiday shopping with their new gift pop-up at Port Authority. Check out jewelry, accessories, toys, and more from Arielle de Pinto, Kid Robot, Rogan, Devotte, and others.
When: Wednesday, December 2, through Saturday, January 2
Where: Areaware Pop-up, 641 8th Avenue, (at 41st Street); for more info, check out
Botkier Sample Sale
What: Monica Botkier's leather accessories will be deeply discounted during her holiday sample sale. Score 50% to 75% off her handbags, wallets, and a selection of shoes. Plus, wear your Botkier faves to the sale and get 10% off your sample sale buys.
When: Thursday, December 3, and Friday, December 4, from 11 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, December 5, from 11 to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, December 6, from noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Botkier Sample Sale, 195 Lafayette Street, (between Broome and Kenmare streets); no phone.
L.A.M.B. and Harajuku Lovers Sample Sale
What: Gwen Stefani's two colorful lines L.A.M.B. and Harajuku Lovers are both on sale during this 3-day sample sale. Shop sales of up to 70% off her fun handbags, clothing, and more.
When: Wednesday, December 2, and Thursday, December 3, from 10 to 7 p.m.
Where: L.A.M.B. and Harajuku Lovers Sample Sale, 42 Greene Street, 2nd floor, (between Broome and Greene streets); for more info, check out
Zoë Boutique Holiday Shopping Party
What: DUMBO boutique Zoë is hosting up-and-coming jewelry designer Assad Mounser for a special holiday shopping party. Enjoy discounts of up to 25% off select merch and additional 15% discounts on sale merch during the event.
When: Friday, December 4, from 11 to 9 p.m.
Where: Zoë, 68 Washington Street, (at Front Street); DUMBO; 718-237-4002.
Penfield Sample Sale
What: Penfield's rugged staples are up to 70% off at their seasonal sample sale. Shop clothing and gifts for both him and her—including select T-shirts (now $10), outerwear (now $60), and accessories (now $5).
When: Friday, December 4, from 11 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, December 5, from noon to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, December 6, from noon to 6 p.m.
Where: Penfield Sample Sale at the Reed Annex, 151 Orchard Street, (between Stanton and Rivington streets); 212-253-0588.
Prairie New York Sample Sale
What: Prairie New York's stylish dresses, tops, and skirts are up to 75% off during their seasonal sample sale.
When: Wednesday, December 2, through Friday, December 4, from 11 to 7 p.m.; and Monday, December 7, through Wednesday, December 9, from 11 to 7 p.m.
Where: Prairie New York Sample Sale, 306 West 38th Street, 2nd floor, (between 8th and 9th avenues); 212-967-8166.
Bird Seasonal Sale
What: Bird kicks off their seasonal sale with discounts of up to 40% off their designer merch. Goods include select fall '09 womenswear, menswear, jewelry, shoes, and accessories from Alexander Wang, Thakoon, Zero + Maria Cornejo, and more.
When: Now through Thursday, December 31
Where: Bird, 220 Smith Street, (corner of Butler Street), Cobble Hill; 718-797-3774; 316 Fifth Avenue, (between 2nd and 3rd streets), Park Slope; 718-768-4940; and 203 Grand Street, (between Bedford and Driggs avenues); Williamsburg; 718-388-1655; and online at
Edon Manor Sale
What: Luxe boutique Edon Manor is kicking off their seasonal sale on Black Friday. Stop by this TriBeCa favorite for 30% discounts on their fall shoes and handbags from Alexander Wang, Alaia, Givenchy, Nina Ricci, Vivienne Westwood, and more.
When: Ongoing sale
Where: Edon Manor, 391 Greenwich Street, (between N. Moore and Beach street); 212-431-3890.
Thistle & Clover Sale
What: The ladies of Thistle & Clover are gearing up for the gift-giving season with new markdowns throughout the store. Get up to 50% off their sale goods including Cloak & Dagger, Dace, Wren, and more.
When: Ongoing sale
Where: Thistle & Clover, 221 DeKalb Avenue, (between Adelphi Street and Claremont Avenue); 718-855-5577.
Built by Wendy Sale
What: Get up to 30% off select items from Built by Wendy's fall '09 collection during their seasonal sale. Items include a Bourdin Floral print silk bustier dress (now $210), a Glitter Madras plaid button front blouse (now $109), and a men's Plaid trim pocket button shirt (now $91).
When: Now through Wednesday, December 30
Where: Built by Wendy, 7 Centre Market Place, (between Broome and Grand streets); 212-925-6538; and 46 North 6th Street, (between Wythe and Kent streets); Williamsburg; 718-384-2882.
Stella McCartney Sale
What: The Stella McCartney boutique is launching their autumn/winter sales with new markdowns on her gorgeous knits, coats, dresses, and more. Goods include a Purple Cashmere Knit jumpsuit (now $719), a Gray Wool Lace dress (now $2,279), and Black Dogtooth Wool coat (now $1,329).
When: Sale starts this week and continues
Where: Stella McCartney, 429 West 14th Street, (between 9th and 10th avenues); 212-255-1556.
Opening Ceremony Sale
What: Opening Ceremony's fall/winter collections are now 30% to 50% off. Shop their coveted designer goods from Boy, Opening Ceremony, Acne, Alexander Wang, Band of Outsiders, and more.
When: Sale is ongoing
Where: Opening Ceremony, 35 Howard Street, (between Broadway and Lafayette Streets); 212-219-2688; and online at
Zero + Maria Cornejo End-of-Season Sale
What: The Zero + Maria Cornejo boutiques are starting their seasonal markdowns on their pre-fall and fall/winter collections. Get up to 40% off pre-fall's Spiral Iris dress (now $379) and Sarah dress (now $319); and up to 30% off fall/winter's High Elastic ankle bootie (now $349) and Slash Bibi dress (now $629).
When: Now through Tuesday, January 5
Where: Zero + Maria Cornejo, 33 Bleecker Street, (between Lafayette and Bowery streets); 212-925-3849; and 807 Greenwich Street, (corner of Jane Street); 212-620-0460.
Marion Mercer Discount
What: One of our favorite vintage e-boutiques Marion Mercer is treating R29 readers to a special 30% off their entire site. Browse through their selection of pristine designer offerings, including vintage Prada, Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, and much much more. Promo code: REFINERY29
When: Now through Tuesday, December 15
Where: Shop online at

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