Project No. 8 Sample Sale
What: L.E.S. store Project No. 8 is discounting past season stock by up to 85% off at their 2-day sample sale. Sale merch includes a Christian Wijnants Black Lace dress for (now $100), select Hope black ribbed t-shirts (now $20), and for guys, a Stephan Schneider Polo (now $66) and a Tom Scott Mesh V-neck shirt (now $150).
When: Saturday, September 26, from 1 to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, September 27, from 1 to 8 p.m.
Project No. 8
, 138 Division Street, (between Ludlow and Orchard streets); 212-925-5599.
Only Hearts Sample Sale
What: Shop up to 80% off Only Hearts' lovely collection of ready-to-wear and delicate lingerie at their weekend sample sale. Swing by their Upper West Side boutique and find great sales on Madison Marcus, Le Mystere, Vera Wang, Only Hearts, and more.
When: Starts today, Thursday, September 24, from 11 to 7:30 p.m.; Friday, September 25, from 11 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, September 26, from 11 to 6:30 p.m.; and for a special street fair and sample sale, Sunday, September 27, from 11 to 6 p.m.
, 386 Columbus Avenue, (at 78th Street); 212-724-5608.
Phi Sample Sale
What: Mark your calendars as Phi's
are now an amazing 80% to 90% off at their 1-day sample sale. Early birds get first dibs on their beautiful ready-to-wear and accessories (now $25 to $300).
When: Saturday, September 26, from 11 to 7 p.m.
Sample Sale, 71 Greene Street, (between Spring and Broome streets); 212-966-0076.
Amarcord Trunk Show at Calypso au Marche
What: Vintage boutique Amarcord is previewing pieces from their new European collection at
Calypso au Marche
. Check out new fashions for fall at their first-ever trunk show.
When: Today, Thursday, September 24, from 2 to 8 p.m.
Trunk Show at Calypso au Marche, 426 Broome Street, (between Lafayette and Crosby streets); 212-941-9700.
Built by Wendy Fall Sample Sale
What: Built by Wendy's Williamsburg boutique is prepping for their big fall sample sale. Expect sweet deals on past season merch for guys and girls—including a Two Tone Wool Felt Swing coat (now $135) and a men's Campbell Plaid Button-Down (now $50).
When: Friday, September 25, from 10 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, September 26, from 10 to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, September 27, from noon to 6 p.m.
Built by Wendy
, 46 North 6th Street, (between Wythe and Kent streets); Williamsburg; 718-384-2882.
Christopher Kane at Topshop
What: Much to the glee of cash-strapped fashion-philes, Christopher Kane releases his sought-after dresses, booties, bags, grommet-studded leggings, and more to the Topshop masses. Snap up his runway-inspired looks, including an awesome crocodile T-shirt dress (now $90), a bright yellow bandage dress (now $100), or a mesh bootie (now $260). But act fast, as this awesomely-priced stuff is sure to go quickly!
When: Now available in-store and online
Where: Topshop, 478 Broadway, (at Broome Street); 212-966-9555; and online at
Housing Works Fall Preview Sales
What: For a $10 entry fee, preview
vast selection of fall designer merch from at several of their NYC stores. Check out their array of designer handbags, shoes, jackets, and more.
When: Fall preview sales run through today, Thursday, September 24
Where: Housing Works TriBeCa, 119 Chambers Street, (between Church Street and West Broadway); 212-732-0584; for other locations and sales, check out
Areaware Pop-up at Port Authority
What: Port Authority is housing a new rotating pop-up—Areaware's Design to Go. Shop a collection of nifty travel items and home decor from The Future Perfect, Jack Spade, Malin + Goetz, KIOSK, Retro Super Future and more.
When: Open through Saturday, September 26; Monday through Friday, from 11 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, from noon to 6 p.m.
Where: Areaware Pop-up, 641 8th Avenue, (at 41st Street); for more info, check out
Suite Orchard Sale
What: Drop by Suite Orchard's ongoing summer sale for hot deals on their dressy faves Expect new markdowns weekly of up to 70% off as they make room for fall—including items from Rag & Bone, Loeffler Randall, Sonia Rykiel, and their own Soni & Cindy collections.
When: Sale continues until it's gone
, 145a Orchard Street, (corner of Rivington Street); 212-533-4115.
Archive Agency and Chic Little Devil Sample Sale
What: Archive Agency is partnering with the Chic Little Devil Style House for a huge sample sale. Find up to 80% off markdowns on clothing and accessories from Stella McCartney, Lanvin, Balenciaga, and more—including a special selecion of vintage Chanel jewelry and handbags.
When: Friday, September 25, and Saturday, September 26, from 10 to 6 p.m.
Where: Archive Agency and Chic Little Devil Sample Sale at the Bendix Building, 1206 Maple Avenue, 11th floor, (at the corner of 12th Street); for more info, check out
John Varvatos and 7 for all Mankind Warehouse Sale
What: Designer John Varvatos is hosting his first-ever warehouse sale featuring past season looks at up to 80% off. Guys, pick up great deals on his tailored jackets, suits, knits, shirts, sportswear, accessories, and more. Plus, while you're there, find a selection of discounted 7 for all Mankind denim at a neighboring sale.
When: Friday, September 25, through Sunday, September 27, from 10 to 8 p.m.
Where: John Varvatos and 7 for all Mankind Warehouse Sale at the LA Convention Center, West Hall, 1201 South Figueroa Street, (at W. Pico Boulevard); to attend, please RSVP at
Fred Segal Sale
What: L.A. mainstay Fred Segal kicks off their annual end-of-season sale this week—including sales at their
boutiques. Stop by their Santa Monica or Melrose store for preliminary discounts of up to 50% off their designer merch and score additional markdowns as the sale progresses. Designers include Ann Demeulemeester, Lanvin, Maison Martin Margiela, Current/Elliott, Alexander Wang, Elizabeth & James, Étoile Isabel Marant, and more.
When: Pre-sale on Friday, September 25; sale starts Saturday, September 26, through Sunday, October 11
, 420 and 500 Broadway, (near 5th Street); Santa Monica; 310- 394-9814; and 8100 Melrose Avenue, (near N. Crescent Heights Boulevard); 323-651-4129.
Where the Wild Things Are Pop-up at Space 15 Twenty
What: In honor of the much beloved book and upcoming movie, Space 15 Twenty is transforming their pop-up space into a Where the Wild Things Are themed shop. Designer
is designing five wild costumes for the shop. Proceeds from sales will benefit the 826 Valencia center—helping kids find creative literature.
When: Now open
Space 15 Twenty
, 1520 North Cahuenga Boulevard, (between W. Sunset Boulevard and Selma Avenue); 323-465-1893.
What: Milk boutique's seasonal sale is still going strong with 30%, 40%, 50%, and 77.5% markdowns on their clothing and accessories. Sale goods include pieces from Rag & Bone, Sonia by Sonia Rykiel, Elizabeth and James, Herve Leger, Stretsis, and more.
When: Ongoing sale
Where: Milk, 8209 West Third Street, (between South Harper and South La Jolla avenues); 323-951-0330; and online at
Abbot Kinney Festival
What: Venice's annual Abbot Kinney Festival takes place this Sunday with lots of food, music, and shopping. Hit the streets and peruse merch from over 100 local vendors.
When: Sunday, September 27, from 10 to 6 p.m.
Where: Along Abbot Kinney Boulevard, for more info, check out
Welcome Hunters Super Sale
What: Welcome Hunters is saying goodbye to the summer season with their annual super sale. Check out 70% to 80% discounts on their spring/summer '09 merch for both men and women.
When: Ongoing sale
, 451 Gin Ling Way, (between N. Broadway and N. Hill Street); 213-687-9905.
Satine New Store Opening
What: L.A. fave Satine has moved to a brand new location. Swing by their larger locale for even more fall shopping and fun.
When: Now open
, 8134 West Third Street, (between S. Kilkea Drive and S. La Jolla Avenue); 323-655-2845.
Jack Spade at Apartment Number 9
What: Apartment Number 9 is turning their Beverly Hills store over to Jack Spade and a slew of artists for a 2-month installation. The pop-up launch coincides with Spade's new menswear line for fall '09. Plaid button-downs, slouchy blazers, and khaki trousers sit alongside his classic line of nylon messenger bags, totes, and accessories. Upping the coolness factor,
collaborating with Phyllis Diller, the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co., Beloved bicycles, Reference Library and others on awesome knick-knacks and paraphernalia made exclusively for Apartment Number 9. Peruse his personal collection of vintage comedy albums, funny Halloween costumes, and other cool finds.
When: Open through Saturday, October 31
Where: Jack Spade at
Apartment Number 9
, 9877 Little South Santa Monica Boulevard, (between Charleville Boulevard and South Lasky Drive); 310-785-9001.
Sirens & Sailors Sale and R29 Discount
What: Sirens & Sailors is saying goodbye to summer with markdowns throughout the store. Everything is up to 60% off—including Fremont jumpers, Grey Ant dresses and overalls, Hapiru organic cotton dresses, and more. Plus, mention Refinery29 and score a special 10% off all regular-priced merch.
When: Now through the end of September
Sirens & Sailors
, 1104 Mohawk Street, (at the corner of West Sunset Boulevard); 213-483-5423.
SAFE by Rebecca Turbow Discount
What: Get a special 10% discount on
SAFE winter coats at her online boutique. Find stylish options for the cold months ahead—including a gray wool cape coat or wool swing coat. Promo code: safe
When: Now through Friday, September 25
Where: Shop online at