Deals of the Day: VPL, Oak, Zero + Maria Cornejo, Sigerson Morrison, and More…

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VPL Trunk Show at Oak
What: Victoria Bartlett is stopping by the Oak boutique for an in-store VPL trunk show. Stop by and enjoy cocktails, yummy bites, and gorgeous looks from her spring '09 line.
When: Today, Thursday, May 7, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: Oak, 28 Bond Street, (between Bowery and Lafayette streets); 212-677-1293
Mavi Jeans Sample Sale
What: Mavi's super-comfortable denim is now up to 80% off at their 1-day sample sale. Get there early and pick up cheap jeans for both guys and girls—now starting at $20!
When: Sunday, May 10, from 10 to 5 p.m.
Where: Mavi, 832 Broadway, (between 12th and 13th streets); 917-289-0520.
Save Fashion Sale
What: Our Save Fashion sample sale gears up for another week of amazing finds from an all new-set of designers. Find women's goods from Acne, Giles & Brother by Philip Crangi, Gryphon, Kiki de Montparnasse, Helmut Lang, Rag & Bone, and Rogan—all at least 50% off! Plus, be sure to check back throughout the month of May as following weeks offer new designer faves and starting next Friday our all-star men's week!
When: Week 2 lineup launches Friday, May 8, through Wednesday, May 13; store hours: Monday through Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, from 10 to 9 p.m.; Sunday, from 11 to 7 p.m.
Where: Save Fashion, 641 8th Avenue, (at 41st Street); for more info, check out
Loeffler Randall Sample Sale
What: The coveted label is launching their first-ever sample sale including early-season merch no longer available. Find a huge selection of Loeffler Randall shoes (now $125), clothing (now $78), and bags (now $105).
When: Thursday, May 7, and Friday, May 8, from 1 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, May 9, from 11 to 6 p.m.
Where: Loeffler Randall Sample Sale, 525 Broadway, Suite 202, (at Spring Street); 212-226-8787.
Owl's Lab Spring Cleaning Sale
What: Greenwich Village boutique Owl's Lab is doing a bit of spring cleaning and marking down select goods by 30%. Check out sale goods from Vena Cava, Sass & Bide, Sonia Rykiel, Myne, and more.
When: Sale is ongoing
Where: Owl's Lab, 20 East 12th Street, (between 5th Avenue and University Place); 212-633-2672.
Katy Rodriguez Trunk Show
What: Take advantage of a special 20% discount on Katy Rodriguez's new spring '09 line and meet the designer during her exclusive trunk show event. Check out clothing from her ready-to-wear line, special order pieces, and items created especially for Resurrection.
When: Now through Saturday, May 9, from 11 to 7 p.m.
Where: Resurrection, 217 Mott Street, (between Prince and Spring streets), 212-625-1374.
Want Agency Sample Sale
What: Find discounts of up to 50% off Acne, Filippa K, and Nudie Jeans Co. at Want Agency's spring/summer sample sale. Goods include an Acne Dakar Bardot dress (now $200), a selection of denim (now $100), and the Bella dress (now $75). Cash only.
When: Thursday, May 7, from 11 to 8 p.m.
Where: Want Agency Sample Sale, 290 Lafayette Street, (between Houston and Prince streets); 917-412-3418.
Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale
What: Rebecca Minkoff's coveted handbags and ready-to-wear is now up to 50% off. Stop by her spring sample sale and find exclusive colors made just for the sale!
When: Now through Sunday, May 10, from 10 to 8 p.m.
Where: Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale, 33 West 17th Street, (between 5th and 6th avenues); 212-677-7829.
Delman Shoes Sample Sale
What: Shop a discounted selection of Delman's leather flats, sandals, boots, and more at their 3-day sample sale. With prices now up to 70% off, find select samples priced as low as $30.
When: Thursday, May 7, from 10 to 7 p.m.; and Friday, May 8, from 10 to 3 p.m.
Where: Delman Sample Sale, 145 West 18th Street, (between 6th and 7th avenues); 212-388-0339.
Alter Spring Sale
What: Brooklyn's Alter boutique is making way for new summer buys with a 30% off sale on their spring goods. Take advantage of discounts on select men's and women's merch from Preloved, Cheap Monday, and more.
When: Sale goes until it's gone
Where: Alter, 109 & 140 Franklin Street, (near Greenpoint Avenue); 718-349-0203.
Loomstate + Jill Platner Pop-Up
What: Loomstate and Jill Platner are teaming up for a summer pop-up featuring a limited-edition line of handmade baubles and organic T-shirts for men and women. Plus, stop by the shop and check out Loomstate's spring line of dresses, denim, and more.
When: Now open
Where: Loomstate + Jill Platner Pop-Up, 113 Crosby Street, (between Prince and Houston streets); 212-324-1298.
La Perla Charity Discount
What: La Perla is hosting an evening shopping event to benefit Gilda's Club of New York at their Madison Avenue boutique. Ladies, receive a special 25% off discount on La Perla's delicates and lingerie with a percentage of the sales going to help families living with cancer.
When: Event, Thursday, May 7, from 6 to 8 p.m.; discount continues until Friday, May 8
Where: La Perla, 803 Madison Avenue, (between 67th and 68th avenues); to attend, please RSVP
Botkier Sample Sale
What: Monica Botkier's super soft leather totes and handbags are now up to 75% off at her seasonal sample sale.
When: Thursday, May 7, from noon to 8 p.m.; Friday, May 8, from 11 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, May 9, from 11 to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, May 10, from 11 to 5 p.m.
Where: Botkier Sample Sale, 172 Mercer Street, (at Houston Street); 646-747-4149.
Twinkle by Wenlan Sample Sale
What: Wenlan Chia's colorful clothing and knits are up for grabs at Twinkle by Wenlan's sample sale. Shop discounted dresses, tops, and accessories now up to 70% off.
When: Thursday, May 7, from 11 to 8 p.m.; Friday, May 8, from 10 to 6 p.m.
Where: Twinkle by Wenlan Sample Sale, 545 8th Avenue, 17th floor, (at 37th Street); no phone.
3.1 Phillip Lim Resort Sale
What: Pieces from Phillip Lim's resort collection are now up to 40% off at his SoHo boutique. Pick up his gorgeous floral print dresses, cropped jackets, light knit cardigans, pleated shorts, silk trench coats, and more—perfect for spring.
When: Sale is ongoing
Where: 3.1 Phillip Lim, 115 Mercer Street, (between Spring and Prince streets); 212-334-1160.
Castor & Pollux New Spring Arrivals
What: New spring goods have arrived at West Village boutique Castor & Pollux. Check out shop favorites United Bamboo, Acne, Built by Wendy, Jeffrey Monteiro, as well as easy-to-wear dresses from up-and-coming designer Kimberly Ovitz.
When: New items just added
Where: Castor & Pollux, 238 West 10th Street, (between Bleecker and Hudson streets); 212-645-6572.
Dunderdon Sale
What: NoHo store Dunderdon has just begun their spring sale. Find 30% markdowns on their stylish jackets, dresses, and work-wear inspired separates for both men and women.
When: Now through the end of May
Where: Dunderdon, 25 Howard Street, (between Broadway and Lafayette Street); 212-226-4040.
Mick Margo New Arrivals and Online Discount
What: West Village boutique Mick Margo is stocked to the brim with pretty pieces for spring—including new Isabel Marant clothing and jewelry. Plus, shop their online boutique and receive a special 15% off designer faves. Promo code: NO FOOL.
When: Online promo ends Thursday, May 7
Where: Mick Margo, 19 Commerce Street, (between Seventh Avenue and Bedford Street); 212-463-0515; and online at
Los Angeles
Kain Label, Linus, Erica Davies, & Others Sample Sale
What: The Addison + Crescent showroom is inviting shoppers to their 2-day multi-designer sample sale. Stop by their Hollywood offices and shop past season goods from Erica Davies, Linus, Kain Label T-shirts, Guy Baxter, Jenni Kayne shoes, and many others—with prices starting at $2 - $200. Cash only.
When: Friday, May 8, from 9 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, May 9, from 10 to 4 p.m.
Where: Addison + Crescent Sample Sale, 1419 Wilcox Avenue, Suite A, (between W. Sunset Boulevard and De Longpre Avenue); 323-469-1800.
Zero + Maria Cornejo Trunk Show Events
What: Come out and meet designer Maria Cornejo as she visits L.A. for two special trunk show events. At Malibu's Sigerson Morrison boutique, she along with the Sigerson Morrison designers are offering discounts on both Sigerson Morrison shoes and her own Zero + Maria Cornejo line. Then on Friday, head down to Santa Monica, as Cornejo previews her new fall/winter '09 line at the Weathervane boutique.
When: At Sigerson Morrison, Thursday, May 7, from 1 to 5 p.m.; and at Weathervane, Friday, May 8, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Where: Sigerson Morrison, 23410 Civic Center Way, (near La Paz Lane); 310-317-6868; and Weathervane, 1209 Montana Avenue, (between Euclid and 12th streets); 310-393-5344
Creatures of Comfort Online Blowout Sale
What: This L.A. fave is bringing their amazing steals online for a end-of-season blowout sale. Shop items from Rachel Comey, Araks, Peter Jensen, and more.
When: Now until it's gone
Where: Creatures of Comfort, 7971 Melrose Avenue, (between N. Hayworth and N. Edinburgh avenues); 323-655-7855; and online at
Stuart Weitzman Trunk Show
What: Check out Stuart Weitzman's new fall '09 collection at his seasonal trunk show. Shop over 100 styles of his coveted shoes and enjoy sweet treats by Sprinkles cupcakes.
When: Thursday, May 7, through Saturday, May 9
Where: Stuart Weitzman, 437 North Rodeo Drive, (between Brighton Way and South Santa Monica Boulevard); 310-860-9600.
3.1 Phillip Lim Resort Sale
What: Swing by Phillip Lim's West Hollywood boutique for a special sale on his resort '08 collection. Ladies, shop up to 40% off his floral dresses, silk khaki trench coats, fitted skirts, and more.
When: Sale is ongoing
Where: 3.1 Phillip Lim, 631 North Robertson Boulevard, (between Melrose Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard); West Hollywood; 310-358-1988.
Steven Alan Sample Sale Pre-Sale
What: The Steven Alan boutique is gearing up for their annual sample sale next week with a special online pre-sale to curb our anticipation. For those who can't make it down to TriBeCa, check out discounted men's and women's shirting, knits, dresses, and more—now up to 60% off.
When: Now through Friday, May 8
Where: Shop online at

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