Weekend Sales, New York: Housing Works, EMG, Oak, and More

boy_band_of_outsiders_sale_111408The News Sample Sale
With CFDA winners being announced next Monday, now is the perfect time to check out the News' annual end-of-season sample sale going on now through Saturday, November 15. They're clearing out their SoHo showroom and offering markdowns of up to 75% off their all-star designer roster. Shop discounted fall/winter finery for both men and women from shipley & halmos, Boy by Band of Outsiders (pictured), Common Projects, Cheap Monday, Wayne, as well as past and current CFDA nominees Band of Outsiders and Vena Cava. Friday, from 10 to 6 p.m.; Saturday, from 10 to 5 p.m. The News Sample Sale, 495 Broadway, 5th Floor, (at Broome Street); 212-925-9700.
Housing Works Fashion for Action Sample Sale
Shopping while helping others is something that should always go hand-in-hand. Friday through Sunday, Housing Works will offer up over $1 Million worth of designer merchandise for their Fashion for Action sample sale benefiting victims of AIDS and homelessness, including discounts of up to 70% off goods from Marc Jacobs, Doo.Ri, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Band of Outsiders, Tim Hamilton, Rogan, Jimmy Choo, and much much more.Housing Works Fashion for Action Sample Sale, 143 West 17th Street, (between 6th and 7th avenues); 718-838-5050; for more info, check out www.housingworks.org/events/fashion-for-action.
EMG Vintage Sale
The Everything Must Go Vintage sale is here again and is stopping by the Tribeca Grand Hotel this Saturday, November 15, from 2 to 6 p.m. Check out their ever-growing selection of merchandise, including a cropped plaid wool jacket (now $42), a Norma Kamali oversized jersey blazer (now $40), and a selection Doc Martens boots (now $45). Plus, this season includes sample stock from Octopi, Dirty Library Chains jewelry, and a selection of Michelle Antonisse ceramics. Cash only. EMG Vintage Sale at the Tribeca Grand Hotel, 2 Avenue of the Americas, (at White Street); for more information, check out www.houseofgood.com/emg/emgo.html.
Many more weekend deals and steals below.
Shelly Steffee Sample Sale
Shelly Steffee's collection of luxe dresses and beautifully draped tops are now up to 80% off at her two-day sample sale beginning this Saturday, November 15, and Sunday, November 16, from noon to 6 p.m. Sale items include a gorgeous green silk dress (now $375), black wool coat (now $350), and a black wool pullover top (now $275). Shelly Steffee Sample Sale, 34 Gansevoort Street, (between Greenwich and Hudson streets); 917-408-0409.
Oak Outerwear Sale
The cold rainy weather is the perfect excuse to drop some dough at Oak's Outerwear Sale going on now through Sunday, November 16. Check out great options for both guys and girls, including a Lindsey Thornburg Mid-length cloak (now $668), a Surface to Air Blade Bomber jacket (now $323), and a Filippa K Melton coat (now $454). Oak, 28 Bond Street, (between Bowery and Lafayette streets); 212-677-1293; and 208 North 8th Street, (between Roebling Street and Driggs Avenue); 718-782-0521; and online at www.oaknyc.com.
Lyell Sale
Emma Fletcher's vintage-inspired silk dresses and blouses are now up to 40% off at Lyell's end-of-season sale. Discounted items include the Blue Silk Miranda dress (now $415), the Scalloped Pleat dress (now $625), and the Scalloped camisole (now $270). Lyell, 173 Elizabeth Street, (between Spring and Kenmare streets); 212-966-8484.
Me&Ro Sample Sale
Me&Ro's charming jewels are now up for grabs at their fall sample sale this Friday, November 14, from noon to 7 p.m. Find sales of up to 75% off their collection of gold and sterling silver necklaces, earrings, rings, and more. Me&Ro Sample Sale, 13 Crosby Street, 2nd floor, (between Howard and Grand streets); 646-747-5900.
Rugby Insider Sale
Now through Monday, November 17, stop by Rugby's University Place outpost for discounts on their entire fall collection as well as their Rugby classics line. Expect discounts of up to 50% off at this Ralph Lauren offshoot offering preppy staples for both guys and girls. Rugby, 99 University Place, (at 12th Street); 212-677-1895.
I Heart Sale
Nolita's favorite underground boutique I Heart is spreading the post-Obama love with discounts throughout the store. All coats and jackets are now an additional 15% off, while select fall merch from designers such as Isabel Marant, Surface To Air, Peter Jensen and more are now up to 25% off. I Heart, 262 Mott Street, (between Houston and Prince streets); 212-219-9265.
Black Sheep & Prodigal Sons Archive Sale
Now through Monday, December 8, Black Sheep & Prodigals Sons are retiring select pieces from their signature accessories collection with 25% off discounts at their online boutique. Score last chance markdowns on giftable goods like the Great Beast stickpin (now $155), the Silver Cottonmouth scarf adornment (now $515), and the Golden Hive pendant (now $215). Black Sheep & Prodigal Sons Archive Sale at www.blacksheepandprodigalsons.com.
Araks Sample Sale
Araks' delicate lingerie and ready-to-wear are now up to 90% off at her annual sample sale this Friday, November 14, from 9 to 6:30 p.m. Take advantage of deep discounts on her pretty unmentionables, including cotton bras and panties (now $10), swim sets (now $30), and camisoles (now $25). Araks Sample Sale, 137 Grand Street, 5th floor, (between Crosby and Lafayette streets); 212-982-5652.

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