The week in shopping
Kids, it's a bonanza this week.

Staff International is usually a great sale, especially if you're into the Euro look. This time they have 2003 fall/winter clothes and accessories for men and women by DieselStyleLab, Dsquared2, Martin Margiela, and NewYorkIndustrie. Jackets wholesaling for $600-$1000, are now $300-$500, and skirts and shirts originally $200-$400, are now $80-$150, and all sizes are available. 11/20-11/21; 10-6; 495 Broadway (Broome and Spring Sts.), 8th floor.

Frenchie Philippe Adec has jackets starting from $180, pants from $85, skirts from $70, shirts from $70, and knits from $45. All sizes are available, but the sale is cash only. 11/20-11/22; 9-7 weekdays, 11-5 Saturday; 209 W. 38th St. (7th and 8th Aves.), 2nd floor (use freight entrance).

Jeanine Payer and Pure Accessories has accessories from the following: bags by Paint the Lily and Serpui Marie; scarves by Bindya; and jewelry by Jeanine Payer, Lapis Lois, Mimi Golzer, and Oscar & Nancy. Jewelry is $40-$75; bags are $75. Cash only. 11/19-11/21; 10-7; 389 5th Ave. (at 36th St.), suite 508.

Joe's Jeans, Follies, Left of Center, and Da-Nang are featured at this true sample sale, i.e., sizes are 4-8 and small. Items for men and women are $20 and up, cash only (a big trend this week, it seems). 11/17-11/21; 9-6 (9-7 Tues. and Wed.); 231 W. 39th St. (7th and 8th Aves.), suite 200.

MZ Wallace handbags are all $40 at this annual sample sale. Of course, great bags for cheap means one thing: You guessed it, cash only. 11/20-11/21; 10-8; 93 Crosby St. (Prince and Spring Sts.), 2nd floor.

I love shoes. I especially love Italian shoes. Therfore, I am excited to say that boots, shoes, and sandals from Hogan, Bruno Magli, and others, in all sizes, are $59 and up. 11/17-11/22; 8-7 weekdays, 10-5 Saturday; 141 W. 36th St. (B'way and 7th Aves.).

Beth Bowley has girly clothes for up to 75 percent off (dresses are $60 to $80). 11/19-11/20; 10-7; 611 Broadway (near Bleecker St.), no. 907.

Circle by Mara Hoffman has sexy women's clothes for 40 percent off: Dresses are$140 to $225 (regularly $300 to $500), short frill skirts are now $80 (were $165), and hand-dyed velvet dresses, skirts, and tops are $75 to $250. Cash only (aiiieee). 11/21-11/22; 11-7; 195 Chrystie St. (Stanton and Rivington), ste. 602A.

Vivienne Tam's asian-inspired clothing and accessories are up to 75 percent off, starting at $30. 11/19-11/21; 10-7 Wednesday and Thursday, 10-6 Friday; 550 Seventh Ave. (at 39th St.), 20th fl.

Araks' excellent cotton lingerie is up to 75 percent off, starting at $5. Checks accepted (I guess that means no credit cards). 11/19-11/21; 9:30-7; 121 E. 12th St. (3rd and 4th Aves.), no. 6I.

Steven Alan's sale is always great, especially if you're a hip downtown gal. This one features Mint, United Bamboo, Twinkle, and others for 30 to 75 percent off. 11/20-11/22, 8:30-8 weekdays, 10-7 Saturday; 103 Franklin St. (just west of Church, I believe).

Alice Roi's sale is fun because sometimes the designer herself shows up to shill her own schmattes. The clothes are half off; checks accepted.
11/19-11/22; 9-7 Wednesday, 10-6 Thursday and Friday, noon-5 Saturday; The Inn at Irving Place, 56 Irving Pl.

Nicole Farhi has men's and women's fall samples for up to 80 percent off. Coats start at $200; knits start at $25. 11/18-11/20; 10-7; 14 E. 60th St. (5th and 6th Aves.), 2nd fl.

Yigal Azrouel's sleek dresses ($90), jackets ($200), shirts ($105), and more are at least 65 percent off. 11/18-11/20; 8:30-7 Tuesday and Wednesday, 8:30-5 Thursday; 225 W. 39th St., 7th fl.

Like the bling-bling but don't like to pay P.Diddy prices? Kenneth Jay Lane's flashy baubles are at least half off. 11/17-11/20; 10-3 Monday through Wednesday, 10-5 Thursday; 20 W. 37th St. (5th and 6th Aves.), 9th fl.

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