The week in shopping
I am back, well rested and somewhat tan, and ready to deliver the sales, of which there are a lot this week. So without further ado...

Sale of the week: La Cosa's superfine cotton tanks and undies are on sale at wholesale prices (the $45 tanks are going for $15) at one of my favorite sample sales. They also have lingerie by Fleur'T, Mary Green, and others. 4/21-4/23; 8:30-5:30; 180 Madison Ave. (33rd & 34th Sts.), suite 1400.

Find Outlet's Chelsea store is hosting a Joie sample sale, with denim, skirts, and tops for 50%-80% off. 4/22-4/25; noon-7; 361 W. 17th St. 8th & 9th Aves.).

Rubin Chapelle (not to be confused with Dave Chapelle) has drapey, elegant clothes for 60%-80% off ( now $45-$254). 4/22-4/24; 11:30-8, noon-7 Sat.; 410 W. 14th St. (9th Ave. & Washington St.).

If you're a design snob, you probably salivate over Knoll’s classic mid-century modern furniture. Luckily for you, their annual sale is this week. 4/23-4/24; noon-7 Fri., 11-5 Sat.; 105 Wooster St. (Prince & Spring Sts.).

This week, Clothingline has Kooba bags for $50-$125 (regularly $165-$380), plus Walter, White + Warren, Milly, Deesh, and more. 10-6, 10-7 Tue. & Thurs.; 261 W. 36th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 2nd fl.

Roberta Chiarella’s crystal jewelry is $75 and under. 4/21; 10-7; Plaza Fifty Hotel, 155 E. 50th St.

If you have a cute dog, you might as well have cute dog accessories: Kwigy-bo and Ella Dish’s luxe dog accoutrements (sold at fancy pet stores throughout the city) are now $10-$75. 4/21-4/22; noon-7; 501 7th Ave. (at 37th St.).

Semiprecious jewelry by Cousin Claudine is up to 80% off ( now $2 to $80). Through 4/23; 8-6; 228 E. 45th St., 2nd fl.

As a firm believer in high-quality linens, I suggest checking out the Nancy Koltes sale; her luxurious sheets are now $36 to $1,364. Through 4/21; 9-6:30, 9-5 Wed.; Parsons School of Design, 560 7th Ave. (at 40th St.), 2nd fl.

Sadly, ethnic jewelry store Craft Caravan is closing its doors. The good news is that they're taking 20%-80% off all traditional African, Central Asian, and Native American art and handcrafts; prices start at $12 for Afghan necklaces. Through 4/30; 10:30-6:30; 63 Greene St.

If you're an Upper East Side chintz lover, check out Devereux-Ferguson, where you can find decorative throw pillows from Clarence House, Brunschwig & Fils, Donghia, and more, for up to 70% off. 4/23-4/24; 10-8 Fri, 9-6 Sat.; 304 W. 90th St., #1F.

If you're in need of some Eurotrash eyewear, check out Union Square Optical, where specs from Matsuda, Christian Roth, Dolce & Gabbana, and more are $99-$250. Through 4/30; 10-7, 1-6 Sun.; 9 W. 14th St. (5th & 6th Aves.).

Linda Richards has coats (including trenchcoats galore), sweaters, trousers, and suits on sale for $20-$300. Though 4/30; 9-6 weekdays; 256 W. 38th St., 8th fl.

Alexia Crawford's spring semiprecious jewelry collection is 80% off retail, for $2-$45. Not bad! Through 5/1; 11-7 (closed Sun.); 35 W. 36th St. (5th & 6th Aves.), 6th fl.

This mystery sale sounds too good to be true: handbags by Chanel, Prada, Gucci, and Fendi for 60%-90% off; plus ready-to-wear from Dolce & Gabbana, Pucci, Roberto Cavalli, and more, starting at $99, with all sizes (2-14) available. 4/20-21; noon-7 Tue, 9-3 Wed.; 124 E. 58th (Park & Lex), ground fl.

This week at Bergdorf's: A Badgley-Mischka trunk show, 4/20-4/22, from 11-4 on the fourth floor, including a personal appearance by the two designers on 4/21 from 1-3; and a Peter Som trunk show, 3/21-3/23, from 11-6 on the third floor, including a personal appearance by the designer on 4/22 from noon-4.

Susana Monaco's flattering stretchy knitwear is below wholesale at this sample sale. 4/22-4/23; 9-7; 263 W. 38th St., (7th & 8th Aves.), 17th fl.

Finally, it's a big week for Bloomingdale's: Thursday is Girls Night Out at the 59th Street store, and Saturday is the official opening of the brand new Soho store (although, lucky me, I get to attend the VIP opening on Friday). For more on the new Soho Bloomingdale's, check out this article in WWD.

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