The week in shopping
Sale of the week: As you all know, I worship at the altar of Barneys New York, and so this week begins my twice-yearly pilgrimage to the Warehouse sale, where clothing, shoes, accessories, and more are 50%-80% off. I'll be there at 7:30 sharp on Thursday, so beware. 8/19-9/6; 8-9 on 8/19-8/20, 10-9 weekdays, 10-7 weekends, 10-7 on 9/6; 255 W. 17th St. (7th & 8th Aves.).

The sale of the week runner-up is Bodyhints' annual super sale, where swimwear and lingerie by Cosabella, Aubade, Lise Charmel, Rosa Cha, and more is up to 80% off. Plus, the owners are super-cool. 8/17-8/24; 11-8, 11-7 Sun.; 462 W. Broadway (Houston & Prince Sts.).

The only thing better than cute shoes is cute, comfortable shoes, so check out the sale at Sacco where summer styles are marked down to $99, $79, and $49. Also, save $20 on a second pair and $30 on every additional pair you buy! Through 9/5; 11-8, 11-7 Sat., noon-7 Sun; see website for locations.

All spring/summer merchandise is up to 70% at Lucky fave Martin, so stock up on tees, tanks, jeans, cotton tops, denim skirts, and more. 1-7 (closed Mon.); 206 E. 6th St.

If you feel like trucking out to West Chelsea, this mystery sale has Citizens of Humanity, True Religion, Hudson, Three Dots, Lacoste, and more, but note that it's cash only. 8/18-8/21; 10:30-7; 531-539 W. 25th St. (10th & 11th Aves.).

Jeweler/artist Michal Golan has handcrafted earrings, necklaces, and rings for 40% off at his teeny-tiny store. 8/19-9/9; 11-7, 11-5 weekends; 4 Cortlandt St.

I had no idea Diane Von Furstenberg made maternitywear, but now I know, as her sexy collection is on sale for $75-$130. 8/18-8/20; 11-7; 385 W. 12th St.

For the avant-garde folks out there, IF has Martin Margiela, Junya Watanabe, Veronique Branquinho, and more for 70%-85% off. 8/18-8/22; 11-7; 94 Grand St.

It's summer clearance time at the spelling-challenged, where Juicy Couture, C&C, Chip & Pepper, and other trendy labels are up to 70% off.

This week at the Shop at, Cole Haan bags, Alexa Garner Sidaris jewelry, and J Maskrey shoes.

Spend $150 on Boucher's selection of semiprecious jewelry and get a free pair of blue chalcedony and pearl earrings (a $40 value)! Through 8/31.

It's time for yet another sale at Lord & Taylor; store charge-holders get an extra 15% off everything they buy 8/18-8/22.

If you'd like to preview bebe's fall collection and get 10% off all regular-priced merchandise on Thursday, call 212-935-2444 by 8/18 to r.s.v.p. 8/19; 6-8 p.m.; 1127 3rd Ave.

Thursday (8/19( is one of those lovely gift card days at Saks: Spend $250-$499, get $25; spend $500-$999, get $50...and so on.

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