The week in shopping
Girls, we are now in prime sample sale season, and there are so many good ones this week, I don't think I can even pick a favorite. But I will be hitting as many sales as possible and posting reviews here, for your shopping benefit. May the shopping force be with you.

My favorite bath and body products line, Fresh is taking 50%-90% off all bath and body products (now $2-$20). I'm so there. 11/18-11/20; noon-6 Thurs., 9-6 Fri., 10-4 Sat.; 215 W. 40th St., (at 7th Ave.), 7th fl.

Always a good sale, Steven Alan is taking 30%-75% off Christopher Deane, Inhabit, United Bamboo, and other below-the-radar labels. 11/18-11/20; 8:30-8, noon-7 Sat.; 87 Franklin St. (at Church St.).

Araks hs incredibly delicate, feminine lingerie for $5-$125. 11/17-11/19; 9-7, 9-4 Fri.; 121 E. 12th St. (at 3rd Ave.), Ste. 6I.

Frenchie Philippe Adec's womenswear is 50% off at this cash-only sale. 11/18-11/20; 9-7, 11-5 Sat.; 209 W. 38th St., (at 7th Ave.), 2nd fl.

Pure Accessories has cashmere scarves, baby bags, and jewelry from Bindya New York, Dante Beatrix, and Oscar & Nancy for 50% off (now $20-$100). Cash only. 11/17-11/19; 10-7; 389 5th Ave., (at 36th St.), Ste. 508.

Tote le Monde's practical but cute handbags and small leather goods are $20-$130 (were $50-$250) at this cash-only sale. 11/18-11/19; 11-7; 251 W. 30th St., (at 8th Ave.), Ste. 11FW.

Vivienne Tam's Asian-inspired designs are $30 and up. 11/17-11/20; 9-7, 9-6 Fri., 10-5 Sat.; 550 7th Ave., (at 39th St.), 20th fl.

My favorite lingerie ever, La Perla, is 60% off at this sale. Through 11/21; 10-7, 11-7 Sun.; 260 5th Ave. (at 29th St.).

Accessory maven Elizabeth Gillett has cashmere wraps, silk scarves, and crocheted ponchos for $75 or less. 11/18-11/20; 9-6:30, noon-5 Sat.; 237 W. 35th St.(at 7th Ave.), Ste. 304.

Girly stuff from Tracy Reese is up to 65% off. 11/17-11/19; 10-6; 275 W. 39th St. (at 7th Ave.), 11th fl.

This week, Clothingline has Ben Sherman and Evisu clothes for men and women for 55% off and up. 11/16-11/19; check website for hours; 261 W. 36th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 2nd fl.

Twinkle's girly silk dresses, hand-knit sweaters, and more are up to 60% off. 11/19-11/20; 11-8 Fri., noon-5 Sat.; 401 Washington St. (at Laight St.), 4th fl.

Italian-made Kulson skirts ($130 and up), pants ($120 and up), coats ($330 and up), and more are on sale. 11/17-11/19; 9-6; 80 W. 40th St., (at 6th Ave.), Penthouse West.

While you're in the same building, Metropolitan Design Group has home and fashion accessories from Mark Snider, Colette Malouf, and others for 40%-65% off at this cash-only sale. 11/16-11/18; 8-7; 80 W. 40th St. (at 6th Ave.), 8th fl.

Elie Tahari's is $149 and up at this sale. 11/16-11/22; noon-6; 520 5th Ave. (at 43rd St.).

Henri Bendel's famous cashmere sweaters are up to 30% off (now $109-$149). Through 11/28; 10-8, noon-7 Sun. 712 5th Ave. (at 56th St.).

Yigal Azrouel has a fun-to-say name and fun-to-say clothes for up to 70% off (cashmere sweaters are now $100). 11/16-11/18; 9-7, 9-6 Thurs.; 225 W. 39th St. (at 7th Ave.), 7th fl.

Drinking and shopping is a good combination; save as much as 80% Double Happiness jewelry, Julie Brown tops and accessories, Lilo NY lingerie, Lorelie handbags, plus drink specials. Spend over $275 and receive a VIP gift bag. 11/16; 5-9 p.m.; Star Bar, 4 W. 22nd St. (5th & 6th Aves.).

Or, if you prefer to drink and shop for furniture, the Conran Shop's Customer Appreciation Shopping Evening features discounts, cocktails, and food from upstairs restaurant Guastavino's. 11/16; 6-8 p.m.; 407 East 59 St. (at 1st Ave.).

Qui New York has fine Italian home furnishings, from $80 for pasta plates to $11,500 for a sofa. 11/18-11/20; 3-8:30 Thurs., noon-6 Fri., noon-5 Sat.; 601 W. 26th St. (at 11th Ave.), Ste. 1507.

Our Name Is Mud's kitschy ceramics are up to 80% off (now $1-$40). 11/18-11/19; 10-6, 10-8 Fri.; 227 W. 29th St. (at 7th Ave.), 7th fl.

Barneys' private sale features 30%-50% off regular prices throughout the store. 11/18-11/24; all locations.

It's only November and yet Anbar Shoes is having a fall/winter clearance sale. Shoes are $20-$73 and boots are $27-$196; designers include Blay, BCBG, Coup d'Etat, Donald J. Pliner, and more, and all sizes are available. Through 11/27; 9-6:20 weekdays, 11-5:45 Sat., closed Sun.; 60 Reade St. (B'way & Church).

Bitta Design Group has all manner of precious and semiprecious bling for up to 80% off (items are $50 and up). 11/17-11/18; 10-7; New York Hilton hotel; 1335 6th Ave. (53rd & 54th Sts.), Suite 4249.

Upper East Side fave The Shoe Box has shoes from top designers (Marc Jacobs, Pucci, Kate Spade, Sigerson Morrison, and more) for 25% off. 11/18-11/20; 9:30-8; 1349 3rd Ave. (at 77th St.).

I have no idea who Shelly & Renee are, but they're hosting "The Big Sale," featuring Roberto Cavalli, Armani, Carolina Herrera, and more for up to 70% off. Through 11/18; 9:30-7; 5 E. 57th St. (Madison & 5th Aves.), 4th Fl.

Indie designer wonderland 30Vandam is taking 40-70% off their selection of clothes and accessories. Through 11/21; 11-8, noon-6 Sun.; 30 Vandam St. (Varick St. & Ave. of the Americas).

If you're going to put your pet in a carrier for that long plane trip, make sure it's something comfortable, like a Sherpa Pet Carrier, which are up to 70% off at this cash-only sale. Through 11/19; 9:30-5:30; 135 E. 55th St, (Lex & 3rd Aves), 8th Fl.

For the anti-fashion look, Buddhist Punk, Religion, Rolling Stones, and Ringspun are $10 and up at this cash-only sale. Through 11/20; 10-7, 10-3 Sat.; 230 W. 39th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 12th Fl.

For your winter-accessories needs, Portolano has cashmere, wool, angora, silk, and leather hats, gloves, and more at wholesale and below. Through 11/19; 10-6; 15 W. 37th St. (5th & 6th Aves.), 2nd Fl.

Easy math: Everything is $50 at MZ Wallace's annual handbag sample sale. Alas, it's cash only. 11/18-11/19; 10-8; 93 Crosby St. (Prince and Spring Sts.).

Click here for a $100 coupon off a $300 purchase at BCBG, good through 11/24.

Get 20% off hats at NYC General Store through 11/17 when you enter code hatsoff at checkout.

Take 15% off all cashmere and ponchos (including the coveted Vince cabled poncho) at through 11/21 when you enter code NOV CASHMERE at checkout.

Get 20% off at through 11/18 when you enter code FF4PCB at checkout.

Get 20% off your entire order at when you purchase at least one item from DesignersLA (it will make sense when you visit the website) and enter code DLA20 through 11/20.

Anthropologie is having a sale; items are up to 35% off.

Oh, joy: The next Billion Dollar Babes sale is 11/20 from 8-6 at the Altman Building, 135 W. 18th St. (6th & 7th Aves.). Click here to RSVP.

Lord & Taylor coupons, yadda yadda yadda.

Spend $100 and get free shipping at American Eagle Outfitters when you enter code 78933044 through 11/23.

Going on a cruise? Preview the Chanel cruise collection 11/16-11/17 at Bergdorf's, dahling.

This week at The Shop at, Me&Ro jewelry, Alexander McQueen via Yoox, NV Perricone skincare, and Rapp and Posavek bags.

Spend $75 and get free shipping at through the end of the year. Yay!

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