The week in shopping
The usually excellent Showroom Seven sample sale has Issa, VPL, Tara Subkoff shoes, Orla Kiely, and other cutting-edge designs at great markdowns. Through 9/15; 10-7; 498 7th Ave. (at 36th St.), 24th fl.

For the dog owners out there, Kwigy-Bo and Ella Dish dogwear and accessories are up to 80% off at this canine-friendly sample sale. 9/6-9/7; 9-6; 501 7th Ave. (at 37th St.), ste. 506.

Have an uplifting experience (ha!) at Bra*Tenders, where bras by Aubade, Huit, and Chantelle are 10%-50% off. Through 9/20; call 212-643-4810 for an appointment; 630 9th Avenue (at 45th St.), rm. 601.

Tourneau watches, jewelry, sunglasses, pens, and accessories are up to 70% off. 9/9-9/14; 9-6:30; 317 W. 33rd St. (8th & 9th Aves.).

The friendly-sounding Shelly & Renee sale has Tracy Reese, Blumarine, Lela Rose, Adrienne Landau, and other fancy-schmancy brands for as much as 85% off. 9/10-9/12; 1-8 Sun., 10-7 Mon., 10-5 Tue.; Park Lane Hotel, 36 Central Park South.

The Art of Shop is now Denim Blitz. Uh, okay. Denim from heavy hitters Joe's, Citizens of Humanity, James, True Religion, Seven, and more is 30%-80% off. 9/7-9/10; 11-8, 11-4 Sun.; 65 Greene St. (Spring & Broome Sts.).

Want to meet incredibly kooky--and visionary--designer Jean Paul Gaultier? Head over to Bergdorf's on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. He'll be in the new Gaultier boutique on the 3rd floor.

To celebrate their 7th birthday, Red Envelope is offering 15% off all orders through 10/31.

It's one of my favorite times of year: The Beauty Event at Neiman Marcus. Receive a tote filled with luxe samples with your $85 makeup, skincare, or fragrance purchase.

No comments