The week in shopping
Four weeks till Christmas and now the craziness really begins. Due to the sheer number of sales, I will not be linking them. For further information, I suggest Google.

Cult favorite Phi has sexy, seasonless womenswear for up to 90% off (though most items are more like 70% off). 11/30-12/1; 11-7; 71 Greene St. (Spring & Broome Sts.).

Hello, fabulous: Costello Tagliapietra’s beautiful jersey dresses (and much more) are 60% off. 11/28-11/29; 11-5; 80 W. 40th St. (at 6th Ave.).

Ultra-chic workout and casual pieces from the Yohji Yamamoto-designed Y-3 are about $100, give or take. I'm there. 11/28-11/30; 10-7; 610 Broadway (at Houston St.), 3rd fl.

Zero + Maria Cornejo's smart, season-defying pieces are now on sale. 11/29-1/7; noon-7, noon-6 Sun.; 807 Greenwich St. (at Jane St.).

Lovely, incredibly well-made sweaters, dresses, and coats are an amazing $99-$199 at Ports 1961's one-day blowout. 11/29; 11-6; 601 W. 26th St. (11th & 12th Aves.), ste. 875.

Always one of my favorite sales, Inhabit cashmeres are 60%-70% off. 11/28-11/29; 9-6; 252 W. 37th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 17th fl.

CFDA fashion fund recipient Rogan has men's and women's clothes for $20-$150. 11/30-12/3; noon-8; 91 Franklin St. (at Church St.).

Be & D's luxe bags fetch big bucks at Bergdorf's, but at this sale, they're $50 and up. 11/27-11/29; 9-7 Tue., 10-6 Wed. & Thurs.; 35 W. 36th St. (5th & 6th Aves.), 10th fl.

I have one Abaete dress, and I always get compliments on it when I wear it. Hit this sale and score one for yourself, for about 75% off. 11/29-12/3; 10-7, noon-7 Sat.; 560 Broadway (Prince & Spring Sts.), ste. 509.

I don't think a 30% discount is going to help much at Iris, but if you like shoes by Marc Jacobs, Chloe, or other fancee designers, hit it. 11/28-1/30; 11-7, noon-6 Sun.; 827 Washington St. (at Gansevoort St.)

Nor will 40% go very far at Stella McCartney, but again, worth a look. 11/28-1/31; 11-7, 12:30-6 Sun.; 429 W. 14th St. (9th & 10th Aves.).

Charlotte Ronson's sweet clothes and accessories are 60% off. 11/28-11/30; 10-6; 1071 6th Ave. (at 40th St.).

Cashmere, cashmere, and more cashmere: TSE. Need I say more? Okay, Tsesay will be representin' also. 12/2-12/6; 9-7; 317 W. 33rd St. (8th & 9th Aves.).

Thread Social makes dresses for all occasion; here, they're roughly 60% off. 11/29-12/1; 9-9 Thurs., 11-7 Fri., 11-5 Sat.; 26 W. 17th St. (5th & 6th Aves.), ste. 301.

Jeans are buy one pair, get the second for 50% off at Cantaloup's holiday sale. Through 11/30; 10-7:30; 1217 3rd Ave. (at 70th St.).

Go for that quintessential Kept Woman/Upper East Side look with deeply discounted clothing, shoes, and handbags from Valentino. 11/27-11/30; 9-6:30, 9-5 Fri.; 317 W. 33rd St. (8th & 9th Aves.).

Who doesn't love girly stuff from Tracy Reese? Get your fix for about 65% off. 11/27-11/29; 8-8, 10-6 Thurs.; 145 W. 18th St. (6th & 7th Aves.).

Anya Hindmarch (of "I'm not a plastic bag" fame) has bags, shoes, coats, luggage, and other accessories from the fall line for 65% off--probably less than what you'll pay for the crappy canvas totes on eBay. 11/29-11/30; 10-7; 416 W. 13th St. (9th Ave. & Washington St.), ste. 317.

This and every weekend through the end of the month, Belly Dance Maternity is taking 15% off its stock, including designer jeans (Citizens, Serfontaine, etc.). 12/1-12/2; 11-6 St., noon-5 Sun.; 548 Hudson (W. 10th & Charles Sts.).

Hipper-than-thou Nolita boutique I Heart has Vena Cava, Isabel Marant, Sonia Rykiel, and other coveted designers for 60-85% off; current merchandise is 25% off. 11/30-12/2; noon-8, noon-7 Sun.; 262 Mott St. (Houston & Prince Sts.).

Kier + J's cult-fave cashmeres are under $100 at this nice sale. Through 11/30; 9-5; 231 W. 39th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 2nd fl.

Another one of my favorites, Satya, has semiprecious, yoga-themed jewelry for up to 80% off. 11/30-12/2; 10-8 Fri., 10-6 Sat. & Sun.; 95 Christopher St. (at Bleecker St.).

Lee Angel's jewelry and accessories are 80% off, and there's a $5 clearance bin. 11/28-11/30; 10-7, 10-4 Fri.; 524 Broadway (Spring & Broome Sts.), 6th fl.

Flashy Italian handbags from Carlos Falchi are 50% off. 11/29-11/30; 10-6; 260 W. 39th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 7th fl.

Bridal gowns in December? Why not! Hit Amsale and save up to 70%. 12/1-12/2; 9:30-4:30 Sat., 11-4 Sun.; 625 Madison (58th & 59th Sts.).

Greenfinds has Alice + Trixie, Chelsea Flowers, and Fortyx for under $100; 5% of sales will be donated to an environmental charity. 11/30-12/2; 11-8; 201 Mulberry St. (Spring & Kenmare Sts.).

Christopher Fischer's cashmere sweaters and accessories are $30-$150 at this sale. 11/28-12/1; 11-7; 80 Wooster St. (Spring & Broome Sts.).

You don't need to be able to pronounce Uluru to take advantage of their luxurious pieces at 60% off. 12/2; noon-7; 60 N. 6th St. (Wythe & Kent Aves.), Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Feminine knit dresses, sweaters, and accessories are $25-$135 at Elizabeth Gillett's sample sale. 11/29-11/30; 10-7; 242 W. 38th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 9th fl.

Get a party dress for up to 75% off at Vivienne Tam. 11/28-12/2; 9-8 Wed., 9-7 Thurs., 9-6 Fri., noon-5 Sat. & Sun.; 578 Broadway (at Prince St.)., 7th fl.

Costume and semiprecious jewelry from Ben-Amun is 60% off (now under $100). 11/28-11/29; 11-7; 246 W. 38th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 12th fl.

Neo-preppy looks from Barking Irons are half-price at this sale. Free drinks on Friday from 6-9! 11/30-12/2; 10-9; 161 Bowery (Delancey & Broome Sts.), 4th fl.

Cullen and Whim cashmere sweaters for men and women are a super-affordable $20-$125 at this sale. Through 11/30; 8-6; 231 W. 39th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), ste. 1016.

Dresses and tops from April, May and Little Joe by Gail Elliott are up to 85% off. Wowza. 11/30-12/2; 9-7 Fri., noon-6 Sat. & Sun.; 611 Broadway (at Houston), ste. 613B.

Gold and diamond jewelry from Tam Tran is anywhere from 50%-75% off (now $100-$1,500). 12/1-12/2; 11-7 Sat., noon-5 Sun.; 148 W. 24th St. (6th & 7th Aves.), 9th fl.

Luca Luca's sexy fall clothes (plus accessories and jewelry) are up to 80% off. 11/29-12/1; 9-6, 10-5 Sat.; 19 W. 36th St. (5th & 6th Aves), 4th fl.

For the fashion-conscious pooch, New York Dog has canine clothing and accessories for 80% off. Dogs are welcome. 11/28-12/1; 8-8; 133 W. 25th St. (6th & 7th Aves.), ste. 9 East. - Sample & Stock Sale

Meg Cohen's cashmere scarves, hats, and gloves are about 50% off at this gift-friendly sale. 11/27-12/1; 11-7; 920 Broadway (20th & 21st Sts.), ste. 905.

If you like chunky semiprecious jewelry, hit Echo Of The Dreamer for one-of-kind pieces for $15-$320. 11/27-12/15; 10-6 (closed Sat.-Mon.); 242 W. 30th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 14th fl.

Samples and stock from Back Fashion Cult are 60-80% off retail (now $60-$480). Through 12/15; 11:30-7 (closed weekends); 320 W. 37th St. (8th & 9th Aves.), ste. 9C.

Sylvia Heisel--normally worn by Madonna and Elizabeth Hurley--can now be yours for $25-$200 (that's roughly 90% off). 11/28-11/30; 10-6; 214 W. 39th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), ste. 302A.

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