The week in shopping
Note: I will be on vacation next week, so I'm listing two weeks' worth of sales.

Since I am going on vacation next week, I really, really shouldn't spend any money, but I don't think that's going to stop me from hitting the Sigerson Morrison and Belle sale, where shoes, sandals, and boots are a mere $75-$150. 5/7-5/9; 10-7 Wed., 8-7 Thurs., 8-2 Fri.; Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th St. (6th & 7th Aves.).

If only this sale had come at this time last year, I'd have a Madeline Weinrib rug in my bedroom. Oh well. Rugs, towels, pillows, accessories and more are 50% off. Through 5/11; 10-8 weekdays, 10-7 Sat., 11-6:30 Sun.; ABC Carpet & Home, 881 Broadway (at 19th St.).

Derek Lam is one of my favorite designers, and now you can score his blouses for $200 and dresses for $750 at this sale (original prices are $590-$1,790). 5/8-5/9; 10-6; 601 W. 26th St. (at 11th Ave.), 17th fl.

I've spotted several socialites over the years at Aeffe's sample sale--with Gaultier, Moschino, and Alberta Ferretti for 60% off, who can blame them? 5/7-5/10; 10-6, 11-5 Sat.; 30 W. 56th St. (5th & 6th Aves.).

Formerly Adam + Eve, and now just ADAM, his tees, dresses, tops, and all manner of knits are 70%-85% off. Go early, 'cause this one usually rocks. 5/8-5/10; 10-7, 10-6 Sat.; Chelsea MArket, 75 9th Ave. (15th & 16th Sts.).

Knoll's ridiculously expensive midcentury modern furniture is still ridiculously expensive, but at 10% off and free delivery, I'll take it. Through 5/9; 10-5; 76 9th Ave. (15th & 16th Sts.).

It's probably a good thing I'm missing the Steven Alan sale; MW will be sad about missing out on the shirts. Men's and women's clothes are up to 80% off. 5/15-5/18; 8:30-8 Thurs. & Fri., noon-7 Sat., noon-5 Sun.; 87 Franklin St. (Church & Broadway).

Another sale I'm sad to miss from another of my favorite designers: Yigal Azrouel's stock (plus one-of-a-kind samples from the archive) are up to 80% off. Tops are $100-$150, pants are $75-$225, dresses are $125-$300, gowns are $275-$400, and scarves are $50-$100. 5/14-5/16; 9-7 Wed. & Thurs., 9-3 Fri.; 225 W. 39th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 7th fl.

Truck out to the old Tunnel for Showroom Seven's megasale--they've got Charlotte Ronson, Orla Kiely, Soundgirl, and more. Through 5/16; 10-7 (closed Sun.); 269 11th Ave. (27th & 28th Sts.).

For one day only, Twinkle by Wenlan's pretty tops, dresses, and knits are up to 70% off. 5/8; noon-8; 545 8th Ave. (37th & 38th Sts.).

Chilewich makes awesome "Plynyl" mats for floors and tables, plus bags, napkins, runners, and all sorts of household accessories. They're ultra-durable and ultra-stylish. 5/6-5/8; 10-7 Tue. & Thurs., 10-6 Wed.; 261 W. 36th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 2nd fl.

Be molto donna in Borbonese and Alessandro Dell’Acqua; clothing and accessories from spring, summer, and fall 2008 are up to 75% off. Through 5/9; 10-6; 30 W. 57th St. (5th & 6th Aves.), 4th fl.

Luxe, but understated shoes, bags, and small leather goods for men and women are up to 80% off at Lambertson Truex. 5/6-5/8; 9-6:30; 317 W. 33rd St. (8th & 9th Aves.).

Score vintage Alaia, Leger, and Dior for 20% off at Rare Vintage. 5/7-5/9; 11:30-6; 24 W. 57th St. (5th & 6th Aves.), ste. 501.

If you missed Inhabit's sample sale (which was awesome, btw), don't despair--click here to shop it online, now through 5/8.

Jill Platner's nature-inspired sterling silver jewelry is 15%-50% off; the sale is happening online too at 5/9-5/11; noon-7; 113 Crosby St. (Prince & Houston Sts.).

Designer marketplace Underground NYC has Missoni and Cynthia Steffe womenswear at up to 80% off. Through 5/12; noon-7; 440 Broadway (at Howard St.).

Score a last-minute Mother's Day gift at Max and Chloe--jewelry from Kenneth Jay Lane, CC Skye, and others is up to 80% off. 5/7-5/9; 4-9 Thurs. & Fri., 10-9 Sat.; 112 W. 26th St. (6th & 7th Aves.).

Bridal gowns are up to 90% off (normally $2,000-$3,500) at Mika Inatome. 5/9-5/15; call 212-966-7777 to make an appointment; 93 Reade St. (at Church St.), 2nd fl.

Wendy Mink's costume and semiprecious jewelry is $5-$90. 5/9-5/11; 2-8 Fri., noon-7 Sat. & Sun.; 72 Orchard St. (at Grand St.).

Modern, luxurious linens from Area are 40%-80% off. 5/7-5/9; 9-7, 10-5 Sat.; 180 Varick St. (at Charlton), ste. 936.

Provençal French trinkets are up to 50% off at Le Fanion's sale. Funny, I lived down the street from this store for four years and never went in. 5/9-5/10; 11-6; 299 W. 4th St. (at Bank St.).

See better with new eyeglasses from Christian Roth, Prada, or Fendi at Grueneyes' semi-annual sale. Prices are up to 70% off. 5/7-5/10; 10-7, 10-6 Sat.; 1076 3rd Ave. (at 64th St.), 2009 Broadway (at 69th St.).

Not for PETA supporters, LAI's leather and exotic-skin handbags are now $600-$3,000 (were $1,300-$7,500). 5/6-5/8; 10-6; 12 W. 57th St. (5th & 6th Aves.), ste. 403.

A sale at Uniqlo seems a bit redundant, but graphic tees are $5.99 and up. Through 5/11; 10-9, 11-8 Sun.; 546 Broadway (Prince & Spring Sts.).

Another sale to piss off PETA, Nancy Gonzalez's exotic-skin handbags are on sale; sorry, no pricing info available. 5/7-5/8; 10-6; 575 Madison Ave. (57th & 56th Sts.), 8th fl.

Joseph Abboud menswear is on sale next week--think suits, sportcoats, trousers, shirts, ties, and sportswear. 5/12-5/16; 9-7, 9-5 Fri.; 317 W. 33rd St. (8th & 9th Aves.).

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