The week in shopping

Get ready for Steven Alan's always-awesome sample sale; expect long lines and lots of skinny hipsters. 11/19-11/22; 8:30-8 Thurs.-Fri.; noon-7 Sat., noon-7 Sun.; 87 Franklin St. (Broadway & Church St.).

Swoon with me at the Yigal Azrouel sample sale, where tops are $125, dresses are $235, knits are $170, and pants are $155 (up to 70% off retail). 11/18–11/19; 9-7; 225 W. 39th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 7th fl.

I just returned from the not-so-VIP preview of the Rebecca Minkoff sale. It was a zoo, but there were a ton of bags, and staff were restocking. The MAB is $350, the chain-strap clutches and mini MABs are $195, and studded Devottes are $375. 11/18–11/22; 10-8; 17 W. 17th St. (5th & 6th Aves.).

Seven New York, Oak, and Bblessing are teaming up for what is sure to be the trendiest warehouse sale in NYC. Items are 70%-90% off, and the sale is cash only. 11/21-11/22; noon-8; 150 Spring St. (Wooster & W. Broadway), 3rd fl.

Prepare for long lines but good discounts (up to 80% off) at the Giorgio Armani warehouse sale. 11/19–11/21; 3-8 Thurs., 10-8 Fri., 10-6 Sat.; Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St. (6th & 7th Aves.), 4th fl.

Current- and past-season handbags are up to 80% off at Kooba. Through 11/19; 10-8 (closed 2-3 p.m.); 141 W. 36th St. (Broadway & 7th Ave.), 19th fl.

Cashmere sweaters are $80 at Cheryl Shops fave Inhabit. 11/18-11/19; 10-6; 1441 Broadway (40th & 41st Sts.), 24th fl.

Shelly & Renee are hosting several simultaneous sales this week, conveniently all in one place: Marlies Dekkers lingerie for 70% off; Nancy Gonzalez handbags for 50% off; MCM handbags for 80% off; and Strenesse womenswear for 89% off. Through 11/19; 10-6; 50 W. 57th St. (5th & 6th Aves.), 8th fl.

Scatola showroom has an enticing-sounding selection of Vivienne Westwood, Iodice, Bliss Lau, and Ilaria Nistri for $50-$300 (up to 75% off). Through 11/20; 10-7; 544 W. 27th St. (10th & 11th Aves.), 6th fl.

Dresses, separates, and accessories are up to 75% off at Twinkle by Wenlan; dresses are $114, coats are $165, and knitted accessories are $40. 11/18–11/19; 10-7; 545 8th Ave. (at 37th St.).

Noir's ultra-glam costume jewelry is on sale for roughly $5-$75. 11/18-11/20; 10-7; 350 W. 38th St. (8th & 9th Aves), 5th fl.

Find Tracy Reese's signature label, plus Plenty and Plenty Frock at her sample sale. Prices are roughly 60% off, and the first 150 customers will receive a gift bag filled with full-size beauty products. 11/19–11/20; 9-7; 260 W. 39th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 5th fl.

Find Cheryl Shops-approved lingerie at Araks' sample sale. 11/19-11/20; 8:30-7:30 Thurs., 9:30-6:30 Fri.; 137 Grand St. (Lafayette & Crosby St.), 5th fl.

Savvy has Sarah Pacini accessories ($39-$89) and fall '09 Mara Hoffman for 70% off. Through 11/22; noon-6 Wed., 10-8 Thurs., 10-7 Fri., 10-6 Sat., noon-5 Sun.; 42 Greene St. (Broome & Grand Sts.), 2nd fl.

Stock up on girly wares at the Nanette Lepore sample sale; dresses are $140, skirts are $100, jackets are $190, and tops are $95. 11/18–11/20; 9-7; 225 W. 35th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 4th fl.

Fun jewelry from Lee Angel is up to 75% off, with a $5 bin. Through 11/20; 11-7 Wed.-Thurs.; 10-5 Fri.; 524 Broadway (at Spring St.), 6th fl.

Clothingline has added Gryphon, Haute Hippie, and more to its selection of sample sale goodness. Through 11/19; 11-7; 261 W. 36th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 2nd fl.

Bulgari jewelry, watches, bags, accessories, and fragrances are on sale for up to 75% off retail. Credit cards only; no strollers or children under 12. 11/21-11/24; 9-6:30; Soffier Haskin, 317 W. 33rd St. (8th & 9th Aves).

Score Reem Acra samples and stock for up to 90% off. 11/19–11/20; 9-7; 53 W. 36th St. (5th & 6th Aves.).

Cute clothes from Ali Ro are 65% off. 11/19–11/20; 8:30-6:30 Thurs., 8:30-5:30 Fri.; 530 7th Ave. (at 39th St.), 14th fl.

Head over to Rubin Chapelle for up to 70% off select items. 11/19–11/21; noon-7 Thurs.-Fri., noon-6 Sat.; 410 W. 14th St. (9th Ave. & Washington St.).

Dress the preppy man in your life with wares from Hickey and Original Penguin. Prices are 60%-80% off. 11/19–11/22; 10:30-7; Chelsea Market, 75 9th Ave. (15th & 16th Aves.).

Stock up on knives from Wusthof, Shun, and more at Broadway Panhandler's cutlery sale, plus get a free cutting mat with all knife purchases. 11/18–11/22; 11-7, 11-8 Thurs., 11-6 Sun.; 65 E. 8th St. (Broadway & University Pl.).

Practical leather and nylon handbags are $100 at MZ Wallace (that's up to 80% off). 11/19-11/21; 10-8, 10-4 Sat.; 125 Crosby St. (Houston & Prince Sts.).

Judith Leiber's famed crystal minaudieres, Christofle flatware (and more), and Garrard jewelry are all up to 70% off. Through 11/19; 9:30-6:30 Wed., 9-5 Thurs.; 317 W. 33rd St. (8th & 9th Aves.).

Send the man in your life to Isaia for suits, shirts, trousers, sport coats, and more for up to 75% off. Through 11/20; 10-7; 260 5th Ave. (28th & 29th Sts.).

All home accessories are buy one, get one 50% off at BoConcept's Soho store. 11/20–12/24; 10-7 weekdays, noon-7 Sat., noon-6 Sun.; 69 Greene St. (Prince & Spring Sts.).

Donate a used coat to Barbour's coat drive and get 25% off a new jacket. Through 12/26; 10-6, noon-5 Sun.; 1047 Madison Ave. (at 80th St.).

Coats from Andrew Marc, Cole Haan, Guess, Nine West, and more are on sale at G-III Apparel Group; new merch arrives daily. 11/19-12/18; 10-7 weekdays (closed weekends); 241 W. 37th St. (7th & 8th Aves).

Globes, scarves, hats, and other giftable items are on sale at Portolano. 11/19-11/25; 10-6 (closed weekends); 15 W. 37th St. (5th & 6th Aves.), 2nd fl.

Professional haircare products, appliances, and Mattese makeup are 20% off at all Ricky's NYC locations through 11/30. Time to stock up on Kerastase!

Save up to 70% off new markdowns at

Take 25% off regular-priced Gap merch with code GIFT123 at checkout through 11/22.

Get 15% off $75 or 25% off $100 purchase at with code ONSAVE15 at checkout through 11/24.

Check out new fall markdowns at Free People.

Score a holiday gift with any $100 purchase with code CELEBRATE at L'Occitane.

Take 15% off regular items or 20% off sale and clearance with code BIG at Lord & Taylor's Big Sale through 11/22.

Use code SITEWIDE20 for 20% off sitewide at National Jean Company.

Use code INSIDER for 20% off your $150 purchase at J.Crew through 11/18.

Use code 78279476 for 20% off at Martin + Osa through 11/18.

Cheryl Shops fave Eryn Brinie has started its fall sale, with prices now 40% off. Shop online at their new website or in-store at 501 Broadway (Spring & Broome Sts.).

W beds (I have one, and it's amazing), sheets, and down are 30% off with code DX4Z8 at through 11/20.

Save up to 80% at Alloy's Last Chance Clearance.

Save up to 50% at BCBG's winter sale.

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