November Sample Sales in New York

Don't say I never do anything for you--here's a list of upcoming sample sales this month in NYC. Now until Christmas is one of the two best times to shop in the city (the other time being May, when the majority of spring sample sales fall), so rest up, stay hydrated, and be kind to your fellow shoppers. I'll update this list if any notable sales should pop up; I'll also post another list in early December.

Through 11/11
Butter, Bettye Muller, Something Bleu, and Tibi shoes are priced as follows: $60 sample shoes, $100 sample boots, $100 stock shoes, $200 stock boots. Cash only. 10-7; 307 7th Ave. (27th & 28th Sts.), ste. 2307.

Through 11/11
MCM handbags, Marlies Dekkers lingerie, and eveningwear from Heidi Wiesel, Marc Bower, Anne Bowen, Lela Rose & more are on sale. 10-6; 265 W. 37th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 16th fl.

Through 11/12
Kathryn Amberleigh's boots and shoes are up to 80% off. Cash only. 3-8 p.m.; 195 Chrystie St. (Stanton & Rivington Sts.), ste. 809g.

nOir Jewelry is 50-80% off at their sample sale. 10-7; 350 W. 38th St. (8th & 9th Aves.), 5th fl.

Tibi makes my favorite party dresses and great separates too; prices are roughly 50% off, and often get further marked down as the sale continues. 10-6; 409 W. 39th St. (8th & 9th Aves.).

Rachel Leigh's costume jewelry is up to 80% off. Cash only. 10-5; 252 W. 38th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), ste. 902.

Nanette Lepore dresses are $145, outerwear is $195-$275, and separates are $95. 9-7, 9-5 F; 225 W. 35th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 4th fl.

At the J.Crew holiday sale, find past- and current-collection items for up to 60% off. 10-7; 261 W. 36th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 2nd fl.

Anlo & Shoshanna are once again teaming up for a joint sample sale; Anlo prices are mostly under $100 (sorry, no word on Shoshanna). 10-6:30 W, 10-6 Th; 231 W. 39th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), ste. 422.

Catherine Malandrino fall/winter clothes (including runway looks) are much more affordable at her sample sale: $295 for leather jackets, $155 dresses, $95 blouses, and $65 skirts. RSVP to for an extra 10% off. 8-8; Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St. (6th & 7th Aves.).

Sferra linens are up to 70% off retail--think everything from sheets to bathrobes. 10-7, 10-6 Su; Chelsea Market, 75 9th Ave. (15th & 16th Sts.).

Tess Giberson's thoughtfully luxe coats, dresses, separates, and accessories are up to 70% off. 3-7 W-F, 1-5 S-S; 97 Crosby St. (Prince & Spring Sts.).

Find some of my favorite lingerie and excellent ready-to-wear too at Araks' sample sale. 8:30-7:30 Th, 9-6:30 F; 137 Grand St. (Crosby & Lafayette Sts.), 5th fl.

Archetype Showroom has Iro knits, LnA basics, Won Hundred shoes, and more good stuff from indie designers. 10-7 F, noon-6 S; 676 Broadway (Bond & Great Jones Sts.), 2nd fl.

Waterworks luxury bath fixtures and tiles are up to 80% off--a sale worth hauling to Connecticut for. 10-4 F, 9-4 S; 60 Backus Ave., Danbury, Connecticut.

Attention, brides-to-be: Vera Wang gowns are up to 75% off--selection includes true samples and overstock. 9-5; 225 W. 39th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 9th fl.

Joseph Abboud tailored clothing for men features suits, sportcoats, trousers at promising prices. 9-6 S, 9-7 M-W, 9-5 Th; 317 W. 33rd St. (8th & 9th Aves.).

La Perla lingerie, sleepwear, swimwear, and ready-to-wear is up to 80% off. noon-5 Su, 9:30-6 M-W, 9:30-7 Th; 225 5th Ave. (26th & 27th Sts.).

Girly women love Lauren Moffatt, where you can score dresses, silky things, and outerwear for up to 70% off. 9-7; 214 W. 29th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), ste. 1503.

Sadly, Lutz & Patmos are closing shop, so expect awesome discounts at this sale. 11-7; 425 W. 13th St. (9th Ave. & Washington St.), ste. 401.

Get ready for the annual Hanky Panky sample sale! It's business as usual; avoid the last day, when lines are long. 8:30-8 T-W, 8:30-7 Th, 9-1:30 F; 260 5th Ave. (28th & 29th Sts.).

Prices are up to 50% off wholesale at Cheryl Shops fave Twinkle by Wenlan. (There's a friends, family & press preview on 11/16 from noon-6.) 10-7; 545 8th Ave. (37th & 38th Sts.), 17th fl.

Always one of my favorite sales (and not just because it's right across the street from my office), Inhabit has men's and women's cashmere sweaters for $80 and cotton ones for $50. 10-6; 1441 Broadway (40th & 41st Sts.), 28th fl.

Give your hair some razzle-dazzle with Colette Malouf hair accessories. 10-8 W, 10-6 Th, 594 Broadway (Houston & Prince Sts.), ste. 1216.

Yigal Azrouel is taking up to 70% off current- and past-season items from both his namesake and lower-priced Cut25 lines. Dresses are $270, jackets are $395, Cut25 outerwear is $120, and Cut25 separates start at $50. 9-7; 225 W. 39th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), suite 7F.

Seriously, my favorite linens in the world are by John Robshaw Textiles, and so I will be at this sale, hopefully scoring bedding, pillows, robes, and more for up to 75% off. And because Robshaw is classy, he's serving cocktails from 6-7 on opening night. 10-7; 245 W. 29th St. (7th & 8th Aves.).

Melissa Shoes makes the coolest vegan-friendly plastic shoes in existence, and at this sale, they start at just $40. noon-8; 520 W. 27th St. (10th & 11th Aves.), ste. 403.

Rebecca Minkoff's handbags inspire a fanatical level of devotion, and here you can get them for a healthy discount: Morning After clutch for $162, Main Squeeze bag for $272, and a tote for $85. There's a VIP night on 11/16 from 4-9; they tend not to check names at the door, although the event is quite chaotic. 10-7 W-Sa, 11-5 Su; 93 Mercer St. (Spring & Broome Sts.).

eM Productions has Gar-de, Something Else, and other great indie designers for 30%-50% below wholesale. Cash only. 10-8 Th, 10-7 F; 636 Broadway (Houston & Bleecker Sts.), ste. 720.

Always one of my must-hit sales, The News Inc. has cool designers like Boy by Band of Outsiders, Cheap Monday, and Clu for cheapity cheap. 10-6; 495 Broadway (at Broome St.).

At Steven Alan's legendary sale, get men's and women's clothes from the house label and other downtowny designers for up to 75% off. 8:30-8 Th-F, 11-7 Sa, 11-5 Su; 87 Franklin St. (Broadway & Church St.). For those not in NY, the sample sale will be online 11/9-11/11.

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