shopping 03.3.03


Chelsee Eyes, 20 W. 20th [5th/6th] 242.4823. eyewear from major designers at major discounts, through March. Mon-Fri. 10am–5pm, Sat. by appointment.

Kartell, 45 Greene [Broome/Grand] 966.6665, Mon.-Sat. 11am-7pm, Sun. noon-6pm, through March 9. Plastic doesn't come with more cachet than it does here, what with designs by Philippe Starck and Ferruccio Laviani, among others. Furniture up to 50% off.

Amy Downs, 227 E. 14th [2nd/3rd] 358.8756. Through the Ides of March, Downs' past season of hats is on sale for half off.

Valerio888, 35 W. 36th [5th/6th] 631.8090. 10am-6pm, through March 7th. CC and cash ok. Highly regarded amber and silver jewelry. The amber pieces are on sale. They're normally $150-$850, now $20-$150.

Z'Girl 976 Lexington [71st] 879.4990, Mon.-Sat. 10am-7pm; Sun. noon-5pm, through March 23rd. Up-to-the-minute styles for up-to-the-minute kids. 30%-70% off.

Pratesi, has the first sample sale of their gorgeous linens at 560 7th Ave. [40th], March 4th-6th, Tues. and Wed. 9am-6:30pm, Thurs. 9-5. Pay with CC, no cash, no checks. No strollers, no kids under 12 allowed.

New York Lighting, 148 Bowery [Broome] 334.9973, is having a sale of their large stock of lighting, taking 30%-70% off. Through March 22nd.

A.S. Parker, 1001 Madison Ave. [77th] 794.6276. Up to 80% off the polished men's clothes sold here.

Cynthia Rowley, 112 Wooster [Prince/Spring] 334.1144. Fall and winter is 50%-70% off, while it lasts.

Escada & Badgley Mischka, sale at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 110 W. 19th [6th/7th]. March 13th-16th, Thurs, Fri. 10am-8pm, Sat. and Sun. 10am-6pm. Up to 85% off samples from various Escada lines and some Badgley Mischka: gowns, separates and accessories. CC ok, no checks.

SSS Sample Sale, 261 W. 36th [7th/8th]. Week of March 3rd: You'll find Tocca, White + Warren (cashmeres for $40), Vince, Tibi, Nike for Men, Women & Kids, Diesel and StyleLab clothing, and Diesel footwear. All at greatly reduced prices. Mon. 10am-6pm, Tues. 10am-7pm, Wed. 10am-6 pm, Thurs. 10am-7pm, Fri. 10am-6pm.

Staley Gretzinger, 270 W. 38th [7th/8th]. Friday, March 7th, 10am-5pm. Sample sale of their lively, handcrafted clothing.

Sugar, 110 E. 7th [1st/A] 420.6499. Built by Wendy sweaters at half off and other hip stuff. Through March 21st.

Maud Frizon, 1023 Lex [73rd/74th] 517.8522, throughout March. Shoes and accessories from 30%-70%.

On a more glamorous note, if you need plumbing supplies, including faucets, fixtures and shower heads, one of the best sources is New York Replacement Parts, 1456 Lex [94th/95th] 534.0818.

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