shopping 07.11.08


Bridal Gowns
Up to 90% off more than 100 sample bridal gowns from Mika Inatome, 93 Reade [Church/W. Bway] 212.966.7777. Alencon lace gown was $4,500, now $450. Sales starts today, thru 7/17. By appointment only.

At Chelsee Eyes, 20 W. 20th [5th/6th] Suite 804 212.242.4823, a sale on eyeglasses from designers such as Mikli, Prada, and Dior from 7/16-7/31. Frames that were $150-$650, now $45-$400. M-F, 10-5, evenings and Saturdays by appointment. Checks ok, no cc.

Home Accessories
Now thru the end of the month, up to 50% off select items at MoMA Design store at their midtown location, 212.708.9700, as well as the Soho store, 81 Spring [Crosby] 646.613.1367.

Kids' Clothing
At Sons + Daughters, 35 Ave. A [2nd/3rd], their annual summer sale starts 7/16 and goes til 8/3. You'll get 50% off (including shoes and accessories) and they'll have their $10 clearance bins again.

There's a sale on now through the end of the month at British retailer Ted Baker, 107 Grand [Mercer] 212.343.8989.

Bags and Shoes
The Melanie Dizon sample sales runs from 7/24-7/31, M-Sa, noon-8pm, Su, noon-6pm, at the Sophia Eugene boutique, 37 Cornelia [Bleecker/W. 4th] 212.488.2124. Woven clutches were $300-$450, now $99-$120. Gladiator zip back stilettos were $425, now $100.

Now until its closing August 31st, the Strand Book Annex, 95 Fulton [William/Gold] 212.732.6070, is taking 20% off the already heavily discounted stock.

Up to 50% off select Jimmy Choo shoes online and in stores through 7/20.

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