shopping 05.21.03


Gerard E. Yosca Jewelry, 39 W. 38th [5th/6th] 10th fl. Today through Friday 10-6. Hand-painted hair accessories such as barrettes, combs and elastics as well as necklaces.

Maxx New York, 385 5th [36th] 10th fl. 212.679.3220. These popular handbags are 40%-70% off retail. For purchases over $100, credit cards are accepted. Today and tomorrow 10-6, Fri 10-2.

L'Enfrance Magique, 24 W. 40th [5th/6th] 2nd fl. Today 9-7 and tomorrow 9-3, infant and kids clothing up to 80% off from Bonpoint, Lili Gaufrette, and Floriane.

Brand Name Blowout, 128 W. 37th [Bway/7th] , downstairs in church. Today and tomorrow 9-7, May 27-30 9-7. Kenneth Cole shoes for men and women, originally $115-$225, now $35 plus an additional 25% discount. Diesel jeans originally $115-$165, now $20-$39. Designer neckties by the thousands, too.

Evisu Jeans, 80 W. 40th [5th/6th] 8th fl. 212.869,7818. Through May 23, 10-6. Stylish jeans at wholesale prices.

Showroom Seven, 498 7th [36th/37th] 24th fl. 212.643.4810, through May 23rd, 10-7. 60% off sportswear and accessories from Erickson Beamon, Christ, Julia, and Petro Zillia. Sizes 4-8.

Staff USA, 495 Bway [Broome/Spring] 8th fl. 646.613.8457, today 10-6. Cash only. Men and women's clothes from Diesel Stylelab and MartinMargeila, among others, many at wholesale or less.

Alain Mikli, 260 5th [28th/29th] 2nd Fl. 212.683-3388. Today and tomorrow 9-6, Fri 9-12:30. Frames were $150-$500, now $25-$90.

Makins Hats, 212 W. 35th [7th/8th] 12th Fl. 212.594.6666, were $165-$700, now $30-$60. Through May 30th, M-F 10-4 (closed May 23rd-May 26th). Cash only.

Patricia Underwood, 498 7th [36th/37th] 24th Fl. 212.268.3774. Straw, garden, beach and knit hats at below wholesale: $20-$350. Today 9-6. Bring picture ID to enter the building.

Leigh Bantivoglio, 684 Bway [Bleecker/Bond] 3rd fl. Today and tomorrow from 10-7, slips, panties and camisoles in S, M and L, up to 80% off (now $15-$125). To use a cc, you must spend at least $150.

Stephanie Ké, 24 W. 40th [5th/6th] 212.278.0121. May 22nd from 9-6. These stylish shoes were $495-$550, now $125-$165.

We're not usually impatient for a retail store to open, but ever since the British cosmetics company Lush opened in San Francisco (their first U.S. store), we've been waiting for our own branch (said to be in the works). In the meantime, their wonderful soaps, gels, moisturizers and the rest can be purchased at

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