shopping 11.8.05


It's that time of year…sales, sample sales, and other bargains to snap up for yourself or for your holiday gift list. Or both.

Up to 70% off alice + olivia clothing, 11/10-11/11, 80 W. 40th [5th/6th] 212.840.1155

Andrew Marc sample sale of men and women's outerwear, up to 60% off retail thru 11/13, Tu-F 8-7, Sa-Su 10-6 Hotel Penn, 401 7th [32nd/33rd] 212.840.1800.

Women and kids clothes from Calypso at up to 80% off, 11/11-11/13. Fr, Sa 10-6, Su 11-5. No try-ons.

Chaiken pants and tops up to 70% off from 11/16-11/18. W 10-7, Th 10-8, F 9-noon at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th [6th/7th].

Christmas records — LPs, 45s, 78s, sheet music, and more on sale, 12/3, 155 W. 72nd [Bway/Amst] 212.579.0689. Over 10,000 items available. 10am-2pm.

Delman, 730 5th [56th/57th] 212.399.2323. Wholesale and below for shoes and boots from 11/17-11/18, 10-7.

Eyeglasses from major designers is up to 75% off at DisRespectacles, 117 W. Bway [Duane/Reade] 212.608.8892, 11/10-11/12 11-7 and 11/13 noon-5.

Up to 80% off Donghia furniture at the Puck Building, 11/12 9-6, 11/13 10-6, 11/14 9-6, 11/15 9-3. No strollers, no kids under 12.

Evanson Studios furniture at wholesale and below. 1 Bond [Bway/Laf] Suite 5B 212.777.6943, 11/10-11/12 November 10-12, Th-F 11-7 Sat 10-3. Cash only.

Shawls, wraps, capes and more from Fabrikant Designs at wholesale and below, 11/15-11/16, 8:30-5:30 at 1375 Bway [37th] 212.719.0747.

Frette linens, 12/4-12/9 at Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th [6th/7th]. Su 3pm-7pm, M-Th 9-6:30, Fr 9-5.

Fusun sample sale, 12/6-8, noon-7pm, 214 W. 39th [7th/8th] Suite 501, 212.869.4823. Up to 60% off wholesale, including fall/winter and some dressier evening wear.

Gen Art Shopping Spree, tonight at the Puck Building, 6-10pm, featuring over 40 emerging fashion designers. Tickets $10.

Jay Strongwater, 119 W. 40th [6th/Bway] 212.213.1178, is selling his ornately enameled and bejeweled home accessories at up to 60% off, 11/10-11, 8:30-4.

Women's sportswear from Philippe Adec at wholesale prices from 213 W. 35th [7th/8th] 212.391.8070, 11/17-11/19, Th and F 9-7, Sa 11-5. Cash only.

Seventh on Sale Online bills itself as the world's biggest online sample sale and it just may be with thousands of offerings from clothing, shoes bags, and red carpet dresses. It runs from 11/10-12/7. 100% of the proceeds goes to the CFDA-Vogue Initiative to help those suffering from AIDS/HIV. Bid early and often:

Sigerson Morrison shoes at up to 80% off retail from 11/16-20, M-F 9-7, Sa, Su 10-6.

Up to 80% off To Boot NY footwear, 11/11 8:30-6:30, 11/12 10-6, 11/13 12-5. Cash only.

Valerio888, 35 W. 36th [5th/6th] 212.631.8090. Thru the end of the month, their women's amber jewelry is on sale at wholesale prices.
Action Against Hunger
This Friday, 6:30pm, at the Metropolitan Club, Action Against Hunger holds its World Food Day Gala, with proceeds going to relief and development work in over 44 countries. Archbishop Desmond Tutu will be given a humanitarian award, presented by Terry George, the writer and director of "Hotel Rwanda." Angelique Kidjo will sing from her new album. Tickets start at $500.

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