Diane von Furstenberg
We refuse to accept that summer is almost over. (Have you witnessed the heat and humidity this week?) If you'd like to live in suspended reality with us, you may want to pick up some Diane von Furstenberg swimwear and shoes for up to 70 percent off. You'll find the Rock Goddess string bikini marked down from $185 to $55.50, and the Goddess shoes down from $255 to $76.50. The best thing about this sale? You don't even need to leave your cozy apartment -- it's online only at dvf.com.
Oak Special Art-Zine Event
In celebration of Friday's Williamsburg Art Crawl, hipster boutique Oak is hosting a special art-zine event with music, video presentations, and of course, cocktails -- all in collaboration with art-zine FakeOrange.
208 North 8th Street. Friday, 7-10PM
Tucker by Gaby Basora
In anticipation of leaving its LES showroom/studio, Tucker is holding a massive moving sale. Expect to find gorgeous, flowy button-downs (a fitting tribute to the Woodstock anniversary), dresses, and camisoles in a variety of eye-catching patterns for just $40-$60.
13 Essex Street. Thursday, 11AM-7PM; Friday 9AM-7PM
This one goes out to all the serious lingerie lovers -- whether you like pastels or fluorescents, vinyl or something for your wedding night. Deborah Marquit is offering one of a kind samples made for from film, TV and theatre. Bring cash.
158 W. 15 St. Thursday Friday or Saturday (12-7).
The sample sale we told you about last week is here offering men's and women's clothing and accessories up to 80 percent off. Her style is diverse to say the least, her spring/summer collection offers everything from a tulle tutu skirt to a canary yellow knot shift dress.
376 Bleecker St. Thursday (11:30-9), Friday (10-9), Saturday (11-9) or Sunday (11-8).
This menswear brand -- helmed by a former Calvin Klein and Banana Republic whiz kid -- is offering a sale on their Fall merchandise with discounts ranging from 40 to 75 percent. Expect to see some faded jeans, plaid-printed jackets, and more. 508 Broadway, Suite 912. Aug. 19-22, Wed, Thu, Fri (10:30-7) and Sat (10:30-4:30).
The prices on bags and clutches that were previously 40-70 percent off at this sample sale have already been slashed in anticipation of weekend foot-traffic. Now you'll find buttery satchels for as little as $95!
231 West 29th Street, Suite 201. Thursday - Friday, 11AM-7PM; Saturday, 11AM-4PM
This one may not start until next week, but this Italian designer will be offering women's shoes and handbags for up to 75 percent off. Expect to see everything embroidered pumps to shoe-laced stilettos, as well as striped eel booties. Yes!
160 Varick Street on the 2nd floor: Aug 17-Aug 20 (10-6).
Barneys Warehouse Sale (Starts August 20!)
There are only a handful of sales during the course of the year that will get us up before 7AM to make sure we're in line when the doors open. And this is one of them.
255 West 17th Street; Aug. 20-21: 8AM - 9PM Weekdays: 10AM-9PM; Weekends 10AM-7PM
Rose & Daisy's
For any of you bakers out there, you can pick up cake stands, serving bowls, plates, platters and more for discounts of more than 50 percent off. Keeping your diet until after swimsuit season? Don't worry -- the sale doesn't end until the 31st.
460 Hudson St. Monday to Friday (12-6:30), or Saturday and Sunday (12-5).
This Fort Greene shop curated by the arty-chic magazine is now offering some amazing markdowns, from Samantha Pleet rompers for $100 to Lover bathing suits for $90.
244 DeKalb Avenue
The downtown indie emporium is kicking off its "Last Call Sale" starting today. Get up to 70 percent off under-the-radar labels like Alexander Herchcovitch, Band of Outsiders, Hussein chalayan, Whyred, Opening Ceremony, and more. And while you're there, try (just try!) not to look at the new shipment of Alexander Wang duds.
35 Howard Street. Mon-Sat 11am-8pm, Sun 12-7pm