MASQUERADE: Okay, so these Giuseppe Zanotti shoes are not exactly a wardrobe staple. But have you ever seen anything so gorgeous? They’re like a Venetian Mardi Gras mask for your feet – studded with Swarovski crystals, no less. $1150. Giuseppe Zanotti, 806 Madison Avenue; 212-650-0455.
STOCK UP: Shoes from ballet outfitters Repetto, on the other hand, absolutely qualify as staples. And with a sample sale where footwear is all guaranteed to be slashed to 60-70% off, there isn’t even any room for buyer’s remorse. Ends today, October 28, 84 Wooster Street, Suite 604.
MADE IN ITALY: Fans of go-anywhere dresses know MAX&Co. make some of the loveliest around. There’ll be plenty –- along with accessories like handbags and outerwear -– at a warehouse sale kicking off today and running through Sunday, November 1 at the Chelsea Market. Prices are cut to 85% off retail. 75 Ninth Avenue; 212-243-6005.
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