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Thursday Sample Sale Report



    A slew of sales kicking off tomorrow -- from Derek Lam and Botkier to Giles & Brother and Vena Cava -- should be enough to kick start the weekend shopping blitz with panache.


    The designer favored by fashion's elite for his near-perfect jackets, skirts, and sophisticated dresses will be offering select pieces from his Fall 2009 collection for incredible discounts: Some dresses are down to $300 (from over $1000) and cape coats are apparently $500 (down from nearly $2000). Thursday-Friday at 601 West 26th Street; Daily 10AM-6PM


    Snap up tantalizing zipper bags and slouchy shoulder totes for up to 75 percent off at this weekend sample sale, where a Logan shoulder bag in distressed black is now just $225, while the Taylor large satchel in brown, black, or sand pearl is $250. Thursday-Sunday at 195 Lafayette Street; Thurs-Fri 11AM-7PM; Saturday 11AM-6PM; Sunday 12-5PM.


    Anyone looking for some statement accessories for the holidays (or gifts for friends) would do well to pop by this sale, where mixed-chain necklaces, silver jewelry, and chunky bangles will be mostly under $100. Thursday-Friday at 147 West 29th Street, 2nd floor; 11AM-7PM


    An incredible roster of downtown indies -- including Band of Outsiders, Vena Cava, Cheap Monday, and Shipley & Halmos -- will be seriously discounted starting tomorrow and running through the weekend. Thursday-Sunday at 495 Broadway; 10AM-6PM