If you've ever wanted to get something directly from a fashion designer's clothes closet, here's your chance.
Donna Karan is offering pieces handpicked from her own closet ... for up to 90 percent off. That's just one of the featured sample sales this week courtesy of lazarshopping.com.
DONNA KARAN URBAN ZEN, 711 Greenwich Street, Manhattan
This warehouse sale includes clothing for men, women and children as well as accessories, jewelry, furniture, kitchenware and books. Some of the aforementioned Donna Karan personal selections also will be available ... all up to 90 percent off.
Twice a year, Hermes holds a sample and stock sale on men's and women's ready-to-wear items and accessories. But prepare for long lines at this popular sale.
CYNTHIA ROWLEY, 376 Bleecker Street, Manhattan
Save up to 80 percent off women's clothing and accessories at this sample and stock sale. You can also get 20 percent off current full-price merchandise.
STARK CARPET, Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, Manhattan
America's finest "to the trade" home furnishings showroom is slashing prices up to 75 percent on exquisite carpets, area rugs, fabric and wallcoverings.