The secret to looking good in these tough times is knowing where to shop. Here's where you can find the best sample sales this weekend and beyond (information from lazarshopping.com):
The Shoebox Sample Sale
Friday - Sunday
1222 Madison Avenue (and other locations)
First-ever weekend sample sale with 75% off winter/fall collection, and 20% off Spring '09 collection. Includes women's shoes, sandals and handbags from KORS, Marc Jacobs, Chloe & other designers.
Manhattan Vintage Clothing & Antique Show
Friday til 8pm
125 West 18th Street - Ground Floor
More than 85 top vintage dealers showcased. Selection includes designer label dresses, gowns, coats, suits, handbags, shoes, and textiles.
19 West 36th Street - 4th Floor
Save up to 90% off their selection of tops, jackets, pants and more.