I confess, most of this is ripped off from DailyCandy.com with a few additions since I will be traveling this month and would hate for you to miss out on all of these fabulous deals!
Here’s your complete NYC guide to sample sale shopping for May:
Why: Up to 70 percent off leather handbags, totes, clutches, and wallets.
When: Today-Thurs., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Flatotel, 135 W. 52nd St., b/t Sixth & Seventh Aves., 5th flr., ste. b.
Why: The embellished accessories brand knocks up to 70 percent off merchandise with shoes starting at $75, handbags at $125, and clutches and wallets from $40.
When: Wed. & Thurs., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: 260 W. 36th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves., 8th flr.
Why: Flirty skirts, tailored pants, shorts, and printed blouses from the latest fall, spring, and cruise collections are up to 75 percent off.
When: Today-Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 601 W. 26th St., b/t Eleventh & Twelfth Aves., ste. 1745.
Why: Cashmere sweaters ($80, reg. $398), cotton dresses ($50, reg. $258), tees, and tanks for $30-$50.
When: Wed. & Thurs., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 320 W. 37th St., b/t Eighth & Ninth Aves., 14th flr.
What: John Robshaw Textiles
Why: Patterned bedding and duvets, pillows, printed scarves and robes, and Moroccan poufs.
When: Wed. & Thurs., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 245 W. 29th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves.
What: Vivienne Tam
Why: Up to 75 percent off the veteran designer’s intricately printed dresses, skirts, and blouses.
When: Wed., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 260 W. 39th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves., 11th flr.
What: The Hive Showroom
Why: Discounted Herion 1886 sundresses, Dear Cashmere sweaters starting at $75, True Royal tux pants for $220, Avec Modération suede and leather sandals are $150, and Luisa Brini scarves at cost.
When: Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 544 W. 27th St., b/t Tenth & Eleventh Aves., 6th flr. Cash only.
What: Jonathan Adler
Why: Goods are $5-$5,000. Snag Ipanema North South totes for $135, king duvets for $160, and Morrow slipper chairs for $977.
When: Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 174 Hudson St., at Vestry St.
What: What Goes Around Comes Around
Why: Take up to 90 percent off both vintage goods and the house collection. Vintage Levi’s shorts are $25, men’s shirts are marked down to $50, tees for $20, and scarf-print dresses at $75.
When: Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 184 Kent Ave., b/t N. 3rd & 4th Sts., Williamsburg.
What: David Lerner
Why: Take 60 percent off leggings, basic dresses, pair-with-anything skirts, and layering tops.
When: Fri., May 7 & 8, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 413 W. 14th St., b/t Ninth & Tenth Aves., ste. 403. Cash only.
What: Nanette Lepore
Why: Swimsuits ($75, reg. $150), dresses, ($145, reg. $398), bright shorts and tops ($95, reg. $298), and jackets ($195-$275, reg. $448-$698).
When: May 8-10. Tues.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 225 W. 35th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves., 4th flr.
What: Rebecca Minkoff
Why: Leather-trimmed straw and canvas totes for $105, embossed leather satchels at $215, silk shirtdresses for $175, and lizard-embossed pumps knocked down to $175.
When: May 9-13. Wed.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 260 Fifth Ave., b/t 28th & 29th Sts.
Why: Up to 70 percent off table linens, bedding, sheet sets, duvets, throws, towels, robes, baby blankets, and decorative pillows.
When: May 9-13. Wed.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Ave., at 14th St.
Why: Dainty and colorful bras, camis, underwear, teddies, ready-to-wear, and swim 50-80 percent off. Don’t miss the $10 bin.
When: May 10 & 11. Thurs., 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: 137 Grand St., b/t Crosby & Lafayette Sts., 5th flr.
What: Twinkle by Wenlan, Hunter Dixon, By Smyth, and Pinkyotto
Why: Up to 75 percent off summer-ready staples, day wear, and party pieces. Find printed silk dresses for $120, color-block maxis for $80, and eyelet frocks at $130.
When: May 10 & 11. Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 545 Eighth Ave., b/t 37th & 38th Sts., 17th flr.
Why: Expect 60-85% off their beauty, fashion, and Bambini collections.
When: May 12 & 14. 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 542 W. 22nd Street b/t 10th and 11th Avenues