August NYC Sample Sales

The Last Batch of Summer Discounts

vivienne tam sample sale!

Working on your Tam.

What: Vivienne Tam
Why: Up to 75 percent off one-of-a-kind beaded, embroidered, and appliqued samples from Tam’s personal archives and vintage collections, as well as more recent dresses starting at $80.
When: Today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 260 W. 39th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves., 11th flr.

What: The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Thrift Shop Sale
Why: Hermès scarves ($185), Carolina Herrera dresses and gowns ($250-$1,800), Akris jackets ($1,450), and shoes from Prada, Gucci, and Jimmy Choo ($100-$175).
When: Today, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1440 Third Ave., b/t 81st & 82nd Sts. (212-535-1250).

What: James Coviello
Why: Up to 75 percent off summer separates and dresses. Prices start at $50.
When: Today & Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 70 Orchard St., b/t Broome & Grand Sts. (212-695-0842).

What: Seize sur Vingt
Why: This one is for the dudes. Save on jackets ($150-$400), suits ($200-$800), shirts ($60-$90), sweaters ($60-$160), and pants ($80-$120).
When: Today & Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 78 Greene St., b/t Spring & Broome Sts. (212-625-1620).

What: Lauren Merkin
Why: Leopard calf hair handbags ($150; reg. $395), speckled gray and cream shoulder totes ($250; reg. $495), rounded envelope clutches ($100; reg. $250), and bargain goods starting at $30.
When: Today, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 231 W. 29th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves., ste. 201 (212-239-2459).

What: Haute Hippie
Why: Comfy past- and current-season pieces and samples at up to 80 percent off. T-shirts start at $20; embellished dresses start at $100.
When: Today-Aug. 19, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 336 W. 37th St., b/t Eighth & Ninth Aves.

What: Morgenthal Frederics
Why: The iconic sun- and optical glasses are marked down to $100-$150. Additional designer glasses are half off, and lenses are 20 percent off when purchased for sale frames.
When: Sat.-Aug. 28. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 399 W. Broadway, at Spring St.

What: Bird
Why: Rag & Bone tops, Rachel Comey blouses, Current/Elliott colored denim, Bantu bikinis, and Steven Alan dresses at up to 75 percent off.
When: Today-Aug. 24. Mon.-Fri., noon-8 p.m.; Sat., noon-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 316 Fifth Ave., b/t 2nd & 3rd Sts., Park Slope (718-768-4940); 203 Grand St., b/t Bedford & Driggs Aves., Williamsburg (718-388-1655); 220 Smith St., at Butler St., Cobble Hill (718-797-3774).

What: A. Turen
Why: Timo Weiland dresses and sheer cardigans, Current/Elliott cutoffs, MM6 Maison Martin Margiela and Iro blouses, and Jarbo basics.
When: Today-Aug. 26. Tues., Wed. & Sun., 1-8 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 1-9 p.m.
Where: 85 Stanton St., at Allen St. (212-533-8200).

What: Barneys Warehouse Sale
Why: The big kahuna. Designer shoes, accessories, and clothing for men, women, and kids at 50-75 percent off.
When: Aug. 25 & 26. Thurs. & Fri., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Aug. 27 & 28. Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Aug. 29-31. Mon.-Wed., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sept. 1 & 2. Thurs. & Fri., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sept. 3 & 4. Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sept. 5. Mon., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 255 W. 17th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves.

Why: Up to 75 percent off silk crepe maxiskirts and shirts, smart leather belts, striped sweaters, and crisp white blazers.
When: Aug. 23-25. Tues.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 48 W. 25th St., b/t Fifth & Sixth Aves., 12th flr.

What: Yeohlee
Why: A year’s worth of dresses, tops, pants, skirts, and coats up to 75 percent off, plus basics for under $150.
When: Aug. 25 & 26. Thurs. & Fri., 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: BoConcept, 105 Madison Ave., at 30th St.

Photos: Courtesy of Vivienne Tam

Honor Sample Sale
48 W 25th St
bt Broadway & 6th Ave, 12th flr
New York, NY 10010
Seize sur Vingt Sample Sale
78 Greene St
bt Spring & Broome Sts
New York, NY 10012
Haute Hippie Sample Sale
336 W 37th St
bt 8th & 9th Aves
New York, NY 10018
105 Madison Ave
@ 30th St
New York, NY 10016
The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Thrift Shop
1440 3rd Ave
bt 81st & 82nd Sts
New York, NY 10028
A. Turen
85 Stanton St
bt Allen & Orchard Sts
New York, NY 10002
Morgenthal Frederics
399 W Broadway
@ Spring St
New York, NY 10012
203 Grand St
bt Bedford & Driggs Aves
Brooklyn, NY 11211
220 Smith St
@ Butler St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Barneys Warehouse Sale
255 W 17th St
bt 7th & 8th Aves
New York, NY 10011
Lauren Merkin Sample Sale
231 W 29th St
bt 7th & 8th Aves, ste 201
New York, NY 10001
316 5th Ave
bt 2nd & 3rd Sts
Brooklyn, NY 11215
James Coviello
70 Orchard St
bt Broome & Grand Sts
New York, NY 10002
Vivienne Tam
260 W 39th St
bt 7th & 8th Aves, 11th flr
New York, NY 10018