The Weekend Guide

almost dior!

Blast from the past.

Almost Dior: America’s Stamp on the New Look
What: Rewind time and peruse American designers and manufacturers Ceil Chapman and Suzy Perette, as well as Dan Millstein’s affordable interpretations of Dior’s glamorous New Look of the 1950s.
Why: NYC-based fashion blogger and vintage enthusiast Natalie Off Duty’s capsule collection of nostalgic boho pieces (at manhattanvintage.com thru Fri.;$60-$300) coincides with the exhibit.
When: Fri., 1-8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th St., b/t Sixth & Seventh Aves. Tickets ($15) at manhattanvintage.com or at the door ($20).

Yum’s the Word

What: Join The Liar Show creator Andy Christie, celebrity photographer and My Last Supper series author Melanie Dunea, The Moth Mainstage’s Bonnie Levison, writer/director and American Sexy novelist Adam Linn, and comedienne and host Robin Gelfenbien for a night of storytelling, Pin the Hose on the Fireman, Mad Libs, and gut-busting laughs.
Why: Nutella-banana and boozy eggnog ice cream cakes sweeten the deal.
When: Tonight. Doors, 7 p.m.; show, 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St., b/t Thompson & Sullivan Sts. (212-505-3474). Tickets ($10) at wticketprophet.com or at the door ($15).

End-of-Season Sample Sale

What: Up to 80 percent off clothing, shoes, and accessories from three NYC-based designers — Ramon Martin and Ryan Lobo, Chadwick Bell, and Yara Flinn.
Why: Tome wool felt cape for $595 (reg. $1,475) and silk Georgette cross-back dress for $395 (reg. $875); Chadwick Bell suede and wool bomber jacket for $1,520 (reg. $4,180) and jacquard sweatpants for $390 (reg. $1,070); and Nomia silk organza pocket shirt for $125 (reg. $300).
When: Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 150 W. 25th St., b/t Sixth & Seventh Aves., ste. 502.

Gary Graham Semiannual Sale

What: Take 50-90 percent off swoon-worthy sweaters, pants, tops, basics, and signature print dresses from the NYC designer’s past collections.
Why: Craft a head-to-toe look with the rust leather leggings, baby alpaca jacquard cardigan, black and gold Burning Door jacket, textured chiffon Church skirt, and black leather hobo.
When: Today-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 176 Franklin St., b/t Hudson & Greenwich Sts. (212-274-8940).

Max and Eli Sussman Book Signing

What: Meet and mingle with the Brooklyn-based brothers, chefs, and co-authors behind The Best Cookbook Ever before getting your copy signed.
Why: The duo put their skills on display with two dishes from the book — curried chicken salad and naan, cauliflower-leek puree on pita — for an on-site tasting.
When: Sat., noon.
Where: Williams-Sonoma, The Shops at Columbus Circle, 10 Columbus Cir. (212-581-1146).

Bad Suns
What: The Southern California quartet captures your former high school angst with catchy electro-pop ditties like “Cardio Arrest.”
Why: Up your indie quotient by staying for the main attraction, Knoxville group Royal Bangs.
When: Sun. Doors, 7 p.m.; show, 8 p.m.
Where: Baby’s All Right, 146 Broadway, at Bedford Ave., Williamsburg (718-599-5800). Tickets ($12) at ticketmaster.com or at the door ($14).

Catherine Angiel Winter Sale

What: Up to 50 percent off romantic rocker bling from the native New Yorker and former ’80s underground drummer.
Why: A stunning dagger pendant with black diamonds for $693 (reg. $990) and sterling silver crown ring for $400 (reg. $800).
When: Today-Sat., noon-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 43 Greenwich Ave., b/t Charles & Perry Sts. (212-924-4314).

Photos: Zandy Mangold / Courtesy of Manhattan Vintage

146 Broadway
@ Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Catherine Angiel Winter Sale
43 Greenwich Ave
bt Charles & Perry Sts
New York, NY 10014
End-of-Season Sample Sale
150 W 25th St
bt Sixth & Seventh Aves, ste 502
New York, NY 10001
10 Columbus Cir
@ 59th St
New York, NY 10023
Gary Graham
176 Franklin St
bt Hudson & Greenwich Sts
New York, NY 10013
158 Bleecker St
bt Thompson & Sullivan Sts
New York, NY 10012
Metropolitan Pavilion
125 W 18th St
bt 6th & 7th Aves
New York, NY 10011