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Candy Sampler

Here we go again. It’s sample sale time …

What: Michael Kors
When: 10/24-10/26; Thurs.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 550 Seventh Avenue, between 39th and 40th Streets, seventh floor (212-221-1950).
Why: Prices below wholesale on clothing, bags, and shoes from Mr. Kors’s fall collection. Do you need more incentive than that?

What: Tufi Duek
When: 10/23-10/24; Wed.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 530 Broadway, at Spring Street, tenth floor (212-925-8277).
Why: Brazilian-made dresses, tops, and jeans sold at Language. Cashmere sweaters, were $225, now $90; wool sweaters, were $180, now $75; silk dresses, were $395, now $160; silk tops, were $360, now $140; jeans, were $165, now $65.

What: Knoll
When: 11/14-11/16; Thurs.-Fri.11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat.11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 60 Spring Street, at Lafayette Street (212-343-4125).
Why: Perhaps the coolest modern furniture ever will be up to 85 percent below retail. Bachelors, don’t miss this one!

What: Cynthia Rowley
When: 10/23-10/25; Wed.-Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 550 Seventh Avenue, between 39th and 40th Streets, nineteenth floor (212-575-9020).
Why: Rowley’s charming frocks are up to 80 percent off. Coats, were $535, now $95; skirts, were $260, now $75; dresses, were $420, now $85.

What: Nine West
When: 10/21-10/25; Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: 560 Seventh Avenue, at the corner of 40th Street, second floor.
Why: Hey, one can only wear the same boots so long before they fall apart. Shoes are from $25; boots are from $35.

What: Carlos Falchi
When: 10/29-11/2; Tues.-Fri. 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 20 West 57th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, sixth floor (212-921-2935).
Why: Hardcore sample-sale-goers have waited five years for this. Why the fuss? Falchi’s satchels, collages, clutches, shoes, and boots are priced at $50 to $1,000.

What: Narciso Rodriguez, Jean Paul Gaultier, Moschino, and Alberta Ferretti
When: 11/5-11/7; Tues.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 30 West 56th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, first floor (212-632-9300).
Why: Skip this one, and you’ll kick yourself with a stiletto heel later. Four heavies line up to give you prices 60 percent below retail.