Sample sales and shopping events (April 29-May 5)

Say goodbye to Plum boutique and hello to beautiful bangles.

  • Sobral Art Deco neon resin bangle, $30 (was $65)

  • Sobral Art Deco tribal necklace, $55 (was $120)

  • Sobral Polka Dot bubble bracelets, $32 each (were $70 each)

  • Daftbird striped tank, $25 (was $98), at Plum

  • Thayer draped tank dress, $75 (was $238), at Plum

  • Zero + Maria Cornejo cracked leather coat, $580 (was $2,905)

  • Zero + Maria Cornejo purple calf-hair wrist bags for $99 (was $345)

  • Sigerson Morrison pointy suede wedges, $150 (were $450)

  • Foley + Corinna leather bags, $200 each (were $444 each)

  • Foley + Corinna halter maxi dress with butterfly appliqus, $118 (was $224)

  • Cesare Paciotti suede almond-shaped pumps with sculpted conical heels, $220 (were $780)

  • Cesare Paciotti platform stilettos with crisscross dual-tone straps, $200 (were $760)

  • Matt Bernson wooden wedges, $70 (were $187)

Sobral Art Deco neon resin bangle, $30 (was $65)

1 Sobral Carlos Sobral’s eco-friendly, vibrant resin accessories add the perfect pop to a breezy dress or boho tank. The cheery baubles are now up to 60 percent off: Art Deco neon tribal necklaces are chopped from $120 to $55, polka dot bubble bracelets are tagged $32 each (formerly $70), and sorbet-colored necklaces are slashed from $150 to $75. 412 W Broadway between Prince and Spring Sts (212-226-2710, Sun 2--May 6 11am--7pm.

2 Plum We’re sad to see Jacqueline Atkins close her charming LES boutique on Friday 30 but pumped to support her new e-commerce site (launching on May 15). To bid the old ’hood adieu, Atkins is pricing much of the on-trend apparel at $100 or less: Isabel Lu flowing tops are just $55 (originally $198), Nicholas K nylon jackets are slimmed from $218 to $88, Thayer draped tank dresses are hacked from $238 to $75, and Daftbird striped and solid tanks are priced just $25 (were $98). 124 Ludlow St between Delancey and Rivington Sts (212-529-1030, Thu 29, Fri 30 1--8pm.

3 Zero + Maria Cornejo and Sigerson Morrison Innovative Chilean designer Maria Cornejo has joined forces with shoe mavens Kari Sigerson and Miranda Morrison for this spring blowout, which will feature more than a decade’s worth of dead-stock samples (starting at just $50!). Notable duds include cozy blanket cardigans, sliced from $325 to $80; cracked leather coats, dropped from $2,905 to $580; and purple calf-hair wrist bags for $99 (originally $345). Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W 18th St between Sixth and Seventh Aves (212-925-3849). Thu 29 8am--7:30pm, Fri 30 8am--3pm.

4 Market in McCarren Fans of Williamsburg’s recently expanded Artists & Fleas will want to spend their Saturday pawing through the DIY and handmade goods at the indie art fair’s outdoor location. Now in its second year, the market runs for 13 weeks and hosts more than 30 vendors, including Alexander Campaz, whose World Cup country-inspired tops retail for $25--$38, and Umsteigen, a small design house that makes arty hoodies and dresses ($65--$95). When you’re all shopped out, stop by the King of Cupcakes or Kickstand Coffee vendors for a refueling. McCarren Park, Bedford Ave at North 12th St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (917-488-0044, Sat 11am--6pm. Through July 31.

5 The Newlywed Nest Couples of all stripes are invited to “play house” at this pimped-out triplex show home—presented by Ikea, hosted by Brides magazine and decorated by interior designer Inson Dubois Wood. Tour the luxe space while sipping complimentary vino, and then take advantage of a rotating schedule of freebies, including advice from design and relationship experts (like Caroline Tiger, author of The Newlywed’s Instruction Manual; and Emily Anderson, author of Eco-Chic Home), interactive demos on sustainable home design, rooftop fitness classes by Physique 57, wine tastings by Swirl, newlywed games, and even a Mark Ingram Bridal Atelier trunk show. Village Green, 311 E 11th St between First and Second Aves ( Sat, Sun 11am--4pm; through May 22. R.S.V.P. recommended.

6 Cesare Paciotti These droolworthy Italian heels have been spotted on the stems of Fergie, Cameron Diaz and Carrie Underwood. Feel red-carpet cool when you rock a pair: Suede almond-shaped pumps with sculpted conical heels are dropped from $780 to $220, platform stilettos with crisscross dual-tone straps are hacked from $760 to $200, and men’s espadrilles are now $100 (were $280). Cesare Paciotti showroom, 12 W 57th St between Fifth and Sixth Aves, suite 901 (212-245-3785, Wed 5--May 7 10am--6pm.

7 Perfume workshop at Le Labo On the first Monday of every month, Brooklynite Anne McCain—a graduate of the Grasse Institute of Perfumery—leads a two-hour course on the fundamentals of perfume making. Enjoy complimentary champagne while learning about the blending process, then take home a 5ml sample of a Le Labo fragrance. Le Labo, 233 Elizabeth St between E Houston and Prince Sts (212-219-2230, Mon 3 7--9pm, $75. Class limited to 18 people; R.S.V.P. at

8 Foley + Corinna Like Beyonc and Heidi Klum, we’re positively batty for this handbag and apparel line, especially with discounts of up to 75 percent. The next time a date invites us for cocktails at the Maritime, he won’t know what hit him when we show up in a sexy halter maxi dress with butterfly appliqus, cut from $224 to $118. Also on sale: signature Mid-City totes for $200 (once $444) and Lady Knot messenger bags for $180 (previously $450). 186 Orchard St between Houston and Stanton Sts (212-529-2338, Thu 29--Sat 1 10am--8pm, Sun 2 10am--7pm.

9 Matt Bernson Treat your unpedicured toes to some vibrant polish before donning a pair of these marked-down sandals: Cracked-leather gladiators cost $40 (once $174), wooden wedges are $70 (originally $187), and studded ankle-wrap sandals can be had for $50 (normally $189). 450 Greenwich St at Desbrosses St (212-941-7634, Fri 30--Sun 2 noon--7pm.

10 Judith Leiber When Big gave Carrie a JL bejeweled bird bag on Sex and the City, she was so appalled by its 1980s Boca Raton gaudiness, she blurted out that she loved him, not it. Whoops. Dames who actually sweat these luxe accessories—we don’t judge—can snag one for a discount. Honeycomb miniatures are tagged $487 (once $695), and Springfling Bird crystal bags cost $2,096 (as opposed to $2,995). 680 Madison Ave at 61st St (212-223-2999, Thu 29, Fri 30 10am--6pm.

11 Mother’s Day Designer Handbag Event Gently used, high-end designer handbags by such labels as Marc Jacobs, Fendi and Chlo are discounted up to 70 percent at this arm-candy fiesta. On the chopping block: Chanel’s classic croc bag for $2,850 (originally $3,850); a Louis Vuitton multicolor purse, whittled from $1,500 to $850; and a Roger Vivier suede tote, pared from $2,245 to $499. Flatotel, 135 W 52nd St between Sixth and Seventh Aves (917-453-6687). Wed 5--May 7 10am--7pm.

Additional reporting by Lorraine Espinosa, Ashlea Halpern, Laura Lanz-Frolio and Emily Roitman. Have a sale or event you’d like to see listed? E-mail us at

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