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Wire Talk: Sample Sale!!!

New Today…
1/29–2/2 Desiron’s Soho showroom is clearing out their warehouse overstock of tables, sofas, chairs, and other home furnishings, and slashing prices up to 75 percent off. A Madison Dining Table was $ 6,100 and now is $1,560. A Hudson Sofa was $5,490 and now is $ 1,317. 151 Wooster St., nr. Prince St. (212-353-2600); 11–7.

1/18–1/31 Stop by Tracy Reese for an additional 10 percent off ready-to-wear, shoes, and accessories that are already marked 40 to 60 percent off. A trench is now $208 (originally $695), a printed dress is $121 (originally $405), and a printed cardigan is $83 (originally $275). 641 Hudson St., nr. Gansevoort St. (212-807-0505); Mon.–Wed., Fri., Sat. (11–7), Thurs. (11–8), Sun. (noon–6).

1/19–1/21 Get 20 percent off Brazilian bikini waxes at Bliss Spa, plus any waxing and post-waxing products. Visit or call 877-862-5477 to book an appointment.

1/20–1/22 Save up to 70 percent on Valentino, M Missoni, Alexander McQueen, and Badgley Mischka at the Global Fashions sample sale. 49 W. 38th St., nr. Sixth Ave. (212-575-2171); 9–7.

1/20–1/25 J.Crew’s very first sample sale hits with up to 70 percent off retail prices on their Italian cashmere cardigans, men’s and women’s clothes, and certain Madewell styles. 261 W. 36th St., nr. Seventh Ave., second fl. (212-947-8748); Tues., Thurs. (10–7), Wed., Fri. (10–6), Sat., Sun. (11–5).

1/21–1/22 Everything at the Sunner sample sale is under $50—coats are $50, sweaters are $25, and there will be bins of items for as low as $10. 265 W. 37th St., nr. Eighth Ave. (646-290-6409); 8:30–7.

1/22–1/23 Evening, cocktail, and bridal dresses by Angel Sanchez are up to 80 percent off. Evening and bridal dresses start at $800 (originally $4,950 and above), and cocktail dresses start at $250 (originally $3,000 and above). 148 W. 37th St., nr. Broadway. (212-921-9827); 10–7.

Through 1/25 Oak’s end-of-season sale features 40 percent off the original price this week, and each week the price goes down another 10 percent. By January 25, remaining winter stock will be 60 percent off. 28 Bond St., nr. Lafayette St. (212-677-1293); Mon.–Sat. (11–8), Sun. (11–7). 208 N. 8th St., nr. Driggs Ave., Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-782-0521); Mon.–Sat. (11–8), Sun. (11–7).

Through 1/31 For baby goods and maternitywear, moms-to-be should visit Destination Maternity for discounts of up to 75 percent. 28 E. 57th St., nr. Madison Ave. (212-588-0220); Mon.–Fri. (10–8), Sat. (10–7), Sun (noon–6).

Through 1/31 Sweet kids‘ clothes from Petit Bateau, Lili Gaufrette, and Splendid are marked down by 50 percent at Small Change. 1196 Lexington Ave., nr. 81st St. (212-772-6455); Mon.–Fri. (10–6), Sat. (10–5), Sun. (noon–5).

Ongoing When you take an additional 50 percent off all the sale items at Ben Sherman, you’re in for some good deals. 96 Spring St., nr. Broadway (212-680-0160); Mon.–Sat. (10–8), Sun. (11–7).

Ongoing Men’s clothes by Duncan Quinn rarely go on sale, but now ties, suits, and more are 50 percent off—a shirt is $150. 8 Spring St., nr. Elizabeth St. (212-226-7030); Mon.–Sat. (noon–8), Sun. (noon–6).

Ongoing Rag & bone, YMC, Engineered Garments, and all other fall collections at Oliver Spencer are 30 percent off. 750 Greenwich St., at W. 11th St. (212-337-309); Mon–Sat. (noon–8), Sun. (noon–7).

1/21–1/24 Find white gold and gold designs by fine-jewelry designer Judith Ripka at her sample sale, where her heart-inspired jewelry is 50 to 70 percent off. The Carlton Hotel, 88 Madison Ave., nr. 28th St., Seville Room; Wed., Fri. (10–6), Thurs. (10–8), Sat. (10–4).

1/22–1/25 Dig through over 10,000 Tokidoki treasures like handbags, backpags, messenger bags, and more, all on sale for 60 to 80 percent off. Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St., nr. Sixth Ave., fourth fl.; Thurs. (12–7), Fri. (8–7), Sat.–Sun. (10–7).

Ongoing Strand Bookstore has books priced from $1.95 to $5.95 at its sale. 828 Broadway, at 12th St. (212-473-1452); and Strand Annex, 95 Fulton St., nr. Gold St. (212-732-6070); call for store hours.

1/24–1/25 The art-inspired lighting, storage, and seating at Moss are up to 75 percent off at their warehouse sale. 158 Wooster St., at Houston St. (one block away from the Moss store); noon–6.

Through 1/31 A set of 100 custom cards at Dempsey & Carroll is $195 (originally $350). 1049 Lexington Ave., nr. 74th St. (212-570-4800); Mon.–Wed. (10–6), Thurs. (10–8), Fri. (10–6), Sat. (11–5).

Through 1/31 For those who take their thread counts seriously, D. Porthault is slashing prices by 30 to 80 percent; a queen-size bedsheet that was $1,150 is now $575. 470 Park Ave., at 58th St. (212-688-1660); Mon.–Sat. (10–6).

Through 2/8 Armani Casa’s sleek, minimalist home furnishings are marked down by up to 60 percent; a Ramon vase is now $252. 97 Greene St., nr. Prince St. (212-334-1271); Tues.–Sat. (11–7), Sun. (noon–6).

Ongoing All furniture, home accessories, and gifts are 30 to 50 percent off during Golden Calf’s sale. 86 N. 6th St., nr. Wythe Ave., Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-302-8800); Tues.–Sun. (noon–7), Mon. (closed).

Ongoing Carlyle Sofa offers discounts of 30 to 60 percent on select sofas, couches, and chairs, with deliveries of floor models arriving before the holidays. 122 W. 18th St., Sixth Ave. (212 675-3212), and 1056 Third Ave., nr. 63rd St. (212 838-1525); Mon.–Fri. (10–7), Sat. (10–6), Sun. (noon–5).

Ongoing Daisy Dog Studio has sixteen-inch round porcelain trays for $20 (originally $150) and other select items at drastically reduced prices. 460 Hudson St., at Barrow St. (646-765-7658); daily (noon–6:30).

Ongoing If you’re considering redecorating, the sofas, antiques, bedding, lighting, and tabletop items at ABC Carpet & Home are up to 75 percent off. 888 Broadway, at 19th St. (212-473-3000); Mon.–Fri. (10–8), Sat. (10–7:30), Sun. (11–7).

Source: [NY]

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Off The Runway: Cate Blanchett – Alexander McQueen

World Premiere of The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
World Premiere of The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

Cate Blanchett chose a dress from Alexander McQueen Spring Summer 2009 and she wore it well.