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The Five Designer Shoe Sample Sales in NYC You Need to Know About This Week (Updated)

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Did someone say shoes? That's the item that stuck out to us the most in this week's (yet again) crowded sample sale schedule, so let's break down the details of the four five important names you should be paying attention to — plus all the other good clothing sales not to miss, either.

Sergio Rossi

The Italian brand is headed to Metropolitan Pavilion to offer 80% off retail prices on its signature footwear, plus a selection of handbags. Its last sample sale in the city only opened to the public midway through, so at least we have advance notice this time. There, heels started at $116.70 while booties were north of $650, but things got a little cheaper as the week went on.

Tuesday, November 17th through Thursday, November 19th. Tue—Wed 9am—6pm, Thu 9am—4pm. Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W 18th St, Chelsea.

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L.K. Bennett

The Kate Middleton-favored label is opening up its showroom for sample sale appointments (email caroline.cozier@lkbennett.com to snag yours) this week to sell off its shoe — and clothing, and handbag — inventory for up to 70% off retail prices. Back in March 2014, shoes ranged from a very modest $60 for flats and $150 for boots.

Tuesday, November 17th through Thursday, November 19th. Daily 10am—7pm. 595 Madison Ave between 57th and 58th sts, 13th floor, Midtown

Charlotte Olympia

For those of you who like your footwear to have a little character but not such a huge price tag, this is the sample sale for you. See for yourself what you can expect to find, and expect the scene to be very crowded when the doors first open.

Wednesday, November 18th through Thursday, November 19th. Wed 11am—7pm, Thu 9am—7pm. Roosevelt Hotel, 45 E 45th St, Vanderbilt Suite, Midtown

Tabitha Simmons

This Vogue editor's footwear line certainly make statements, but they're a bit less cartoonish than Olympia's. Last year, most of the gorgeous heels we found ranged from $195 to $225, and editors were making their way to the registers with stacks of boxes they couldn't see over them.

Thursday, November 19th through Friday, November 20th. Thu 12:30pm—7pm, Fri 9am—5pm. 601 W 26th St, Suite 1445, Chelsea

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SJP Collection

Sarah Jessica Parker's first-ever sample sale was just announced for this Friday, November 20th. Given that it's never happened before, we're not quite sure what to expect — like, will the actress make an appearance? Just be sure to hit up an ATM prior to stopping by, because it's cash-only.

Friday, November 20th. Doors open at 12pm. Hilton New York, 152 W 26th St, Conference Room 3, Chelsea

Plus, More Sales to Know About This Week...

Monday, November 16th:

Rebecca Taylor: Up to 75% off retail prices womenswear, shoes (including Loeffler Randall booties!) and accessories. Check out what we found here. (Monday, November 16th through Saturday, November 21st. Mon 9am—8pm, Tue—Thu 10am—8pm, Fri—Sat 10am—7pm. 260 Sample Sale, 260 Fifth Ave, Chelsea).

Tuesday, November 17th:

Proenza Schouler: Up to 85% off retail prices on women's apparel, swim, shoes, handbags, and accessories. (Tuesday, November 17th through Thursday, November 19th. Daily 8am—9pm. C21 Edition, 21 Dey St, Financial District)
Nest FragrancesVera Wang: Up to 80% off retail prices on Nest Fragrances's scented candles, personal and home fragrances, and more; and discounts on Vera Wang womenswear and accessories. (Tuesday, November 17th through Monday, November 23rd. Tue—Thu 10am—8pm, Fri—Sat 10am—7pm, Sun 10am—5pm, Mon 11am—7pm. 260 Sample Sale, 151 Wooster St, Soho)
Theory: Discounts on womenswear and accessories. (Tuesday, November 17th through Saturday, November 21st. Tue 11am—8pm, Wed—Fri 11am—7pm, Sat 10am—5pm. Clothingline, 261 W 36th St, 2nd floor, Garment District)

Wednesday, November 18th:

Yigal Azrouel: Up to 80% off retail prices on womenswear, including inventory and archive samples. (Wednesday, November 18th through Friday, November 20th. Wed 11am—7pm, Thu—Fri 9am—7pm. 225 W 39th St, fifth floor, Garment District)
Ohne Titel: Up to 90% off retail prices on women's ready-to-wear, with prices ranging from $65 to $400. (Wednesday, November 18th through Saturday, November 21st. Daily 11am—6pm. 146 W 29th St #400, Midtown)
Shoshanna: Up to 75% off retail prices on women's dresses, swimwear, and separates. (Wednesday, November 18th through Thursday, November 19th. Wed 10am—6:30pm, Thu 10am—5pm. 231 W 39th St, Suite 422, Garment District)
Marchesa: Up to 90% retail prices on womenswear and handbags. (Tuesday, November 17th through Thursday, November 19th. Tue—Wed 10am—7pm, Thu 10am—5pm. 601 W 26th St, Suite 1425, Chelsea)
Lulu Frost: Up to 70% off retail prices on women's jewelry. (Wednesday, November 18th through Friday, November 20th. Wed—Thu 11am—8pm, Fri 11am—6pm. 20 E 12th St, 2nd floor, Union Square)
Lela Rose: Up to 75% off retail prices on women's apparel from the fall 2015 collection. (Wednesday, November 18th through Friday, November 20th. Wed 9am—7pm, Thu 9am—6pm, Fri 9am—5pm. 224 W 30th St, 14th floor, Midtown)

Thursday, November 19th:

Brand Assembly: Discounts from brands including Nikki Chasin, Harare, Samantha Pleet, Vingetta, CustomMade, Morgan Carper and Phyllis + Rosie. (Thursday, November 19th through Friday, November 20th. Thu 9am—8pm, Fri 9am—7pm. 56 W 22nd St, 9th floor, Flatiron Disctrict)
Live the Process: Up to 80% off activewear, including bra tops, leggings and outerwear. (Thursday, November 19th through Saturday, November 21st. Thu—Fri 8:30am—7pm, Sat 10am—6pm. 148 W 28th St, 2nd floor, Nomad)