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This Weekend, a Brooklyn Sample Sale and Etsy Crafts

The New York City sales and events you need to know about this weekend.

Driely S.

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GOWANUS—You'll be able to find true samples In God We Trust, Samantha Pleet, Collina Strada, Nomia, Wwake, and more Brooklyn designers all in one place this Sunday. Stop by the Sky Gallery (460 Union St) between 12pm and 6pm to get your hands on one-of-a-kind apparel and accessories.

SOHO—"Swing into Summer" at French Connection's flagship store (435 W Broadway) this Saturday from 2pm to 5pm, when everything in the store will be 40% off. You can also chat with the bloggers behind Just Another Fashion Blog and One Dapper Street over champagne and beer and get their latest fashion advice.

EAST VILLAGE—Eleven Consignment Boutique is hosting a designer sale through Sunday. Stop by this weekend to shop everything in the store (Chanel and Louis Vuitton included) for 20% off, and earn money toward future purchase—the more you spend now, the more you'll get to spend later.

LITTLE ITALY—Apiece Apart is opening its studio once again for the weekend, with 15% off its latest spring/summer collection and 30% off resort 2015, as well as a collection of art books from Book Stand curated by Claire Cottrell. Stop by 241 Centre Street (buzzer #2) today until 7pm or tomorrow between 11am and 6pm—and leave a bit of time to enjoy those hors d'oeuvres and wine.

BUSHWICK—The fifth installation of "Thrift Disco," the flea market with a fun twist, is headed to Lot 45 at 411 Troutman Street this Sunday between 11am and 9pm. Once again, it'll showcase local vendors and artists (like soy-wax candle makers and kitschy emoji artists), as well as provide brunch specials and cocktails from the new Djenna. Plus, they're promising to raise the bar even higher than last year's roller skating DJ.

DUMBO—This Saturday from 12pm to 4pm, check out Etsy's Brooklyn Craft Party at the Manhattan Bridge Archway Plaza. This year's theme is "Kaleidoscope: Paper Taking Shape." There will be food trucks and a bar, and all crafting supplies will be provided. The event is free, but make sure you RSVP first at the link above.