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Are you aware of all the crazy-good labels having sample sales right now? In case you haven't checked back on the calendar recently, here's what you need to know about what's starting today.

For women

Alexis Bittar starts today in the Garment District, and a tipster was very pleased with what she found this morning: "I've been to several [AB sales] in the past, but this one is definitely their best yet," citing the bigger space and the selection. "Tons of unique, one-of-a-kind stuff, [and] items still full price on the site and from the last few seasons."

What's even better is that "prices also seem a smidge cheaper than previous sales...ranging from around $50 for basic pieces to $100—150 for ornate earrings and $300—350 for one-of-a-kind runway pieces." This one's taking place on the sixth floor at 20 West 36th Street in the Garment District, and it's open until 7pm tonight.

Other notable starts today include womenswear labels Edun (at 107 Grand St, 3rd floor, until 7pm tonight) and Rhié (283 W 11th St, lower level, until 7pm tonight). And if you missed Nancy Gonzalez earlier this week, it's been extended until 5pm tonight on the ninth floor of 37 West 57th Street, and handbag prices have been reduced for the final hours.

For men

Down at 168 Bowery, Saturdays NYC opened the door to its just-announced sample sale this morning, and you can expect to find lots of tees, shorts, and swimsuits from the casual menswear brand for under $100. It closes at 7pm tonight, but runs through the weekend.

For everyone

The News Showroom is back at it again with offerings for both men and women, and one blogger found that the footwear choices are especially good this time around. You'll find size 7 samples from the spring 2016 collection from Alumnae, Kari Siegerson's new label, for $150, and Common Projects styles starting at just $50. For clothing, standouts include Tim Coppens and Protagonist. This is open until 6pm on the fifth floor of 495 Broadway.

There's plenty of other sales that started earlier in the week that are worth checking out, from the beauty bonanza at 260 Fifth Avenue and Canvas's home goods in Soho to Theory's womenswear sale at Chelsea Market. And tomorrow is a whole other story, with deals from Erica Weiner, Barry's Bootcamp, and Maryam Nassir Zadeh, plus that little Comme des Garçons/Dover Street event.

For more information on all of these, check out the May sample sales calendar.