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Events and Sales: 40 Percent Off Alexander McQueen; 90 Percent Off Diesel

• To launch Britney Spears’s new Circus album, Virgin Megastore is hosting a biggest fan contest judged by Heatherette’s Richie Rich and Project Runway alumnus Daniel Vosovic. Virgin Megastore Times Square, 1540 Broadway, nr. 49th St. (646-624-5001); 10–1.

• Collection looks, shoes, bags, and accessories from Alexander McQueen are 40 percent off in store and online. Through 12/31. 417 W. 14th St., nr. Ninth Ave. (212-645-1797); Mon.–Sat. (11–7), Sun. (12:30–6).

• The Deegie’s Carma warehouse moving sale has men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories from French Connection, Diesel, Free People, and more for up to 90 percent off. Through 12/9. 212 W. 35th St., nr. Seventh Ave.; Mon.–Fri. (10–7), Sat.–Sun. (10–5).

• Hansel from Basel’s online holiday sale has all fall/winter 2008 socks and tights for 25 percent off. Use the code holiday08. Ongoing.

• Rebecca Minkoff, Hayden-Harnett, Qi Cashmere, and Andrea Brueckner are among more than 60 designers featured at Gen Art’s SHOP NYC, where current collections are up to 70 percent off for one night only. Purchase tickets ($15 to $40) online or call (212-255-7300). Metropolitan Pavilion. 125 W. 18th St., nr. Sixth Ave. (212-463-7131); 6–10.

• Cashmere sweaters, coats, corduroy pants, oxfords, cardigans, and winter accessories from luxury children’s brand Best & Co. are 50 percent off. Through 12/1. Bergdorf Goodman. 745 Fifth Ave. nr. 57th St. (212-753-7300); Mon.–Fri. (10–8), Sat. (10–7), Sun. (noon–6).

• For their first-ever sale, Eryn Brinié takes up to 40 percent off all coats, dresses, vests, blazers, denim, leggings, shoes, and accessories, making every item in the store under $150. Through 12/1. 501 Broadway, nr. Broome St. (212-308-6134); Fri.–Sat. (10–9), Sun. (11–7), Mon. (10–9).

Helmut Lang and Rag & Bone staples for men and women, including outerwear, blazers, sweaters, and denim, start at 60 percent off at the Clothing Line showroom. Through 12/5. 261 W. 36th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; Tues. and Thurs. (10–7), Wed. and Fri. (10–6).

• Skinny, straight-leg, and flare jeans are $90, boot-cut jeans are $70 to $90, and one-of-a-kind samples are $50 at the James Jeans sample sale. Through 12/5. 500 Greenwich St., nr. Spring St., Ste. 202 (212-221-4603); Tues.–Thurs. (9–7), Fri. (9–2).

• Oversize cashmere ruffle wraps are $150 (originally $330), striped crewnecks are $89 (originally $245), and cashmere toggle coats are $185 (originally $540) at Autumn Cashmere’s sample sale, where all other men’s and women’s fall merchandise is 75 percent off. Through 12/12. 231 W. 39th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 924 (212-398-2244); 12/2–12/5 (9–7), 12/8–12/12 (9:30–6).

• Women’s cotton cardigans and V-neck knits are $30 from $158, men’s stripe hoodies and crew-neck knits are $35 from $188, and other DDCLAB merchandise is 75 to 90 percent off during their sample sale. Through 12/2. Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Ave., nr. 15th St.; daily (10:30–7).

Events and Sales: 40 Percent Off Alexander McQueen; 90 Percent Off Diesel