• Shop discounted fashion, furniture, and artwork at Housing Works’ “Best Of” shopping events. See schedule, locations, and hours here.
• Browse jewelry from designer Carol Marie’s fall 2010 and spring 2011 collections at up to 60 percent off. Through 8/31. Seamless Showroom,
524 Broadway #401, nr. Prince St.; 9:30–7
• Browse a private collection of vintage womenswear and accessories at the La Vie Ann Rose Vintage Sale in the Harbor Room at the Soho Grand Hotel, with over 1,000 items including pieces by Diane Von Furstenberg and Cacharel. (Fifties chiffon cocktail/party dresses from $125, fifties Trifoli broches from $35.) Soho Grand Hotel, 310 W. Broadway, nr. Grand St.; 11–8.
• Select merchandise from the spring 2011 collection is up to 50 percent off at Cynthia Rowley. 376 Bleecker St., nr. Perry St. (212-242-0847); M–W (10–8), Th–F (10–9), S (11–9), Su (11–8).
• New and classic titles are up to 90 percent off at the powerHouse Books annual summer skid sale. Fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books are $2, $5, and $10 apiece. 37 Main St., nr. Water St. (212-604-9074); Su–W (10–7), Th–S (10–8).