• Stop by any Housing Works location tomorrow to donate gently worn clothes, shoes, or cash. Then, on 12/2, stop by again to take part in the Best of Holiday sale, where apparel, art, furniture, and other items will be discounted. Various locations, 12/1-12/2.
• Donate a gently used winter coat during the fifth annual Warm Coats and Warm Hearts Drive, organized by Burlington Coat Factory, One Warm Coat, and Good Morning America. Not only will you be helping someone in need, you’ll also receive 10 percent off an entire purchase at Burlington and get the chance to appear on Good Morning America. Check out burlingtoncoatfactory.com to learn more. Through 1/16.
• Get discounts on men’s and women’s clothing, accessories, and shoes at the Rag & Bone sample sale. Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Ave., nr. 15th St.; Th—F (10:30—8), Sa (noon— 7), Su (noon—5).
• Men’s and women’s ready-to-wear clothing, accessories, and shoes, as well as samples and select production merchandise, are discounted at the 3.1 Phillip Lim sample sale. 260 W. 39th St., seventeenth fl., nr. Seventh Ave.; Th (noon-7), F (10-7).
• The Ruska leather jacket is $300 (originally $850), the Harrison cotton blazer is $175 (originally $415), and the Obama chambray woven shirt is $75 (originally $190) at the Shipley & Halmos men’s sample sale. 8 Greene St., nr. Canal, second fl.; Th–F (noon–8), Sa (noon–4).
• Merchandise from Iro, Surface to Air, The Reformation, Veda, and more is 20 to 40 percent off at the Archetype Showroom sample sale. 676 Broadway, nr. Bond St., second fl.; Th–Sa (10–7).
• Take up to 40 percent off at the Zero + Maria Cornejo pre-fall/FW 2011 sale. The hooded dolman jacket is $690 (originally $1150), the lux alpaca knit pod is $537 (originally $895), and the Eka coat in llama coating is $1396 (originally $1995). 33 Bleecker St., nr. Lafayette St. (212-925-3849), and at 807 Greenwich St., nr. Jane St. (212-620-0460); ; M-Sa (noon-7), Su (noon-6), through 1/15.
• Take 20 percent off Kara Ackerman jewelry at their annual holiday trunk show. 389 E. 89th St., third fl.; W-Th, noon-6.
• The gold silk-lamé blouse is $450 (originally $1,490), the striped flannel trousers are $250 (originally $790), and the crinkle wool tank-dress is $335 (originally $1,090) at the Derek Lam sample sale. 76 Mercer St., nr. Broome St.; W–Th (10–6).
• Separates and shoes are up to 75 percent off at the Candela sample sale. 584 Broadway, nr. Houston St., Ste. 1007; T–Th (11–7).
• Handbags, totes, clutches, cosmetics, wallets, and other accessories from Gwen Stefani’s L.A.M.B. and Harajuku Lovers lines are up to 75 percent off at their sample sale. 347 W. 34th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; T (8-8), W (10-8), Th (8-6).
• Dresses, knits, pants, jackets, costume jewelry, and belts are up to 75 percent off at the Lela Rose fall ready-to-wear sale. 224 W. 30th St., nr. Seventh Ave., fourteenth fl. (212-947-9204 ext. 14); W (8–7), Th (9–6), F (9–5).
• Sweaters, shirts, jeans, jackets, and scarves are 60 to 75 percent off at the Gilded Age sample sale. 580 Broadway, nr. Houston St., ninth fl., Ste. 912 (212-228-7747); W–F (10–7:30), S (10–4:30).
• New and vintage frames from Prada, Gucci, Tom Ford, and more are 50 to 80 percent off at the Selima Optique sample sale. Felt, straw, and cocktail hats are 45 to 75 percent off. 7 Bond St., nr. Broadway (212-677-8487); W–S (11–7).
• Womenswear is up to 65 percent off at the Theory sample sale. 261 W. 36th St., nr. Seventh Ave., second fl. (212-947-8748); W–F (10–7), S–Su (10–5).
• Overstock is 60 percent off and all samples are $40 to $180 at the Nicholas K sample sale. The women’s Aro vest is $380 (originally $451), the Carsely sweater is $280 (originally $704), and the men’s Sultan jacket with fur is $295 (originally $734). 809 Washington St., nr. Gansevoort St.; W (11–7), Th (10:30–8), F (11–8), S (11–9), Su (11–5).
• Regular-price, sale, and clearance items are an extra 25 percent off at the Macy’s friends and family sale, in-store and online. Electronics, furniture, mattresses, and rugs are 10 percent off. Enter code MACYSFF online. 151 W. 34th St., at Broadway (212-695-4400); M–S (10–9:30), Su (11–8).
• Items from Wren, Seneca Rising, Gar-De, Ace & Jig, and Grey Antics are up to 75 percent off retail at eM Productions’ annual holiday sample sale. 636 Broadway, Ste. 720, at Bleecker St. (212-228-2428); w-Fr (10-7).
• Men’s, women’s, and children’s apparel is up to 60 percent off at the J.Crew sample sale. The selection includes jewelry, shoes, and outerwear, as well as a limited assortment from Madewell. The men’s Authentic peacoat is $150 (originally $295), the women’s Stadium cloth cinema coat is $150 (originally $350), and the Wooltown skirt is $35 (originally $88). 260 Fifth Ave., nr. 28th St.; T–F (10–8), Sa (10–6).
• Take up to 80 percent off cashmere ruffle shawls, dusters, sweaters, and more at the Minnie Rose cashmere sample sale. 264 W. 40th St., seventh fl., nr. Seventh Ave. (212-575-5766); M-F, 9-6.
• Cashmere sweaters and dresses are $50 and up, cotton-blend styles are $25, and coats are $75 to $125 at the Qi and Ainsley sample sale. 261 W. 36th St., nr. Seventh Ave., second fl.; M–F (11–7), S–Su (10–5).
• Cashmere, cashmere-blends, and cotton apparel and accessories are up to 75 percent off at the Autumn Cashmere fall/winter sample sale. The women’s diamond-stitch minidress is $155 (originally $298), the women’s striped crew is $108 (originally $260), and the men’s zip-button jacket is $145 (originally $364). 231 W. 39th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 1111 (212-398-2244); M–F (9–7), then M–F (9–6).
• Take 30 to 50 percent off brands including designer clothing from the No. 6 collection, Henrik Vibskov, Stine Goya, Correll Correll, and more, as well as 15 percent off select vintage, at No. 6’s winter sale. The No. 6 chiffon yoke blouse is $234.50 (originally $335), the Anntian silk side drape dress is $378 (originally $540), and the Henrik Vibskov silk top is $115 (originally $230). 6 Centre Market Place; M-Sa (noon-7), Su (noon-6), through 12/16.
• All fall/winter merchandise is up to 50 percent off at John Varvatos boutiques. Various locations, 9–8. Through 12/31.
• Take 25 percent off your online order at Digby & Iona by entering the code “holiday11” at checkout. www.digbyandiona.com, through 12/31.
• Check out the Shiny Squirrel’s pop-up at Smith + Butler, featuring designs by General Knot & Co., Elizabeth Knight Jewelry, vintage home goods from Bklyn Dry Goods, jewelry collaborations between Dirty Librarian Chains and blogger White Lightening, and more. Smith + Butler, 225 Smith St., nr. Butler St. (718-855-4295); noon–8 (M–S), noon–6 (Su). Through 1/4.