• Get tips on how to dress, pose, and walk like a model from a Stylosophy stylist. Guests can bring their own wardrobe options or try on in-store items like designer jeans by 3x1 and hand-painted tops by A. Turen. There will be light refreshments and Champagne, and future models can also get their photo snapped by a pro. Plus, shoppers will enjoy a 20 percent discount on 3x1 jeans during the event. Tickets ($30) can be purchased at urbangirlsquad.com. 3x1 Denim, 15 Mercer St., nr. Canal St. (212-391-6969); 7–9.
• Celebrate the launch of the first fragrance from Shipley & Halmos with cocktails and music at Bird, where the limited run of 99 hand-mixed bottles will be sold exclusively. Bird, 203 Grand St., Williamsburg; 6-9.
• Toast to giving back with a beer, a brat, and a Nomi holiday bag at Wechsler’s during their party to showcase these limited-edition creations (profits from Nomi bags support survivors of trafficking in Cambodia). Wechsler’s Currywurst & Bratwurst, 120 First Ave., nr. 7th St.; 7–9.
• Mingle with fellow fashion enthusiasts at the opening reception for the Accessories Designer Collective pop-up shop at the Roger Smith Hotel. Guests can get a sneak peak at offerings like neckwear by Payal Luthra or Lumete sunglasses, mingle with the designers, and enjoy complimentary wine and 15 percent off their entire purchase. The Roger Smith Hotel, 501 Lexington Ave., at 47th St. (212-755-1400); 6–8. The shop will be open through December; M–Su, 11–8.
• Join Shecky’s for their fourth annual Holiday Night Out, where you can get all of your holiday shopping done while having a good time (think complimentary cocktails and goodie bags). Tickets ($15 per day) can be purchased at sheckys.com. The Altman Building, 135 W. 18th St., nr. Sixth Ave. (212-966-0466); daily 5–10, through 12/10.
• Fall 2011 styles are up to 70 percent off at the Gryson and Olivia Harris sample sale. Prices start at $50. 180 Varick St., nr. King St. (212-462-6786); T–Th (9–7).
• Footwear and cashmere sweaters are $50 (originally $280 to $310) and denim is $40 (originally $24) at the Y-3 sample sale. 610 Broadway, nr. Houston, third fl.; T–Th (11–6).
• Accessories, women’s jackets, and cashmere sweaters are 50 to 60 percent off at the Qi and Ainsley sample sale. 261 W. 36th St., nr. Seventh Ave., second fl.; T–F (10–7).
• Handbags, clutches, and accessories are up to 70 percent off at the Lauren Merkin sample sale. Prices start at $25. 231 W. 29th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 201 (212-239-2459); T–F (11–7).
• Women’s outerwear, sweaters, silk tops, tees, and denim from Joie, Current/Elliott, and Equipment are 50 to 75 percent off. 260 Fifth Ave., nr. 28th St. (212-725-5400); T (9–7), W–Th (10–8), F (10–7), S (10–4).
• Fall and holiday sweaters, dresses, tops and other merchandise will be up to 70 percent off (with prices starting at $10) at the Lilla P sample sale. 430 W. 14th St., Ste. 204, nr. Ninth Ave.; T-W, 8-7.
• Fragrances and scented candles are up to 70 percent off retail at the NEST holiday sale. 601 W. 26th St., #1500, nr. Eleventh Ave.; M-T (9:30-6), W (9:30-4:30).
• Resin bangles are five-for-$25 or ten-for-$40 at the Pono sample sale. The Sea Glass bracelet is $25 (originally $95), the See Saw choker is $75 (originally $250), and the Arctic Ice choker is $50 (originally $165). 132 W. 36th St., nr. Broadway, eighth fl. (212-216-0044); M–F (9–6).
• Dresses, tunics, jackets, tops, and skirts are $10 to $80 at the Kas New York sample sale. 231 W. 39th St., nr. Eighth Ave., Ste. 1002 (212-869-5999); M–F (9:30–6:30).
• 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 (9–6).
• 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 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.