• Meet Alexis Bittar, enjoy complimentary cocktails, and take 15 percent off your order at each of his NYC locations. 1100 Madison Ave. (212-249-3581), W 5-7; 465 Broome St. (212-625-8340); Th 5-7; 353 Bleecker St. (212-727-1093), F 5-7.
• Shop socially conscious home and lifestyle gifts for up to 15 percent off at the HISTOIRE trunk show, featuring brands like Jonathan Adler and Kora, as well as a raffle to benefit UNICEF. Ace Hotel, 20 W. 29th St.; 5-8.
• Peruse selections from eighteen vintage clothing vendors at Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show’s holiday pop-up. Shoppers will see styles from the forties through the nineties in collections curated by Right to the Moon Alice, Amarcord Vintage Fashion, and 1 of a Find Vintage, to name a few. Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Ave., nr. 16th St.; daily 10-8, through 12/10.
• 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.
• Take up to 75 percent off brands like Billykirk, Penny Stock, Vanishing Elephant, and Raen Optics at the Timothy Heenan Showroom holiday sample sale. 247 Centre St., seventh fl. (646-596-9768); W-F, 9-4.
• Underwear, loungewear, sleepwear, and robes for men and women are up to 75 percent off at the Hanro sample sale. 358 Fifth Ave., at 34th St., sixth fl.; 8–6.
• Take up to 70 percent off press samples and up to 50 percent off the FW11 collection at the Zadig et Voltaire sample sale. 153 Mercer St. (212-255-8588); W (11-7:30), Th (11-6).
• Ready-to-wear, beauty, and bambini clothes are up to 85 percent off at the Tocca sample sale. 542 W. 22nd St., nr. Tenth Ave.; W–F (11:30–7).
• Dresses are $270 (originally $895), knits are $175 (originally $575), and leather is $450 (originally $1,495) at the Yigal Azrouel sample sale. 225 W. 39th St., nr. Seventh Ave., fifth fl. (212-302-1194); W–F (10–7).
• Stock up at the United Bamboo sample sale. 217 Centre St., nr. Grand St., sixth fl.; W–F (11–7).
• Clothes from Ashish and Margarita Saplala and exotic-skin handbags from Emm Kuo are 50 to 70 percent off at the W29 Showroom sample sale. 208 W. 29th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 201; W–F (10–5), S (noon–3).
• Menswear is up to 65 percent off at the Theory sample sale. Company Store, 139 Fifth Ave., second fl. (212-398-2777); W (noon–8), Th–F (8–8), S (10–6).
• Take up to 70 percent off at the Paige Novick sample sale. 20 W. 22nd St., Ste. 1602 (212-252-1441); W (noon-7), T-F (10-6).
• 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).
• Book a blowdry/manicure or blowdry/makeup application combo at Rita Hazan Salon before December 15 and receive 20 percent off your services. Offer applies to appointments between December 15 and January 2. 720 Fifth Ave., eleventh fl. (212-586-4343); M (9-5), T-Sa (8-8).
• Anti-aging skin-care products are up to 60 percent off at the StriVectin sale. The new StriVectin Gift of Results kit is $69 (originally $99). 601 W. 26th St., nr. Eleventh Ave., Ste 1507 (212-220-3480); 10–6.
• 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 $240) at the Y-3 sample sale. 610 Broadway, nr. Houston, third fl.; T–Th (11–6).