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This Weekend’s Events and Sales: Discounts at Christian Siriano; Up to 75 Percent Off at Olive and Bette’s

• Think you’ve got what it takes to become a successful stylist? Essentials of Styling: From Creative to Business is a two-day intensive course offered by Style Made Simple that will hone your skills, covering topics like the basics of fit and body type, portfolio building, and trend forecasting. Tickets ($425) can be purchased online at 58 E. 11th St., nr. University Pl. (888-807-8105); Sa–Su (10–1).

• Meet jewelry designer Dana Lorenz and check out an expanded assortment from the latest Fallon collection at a special trunk show, hosted by Intermix. 812 Washington St., nr. 13th St.; show Sa (11-8), Su (noon-7); designer appearance Sa (2-4).

• All womenswear is $50 to $500 at the Christian Siriano and Lyn Devon sample sale. 463 Broome St., nr. Greene St., Ste. 1B; Sa (11–5).

• Womenswear is up to 75 percent off at Olive and Bette’s. Splendid tees are $12.50 (originally $50), Rebecca Taylor dresses are $90 (originally $360), Autumn Cashmere sweaters are $74.50 (originally $298), and Joie blouses are $58.50 (originally $234). All denim is $50. 1249 Third Ave., at 72nd. St. (212-206-0036); M (8–8).

• Menswear, womenswear, and accessories are up to 70 percent off at the Elie Tahari spring 2012 sample sale. 501 Fifth Ave., nr. 41st St., second fl. (212-398-2622); T–F (8:30–7:30), Sa (10–5). Through 4/21.

• Bras, panties, and other intimates are up to 70 percent off at Japanese boutique Ripplu. 66 Madison Ave., nr. 27th St.; M–Sa (11–7).

• Take up to 70 percent off handbags at the Lauren Merkin showroom sale. Lizard-print styles are $195 (originally $395), watercolor-print bags are $125 (originally $325), and patent python-print options are $125 (originally $395). 231 W. 29th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 201; T–F (11–7), Sa (11–4). Through 4/21.

• Cameras, lenses, bags, books, and accessories are 10 to 50 percent off at the Lomography Gallery stores. 41 W. 8 St., nr. Macdougal St. and 106 E. 23rd St., nr. Park Ave.; M–S (10:30–9), Su (11–7).

• Womenswear, including one-of-a-kind samples, designer vintage clothing, and accessories, is up to 50 percent off at Heike Jarick. 262 W. 38th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 503; M–F (9–7). Through 4/27.

• Everything in stock is 70 percent off during Crumpler’s closeout sale as the brand makes way for a new look at its Soho location. Luggage is $66 (originally $220), camera bags are $20 (originally $85), and messenger bags are $44 (originally $140). 45 Spring St., nr. Mulberry St. (212-334-9391); daily, 11:30–7:30. Through 4/30 while supplies last.

• Quantities of 100 personalized note sheets are $245 (originally $345) at the Dempsey & Carroll note sheet sale. 1049 Lexington Ave., nr. 74th St. (212-570-4800); M–W (10–6), Th (11–8), F–Sa (10–6). Through 4/30.

This Weekend’s Events and Sales: SirianoКDevon