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Bridie Clark

  1. Picks of the WeekAnnabel Ingall’s vibrant raffia bags and adorable straw hats, sold at Saks and Calypso, are 25 to 60 percent off at her sample sale. Hats range […]
  2. Wale WatchingPrep course: Whether you’re hitting the books or heading to brunch,this season’s old-school blazers are sure to strike a cord.
  3. Picks of the WeekRobert Marc’s warehouse sale has many of the designer’s high-end sunglasses and ophthalmic frames ($175 to $205) and styles from other top maker […]
  4. Picks of the WeekMaria Turgeon’s chic, durable totes and weekend duffel bags are 50 to 75 percent off. A patchwork leather weekender is $150 (regularly $430), an […]
  5. Call to OrderLooking for a good excuse to clean house? Give your old clothes a new life – and free up precious closet space for all your fall purchases.
  6. Picks of the WeekR.V. Cole is taking up to 40 percent off lots of its Vermont wood furniture and custom Italian pieces. New York readers get 10 percent off anyth […]
  7. Time to RebootFashion can be fickle, but here’s a look you won’t have to kick out in three months: the Black Boot, a wardrobe staple that won’t stomp all over […]
  8. Fit for a QueenMod Victoriana is this season’s hottest import, and at these prices you won’t have to keep a stiff upper lip while snapping up tweedy hats, velv […]
  9. Picks of the WeekSSS Sales Co. is marking down Levi’s jeans, woven button-downs, denim tops, knits, tees, and jean jackets by at least 60 percent: Nothing is mor […]
  10. Beauty and the HeatDon’t hit fall looking like something summer dragged in – with these markdowns, you can look like a million bucks without spending nearly as many.
  11. Picks of the WeekMorgenthal Frederics Opticians is taking half off prescription eyewear and sunglasses: Matsuda (now $185), Kieselstein-Cord (now $185), Dolce & […]
  12. Picks of the WeekChaiken’s sample sale is a perennial favorite: You’ll find great basics (like cotton suits starting at $215, shorts at $40, and jeans at $50), a […]
  13. Clutch ControlCarried away: The grab-and-go clutch is this moment’s must-have accessory, so scrap those strappy bags and take this trend under your wing.
  14. Get the PictureSave the fancy digital cameras for serious occasions – on hot summer weekends, these party-friendly disposables deliver plenty of flash for you […]
  15. Picks of the WeekKirna Zabête’s über-stylish, high-end collection of Balenciaga, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Jimmy Choo is marked down 50 to 75 percent. Balenciaga j […]
  16. Picks of the WeekNice House has a cool, offbeat mix of new and vintage home furnishings: Selected vases are 25 to 40 percent off (normally $49 to $195), as are s […]
  17. Fresh-Picked TerriesLyin’ in the sand: There’s no need to rough it on the dunes this summer. These soft, splashy beach towels will keep you dry – and won’t wring o […]
  18. Lime FeverThe sipping point: Whether wasting away solo or on a cheap date, walk a straight line to one of our favorite margarita bars, and you won’t freez […]
  19. Picks of the WeekBone Simple Design is discounting its minimalist table, floor, and hanging lamps – as sold in Crate & Barrel and Totem – by 50 to 75 percent; […]
  20. White HeatBeyond the pale: This summer, banish all dark thoughts to the back of your closet and slip into something crisp, clean, and downright bleachy.
  21. Picks of the WeekMorgane Le Fay’s romantic, flowing womenswear collection is 75 percent off. A long-sleeve plum-colored chiffon dress was $1,100 and is now $220; […]
  22. Picks of the WeekFrette is marking down select store merchandise by 30 to 50 percent, from 500-thread-count linens (a king-size set was $1,400 and is now $700) t […]
  23. Hat TrickWas the most recent report of “hot and humid” the last straw? Put on one of these wide-brimmed – and comfortably priced – hats this summer and […]
  24. Wax On, Wax OffA Brazilian bikini wax is painful enough. So don’t make matters worse by paying full price – this special discount will let you smile through y […]
  25. Picks of the WeekSteven Alan’s spring clearance sale features women’s clothes by Katayone Adeli, Development, and Milk Fed – all for at least 50 to 75 percent o […]
  26. Indian SummerBrighten your summer with colorful beach wraps, tunics, and sundresses direct from the Subcontinent.
  27. Picks of the WeekDiane von Furstenberg dresses (including her trademark wraps), pants, separates, and shoes are from $40 to $125. 24 W. 40th St., first floor (21 […]
  28. Deals on WheelsGet in-line! Take advantage of this special discount on brands like Roller-blade, K2, and Salomons, and you – and your dime – will roll […]
  29. Party LinesFestive glassware, ice crushers, mixers – even tiki torches – make party-hosting a summer breeze. Now all you need to do is sweep the terrace […]
  30. Pool CuesIt’s hard to make a splash wearing last year’s bikinis. So throw ‘em over-board-and check out seven cute new suits that won’t capsize your budget.
  31. Block PartyEmpire of the sun: Don’t burn through your summer budget on overpriced SPF. These dermatologist-recommended lotions will protect your skin an […]
  32. Hit ThongsThongs are the thing: So toe the line in these gold- and natural-hued sandals, and you’ll walk away without spending a fortune.
  33. Color Me CheapCalling all smart blondes! On your salon’s training night, get a quality color treatment without spending much green: Make it the highlight of y […]
  34. Buy All That You Can BuyAttention, militant fashionistas: You can be on target with this season’s combat-ready look without cluster-bombing your budget.
  35. Finer PointsSometimes, a prickly roommate isn’t bad. Like all New Yorkers, cacti thrive in harsh conditions – and make perfect house plants in even the lea […]
  36. The Belt WayRibbon belts – those Official Preppy Handbook classics – are back and ready to snap some springtime color into your winter wardrobe wit […]