• Head to Bloomingdale's for the launch of The End, the new book by photographer Rodney Smith. Shop the new Theory Men's Collection and receive an autographed Rodney Smith poster with a Theory purchase of $200 or more. 1000 Third Ave., at 59th St., men's mid-level (212-705-2000); 6 p.m.
• Thistle & Clover is hosting a trunk show for handbag designer Aki Kano. Meet Kano and shop her collection of leather goods and bags. Hors d'oeuvre will be served. 221 DeKalb Ave., nr. Clermont Ave., Fort Greene, Brooklyn (718-855-5577); 4–8.
• Jewelry and python and leather handbags are up to 60 percent off at the Ted Rossi sample sale. Through 10/2. 15 E. 30th St., nr. Fifth Ave., Ste. 300 (212-683-1726); W–F (10–7).
• W Hotel the Store is having a sample sale, offering up to 75 percent off jewelry, accessories, handbags, shoes, beauty products, gifts, and more. The LaRok Nile dress is $70 (originally $278), the Wink Mia jumper is $38 (originally $152), Gorjana Poppy stack rings are $35 (originally $70), and the Madison Marcus Lunar Bow dress is $72 (originally $285). Through 10/3. 265 W. 37th St., nr. Eighth Ave., Ste. 703; W–F (10–7), S (10–4).