• Attend Tulips & Pansies: A Headdress Affair and see elaborate floral headdresses made with fresh cut flowers from designers like Tracy Reese, Betsey Johnson, Lilly Pulitzer, and Mara Hoffman. Guests will have an opportunity to bid on items, with proceeds benefiting VillageCare. Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway, nr. Sixth Ave. (212-244-4300); 7–10. Purchase tickets ($300) at villagecare.org.
• Get styled by designer Maria Cornejo and browse her men’s spring and summer 2011 collections at Project No. 8. Guests can also purchase a limited-edition T-shirt designed by Mark Borthwick to benefit Doctors Without Borders. 38 Orchard St., nr. Hester St. (212-925-5599); 5–8. E-mail email@example.com to RSVP.
• Stop by Clarins Skin Spa during their beauty event and enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvre, gift bags, and raffle prizes. 1061 Madison Ave., nr. 80th St. (212-734-6100); 6:30 p.m. Call to RSVP.
• Receive a complimentary mini-facial with a purchase of $150 or more from SK-II at Bloomingdale’s. 1000 Third Ave., nr. 59th St. (212-705-2000); 10–8. Call 212-705-2710 to make an appointment.
• Stop by Trish McEvoy at Bloomingdale's to get custom eyelash extensions. 1000 Third Ave., nr. 59th St. (212-705-2000); 10–8. Call 212-705-2202 to make an appointment.
• Meet designer Danielle Nicole as she presents her handbag collection at Henri Bendel. 712 Fifth Ave., nr. 56th St. (212-247-1100); 10–8.
• Preview seven styles from Minnie Mortimer's Spring 2011 collection at Scoop NYC at an event hosted with Minnie and Peter Davis. 10 percent of the evening's sales will go to the Coalition for the Homeless. 861 Washington St., nr. 14th St. (212-691-1905); 6–8. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
• Jeans and ready-to-wear by Acne, Filippa K, Nudie Jeans, and Want LEV are 50 to 75 percent off at the Want Agency sample sale. Through 5/20. 60 Grand St., nr. Wooster St., (212-414-5814); W–F (11–8).
• Camis, briefs, thongs, pajamas, swimsuits, and more are 50 to 70 percent off at the Eberjey sample sale. Through 5/20. 40 E. 34th St., nr. Park Ave., Ste. 1215; Th (9–7), F (9–4).
• Shop discounted merchandise by Iro, Quail, YMC, Won Hundred, and more at the Archetype Showroom sample sale. Through 5/20. 676 Broadway, nr. Great Jones St., second fl.; Th–F (10–7), S (noon–5).
• Shop deep discounts at the Derek Lam spring 2011 sale. The stretch-canvas peplum-back blazer is $295 (originally $1,090), the cotton-voile embroidered dress is $395 (originally $1,490), and the stretch-cotton trench coat is $275 (originally $990). Through 5/20. 10 Crosby St., nr. Grand St., third fl.; Th (10–6), F (10–4).
• Spring samples and merchandise is 40 to 70 percent off at the Gilded Age spring sample sale. Jeans and pants are $65 to $100 (originally $350 to $590), woven shirts are $50 to $80 (originally $285 to $395), and jackets and outerwear are $95 to $195 (originally $585 to $1,095). Through 5/21. 580 Broadway, nr. Houston St., ninth fl.; Th–F (10:30–7), S (10:30–4:30).
• Lenny swimwear is 60 percent off at the brand's New York showroom. Through 5/21. 580 Broadway, nr. Prince St., Ste. 1011; Th-F (9–8), Su (9–4).
• Dresses are $150 to $250 (originally $415 to $575) at the Wayne sample sale. The leather hooded jacket is $382 (originally $875). Through 5/21. 315 W. 39th St., nr. Eighth Ave., Ste. 1205 (212-714-6611); Th–S (noon–8).
• Shoes and clothing are discounted at the Dolce Vita warehouse sale. Sandals start at $19, flats and oxfords start at $29, and boots and booties start at $59. Apparel brands include Cynthia Vincent, Mink Pink, Sass and Bide, Blank denim, and more. Through 5/21. 156 Ludlow St., nr. Rivington St., fourth fl.; Th–S (noon–7).
• All womenswear is 50 to 80 percent off at the Chloe & Reese sample sale. Through 5/25. 265 W. 37th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 1903 (888-317-1695); daily (10–6).
• Shop the News spring sample sale with brands like Anniel, Cheap Monday, Clu, Shipley & Halmos, Eternal Child, Creative Growth for Everybody, R13, Sacai, T/M, Wendi Reed and Common Projects. Through 5/21. 495 Broadway Ave., nr. Broome St, fifth floor (212-925-9700); Th–S (10–6).
• Mens and womenswear from Steven Alan, Cardigan, Lem Lem, Generic Surplus, Onia and Relwen are 30 to 75 percent off at the Steven Alan sample sale. Through 5/22. 87 Franklin St., nr. Broadway; Th-F (8:30-8), S (11-7), Su (11-5).
• Spring dresses from Honey In The Rough, as well as other designer pieces from Tsumori Chisato, United Bamboo, and Mociun are up to 70 percent off. Through 5/22. 107 Crosby St., nr. Houston St. (212-228-6415); Th (noon–8), F-S (10:30–7:30), Su (noon–7).
• Browse merchandise from Pencey, Pencey Standard and Sauce, with prices up to 80 percent off. Through 5/20. 230 W. 38th St., nr. Seventh Ave., 14th floor. Th-F (10–6).
• Printed dresses, beaded sweaters, tops, suiting separates, knits, and handbags are discounted at the Nanette Lepore sample sale. Dresses are $145 (originally $398), jackets are $195 to $275 (originally $448 to $698), and skirts, pants, and tops are $95 (originally $298). 225 W. 35th St., nr. Seventh Ave., fourth fl. (212-594-0012); 9–7.
• Shop discounted womenswewar and menswear at the Yigal Azrouël sample sale. Ready-to-wear dresses are $375 (originally $1,240), tops are $150 (originally $495), and pants are $110 (originally $360). Men's ready-to-wear tees are $70 (originally $235), shirts are $80 (originally $270), and jackets are $285 (originally $945). 225 W. 39th St., nr. Seventh Ave., fifth fl.; 9–7.