• Check out the opening reception for the Independent Designer Pop-Up at Chelsea Market and meet more than twenty clothing, jewelry, and accessory designers. Participating designers also include Alexandra Beth, Rebecka Froberg, and Selma Karaca. Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Ave, at 15th. St.; 6 p.m.
• Handbags are up to 70 percent off at the Gryson sample sale. Prices start at $100. The Cybelle bag is $315 (originally $795), and the Olivia Harris by Joy Gryson convertible tote is $198 (originally $498). 180 Varick St., nr. King St., Ste. 916; W–Th (11–6).
• Spring/summer 2011 tops, dresses, and sweaters are up to 70 percent off at the Lilla P sample sale. Prices range from $10 to $50. 420 W. 14th St., nr. Ninth Ave. (212-242-7490); M–W (8–7).