Picks of the Week

Chaiken’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), as well as one-shoulder and bell-sleeve T-shirts you’d normally find at Scoop and Barneys. Sample sizes start at $10. 24 W. 40th St. (212-334-3501); A.E., M.C., V.; Tues. noon-7, Wed. 11-7:30, Thurs. 11-5; 8/14-8/16.

SEE’s high-end modern furniture – from designers such as Philippe Starck and Jasper Morrison – will be up to 60 percent off for floor models. A Charlotte chair by Mario Buatta is half off (now $540). 920 Broadway, near 21st St. (212-228-3600); A.E., M.C., V.; Mon.-Sat. 10-7, Sun. noon-6; 8/18-9/3.

Hamill Design Group – a collective of artists and designers – will discount whimsical tropical bags by Eileen Duffy ($25-$50), hand-stitched silk-beaded jewelry by Carrie Hollister ($20-$35), and Vogue-featured dresses, skirts, and more by Gabrielle Hamill ($25-$150). 284 Lafayette St., No. 1C (212-925-9375); cash and checks only; Fri.-Sun. noon-8; 8/17-8/19.

Troy is offering up to 50 percent off select pieces of mid-century contemporary furniture: Living Divani sofas, boxy with soft goose-down-wrapped pillows, are about $2,500 (down from $5,000). 138 Greene St. (212-941-4777); A.E., M.C., V.; Mon.-Fri. 11-7, Sat. 11-6; 8/11-8/25.Daily updates! Go to www.newyorkmetro.com/ sales for “Sales & Bargains” updates Monday through Friday, or search our online guide to more than 1,500 great New York shops.

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Picks of the Week