Chaiken Sample Sale San fran What: Shirts, pants, sweaters, jackets, dresses, and maternity from the local designer at 50 to 70 percent off. Why: Why did the Chaiken cross the road? When: Thurs., noon-6 p.m. Where: 116 New Montgomery St., b/t Howard & Mission Sts., ste. 820 (415-777-1895). Rachel Pally Sample Sale LA What: Jersey gems between 50 and 80 percent off at this blow out. Why: Be a buddy. Have a Pally. When: Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Where: 5811 Matilija Ave., off Burbank Blvd. & Woodman Ave., Van Nuys (818-785-4486). Underglam Spring Sample Sale LA What: Goodies from Underglam and friends like Only Hearts and Gara Danielle for cheap. Why: Better to be Underglam-ed than underwhelmed. When: Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Where: 411 N. La Cienega Blvd., b/t Melrose Ave. & Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood (310-358-9649). Cash only. Billy Reid Warehouse Sale Dallas What: A big, end-of-season clearance with items discounted up to 80 percent. Why: Boys will be boys. When: Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Where: Billy Reid Corporate Office, 3720 Canton St., ste. 104, Fair Park (214-821-1010). Fire Opal Sale Boston What: All winter clothing, coats, hats, and such are marked down 50 percent. Why: Say a final goodbye to winter with a good winter buy. When: Thru Sat. Where: Fire Opal, 320 Harvard St., Brookline (617-739-9066). JessMoss Handbag Party Boston What: Grab your friends and head to Mosss studio for cocktails and custom shopping. (Hint: Hostess gets a free bag.) Why: Sac out. When: By appointment only. Where: JessMoss Handbags, 5 Central Sq., ste. 201, Stoneham (781-438-4030). Shake the Tree Trunk Shows Boston What: Meet clothing designer Michelle Stewart and jewelry designers Lena Jackson and Katie Gulde. Why: Get your spring on. When: Thurs., 5-8 p.m. Where: Shake the Tree Gallery, 95 Salem St. (617-742-0484). Shop in the Garden NY What: In conjunction with the orchid show, thousands of the unique and dainty plants (starting at $28) are yours for the picking. Why: Dont be such a pansy. When: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thru Apr. 2. Where: The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx River Pkwy., at Fordham Rd. (718-817-8073). EMG Vintage NY What: Old-school Gucci bags, Dior tracksuits, YSL button-downs, APC coats, Missoni dresses, and more are 30-80 percent off. Why: Out with the old, in with the, well, older. When: Sat., 2-6 p.m. Where: Tribeca Grand Hotel, 2 Avenue of the Americas, b/t Church St. & W. Broadway (877-519-6600).