Some sales

  1. San fran
    Ashley Dearborn Moving Out Sale at Beau
    What: Score stunning shoes at wholesale prices before the “in-store” boutique closes up shop.
    Why: Put some spring in your step.
    When: Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
    Where: 3571 Sacramento St., b/t Locust & Laurel Sts. (415-440-1058).
    Sample Angel Sample Sale
    What: Deck yourself in Mint, Rebecca Beeson, and Twinkle at 50 to 80 percent off, with partial proceeds going to Home Away from Homelessness.
    Why: Heavenly savings.
    When: Sat & Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Where: Log Cabin, 1299 Storey Ave., at Fort Scott, in the Presidio (415-561-5444 or


    Ladies Who Launch Trunk Show
    What: Jill Vacarra, Stephanie Johnson, and fifteen other fresh designers set up shop for a day.
    Why: Prevent failure to launch.
    When: Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Where: Baldwin & Co., 1021 Montana Ave., b/t 10th & 11th Sts., Santa Monica (310-899-0655).
    Sweet Charity’s Half-Birthday
    What: In honor of this indie shop’s six-month anniversary, you pick one of six charities (like Hearts for Hollywood and Mac AIDS Fund) to get 10 percent of proceeds of your purchases.
    Why: The gift that keeps on giving.
    When: Tues.-Sun., 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (Charities will change again in six months.)
    Where: 3318 Sunset Blvd., b/t Micheltorena St. & Descanso Dr., Silver Lake (323-644-8861).

    Gen Art Shop CHICago
    What: More than 60 emerging designers and local boutiques show off.
    Why: Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz debuts his clothing line. (Cue killer guitar riff.)
    When: Thurs., 6-11 p.m.
    Where: Great Hall at Union Station, 210 S. Canal St., entrance on Jackson Blvd. R.S.V.P. to (required).
    Serendipity Sale
    What: Bottomless Closet benefit offers gently worn couture and designer pieces.
    Why: Charity and Chanel? Can’t beat that twin set.
    When: Thurs., 4-8 p.m.; Fri., 4-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Where: Bottomless Closet Boutique, 445 N. Wells St., at Hubbard St. (312-527-9664). (Thurs. only, $10 entry fee.)

    Easter Fashion Madness Sale
    What: Get 20 percent off one spring arrival while snacking on lemonade and cookies. And register to win a $500 in-store gift certificate.
    Why: We’re egging you on.
    When: Starts Thurs. Thru Apr. 15.
    Where: Krimson & Klover, 3111 Cole Ave., Uptown (214-871-2334)

    Design Center Treasure Hunt
    What: The luxury home furnishings sale gets a twist — a massive hunt for showroom samples at 30 to 70 percent off. (Complete with free noshes and designer consultations.)
    Why: Get highly decorated.
    When: Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-5 p.m.
    Where: Boston Design Center, 1 Design Center Pl. Register at 617-449-5550 or online at
    Cycle Loft Sale
    What: Bikes and bike accessories from 5 to 40 percent off (with top-quality bikes from $200 up into the thousands).
    Why: Just in time for spring training.
    When: Thurs.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
    Where: The Cycle Loft, 28 Cambridge St., Burlington (781-272-0870).

    The Green Room Sample Sale
    What: Language Los Angeles, Ogle by Language, Sharagano, Yarns, and more, at 50-60 percent off.
    Why: Big-screen styles for indie prices.
    When: Thurs. & Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Where: 250 W. 39th St., ste. 408, b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves