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JANUARY
Rothman’s, 1 Boniface Cir, Scarsdale (914) 713-0300; rothmansny.com. This high-end men’s clothier warehouse sale is the real deal, offering legitimate huge markdowns of everything that is left in its New York City warehouse and stores. Starting January 22, find extraordinary markdowns on its collection of suits, sport coats, overcoats, sportswear, denim, and shoes from the likes of John Varvatos Star USA, Hugo Boss, Canali, Z- Zegna, BCBG, Theory, Hickey, Penguin, Ben Sherman, Burberry, Seven Jeans, and many others. For example, Canali suits, regularly $1,395-$1,495, now $899. BCBG suits, regularly $495, now $299. Z-Zegna suits, regularly $995, now $699. Hugo Boss suits, regularly $895, now $599.

Tea Blossom (left), 64 Garth Rd, Scarsdale (914) 472-1128,
teablossom.com. Stock up on teapots and accessories at 35 to 40 percent off at Tea Blossom.

Wondrous Things, 1159 Pleasantville Rd,
Briarcliff Manor (914) 762-3300; wondrousthings.com.
The sales at Wondrous Things begin the day after Christmas with great holiday bargains and continue through mid-January. Find gifts for baby and the home (for you, too!), jewelry, ladies clothing, and accessories.

Groovy on Grand, 119 Grand St
Croton-on-Hudson (914) 271-0700; groovyongrand.com.
The store for “Cool Clothes for Cool Kids, Tweens & Teens” has two big sales a year, one in January, and one in August.

Contact, Rye Ridge Plz, 120 S Ridge St, Rye Brook, (914) 481-1910; contact-clothing.com.
For fashion-forward, Sex and the City-type clothing at up to 50 percent off, visit in January and July. Lines include Hale Bob, Single, Anne Ferriday, Language, Komarov, Custo Barcelona, and Butterfly Dropout.

Petticoat Lane stores in Chappaqua, Scarsdale, Bronxville, and Greenwich, CT. Save 40 to 70 percent on all handbags and winter sleepwear; get 20 percent off all lingerie.

Tiger Lily Boutique, 139 E Main St Mount Kisco (914) 244-4201.
Find up to 50 percent off select winter and holiday items.

UnderDressed Lingerie Boutique 10 Cedar St, Dobbs Ferry (914) 478-4292 underdressedlingerie.com.
Call for the date of the all-day, 10-percent-off sale on everything in the store, plus special extended markdowns. Snacks too!

Wishes, 315 Kear St, Yorktown Heights (914) 962-9474.
Great reductions on already modestly priced tabletop items, serving pieces and utensils, frames, candles, hanging glass art, and other decorative items for the home.

Bloomingdale’s Furniture & Rug Outlet
2 Saw Mill River Rd (Rte 9A), Hawthorne (914) 592-0413.
Savvy shoppers will save an additional 20 percent on everything in the store except mattresses and rugs during the Martin Luther King Day sale.

MarketPro Computer Show and Sale Westchester County Center, White Plains
(201) 825-2229; marketpro.com.
Spend just seven bucks on an admission ticket and get the chance to save up to 80 percent on the latest brand-name merchandise, including hardware (mostly IBM-compatible, but some Macs), software, computer parts, and components, monitors, printers, scanners, and accessories. January 10, 11.

February
The Preppy Turtle, 2 Depot Plz, Bedford Hills (914) 666-8500; thepreppyturtle.com. The Preppy Turtle consignment shop has only two clearance sales per year: February 1 through 15, to clear out the excess winter merchandise, and in August. Save 50 percent on the best American and European brands for infants through juniors.

ABC Carpet & Home Warehouse Outlet, 1055 Bronx River Ave, Bronx, NY (718) 842-8772; abchome.com. Prices are still high but lower than what you’d pay in the Manhattan store, and the Warehouse Sale the first week in February means even greater savings, when some items usually offered at 30 percent off are marked down as low as 60 percent off.

MARCH
Casafina (right), 301 Fields La, Brewster, NY (845) 277-5700; casafinagifts.com.
Four times a year, the Casafina warehouse opens its doors to clear out excess inventory, as well as discontinued and slightly imperfect
items (call for exact dates the month before).
Save up to 50 percent off retail prices on an extensive collection of Italian and Portuguese ceramics and glassware, decorative accessories, furniture and jewelry imported from India, garden furniture, metal giftware, and table and bed linens. Particularly noteworthy: the gorgeous Casa Stone dinnerware imported from Portugal; a dinner plate that retails for $25 typically sells for $12 here.

MarketPro Computer Show and Sale Westchester County Center, White Plains (201) 825-2229; marketpro.com.
See January; March 21, 22.

Wüsthof, 333 S Highland Ave, Briarcliff Manor (914) 923-6000; wusthof.com. Reconditioned and discounted knives are usually at least 50 percent off retail and sharpening any brand of knife is available at $2 per blade. (Our food writer wouldn’t take her knives anywhere else.) Examples: its bestselling knife block set, which consists of five knives in assorted sizes, shears, sharpening steel, and block, is $299, retail $510. The warehouse will be relocating in 2009, so look for extra-special bargains!

APRIL
Island Imports, 5F W Cross St, Hawthorne (914) 747-1040.
You’ve seen its bags, scarves, and accessories in such catalogs as Coldwater Creek and Soft Surroundings or at such retail stores as Bloomingdale’s, but never at the prices offered at the twice yearly (usually April and October) sales of samples and overstock at Island Imports. On average, you’ll get half off wholesale prices, so a $100 purse would cost between $15 and $20. Scarves, necklaces, and bracelets are $10 each, earrings $5 a pair (sterling silver is higher).

Soho East, 63 Main St, Dobbs Ferry
(914) 693-7296; sohoeast.com.
The only thing better than getting something for the home from Soho East is getting it on sale. Expect a sale in April during which everything is 20 percent off; in July, everything is between 10 and 50 percent off.
 

MAY
Melita’s Home Furnishings (left), 125 Main St Ossining (914) 923-0351.
Melita’s holds its sales around Mother’s Day and every fall, with savings of up to 30 percent off the Chandler Bedding Collection including duvet covers, quilts, shams, decorative pillows, and curtains.

MarketPro Computer Show and Sale Westchester County Center, White Plains
(201) 825-2229; marketpro.com.
See January; May 30, 31.

JUNE
Casafina, 301 Fields Ln, Brewster, NY
(845) 277-5700; casafinagifts.com
See March.

JULY
Rothman’s, 1 Boniface Cir, Scarsdale
(914) 713-0300; rothmansny.com
The summer version of the sale is in July through the first weekend in August coinciding with the Scarsdale Sidewalk Sale. See January.

Soho East (right), 63 Main St, Dobbs Ferry
(914) 693-7296; sohoeast.com
See April. In the July sale, everything is between 10 and 50 percent off.

Wondrous Things, 1159 Pleasantville Rd, Briarcliff Manor (914) 762-3300 wondrousthings.com
See January.

Nordstom, The Westchester
135 Westchester Ave, White Plains
(914) 946-1122; nordstrom.com.
Nordstrom’s July sale is one sale we never miss. This is a good time to get all your kids’ back-to–school fall clothes; find such high-end brands as QuickSilver and Northface winter jackets at really good prices.

Contact, Rye Ridge Plaza, 120 S Ridge St, Rye Brook (914) 481-1910; contact-clothing.com.
See January.

Katonah Yarn Company, 120 Bedford Rd, Katonah (914) 977-3145; katonahyarn.com.
Katonah Yarn Company has a big blowout sale every July as part of the Katonah Sidewalk sale days.

AUGUST
Groovy on Grand, 119 Grand St, Croton-on-Hudson (914) 271-0700; groovyongrand.com
See January.

The Preppy Turtle, 2 Depot Plz, Bedford Hills (914) 666-8500. thepreppyturtle.com
Sale runs August 1 through 15 to clear out remaining summer merchandise. See February.

Wishes, 315 Kear St, Yorktown Heights (914) 962-9474
See January.

SEPTEMBER
Katonah Yarn Company, 120 Bedford Rd, Katonah (914) 977-3145; katonahyarn.com.
The annual Fall Festival Day offers lots of bargains and a trunk show with local artists, yarn companies, or designers.

OCTOBER
Island Imports, 5F W Cross St, Hawthorne (914) 747-1040
See April.

Melita’s Home Furnishings, 125 Main St, Ossining (914) 923-0351.
See May.

Casafina, 301 Fields La, Brewster, NY (845) 277-5700; casafinagifts.com
See June.

NOVEMBER
Nordstrom, The Westchester 135 Westchester Ave, White Plains (914) 946-1122.
See July.

DECEMBER
Zwilling J.A. Henckels, LLC 171 Saw Mill River Rd, Hawthorne (800) 777-4308 jahenckels.com.
Every December, this high-end cutlery warehouse slashes prices up to 50 percent. Overstocks, seconds, and discontinued items will be available, and cookware, flatware, gadgets, cutting boards, and more will be at least 50 percent off. Example: a Henckels premium brand professional “S” eight-inch chef’s knife will be on sale for $34.99, list price $120.

Casafina, 301 Fields La, Brewster, NY
(845) 277-5700.
See October.

Nordstrom, The Westchester, 135 Westchester Ave, White Plains (914) 946-1122.
Men’s sale starts December 26.

Patio.com (locations in Scarsdale, Mount Kisco, and Stamford, Westport, Greenwich, and Ridgefield, CT, patiocom)
The area’s premier outdoor furniture company transforms itself for the holidays, with faux firs, name-brand ornaments, and high-end game tables and equipment. And during December, the company takes $100 or more off all pool tables (prices range from $800 to $15,000). Select Christmas merchandise in all stores is discounted up to 60 percent.

 

 

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