Despite the record-setting heat, the stores are filling up with fall goods -- which means they have final clearance sales on summer merchandise while it's still warm enough to use. I've searched around, and found some of the best bargains in the city. Go early to get the best selection, and remember -- most of these sales have time limits.
Matthew Williamson - 415 West 14th Street
Spring and summer 2010 clothing at 40% off.
Bird - 203 Grand Street, Brooklyn
Save from 25% to 75% on clothing, shoes and jewelry from such names as United Bamboo and Alexander Wang.
Michal Golan - 313 Columbus Avenue - 4 Cortlandt Street
Golan's unique pieces, which combine the contemporary and the antique with semi-precious stones and crystals never fail to start a conversation. Her spring jewelry is now 40% off.
Rafael Interiors - 9 West 19th Street
Make your house pretty, too, with fine linens and window treatments.
Alexander Wang - 93 Mercer Street
Up to 80% off apparel and handbags. Credit cards accepted on purchases above $200.
Hollander & Lexer - 358 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn
Half off its own summer collection and 30% to 50% off other labels, including Rag & Bone and Rogan.
Diane T - 174 Court Street, Brooklyn
Find Diane von Furstenberg, Milly and other labels at up to 65% off.
Temperley London ALICE by Temperley - 453 Broome Street
Just a few days left on this sale, so hurry to get up to 60% off Temperley's distinctive women's wear.
Warren Edwards - 107 E. 60th Street
Get a deal on some of the most colorful and clever shoes in the city from this British designer.
Seize sur Vingt - 78 Greene Street
This sample sale also features apparel from Wolf-Rayet and other designers.
W Showroom - 552 Seventh Avenue, Suite 503
Up to 80% off such men's and women's apparel labels as Tee Library and Civil Society. But note, only on Thursdays - and come with cash!
La Boutique Resale - 1045 Madison Avenue
Labels from Vuitton to Marni to Pucci can be found at some serious discounts.
Zero Maria Cornejo - 33 Bleecker Street
Save up to 40% on the trendy women's apparel.
There's still a lot of summer left -- and a lot of clothes, jewelry and accessories to buy at the best prices of the season. Check your local papers and websites for more beautiful bargains.
Happy Summer and Happy Shopping!
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