A couple of events of note this week: Tonight til 10 PM, City Soles (2001 W. North) is holding its popular five-cent sale—buy one pair, get another of equal or lesser value for a nickel. Not far away, eco-conscious retailer Connect Chicago (1330 N. Milwaukee), is offering 25 percent off Timberland boots and Icebreaker summer-weight merino wool through the 17th. Online only, get 25 percent off Topo Ranch T-shirts using the code TOPO25.

Next week, Ashley Zygmunt, the local designer and Chicago Fashion Incubator grad behind women’s blouse line Zamrie, holds a sale with prices up to 50 percent off. It runs from Monday, July 18, through Thursday, July 28, at her studio, 1213 W. Diversey; hours are 4 to 8 PM every day except for Sunday, when it’s open from noon to 4 PM.

Also next week is the fifth annual Chicago Sidewalk Sale in Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington. It runs from 9 AM til 3 PM on Tuesday, July 19, and Wednesday, July 20. A few of the other designers and boutiques taking part are Alidade, House of Sole, and Anna Hovet.