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Happy shopping! Sales and events going on in New York

• Browse antique and vintage jewels at the Doyle & Doyle holiday party. Champagne and treats will be served. RSVP to lauren@doyledoyle.com. 189 Orchard St., nr. Houston St. (212-677-9991); 6–9.

• The London-based Paul Smith bespoke tailors are in New York for three days and are taking appointments for custom suits. Through 12/5. 142 Greene St., nr. Houston St. Call 646-613-3060 or 646-613-3057 to schedule an appointment.

Temperley London is hosting a fund-raiser to benefit the Retreat, an organization that aids victims of domestic abuse, at its East Hampton boutique. Ten percent of sales will be donated to the charity. RSVP to adriannag@temperleylondon.com. Through 12/7. 53 the Circle, nr. Main St., East Hampton, New York (631-329-6505); daily, 10–6.

• Enjoy 15 percent off jewelry during the Bliss Lau holiday trunk show at Court. Complimentary cocktails and hors d'oeuvre will be served. RSVP to RSVP@courtshop.com. 178 Mulberry St., nr. Broome St. (212-925-1022); 6–9.

• Find deep discounts at the Derek Lam fall 2009 sample sale. Double-face cape coats are $500 (originally $1,990), stretch-wool riding pants are $195 (originally $790), cashmere cardigans are $350 (originally $1,290), and silk button-down blouses are $150 (originally $590). Through 12/4. 601 W. 26th St., nr. Eleventh Ave., Ste. 1730; Th–F (10–6).

Balenciaga is offering 40 percent off select merchandise. Short-sleeve silk cowl-back dresses are $469 (originally $795), gray cloque jackets are $1,189 (originally $1,995), and the black leather woven platform booties are $679 (originally $1,145). Through 1/1. 542 W. 22nd St., nr. Tenth Ave. (212-206-0872); daily (11–7).

• Lingerie, sleepwear, and swimwear are up to 75 percent off at the Eberjey sample sale. Through 12/4. Shoreham Hotel, Skylight Conference Room, 33 W. 55th St., nr. Fifth Ave. (212-696-5393); Th (8:30–7), F (9–5).

• Jewelry ranges from $10 to $60 at the Tuleste Market sample sale. Through 12/4. 3 Steps, 322 Second Ave., nr. 18th St.; Th–F (1–7).

• Philip Crangi is hosting a sample sale on Giles & Brother jewelry, offering up to 75 percent off. Mixed-chain necklaces are $80 to $100 (originally $250), the Disco Ball bangle is $85 (originally $200), and silver charm necklaces are $35 (originally $75). Through 12/4. 147 W. 29th St., nr. Seventh Ave., second fl. (212-643-0026); Th–F (10:30–7).

• Theory is hosting a men's sample sale. Suits are $399 and under, outerwear is $299 and under, blazers are $199 and under, and button-downs are $59 and under. Through 12/7. 139 Fifth Ave., nr. 20th St., second fl. (212-398-2777); Th–F (8–8), S–M (10–6).

• Select handbag styles are 40 to 75 percent off at the Sang A sample sale. Through 12/4. 524 Broadway, nr. Spring St. (212-564-4433); Th–F (11–7).

• Receive up to 85 percent off at the Shalini sample sale. Silk-faille cocktail dresses are $400 (originally $2,200), silk-chiffon Swank blouses are $250 (originally $1,600), and silk-faille sculpted jackets are $400 (originally $2,400). Prices start at $100. Through 12/4. 363B W. 18th St., at Ninth Ave. (212-505-2765); Th–F (11–8).

• Alexis Bittar jewelry is 50 to 70 percent off at the annual sample sale. The 80s Triple-Strand necklace is $150 (originally $295), the Moondust bangle is $150 (originally $295), the Coral Reef collar is $600 (originally $1,200), and the pink tourmaline Waterfall earrings are $135 (originally $295). Through 12/5. 30 W. 21st St., nr. Fifth Ave.; W–S (9–6:30).

• Jackets, cardigans, knits, and more from Ashish, House of Dagmar, and Margarita Saplala are 60 to 80 percent off at the W29 showroom stock and sample sale. DeCouture exotic skin handbags are $250 (originally $1,500). Through 12/5. 208 W. 29th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 201 (212-563-0163); Th–F (10–7), S (noon–4).

• Merchandise from Band of Outsiders, Boy, Cheap Monday, Shipley & Halmos, Vena Cava, and more is discounted at the News sample sale. Through 12/5. 495 Broadway, at Broome St., fifth fl. (212-925-9700); Th–S (10–6).

• Handbags, shoes, and wallets are 50 to 75 percent off at the Botkier sample sale. The Taylor satchel is $250 (originally $545), the Trigger Clyde is $175 (originally $650), and the Nikki booties are $50 (originally $645). Come to the sale wearing a Botkier bag or shoes and receive an additional 10 percent off your entire purchase. Through 12/6. 195 Lafayette St., nr. Broome St.; Th–F (11–7), S (11–6), Su (noon–5).

• Christopher Fischer Cashmere is hosting a sample sale, offering up to 80 percent off. Men's and women's cashmere and blended sweaters are $40 to $150 (originally $195 to $495), cashmere scarves and accessories are $30 to $95 (originally $195 to $495), and home accessories are $50 to $95 (originally $150 to $295). Through 12/6. 200 W. 39th St., at Seventh Ave. (212-575-2941); Th–S (10–7), Su (11–5).

• Fall/winter 2009 menswear, womenswear, and accessories are up to 35 percent off in-store and online at Burberry. Through 1/31. Various hours and locations.

• Handbags from L.A.M.B., Harajuku Lovers, and Kidrobot are up to 70 percent off. Prices range from $5 for small Kidrobot accessories to $150 for large L.A.M.B. handbags. The Keaton bag is $150 (originally $495), the Fisher clutch is $75 (originally $495), and the Kidrobot Slinger is $20 (originally $98). 42 Greene St., nr. Broome St., second fl.; T (8–8), W–Th (10–7).

• All fall and holiday merchandise is 50 to 80 percent off at the Kara Janx sample sale. 242 W. 36th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Studio 1, eighth fl. (917-520-6322); W–Th (11–6:30).

• Hair accessories are more than 50 percent off at the Colette Malouf sample sale. The stretch lamé headstrap is $20 (originally $45), the large silk flower comb is $40 (originally $125), and the fishnet silk flower headstrap is $40 (originally $105). 594 Broadway, nr. Houston St. (212-941-9588); W–Th (9–7).

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Happy Cancember!!!