11/01/2010 04:12 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Sample Sales & Shopping Events This Week in New York City

Now that it is November, the holiday shopping season has truly begun (scary, right?)

We've hunted down the best sales and events happening this week so you can knock off some of the people on your gift list or perhaps treat yourself to something new to celebrate the season.

Bird Boutique Closet Sale

November 2
Cobble Hill's Bird boutique is hosting its third annual Jennifer Markins' closet sale. You can shop through the boutique owners closet at deep reductions. There will also be wine, plus 20% off all full price fall merchandise.
220 Smith Street, corner of Butler Street, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn; (718) 797-3774

Paul & Shark's Sample Sale

November 2-4
This is your chance to stock up on men's outerwear and sweaters now up to 70% off.
79 Madison Avenue near 28th Street, Suite 1206

DKNY & Free Arts Sale

November 3-14
DKNY is partnering with Free Arts NYC, a non-profit that will be represented by 37 runners in the ING New York City Marathon. In support of the collaboration mention FREE ARTS at check-out at either the DKNY Flagship or the DKNY Soho store between Nov 3 - 14, 2010 and get 13.1% OFF of your entire purchase, and DKNY will donate an additional 13.1% of proceeds back to Free Arts.

The Row Trunk Show

November 3
Check out the Spring 2011 offerings from the Olsen twins coveted fashion line the Row at Barney's.
660 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor; (212) 826-8900

Goodman Couture Fur Liquidation

Thru November 4
This is your chance before the weather becomes too cold to finally get your hands on real or faux fur at up to 70% off.
224 West 30th Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, Suite 902 (212) 244-7422

Mina: Albright Fashion Library Outlet

Thru November 7
This is your chance to stock on dressy designer eveningwear, ready-to-wear, and accessories with prices up to 95% off.
32A Cooper Square at East 6th Street; (212) 253-5894

Blu Dot

Thru November 8
Blu Dot is offering 20% off all of its furniture in their big fall sale.
140 Wooster Street between Houston and Prince Streets; (212) 780-9058

Lucky Magazine's Lucky Shops Event

November 4-6
Lucky Magazine has carefully curated its favorite brands and fall merchandise for their Lucky Shops event. Over 60 designers and brands will be present. Ticket prices vary and can be purchased online.
125 West 18th Street near Seventh Avenue

Erica Weiner Sample Sale

November 5-7
Bring cash for this sale of select jewelry in honor of the store's brand new website.
195 Chrystie Street near Rivington Street, Suite 809H

Rock & Republic Sample Sale

November 4-6
This is your chance to score designer denim (among many other items including maternity) 80% off retail price. Prices drop every day so it is worth cruising through on Saturday.
Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 West 18th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, fourth floor; (212) 463-0200