12/06/2010 03:32 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Sample Sales & Shopping Events This Week in New York City

Your days are numbered for finding gifts for the people on your list and for you to find that perfect outfit for your holiday party. Find both this week at one of these great sample sales or holiday shopping events.

Here are our picks for sample sales and events happening this week:

Henri Bendel VIP Holiday Shopping Party

When: 12/8, 5pm-9pm
Where: 712 Fifth Avenue between 55th and 56th Streets

Sip decadent hot cocoa and savor 20-30% off your purchases at this holiday celebration.

Original Penguin Showroom Sale

When: 12/8-12/9, 10am-4pm
Where: 42 W 39th Street between 5th & 6th, 4th Floor

Expect crazily reduced prices on F/W knitwear and outwear at this Original Penguin Showroom sale (we're talking coats for $20 and t-shirts for $5). Cash only!

Tuleste Market Sample Sale

When: 12/6 - 12/7 (Noon-9)
Where: 322 Second Avenue near 18th Street

Buy some baubles to dress up your holiday ensemble or give a gift that sparkles from the Tuleste Market Sample Sale. Necklaces that were originally $120 will be $20-$40 and earrings that were originally $95 will be $10-$20.

Temperley London and ALICE by Temperley Sample Sale

When: 12/11 - 12/17 (Sat 11am-7pm, Sun Noon-6pm, M-F 11am-7pm)
Where: 453 B
Broome Street. 2nd floor

Find Pre-Fall and Fall 2010 Temperley coats and dresses up to 80% off. Also, be on the look-out for bridalwear samples.

Tory Burch Sample Sale

When: 12/10 - 12/13 (Fri 11am-7pm, Sat-Sun 11am-4pm, Mon 11am 7pm)
Where: 261 W 36th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues

Embraced by uptown and downtown alike, get Tory Burch's logo'd wear and other preppy wares at her fall/winter sample sale.

Cesar Paciotti

When: 12/8 - 12/9 (10am-6pm)
Where: 12 West 57th Street, Suite 901

Shop for both men's and women's shoes made from buttery Italian leather on sale for up to 80% off at the Cesare Paciotti sample sale.

James Jeans Sample Sale

When: 12/7-12/10 (Tue 9am-7:30pm, W 9am-5:30pm, Th 10am-7:30pm, F 10am-2pm)
Where: James Jeans Showroom, 500 Greenwich Street, #202 between Spring and Canal Street; (212) 221-4503

Stock up on new denim to spruce up your winter basics at the James Jeans sample sale. Jeans will be $20-$80 and they will have both men's and women's available.

Thread Social Sample Sale

When: 12/7 - 12/8 (9am-8pm)
Where: 26 W 17th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues; suite 301; (212) 414-8844

Shopping can be a great escape. Let your mind wander about a jet-setting vaca to somewhere warm this winter and stock up on Thread's Spring and Summer best at up to 80% off.

Autumn Cashmere Showroom Sale

When: Ongoing until 12/10 (10am-6pm)
Where: 231 W 39th St between 7th and 8th; suite 924

Cozy up to luxury cashmere sweaters for men and women at deep discounts at Autumn Cashmere's seasonal showroom sale.

Made In Museum's Warehouse Sale

When: Ongoing until 12/16 (F-S 10am-8pm, Su-M 10am-6pm)
Where: 148 Duane Street near West Broadway, 2nd floor

This is your chance to load up on gifts like glassware and ceramics for mom and artsy jewelry for that kooky aunt.