The week in shopping: three weeks till Christmas...
...and I'm nowhere near done with my shopping.

We all know the song and dance about Alvin Valley's pants; get gowns, coats, and more too 50%-80% off. 12/7-12/12; noon-6; 632 Broadway (at Bleecker), 6th fl.

MW alert: I love Fragments jewelry, and it's $5-$50 at this sale. Just a hint, babe. 12/9-12/11; 5-7 Fri., 11-4 Sat. & Sun.; 110 Greene St. (at Prince St.), ste. 803A.

Bliss beauty products are $1 and up at this made-for-gifting sale. 12/8-12/10; 8-8 Thurs., 9-6 Fri. & Sat.; 345 Hudson St. (at Charlton St.).

Eberjey lingerie does not fit my ass so well, but if it fits yours, it's 50%-75% off at this sale. 12/8-12/9; 9-7; A. Gerber Showroom, 40 E. 34th St. (at Park Ave.)., ste. 610.

I bet my boss is psyched about the Earnest Sewn sale; their fancy denim is $40-$90. Through 12/9; 9-7; 71 Gansevoort St. (at Greenwich St.), 3rd fl.

Because I now have all these kids to shop for (um, not my own), I'm probably going to hit the Kidini sale for children's clothing from Tartine et Chocolat, Charabia, and Lucy Sykes Baby for 20%-80% off. 12/7-12/9; 9:30-7; Soho Dance Studio, 598 Broadway (at Houston), 6th fl.

The sale started last week for those in the know, but Clothingline's Theory sale is still a-rockin' at roughly 60% off retail. Through 12/9; 10-6 Wed. & Fri., 10-7 Tue. & Thurs.; 261 W. 36th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), 2nd fl.

Kathy Erteman's modern, handmade ceramics are $10 and up, and they make excellent gifts. Cash only. 12/9-12/10; 11-7; 16 E. 18th St. (5th Ave. & Union Square West), 2nd fl.

If you're a fur-wearing Cheryl Shops reader--and it's okay if you are--Adrienne Landau's affordable furs are 50%-75% off. 12/7-12/21; 10-6 (closed weekends); 519 8th Ave. (at 35th St.), 21st fl.

Are people still wearing Tocca? If so, ready-to-wear, beauty, and kids’ items are up to 70% off at this cash only, inconveniently located sale. 12/7-12/8; 10-7; 542 W. 22nd St. (10th & 11th Aves.), 3rd fl.

The thought of buying a swimsuit right now horrifies me, but if you're jet-setting this holiday season, J. Rosen Showroom has Vix, Lisa Curran, and Bella Brazil for 40%-60% off (that's $65-$85). Through 12/9; 8-7:30; 250 W. 39th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), ste. 510.

Adorable Lauren Merkin bags are on sale. 12/6-12/8; 11-8; 231 W. 29th St. (7th & 8th Aves.), ste. 201.

Awesome Lilla P tees are $5 and up at this cash-only sale. Through 12/8; 9-6, 9-8 Thurs.; 420 W. 14th St. (9th Ave. & Washington St.), 3rd fl., buzzer 5.

For those of you with lots o' pocket change: Cashmeres by Armand Diradourian are 40% off at this cash-only sale. Through 12/20; noon-6 (closed Sun.); 160 5th Ave. (at 21st St.), ste. 901.

Colorful, gifty Liora Manne fashion and home accessories are up to 70% off. Through 12/11; 11-7, noon-6 Sun.; 91 Grand St. (Greene & Mercer Sts.).

The weak dollar makes buying Frette linens a daunting task, but at this sale, they're up to 70% off. Through 12/9; 9-6, 9-5 Fri. and Sa., 3-7 Sun.; Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St. (6th & 7th Aves.), 4th fl.

Maxx New York handbags: nicer than you'd expect, and 40%-60% off at this sale. Through 12/12; 10-6 weekdays, 10-5 weekends; 385 5th Ave. (at 35th St.), 10th fl.

Fancy jewelry from M+J Savitt is 30%-60% off; call 212-684-4221 to make an appointment; 12/6-12/8; 9:30-5 (by appointment only); 475 5th Ave. (at 41st St.).

For wrap dresses, sportswear, coats, and more, I have three words for you: Diane von Furstenberg. The goods are 50%-70% off. 12/6-12/9; 9-6 Tues., 10-7 Wed. & Thurs., 9-3 Fri.; 260 5th Ave. (28th & 29th Sts.).

Pretty Wendy Mink jewelry is on sale. 12/8-12/10; 4-7 Thurs. & Fri., noon-4 Sat.; 10 Morton St. (Bleecker & 7th Ave.).

The cleverly named Wifebeader by Laura Dahl has current-season beaded tanks for 50% off and past-season tops for $20. If you can't make the sale, enter code "mistletoe" at checkout on the website for 50% off through 1/15/06. 12/7-12/9; 11-7; 126 W. 26th St. (6th & 7th Aves.) #203.

Iconic Herman Miller furniture is 10% off through 12/17 at every modern furniture store that carries it: Room & Board, Design Within Reach, Highbrow Furniture, and the like.

Gucci's fall winter sale is now in effect. Major La Pelle Guccisima action.

Just in time: Save 10% on all outerwear at, plus free shipping through 12/12.

It's "beauty rewards weekend" at Bergdorf's; get all manner of gifts with purchase, plus $25 off a $100 purchase. 12/8-12/10; 10-8; 57th Street at 5th Avenue.

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