Meet jewelry designers Robin Renzi, Anna Sheffield and Kara
Ross, 6-9 p.m, at the Loft, 7 Times Square, Manhattan; 212-704-4195. The trio designed three limited edition pieces for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A $5 donation goes to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation for each item sold. Get a 20 percent discount coupon with a purchase during the event, good for your next full price purchase Oct. 21-Nov. 7.
A “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” party takes place at Bloomingdale’s Roosevelt Field to mark the iconic film’s 30th anniversary, 6-8 p.m., and the launch of an exclusive “Star Wars” boutique for men with live characters, wookie treats, space drinks and more, 516-873-2836.
Drop off an old pair of men’s or women’s jeans at a Gap store to be recycled into Ultra Touch Natural Fiber Housing Insulation for communities in need and you’ll get a 30 percent discount on a 1969 Premium Jeans purchase; check Gap’s Facebook page for an additional 10 percent off. Find store locations on gap.com
Pesavento Couture gowns trunk show at Filly’s, 1065 Willis Ave., Albertson; 516-739-9090.
Marshs is hosting three trunk shows this week. Oct. 14, Donna Degnan, women’s clothing, and Oct. 16, Zegna and Santoni, men’s shoes, at 270 Main St., Huntington; 631-423-1660.
Beauty events at Nordstrom, Roosevelt Field: Sign up for an Anastasia Brow master class at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Book an appointment with Smashbox national artist Mark Rementilla and his team for a personal consultation and makeup trend tips. Call 516-746-0011.
Bobbie Thomas, NBC’s “Today Show” style editor, shares ideas on color and styling, Saturday (2:30 and 3:30 p.m.) at the two-day Simon Fashion Now event at Roosevelt Field Mall; 516-742-8001. Nassau Community College apparel design students compete on Friday at 1 p.m. and both days offer fashion shows, free product samples and more. Full schedule online at simon.com and simonfashionnow Facebook page.
Tina Di Martina trunk show, bridal and mother-of-the-bride, with designer rep, Moonlight Couture Bridal Salon, 1613 Merrick Rd., Merrick; 516-868-1500. By appointment only.
Bridal Reflections hosts two trunk shows: Ines Di Santo bridal, at 260 Fifth Ave., Manhattan; 212-764-3040. Romona Keveza bridal, at 80 Westbury Ave., Carle Place; 516-742-7788. By appointment only; special pricing on show orders.
Shawn Widmyer-Natale, local artist and breast cancer survivor, brings her original, hand-painted scarves to the Junior League of Long Island Thrift Shop, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at 1995 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn; 516-621-4890. A portion of the proceeds will help fund the league’s community projects.