Head to the Fall Opening Fashion Sale at the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Thrift Shop, 1440 Third Ave. in Manhattan. Curated by celebrity stylist Jason Bolden, the sale will feature a selection of vintage clothing and accessories by designers that include Carolina Herrera, Balmain and Judith Leiber (right). Browse through a designer room filled from floor to ceiling with new Jovani pieces. Bolden will present select items, new and old, donated by his celebrity clientele, designers and luxury shops. Tues. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Wed. Fri. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Thur. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 212-535-1250, mskccthriftshop.org
Enjoy light bites at the Ted Baker London women's collection shop launch, 1 p.m. Aug. 7 at Bloomingdale's in Huntington Station; get a gift with your $250 or more Ted Baker purchase; 631-425-6700. On Aug. 7 at Roosevelt Field there's informal modeling of new fall looks, 2-4 p.m., with stylist Valerie Halfon (516-873-2700), at both stores, take $50 off every $200 total single receipt purchases on select, regular priced women's apparel.
Shop at Sunset Some 41 stores in East Hampton, Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor offer trunk shows, gifts with purchases, refreshments and more, 5-8 p.m. A portion of sales proceeds during the event to benefit The Retreat, a resource for victims of domestic violence. Go to theretreatinc.org for a list of participating stores.
The centerpiece of Cocktails for a Cause at Sedoni Gallery in Huntington will be the artwork of Huntington native Isaac Rudansky. Guests can enjoy Rudansky's abstract artwork, sip on cocktails, enjoy hors d'oeuvres and browse the unusual inventory of jewelry, accessories, furniture, art, and contemporary crafts at Sedoni. 10 percent of the total purchases will be donated to Huntington Hospital. 5-8 p.m., 304 New York Avenue, Huntington, 631-547-4811.
Bridal gowns Blowout sale with hundreds of sample gowns (such as this Alita Graham wedding dress, right) up to 70 percent off retail price (sizes 6-28), 3-7 p.m. Aug. 6, at Kleinfeld, 110 W. 20 St.; Manhattan; 646-633-4300. Accessories, including shoes, from $99. No appointment needed; pick up line number beginning at 10 a.m.