Through Jan. 17
Designing Dreams is taking orders on the spring 2012 collection for flower girl, communion, Bat Mitzvah and Sweet Sixteen dresses, custom-made by local seamstresses. By appointment only; 216 E. Jericho Tpke., Mineola; 516-248-1988.
Meet Jill Zarin, formerly of “The Real Housewives of New York City,” at the launch of her Skweez Couture shapewear line, 5-7 p.m., at Lord & Taylor, 1200 Franklin Ave., Garden City; 516-742-7000.
Dec. 15-Jan. 24
Saks Fifth Avenue, Walt Whitman events: Dec. 15, Alexis Bittar jewelry trunk show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 15-17, free Trish McEvoy mini-makeover/lesson, 10a.m.-5 p.m.; buy three products for a free facial, with appointment; 631-350-1361. Dec. 16, book a seat with Estée Lauder artist Frere; 631-350-1115. Dec. 15-Jan. 24, get a goodie bag ($200) with a $70 Lauder purchase; 631-350-1364.
Dec. 13 and 16-18
Bloomingdale’s Roosevelt Field trunk shows: Dec. 13, Ippolita jewelry. Dec. 16, Michele watches and India Hicks geometric charms; 516-873-2700. At Walt Whitman store: Dec. 15, Lagos trunk show and party, 6-9 p.m.; 10 percent of sales goes to Autism Speaks; 631-425-6700. Dec 17-18, at both stores, get a pair of cubic zirconia earrings with a $75 women’s fragrance purchase, silvertone knot cufflinks with a men’s purchase (one per customer, while supplies last).
Noir by Lazaro trunk show bridesmaid and evening dresses, at Bridal Reflections, 3 Broadway, Massapequa; 516-795-2222. By appointment only.
Stephen Yearick trunk show, cocktail dresses and gowns with designer rep, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, until 6 p.m. Friday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, at Mieka, 8285 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury Common, Woodbury; 516-367-8755.
Alexis Bittar trunk show, earn a Saks gift card worth up to $2,000 with your purchase, and receive a suprise jewelry piece and signed jewelry pouch with any Alexis Bittar purchase while supplies last, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Saks Fifth Avenue Walt Whitman Mall, 230 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station; 631-350-1259.
Sara Weinstock fine jewelry trunk show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at Hirshleifers, Americana Manhasset; 516-627-3566.
London Jewelers, Americana Manhasset, vintage-style jewelry trunk show, noon-5 p.m., 516-627-7475.
Take 50 percent off the fall/winter collection, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 13-14, at 225 W. 35th St., between Seventh and Eighth avenues, fourth floor, Manhattan.
Hats plus hair accessories are up to 70 percent off, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 13, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 14-16, and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 17, at 347 W. 36th St., suite 501, Manhattan; 212-993-6491.