Padma Lakshmi, host of “Top Chef” and spokeswoman for Danskin, talks about how she stays in shape, 5-7 p.m. at Lord & Taylor’s Fifth Avenue store, Manhattan; 212-391-3344. Get a gift with any Danskin purchase; enter to win a $500 shopping spree.
A Pea in the Pod offers personal styling advice on its new maternity workplace line at Destination Maternity stores in Manhasset (1595 Northern Blvd.; 516-365-6300), Carle Place (120 Glen Cove Rd.; 516-739-0709), and Huntington Station (259 Walt Whitman Rd.; 631-673-5835).
Americana Manhasset events: Feb. 8, Dior summer collection trunk show, noon-5 p.m.; 516-365-5680. Feb. 10, Chanel spring-summer trunk show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., with informal modeling, Hirshleifer's; 516-627-3566. Feb. 11, champagne, chocolates and the latest handbags at Anne Fontaine; get a red enamel bracelet, Feb. 11-14, with purchases of $250 or more (one per customer while supplies last); 516-627-1256.
Stop by Bloomingdale’s Roosevelt Field for informal modeling of women’s ready-to-wear brands (noon-8 p.m.), expert stylists, plus a variety of gifts with purchases; 516-873-2700.
Stephen Yearick evening gowns trunk show (designer rep), at Mieka, 8285 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury Common; 516-367-8755. Discount on trunk-show orders.
Christos bridal trunk show, fall 2012, at The Wedding Salon of Manhasset, 1681 Northern Blvd.; 516-869-8455. By appointment only.
MAC makeup artists help you pick a spring look from latest collection at Nordstrom, Roosevelt Field. Call 516-746-0011 for appointment.
Handbags from the fall/winter 2011-12 collection are 40 to 70 percent off, Feb. 6-8, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., at 147 W. 35th St., suite 904, Manhattan; 212-217-2621.