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Shop Talk: A couture calendar

Aug. 1

CUTS FOR A CAUSE. T Carlton's Spalon, Hair Studio and Spa is hosting a cut-a-thon, noon-8 p.m., with 100 percent of the proceeds to benefit the Project Ladybug Foundation, helping seriously ill children and their families. The store is at 725 Smithtown Bypass, Smithtown; 631-584-9393. Call for an appointment.

Aug. 3

LADIES NIGHT OUT. Shop, dance, get a mini-makeover, watch a runway fashion show and enjoy food and wine samplings, 6-10 p.m., at Islandia Marriott, 3635 Expressway Dr. N.; 631-667-3976. Admission is by donation to the West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition at the door. All guests receive a goodie bag.

Aug. 3-7

BRIDAL REFLECTIONS trunk shows this week: Tina Di Martina evening wear, Aug. 3-7, at the Carle Place salon (80 Westbury Ave.; 516-742-7788); and Aug. 5-7, Ines Di Santo wedding gowns, with designer visit Saturday in Manhattan (260 Fifth Ave.; 212-764-3040). All events are by appointment only; special pricing on show orders.

Aug. 4

UJA-FEDERATION OF NEW YORK TRUNK SHOW is back with designer clothing, jewelry and home accessories, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Bridgehampton Historical Society, 2368 Montauk Hwy. Tickets ($36, $30 in advance, $54 VIP early admission) are available online at or call 212-836-1104.

Aug. 4-7

ANNE BARGE TRUNK SHOW, Spring 2012 collection with designer visit Saturday and Sunday, at The Wedding Salon of Manhasset, 1681 Northern Blvd.; 516-869-8455. By appointment only.

Aug. 6

CLÉ DE PEAU FACIAL. Buy any of the line's products and get a free facial, at Saks Fifth Avenue, Walt Whitman Mall. Appointment suggested; 631-350-1364.

Join Alain de Cadenet, former Le Mans racer and ESPN host, and 160 motorcycle riders for a barbecue, music and games at Kiehl's in Manhattan during LifeRide to benefit AMFAR, the foundation for AIDS research. The store is at 109 Third Ave., Manhattan; 212-677-3171. Customers can take 15 percent off all store purchases all day; 100 percent of net profits from the sale of Kiehl's Limited Edition Ultra Facial Cream, up to $25,000, will be donated to the cause.

Aug. 7

 INDIAFEST FASHION SHOW. Sushma Patel brings her traditional Indian and Western fusion designs to IndiaFest 2011, 6 p.m., at the Huntington Hilton, 598 Broad Hollow Rd., Melville; 631-845-1000. The festival, noon-10 p.m., features clothing and jewelry for sale, Bollywood-style entertainment and Indian foods.

-- Compiled by Virginia Dunleavy


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