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Shop talk: Fashion shows and special deals

A limited-edition elephant necklace from Ann Taylor.

A limited-edition elephant necklace from Ann Taylor. Photo Credit: Ann Taylor

Through Jan. 30

Buy an Ann Taylor limited-edition elephant ring ($39.50), bangle bracelet ($49.50) or pendant necklace ($49.50 and $59.50), either in store or online, and 50 percent of the purchase price will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital;

Through Feb. 15

Designing Dreams is taking orders on the Spring 2016 line for custom made and designer flower girl, communion, Bat Mitzvah and Sweet 16 dresses, by appointment only; 216 E. Jericho Tpke., Mineola; 516-248-1988.

Through March 31

Prom Dress Drive. Women of Integrity Inc. is collecting gently worn or new evening gowns and cocktail dresses (recently dry-cleaned), along with shoes, evening bags and other prom accessories, for its Prom Dress Drive Giveaway for high school girls unable to afford an outfit. Drop-off locations and times are listed at

Jan. 14-16

Filly’s hosts a Fouy Chov trunk show featuring cocktail dresses and gowns for the hostess or mother-of-the-bride/groom (designer visits on Thursday and Saturday), 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; 1065 Willis Ave., Albertson; 516-739-9090.

Jan. 16

At Bloomingdale’s, sample The House of Creed’s latest men’s scent, “Royal Mayfair,” and enjoy a fragrance-inspired mocktail, 1-5 p.m., at Roosevelt Field mall; 516-873-2700.

Jan. 16

Charity Day. Lord & Taylor stores offer a variety of free activities including fitness classes, mini beauty treatments and more (call for schedule). Shoppers who purchase a ticket ($5) receive two 30 percent off single item coupons and a 20 percent off savings pass for day of event. Ticket proceeds go to Look Good Feel Better helping cancer patients deal with the cosmetic side effects of treatment;

Jan. 16

Estelle’s Dressy Dresses puts on a Spring/Prom fashion show, 2 p.m., featuring styles by La Femme, Jovani, Sherri Hill and more, plus raffles (no purchase necessary), 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 1600 Rte. 110, Farmingdale; 631-420-0890.

Jan. 16-18

The Wedding Salon of Manhasset bridal trunk show Mira Zwillinger bridal by appointment only; 1468 Northern Blvd.; 516-869-8455. 2016 collection stardust collection.

Jan. 20 and 21-24

Bridal Reflections presents an Eve of Milady and Amalia Carrara bridal fashion show with designer Eve Muscio, 7 p.m. on Jan. 20, at the newly expanded Carle Place salon (must RSVP). Then on Jan. 21-24, shop the collection trunk show (by appointment only); 80 Westbury Ave.; 516-742-7788.

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