FIRST LADY FASHION. Kate Betts, Time magazine’s style editor and author of “Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style,” joins a panel of fashion designers to discuss styles of contemporary first ladies and their effect on American fashion, 6 p.m. at the New York Public Library, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, Manhattan; 917-275-6975. Admission is free; doors open at 5:30 p.m.
FALL FASHION PREVIEW. Brunello Cucinelli women’s fall trunk show at Marshs, 270 Main St., Huntington; 631-423-1660.
LIFE’S A BEACH. Stop by the Surfrider pop-up shop at Bloomingdale’s Roosevelt Field for designs with the surfer dude in mind from Marc Jacobs, RLX Ralph Lauren and more, 6-8 p.m.; 516-873-2836. There’s a surfer-themed Xbox Kinect game to play and 10 percent of all sales benefit the Surfrider Foundation, which helps preserve the world’s beaches.
SAKS FIFTH AVENUE at the Walt Whitman Mall plays host to two trunk shows this week. On April 13, see Donald Huber’s handcrafted, nature-inspired gold jewelry; 631-350-1259. Then watch a Piazza Sempione spring collection presentation at noon on April 14, with light refreshments followed by informal modeling; 631-350-1311.
REBECCA MINKOFF trunk show, shoe and handbag collection, plus a peek at the fall line, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Shoe Box, Americana Manhasset; 516-627-4804.
DISNEY WEDDING. Alfred Angelo for Disney Fairy Tale Weddings bridal trunk show, by appointment only, at Nouveau Bride, 1613 Merrick Rd., Merrick; 516-868-1500.
Take up to 70 percent off women’s and menswear, 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. April 12-15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 510 Fifth Ave., at 43rd Street, Manhattan; 212-398-2622. Handbags and shoes will be on sale as well.
Springtime scarves in a variety of fabrics, including cashmere, silk and wool, are priced $40 and less, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. April 13 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 14-15, 49 W. 38th St., ninth floor, between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Manhattan; 212-730-8852. There also will be a $5-$10 bin.
Save up to 75 percent on dresses, tops, shorts and shoes in the name of a good cause (all proceeds to benefit the Japan Society’s Earthquake Relief Fund), 10 a.m.-7 p.m. April 13-15, 1071 Sixth Ave., Suite 301, between 40th and 41st streets, Manhattan; 212-789-9606.
Prices range from $5 to $60 on cross-body bags, satchels, totes, clutches, camera bags and more from The Sak, Elliott Lucca, Sakroots and Lina, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. April 15, at 339 Fifth Ave., second floor, between 33rd and 34th streets, Manhattan; 212-329-4500.