Shop Talk

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Lucky Shops, Vera Wang bridal show

White by Vera Wang's blush strapless ball gown,

White by Vera Wang's blush strapless ball gown, with satin corset bodice, draped tulle overlay and full tulle skirt, incorporates an asymmetrical peplum with organza petals, $1,248 (now on sale for $1,198); at select David's Bridal stores and (Credit: Handout)

Dec. 4

J. Hilburn trunk show, men's custom and ready-to-wear clothing, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., at Emily Sky Fashions in Plainview (Plainview Centre, 341 S. Oyster Bay Rd.; 516-822-8200) and Commack (Peppertree Commons, 6401 Jericho Tpke.; 631-623-6607). Discounts on show orders.


Dec. 6

Nassau Networking Moms Holiday Expo offers a fashion show, mini-makeovers and lots of shopping, from clothing, jewelry and cosmetic vendors, 6-10 p.m., at Stuart Thomas Manor, 2143 Boundary Ave., Farmingdale; 516-845-1151. Admission is free; a portion of the proceeds goes to local charities for aid to storm victims.

Dec. 6, 7-8

At Bloomingdale's this week, meet Temple St. Clair, fine jewelry designer, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 6 in Huntington; 631-425-6852. On Dec. 7-8, be treated to a Parisian makeover at the Chanel counter during its makeup, skin care and fragrance event, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at RooseveltField. Reservations suggested; 516-873-2804.

Dec. 6-8

Lucky magazine rescheduled its shopping party, with host Jennifer Hudson, for Dec 6. Fashions, shoes, jewelry and more are up to 70 percent off, 6-9 p.m., at 82Mercer, 82 Mercer St., Manhattan; 917-639-5850. Tickets are $150 online at The sales continue noon-7 p.m. Dec. 7 and til 5 p.m. Dec. 8. General admission is $30, $35 at the door ($35 and $40 for 10 a.m. entry); $50 and $55 for a two-day pass. A portion of proceeds benefit Julian D. King Gift Foundation and the Mayor's Fund for superstorm Sandy disaster relief.

Ysa Makino trunk show, beaded and embroidered hostess gowns for evening, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., at Filly's, 1065 Willis Ave., Albertson; 516-739-9090.

Dec. 7-9

The Wedding Salon in Manhasset hosts bridal trunk shows from Vera Wang and Victoria Nicole (with designer visit Saturday). Both events are by appointment only; 1468 Northern Blvd., Manhasset; 516-869-8455.

Dec. 8

Lafont trunk show, offers the latest collection of eyeglass frames and sunglasses, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at 1600 Stewart Ave., suite 108, Westbury; 516-280-3646, option 2.

Sample sales

Splendid and Ella Moss Find deep discounts from both brands on women's, men's and kids' pieces, including items from the fall and holiday 2012 collections, noon-6 p.m. Dec. 4 and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 5, at 260 W. 39th St., 12th floor, Manhattan; 212-730-7333.

Olive and Bette's The boutique is offering up to 75 percent off dresses, T-shirts, sweaters, denim and more, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 5, at 1249 Third Ave., Manhattan; 212-206-0036.

PONO Take 50-80 pecent off Italian resin bangles, necklaces and more, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 3-7 and Dec. 10-12 (closed Saturday-Sunday) at 347 W. 36th St., suite 405, Manhattan; 212-216-0022.