Shop Talk

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Meet Mariano Rivera, Tory Burch sample sale

Meet Yankees alum Mariano Rivera, Dec. 12, at

Meet Yankees alum Mariano Rivera, Dec. 12, at Lord & Taylor's Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan. (Credit: Handout)

Dec. 9

Kiehl's throws a karaoke party at its newest Manhattan store, 7:30-9 p.m., with surprise celebrity performances, a best-dressed holiday style contest (winner gets a year's supply of product, valued at $1,000) and more. First 50 guests to arrive at 7:30 p.m. get a gift card ($10 to $1,000 value; for use during event only); 678 Ninth Ave., Manhattan; 212-956-2891

Dec. 12

Meet Yankees alum Mariano Rivera and pitcher Ivan Nova, 6-8 p.m., at Lord & Taylor in Manhattan. Get a Rivera autograph with any $75 purchase, a Nova autograph with a $75 men's apparel purchase. Then see Sports Illustrated model Hannah Davis for a photo op (one autograph/photo per person, within time allotted); 424 Fifth Ave.; 212-391-3344.

Dec. 12-13

Visit a L'Occitane retail boutique for a complimentary hand massage, mini facial and fragrance layering. Spend $65 and get a L'Occitane tote bag (one per customer; while supplies last). Go to for store locations.

Dec. 12-15

Mieka hosts an Ysa Makino evening gowns trunk show (designer visit Thursday, Saturday and Sunday), at Woodbury Common, 8285 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury; 516 367-8755. Hours are 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Discounts offered on show orders.

Dec. 14

Visit London Jewelers Holiday Open House, noon-5 p.m., and meet with brand specialists from Penny Preville, Pomellato, Roberto Coin, Monica Rich Kosann, Phillips House and many more, at Americana Manhasset; 516-627-7475.

Dec. 14-15

Check out the Alex and Ani zodiac-inspired bracelets with astrologer Mary Ann Dellinger on Dec. 14 (Dec. 15 in Huntington). Then stop by the Fragrance Fair, Dec. 14-15, in Huntington (631-425-6858) and Roosevelt Field (516-873-2814). Get a pair of cubic zirconia earrings with your $100 women's fragrance purchase, a checkerboard-pattern money clip with an $85 men's fragrance or skin care purchase (one per customer, while supplies last).


Bridal Gowns from Enzoani, Allure Bridal and more are priced from $299 to $499, Dec. 10-15, at Nouveau Bride, 1613 Merrick Rd., Merrick; 516-868-1500. Open noon-6 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday.

Tory Burch Current fall apparel, footwear and handbags are at wholesale prices and below, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 10-13 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 14, at Clothingline, 261 W. 36th St., second floor, Manhattan; 212-947-8748.

alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet Womenswear is up to 70 percent off, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 10, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 11, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 12, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 13, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 14 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 15, at 260 Fifth Ave., Manhattan; 212-725-5400.