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Trunk shows, sample sales and a Ladies’ Night Out

Ysa Makino trunk show, Nov. 10-13, at Mieka

Ysa Makino trunk show, Nov. 10-13, at Mieka in Woodbury. (Credit: Handout)

Nov. 7-12
Saks Fifth Avenue at Walt Whitman trunk shows:
Nov. 7, Lida Baday, with stylists; call 631-350-1311 for appointment. Nov. 10-11, Valentin Magero, personalized styling with the designer, appointment suggested; 631-350-1260. Nov. 12, Armani Collezioni, with stylists; 631-350-1311.

Nov. 9
Ladies’ Night Out.
Party for a cause with free mini makeovers, massages and more, 6-10 p.m., at Islandia Marriott, 3635 Express Dr. N.; 631-667-3976; $10 donation at the door benefits West Islip Cancer Coalition.

Nov. 10
Meet former NY Met John Franco
and former NY Knick Trent Tucker, 6:30-8 p.m., at Theory, 755 Madison Ave., Manhattan. Get a signed baseball by Franco with a $250 or more purchase; 20 percent of the evening’s proceeds to benefit The Max Cure Foundation, for pediatric cancer research. RSVP: or call 631-329-5480.

Nov. 10-12
Pesavento Couture trunk show,
evening gowns and cocktail dresses with designer visit Saturday, at Filly’s, 1065 Willis Ave., Albertson; 516-739-9090.

Nov. 10-13
Ysa Makino trunk show
, cocktail dresses and evening gowns, at Mieka, 8285 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury Common, Woodbury; 516-367-8755.

Victoria Nicole bridal trunk show, fall 2012 collection (designer visit Saturday) at The Wedding Salon of Manhasset, 1681 Northern Blvd.; 516-869-8455.

Nov. 11
Ooh La La takes window shopping to a new level
with live models striking poses in the Babylon store window, 4-8 p.m., at 13 Deer Park Ave; 631-482-8625. Get a gift with your Skullcandy headphone gear purchase. The models pop-up again Nov. 23 at the Long Beach store, 134 E. Park Ave.; 516-431-4070.

Nov. 11-13
Maggie Sottero bridal trunk show
, by appointment only, at Helen’s Bridal Center, 50 Austin Blvd., Commack; 631-543-6300.

Nov. 11-13
Bridal Reflections trunk show
: Simone Carvalli at the Carle Place salon (80 Westbury Ave., Carle Place; 516-742-7788) and Romona Keveza Couture in Manhattan (260 Fifth Ave.; 212-764-3040). By appointment; discount on show order.

Sample sales

Womenswear is up to 70 percent off noon-7 p.m. Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 10, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 11, 348 W. 36th St., Manhattan; 212-290-5306.

Tracy Reese
Pieces by designer Tracy Reese’s three lines — Tracy Reese, plenty and frock! — are deeply discounted, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 9-10, at 260 W. 39th St., 11th floor, Manhattan; 212-807-0505.

Men’s and women’s apparel, including boots and hats are up to 75 percent off, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 10-11, at  263 W. 38th St., 10th floor, Manhattan; 212-563-1848. Cash only.

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