• Celebrate the opening of Elie Tahari’s new shop at Bloomingdale’s with the designer, where he’ll be styling live models inside the Lexington Avenue store window. Attendees can also view a holiday/pre-spring 2012 runway presentation hosted by Bloomingdale’s fashion director Stephanie Solomon. 1000 Third Ave., nr. 59th St., third fl. (212-705-2000); 5:30-8.
• Join Thrillist and H&M to celebrate the revamp of the Herald Square store. Shoppers will enjoy a D.J., snacks and cocktails, and fashion consultations with stylists, plus discounts on all purchases. The first 100 guests to spend over $200 will receive tickets to the Versace for H&M pre-launch on November 18. H&M Herald Square, 435 Seventh Ave., nr. 34th St. (212-643-6955); 7-10.
• Meet Richard Avedon’s assistant and “right-hand man” Gideon Lewin when he unveils his new book, Avedon Behind the Scenes 1964–1980. Guests will view previously unpublished photos, learn details about Avedon’s life in fashion, and hear the stories behind his iconic photos. The Museum at FIT, Seventh Ave. at 27th St. (212-217-4558); 6pm.
• Discover new designers and artisan jewelers, pamper yourself, and sip specialty cocktails during the tenth annual Girls Night Out when it comes to New York. Tickets start at $10, and can be purchased at sheckys.com. La.venue at the Terminal Stores, 608 W. 28th St., nr. Eleventh Ave. (212-967-9636); T-Th, 5-10.
• Twinkle by Wenlan's fall 2011 collection is 25 to 40 percent off. Hand-knit sweaters and accessories are $55 to $245 (originally $80 to $350), long dresses are $340 (originally $560 and up), and blouses, skirts, coats, and jersey tops start at $75. 545 Eighth Ave., nr. 37th St., seventeenth fl.; W-F (10-6).
• Womenswear, menswear, and accessories are up to 70 percent off at the Elie Tahari sample sale. 501 Fifth Ave., at 42nd St., second fl. (212-398-2622); T-F (8:30-7:30), S (10-5).
• All in-stock lighting at Jonathan Adler is 15 percent off through October 31. 304 Columbus Ave., at 74th St. (212-787-0017); see other locations here.
• Get up to 70 percent off menswear, womenswear, accessories, and shoes at the Fred Perry sample sale. Cash only. Avalon Group showroom, 547 West 27th St., third fl., btwn 10th and 11th Ave. (212-736-3030); M-F 10-7, Sa noon-5.
• Lamps and other lighting products are 15 percent off at Kartell's flagship store. 39 Greene St. (212-966-6665); through 10/31. M-Sa 11-7, Su noon-6.
• Check out unique fall fashion and jewelry by local New York designers when they showcase their work for a limited time at the Independent Designer Pop Shop. Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Ave., nr. 16th St. (646-732-6877); 11-8.