• Join the Phoenix House Foundation as they pay tribute to exceptional leaders in the fashion and retail industries at the 2011 Fashion Award Dinner. Tickets are available at phoenixhouse.org. Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, West Side Hwy. at 23rd St. (212-336-6666); 6:30-9:30.
• Hear from a diverse panel of top fashion industry professionals at the Creative Minds Salon’s Round Table. Learn about the relationship between fashion and culture, the effect of economic circumstances on fashion, and how these factors influence industry members, businesses, and the market. Tickets ($65) can be purchased at eventbrite.com. Tribeca Grand, 2 Sixth Ave., nr. White St. (212-519-6600); 7-10.
• Get an individual skin-care and makeup lesson featuring new holiday looks at an evening hosted by Fresh and Make Up For Ever. Guests will enjoy champagne and hors d’oeuvres, receive tips from the pros, and leave with a goody bag full of Fresh and Make Up For Ever samples. Tickets ($30) can be purchased at urbangirlsquad.com. Fresh, 872 Broadway, nr. 18th St. (212-477-1100); 7:30-9:30.
• Surface to Air men's and women's samples and items from past seasons will be 60 to 80 percent off retail at their two-day sample sale. Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Ave., nr. 16th St.; W-Th (10:30-7).
• Womenswear is up to 70 percent off at the Rubin Chapelle sale. Silk dresses are $135 (originally $980), jeans are $45 (originally $220), and wool and cashmere coats are $420 (originally 1,850). 410 W. 14th St., nr. Tenth Ave. (212-647-8636); W-S (noon-7).
• Take up to 90 percent off evening gowns, shoes, bags, and sportswear at Escada. The Altman Building, 135 West 18th St. (212-852-5446); S-T (10-7), W (10-6).
• Browse Furla men's and women's bags and accessories starting at 60 percent off, including a men's large messenger bag marked down from $395 to $195 and an Elizabeth leather hobo, originally $545, now $250. Clothing Line, 261 West 36th St., second fl. (212-947-8748); T-Th (11-7).
• Jay Godfrey's fall and spring 2011 collections are up to 75 percent off. 333 W. 39th St., nr. Ninth Ave, Ste. 402; T-F (10-7), S (11-4).
• Get 20 percent off home and office furniture for twenty days at Blu Dot's annual 20/20 sale. 140 Wooster St. (212-780-9058); through 11/8.