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MIDTOWN—Head to Henri Bendel tonight between 6pm and 8pm and shop to benefit the Food Bank For New York City. Ten percent of sales proceeds tonight will go directly to the organization, plus you'll have the added benefit of rubbing shoulders with the likes of Kelly Bensimon and Erin Andrews while enjoying treats from Sprinkles Cupcakes, Jcoco Chocolates, and Lavazza.
SOHO—Say hello to French Connection's fall collection with a celebration featuring free drinks, live music, and a photo booth Thursday evening between 6pm and 8pm at the Soho store (435 West Broadway). Indie band Handsome Ghost will perform as artists Elaine Biss and Jess Licciardello paint and personalize select products.
FLATIRON—Celebrate the end of the New York Fashion Week the Provencial way this Thursday with L'Occitane. Starting at 10am, stop by the flagship at 170 Fifth Avenue for complimentary hors d'oeuvres and refreshments, as well as mini facials featuring the new Divine Cream Mask. There will also be a meet and greet with LemonStripes blogger Julia Dzafic from 6pm to 8pm. And with any $65 purchase, guests will receive their choice of two travel-sized products and a cosmetic bag designed by Antik Batik; spend $150, and that perk gets upped to an Antik Batik tote. Get more details over here.
MIDTOWN—Hit up the L.K. Bennett boutique at 655 Madison Avenue Thursday evening for shopping and massages in the name of charity. Those who stop by tomorrow at 6pm receive 10% off their purchase, as well as mini massages and facials courtesy of 111Skin. An additional ten percent of all purchases goes directly to 5Under40, an organization dedicated to helping women under forty who suffer from breast cancer.