5 Things To Know This AM — Oct 17 2012

"Discount" and "designer" don't normally go together, but the Shop for Success event is making magic happen — both for your wallet and for those in need. Get your duds for less and feel good about it. (Shop for Success).
If you were ever tempted to leave the city for a Saturday and head to the Tom Ford or Ilori outlets at Woodbury Commosn, you won't be able to refuse a trip out there with the addition of this designer's first (and only!) outlet store. (Racked)
Check out The Doe Fund Gala on October 25 at Cipriani 42nd Street. Supported by the likes of Katie Couric, Paul Simon, Yoko Ono, and Kevin Bacon, this event is a great way to enjoy a night out and support an even greater cause. Plus, we're always looking for ways to diminish the degrees between ourselves and Kevin Bacon. (The Doe Fund)
What do you get when you mix black and white, and lots of leather? No, not 50 Shades of Grey. The new Miguel Antoinne store in Soho, of course! (WWD)
We already love Housing Works for their vintage finds and do-good attitude, but now the shop has given us an even better reason to scour the racks. November 7 kicks off the ninth annual Fashion for Action shopping event — we're talking a week's worth of shopping for a good cause, featuring fashion faves Thom Browne and Natalie Joos. (Fashion for Action)

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