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BALA CYNWYD—Join Saks Fifth Avenue on Wednesday for a ticketed Ralph Lauren Black Label trunk show benefitting MANNA, a local non-profit organization that prepares and delivers nourishing meals to area residents afflicted with life-threatening illnesses. Ralph Lauren suiting experts will discuss suiting trends, and there will be a wine tasting with sommelier Andrew Bell, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, plus a pie-tasting of MANNA's popular Thanksgiving pies. [Racked Inbox]
CENTER CITY—Sansom Street eco-boutique SA VA will host a Meet the Authors event featuring books from three of the store's "Women of the Month." Mix and mingle with authors Erin Owen, Margaret Klaw, and Hope Cohen, all while shopping the store's selection of Philly-made women's apparel at a 25% off discount. The party takes place on Wednesday, October 30, from 6pm to 8pm. Cocktails and light bites will be offered. [Racked Inbox]