Tuesday, Oct. 26 through Saturday, Oct. 30, Encore Shop (7814 Maple St., 861-9028) hosts its fifth annual Fall Into Fashion week, a series of daily fashion events to benefit the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. The events, which focus on themes ranging from eveningwear to accessories, will feature newly consigned and donated fall apparel. For more information, contact Barbara at 855-1672.
Gae-tana (7732 Maple St., 865-9625) offers limited-edition, pink-stitched Not Your Daughter's Jeans. For each pair sold, Gae-Tana will donate $20 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure's breast cancer research and awareness efforts.
New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper makes an appearance Saturday, Oct. 30 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Dillard's (Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 833-1075; www.dillards.com) in the Perry Ellis section of the men's department. Purchase Perry Ellis merchandise worth $50 or more and receive a free football for Sharper to sign. The first 50 customers who spend $50 or more will receive free Perry Ellis gift bags.
Earth Creations, an Alabama-based organic clothing company, offers an opportunity to win $800 in cash and prizes with its Green Tees for Our Seas T-shirt design contest. Half of all proceeds benefit Gulf Coast conservation nonprofit organizations. The winning design will be selected by online voters and sold at www.earthcreations.net. Visit the website for submission guidelines. Design submissions will be accepted until Sunday, Oct. 31, and voting will be held Nov. 1 through 15.