Meet and greet with fashion designer Kenneth Cole as he celebrates the launch of “This is a Kenneth Cole Production,” a coffee table book marking his 30-year career in fashion and social engagement. Profits will be donated to amfAR. Bloomingdale’s, Aventura Mall, 19555 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura; 305-792-1223.
Miami Nice Jazz Festival presents Eliane Elias, a gifted pianist, singer, composer and arranger who blends jazz, pop, classical and Brazilian music. Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E. Flagler St., Miami; gusmancenter.org; $40-$65.
Gryphon Nightclub hosts the Lilac and Lilies holiday fashion show where the popular Fort Lauderdale boutique and shopping website will show off hot looks for the holiday season. Ladies can sip on Holiday-tinis; VIP guests get swag bags. 5711 Seminole Way, Hollywood; 954-581-5454.
Brian Cousineau suffered complications from spinal surgery and is not yet walking. He has hope, though. A fundraiser is being held in his honor at the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel, 1140 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale. Donate as little as $5. For more info: www.gofundme.com or BrianCousineau.com