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Alexander Wang reveals collaboration with H&M

Alexander Wang arrives at the Alexander Wang X

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New York-based fashion designer Alexander Wang has revealed that he will be partnering with H&M to release a new collection.

Wang made the announcement via Instagram, posting a video featuring a scoreboard clock counting down to the line's release date. He then celebrated with a party at Coachella.

“I am honored to be a part of H&M’s designer collaborations. The work with their...

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Peter Som releases spring collection at Kohl's

Tank maxi dress, $78

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Shopping for a tropical vacation? Before you pack up and fly to the beach, you might want to stop at Kohl's.

Designer Peter Som has partnered with the retailer to launch a spring capsule collection full of pieces that are enough to make anyone want to grab a suitcase and head oceanside.

The line, inspired by the beachy beauty of St. Barths, features patterned maxi dresses, chic jumpsuits...

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The best new products to treat damaged hair

Garnier Fructis Damage Eraser Strength Reconstructing Butter is

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April showers bring ... you know. But wintered-out, brittle hair could use hydration, too. Treat it before, during, and after shampoos with:

1. Philip Kingsley's Elasticizer Extreme: Apply biweekly to wet hair (mid-length to ends), cover, leave on two to 20 minutes, then shampoo, $45; at philipkingsley.com.

2. Garnier Fructis Damage Eraser Strength Reconstructing Butter: Launched this...

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Meet 'Fashion Police' co-host George Kotsiopoulos

George Kotsiopoulos, co-host of E! Entertainment Network's Fashion

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Through April 30

Buy a HELEN FICALORA 14K gold sunshine charm ($295) and 25 percent of proceeds go to Project Sunshine supporting programs for children with medical challenges. Charms are available at her stores in Bridgehampton (2487 Montauk Hwy.; 631-537-5577) and Manhattan (21 Cleveland Place; 212-219-3700).

April 7-20

BLOOMINGDALE'S invites shoppers to revamp their furs with...

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Win your prom dress with Newsday's Project Prom

Danielle Trotta, last year's Project Prom winner.

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Last year Newsday readers picked a prom dress for Danielle Trotta of Seaford High School. Now it’s time to select a new Project Prom winner--someone brave enough to let our readers pick her dress.

Teachers, friends; all are invited to submit--or nominate yourself.

To enter, please email the following information to exploreli@newsday.com (please put PROM in subject line) or click here...

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Rent the Runway sample sale, prom dress fashion show

Filly's hosts a Rene Ruiz cocktail dresses and

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April 2

Meet NIGEL BARKER, host of the Oxygen channel's "The Face," and designer PAMELLA ROLAND, 6 to 8 p.m., at Lord & Taylor in Manhattan for Roland's dress collection launch, a Q&A session and photo opportunity. RSVP to RSVP@lordandtaylor.com with Pamella Roland Launch in subject line; 424 Fifth Ave.; 212-391-3344.

April 3

Meet designer TRISH WESCOAT POUND at Saks Fifth...

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Lane Bryant partners with Isabel Toledo for first designer collection

Designer Isabel Toledo has partnered with Lane Bryant

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Designer Isabel Toledo, worn most-famously by Michelle Obama at the 2009 Presidential Inauguration, has partnered with Lane Bryant to create the plus size retailer's first-ever designer collection.

The line, priced from $98 to $178, includes jackets, tops and dresses featuring Toledo's signature textures and fun, metallic prints.

“It’s really about proportion and fit, which can be a...

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3 new eye creams to try

Radical Skincare's new Eye Revive Creme with soothing

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Say goodbye to dark circles and hello to looking refreshed with these new products:

1. You could cover your eyes with cucumber slices, but better, try Radical Skincare's new Eye Revive Créme with soothing cucumber extract. Full of antioxidants like acai berry and grape seed extract, the product targets wrinkles and puffiness, while improving firmness, $125; at radicalskincare.com.

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Maggie Sottero trunk show, NYC sample sales

Monika Chiang clothing and accessories on sale, March

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Through April 3

HENRI BENDEL is giving customers a limited-edition canvas tote bag when they make a $150 or more purchase at Walt Whitman Shops (631-421-2053), Manhattan (212-247-1100), or online.

March 27 to 29

TALLULAH hosts the Gustavo Cadile eveningwear trunk show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Woodbury Common, 8285 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury; 516-367-8010.

March 28

Stop by...

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Home decor consignment shop opens in Roslyn

Re-Decorate, a home decor consignment store, recently opened

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The idea of spring cleaning may have you dreading the new season, but it doesn't have to be all mops, brooms and doom. Your annual clear-out can also be the perfect excuse to change up your home decor, and now thanks to Re-Decorate, you can do it on the cheap.

The new consignment store, owned by interior designer Keith Baltimore, just opened in Roslyn. "It's a cool place for a two-way relationship...

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