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Style and sample sales, fashion and fun.

Textile Elizabeth and James releases fashion-forward World Cup tops

These World Cup tees by Textile Elizabeth and

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Super-cute World Cup-inspired tees, tanks and crop tops for gals are the newest offering from Textile Elizabeth and James. (If you didn’t know it, this is the contemporary brand from those famous twins, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, who most recently won the CFDA accessories designer of the year award for their work on high-end line The Row.)

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4 Father's Day fragrances for dad

Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc is perfect for

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Cologne for Father's Day -- cliched? Not if done right. Here are four new winners:

1. For rock-star dads -- Gold Jay Z melds spicy ginger, cardamom and myrrh with bourbon vanilla. Dad'll be itching for bottle service at the club; $39 and up,

2. For indie dads -- the Santal 26 candle, a hip collaboration of cult scentmasters Le Labo and L.A. shop Violet Grey. Smoky, leathery,...

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See 'Gossip Girl' alum Kelly Rutherford in Babylon

Join actress Kelly Rutherford for cocktails at the

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June 11

Shop the NAUTICA, NIKE AND MICHAEL KORS eyeglasses and sunglasses trunk show, noon to 6 p.m., at the Magnacare Building, 1600 Stewart Ave., suite 108, Westbury; 516-783-6460.

June 12

Join actress KELLY RUTHERFORD for cocktails at the Deep Blue Med Spa grand opening, 6 to 8 p.m., at 200 W. Main St., building A, suite 101, Babylon. Must RSVP; 631-376-0656 or


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Get tan legs now with Donna Karan's 'The Bronze Collection'

Donna Karan's new "The Bronze Collection" hosiery is

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It’s June already and you haven’t the time or inclination to start tanning -- real or faux -- those winter white legs of yours?  “The Bronze Collection” by Donna Karan, is the newest member of her popular “The Nudes” hosiery family.  Packaging promises to “illuminate the skin tone the way the sun does naturally,” and offers up the  “easiest, healthiest, most luxurious way to give...

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Project Prom 2014: See the winning dress

Newsday readers picked this fiery coral one-shoulder gown

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What will Project Prom girl, Kat Grandazza, wear to her prom? Newsday readers have spoken. 

Out of the thousands of you who voted, 44 percent chose the “back flip” a saucy one shoulder coral number with a mesh back emblazoned with hundreds of sparkling crystals. The frock, by La Femme, came from Estelle’s Dressy Dresses in Farmingdale, and fit our girl, a senior at South Side High in...

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Belmont Stakes hat sale and more trunk shows on Long Island

The Christine A. Moore Millinery trunk show, featuring

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Through June 7

SAKS FIFTH AVENUE at Walt Whitman Shops, Huntington Station, offers a travel pouch in your choice of four summer colors when you make any $75 beauty purchase (one per customer, while supplies last); 631-350-1261.

June 3 and 6

LORD & TAYLOR at Walt Whitman Shops, Huntington Station, has a RALPH LAUREN wardrobing event for misses sizes, noon-5 p.m. June 3, with...

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Drybar comes to Long Island

Meet Dry Bar founder Alli Webb, 8 a.m.-noon

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It’s hard to hear yourself think in the bustle that is opening day at Drybar, where the buzz of happy patrons is almost as loud as the blast of multiple hair dryers.True, the blow-out bar is nothing new on the Island, where a number of spots have opened over the past year. But Drybar pretty much started it all four years ago, when hairdresser Alli Webb decided to morph her L.A.-based mobile blowout...

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Swimwear trunk show in East Hampton, Diane Von Furstenberg sample sale

Everything But Water in East Hampton will host

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May 29 to 31

Filly's is hosting a MELANIE HARRIS trunk show of glam, contemporary cocktail dresses and gowns for hostesses and guests, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at 1065 Willis Ave., Albertson; 516-739-9090.

May 29 to June 1

Bridal Reflections has the BOUTIQUE DE VOILE headpieces, veils and accessories trunk show on May 29 and the Ysa Makino bridal and evening wear trunk shows May...

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Target announces collaboration with Altuzarra

Target has announced that it will partner with

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Following successful collabs with designers from Peter Pilotto to Jason Wu, Target has announced that it will partner with Altuzarra (loved by celebs like Jennifer Lawrence and Cameron Diaz) to release its next affordable high fashion collection.

Described as chic and modern, the 50-piece line will be available this fall at Target stores and online at It will include clothing,...

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Alicia Keys’ son Egypt makes runway debut at Ralph Lauren

Alicia Keys' son Egypt, 3, walks the runway

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As three-year-old Egypt Dauod Dean toddled down the runway at Ralph Lauren’s fall 2014 children’s fashion show at the New York Public Library early Monday evening, one audience member’s reaction to the adorable boy was so powerful that she nearly fell off her chair laughing.

That would be Egypt’s mom, singer Alicia Keys, who was among those assembled at Lauren’s show where Uma Thurman and...

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