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Ladies' night out in Plainview, evening gown trunk show

Mieka hosts a Paula Varsalona trunk show March

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March 19

Reality TV star Ashlee White emcees a SPRING FLING FASHION SHOW ) at Commisso and Company Salon, showcasing local boutiques and the latest hairstyles. Cocktails and appetizers will be served, 6-8 p.m., at 30 Main St., Port Washington; 516-767-7460.

March 20

Enjoy a LADIES' NIGHT OUT of shopping, free makeovers, a fashion show (7:30 p.m.) and more, 6-10 p.m., at the Holiday...

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Claire hair: How to get Robin Wright's 'House of Cards' hairstyle

Haircut and color of the moment might just

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Haircut and color of the moment might just be “Claire hair,” inspired by that gorgeous, icy villainess Claire Underwood, played by Robin Wright on the Netflix hit, “House of Cards.” Two-toned, with a lighter top and dark underside (mirroring the character herself), the boyish cut “is definitely becoming increasingly popular,” says Jamie Mazzei, the creative director of nuBest Salon and Spa in Manhasset,...

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Lorde to release makeup line with MAC Cosmetics

Lorde is collaborating with MAC Cosmetics to release

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Ever since the release of her debut single "Royals," Lorde has pretty much been dominating the music industry -- and the 17-year-old crooner has no plans of stopping there. The Grammy-winning teen just announced plans to jump into the beauty world with the launch of a new line of makeup with MAC Cosmetics this summer.

"I have loved MAC Cosmetics since I was a little kid. I remember saving...

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5 celeb-approved beauty products from the Oscars

Jessica Biel went Veronica Lake sultry with her

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Last week's Academy Awards were as much about beauty products as fashion.

Take Lupita Nyong'o's lip balm. Ellen DeGeneres did, grinning and saying, "That's worth something." FYI, it was Clarins HydraQuench Moisture Replenishing Lip Balm, $24, at Clarins counters, clarins.com.

Penelope Cruz's look -- inspired by Sophia Loren -- dazzled, thanks to makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury's own...

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Sayville fashion show, NYC sample sales

Surface to Air men's and women's clothing and

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Through March 16

CHICO'S is donating $10 to the American Heart Association with each sale of the limited-edition Fabulous-at-Heart pin, $20, purchased in stores and online. For store locations, go to chicos.com.

March 13

BLOOMINGDALE'S launches its new Collective Department at 1 p.m., with a fashion presentation hosted by style blogger Amanda Libby at the Roosevelt Field store...

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Kate Spade trunk show, NYC samples sales

Roberta Freymann womens and mens clothing and accessories

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NOTE: The Pamella Roland launch event originally scheduled for March 6 at Lord & Taylor in Manhattan has been cancelled.

March 3

WEDDING SALON presents a bridal showcase with wedding planner Colin Cowie and more than 50 vendors, 4-8 p.m., at The Metropolitan Pavillion, 125 W. 18th St., Manhattan; 212-631-7777. Tickets, $75 for two guests, are available at the door or online at weddingsalon.com.

March...

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London Fog releases new designer collaboration

Fashion designers Mark Badgley, James Mischka, Cynthia Rowley

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London Fog is giving you a reason to look forward to April showers.

The retailer just partnerd with designers Mark Badgley, James Mischka, Chris Benz and Cynthia Rowley to release a new line of rainy-day wear.

The line, priced between $50 and $400, includes unique outerwear and umbrellas from each designer.

"We just wanted to add a touch of glamour to a very practical category...

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Tory Burch and more new designer makeup lines

After 10 years as makeup artist on "What

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Looking to add to your makeup collection? Try shopping one of these new lines:

1. Tory Burch launched her new beauty collection at her fall 2014 show. Makeup artist Diane Kendal used the bronzer/blush combo, and brush, $48 each, along with lipstick in Pas du Tout (Burch's favorite shade), $32, to help create her clean fresh look. The line is available at toryburch.com; the lipstick debuts...

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Sephora announces 'Divergent' makeup line

Sephora's new line inspired by "Divergent," a film

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"Divergent," the highly anticipated film starring Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet, doesn't hit theaters until March 21, but Sephora has a way for megafans to get their fix just a little bit early.

The company announced plans to release a limited-edition makeup collection inspired by the movie, which is based on the hit book series by Veronica Roth.

The collection, which ranges from...

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Meryl Davis and Charlie White: Gold medalist ice dancing duo is back in the USA

Gold medalists Charlie White and Meryl Davis are

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Gold medalist ice dancing duo Meryl Davis and Charlie White are back in the United States and heading to NYC where they’ll hit the talk show circuit and make an exclusive appearance at the Ralph Lauren Madison Avenue store on Wednesday.

The breakout stars from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, were the first Americans ever to win an ice dance gold medal. And now, a lot of folks are...

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