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Style and sample sales, fashion and fun.

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 net-a-porter.com. 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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The best new blushes to try

The Lancome Blush Subtil Palette Blush & Glow

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The perfect antidote to winter-weary complexions is a stroke of springtime blush. Here are four new ones to try:

1. By Terry Cellularose Blush Glace warms you up with light-activating "brightening cells" to enrich the shade and give depth, texture; $58 at Barneys New York, Space NK, beauty.com

2. Lancôme Blush Subtil Palette Blush & Glow Trio comes in three threesomes -- Ménage à...

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Free mini makeovers in Huntington, NYC sample sales

Stop by Bloomingdale's Walt Whitman Shops and Roosevelt

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May 19-25

Stop by the Estee Lauder counter at Lord & Taylor in WALT WHITMAN SHOPS in Huntington Station for a free three-minute makeup touch-up, now through May 25; get a Lily Pulitzer tote bag and gift set with a foundation or skin care purchase of $35 or more (while supplies last). On May 24, meet Chanel artist Mario Penailillo, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., for a complimentary makeover consultation....

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Meet designer Whitney Eve Port, Oscar de la Renta sample sale and more

Meet designer Whitney Eve Port at Mixology stores

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May 14

At Bloomingdale's Roosevelt Field, open a new bridal registry and enjoy a fashion presentation, 7-9 p.m., and get a $500 gift card toward a purchase of $2,500 or more at Bridal Reflections (while supplies last). To reserve, call 516-873-2744.

May 15-18

The Lighthouse Guild's Posh Sale, Manhattan, offers women's and men's new and gently used designer clothes and accessories,...

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Free beauty treatments, Rebecca Minkoff sample sale

Thakoon's spring/summer 2013 collection is on sale, May

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May 8

Indulge yourself at SIMON MALLS with free mini-beauty services, treats and entertainment, 5-8 p.m., along with fashion shows (hourly from 5 p.m. at Walt Whitman Shops and at 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Smithaven Mall) and much more. The first 200 people to register at Roosevelt Field (516-742-8000) and Walt Whitman Shops (631-271-1741) and the first 250 at Smithaven Mall (631-724-8066) receive...

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Free Comic Book Day on Long Island

Free Comic Book Day will take place on

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Attention LI comic book fans: your weekend just got a lot more exciting.

This Saturday (May 3) marks the 12th annual celebration of  Free Comic Book Day, which is held each year on the first Saturday in May. Over 2,000 comic book shops are participating around the world and it is estimated that over 4.6 million comics will be given away.

From superhero adventures to kid-friendly...

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