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Monica Rich Kosann trunk show, back to school events

On Aug. 17, Monica Rich Kosann brings her

On Aug. 17, Monica Rich Kosann brings her trunk show featuring 18 karat and sterling silver pieces, including one of a kind lockets, to London Jewelers in Southampton. (Credit: Handout)

Aug. 14-18

SIGN UP FOR A SMASHBOX makeup master class, 7 p.m. Friday, at Nordstrom Roosevelt Field during the August Beauty Event; for reservations, call 516-746-0011, ext. 1412. From Wednesday to Sunday, get advice on beauty, skin care and fragrance at all cosmetic and fragrance counters; get a gift with your $125 purchase. Reservations suggested.

Aug. 15-17

FILLY'S HOSTS A SUPER SPORTSWEAR trunk show, featuring fall designs from seven labels, including Ball of Cotton, J'Envie, Equestrian and Agave. Store hours are 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; 1065 Willis Ave., Albertson; 516-739-9090.

Aug. 15-25

BRIDAL REFLECTIONS HOSTS THE JAMES CLIFFORD bridal trunk show, Thursday to Saturday, at the Massapequa salon (3 Broadway; 516-795-2222). From Thursday to Sunday, shop the Ines Di Santo bridal trunk show in Manhattan (260 Fifth Ave.; 212-764-3040). Then, the Carle Place salon features the Yaki Ravid bridal trunk show Friday to Aug. 21, and Enzoani bridesmaids/eveningwear collection, Friday to Aug. 25 (80 Westbury Ave.; 516-742-7788). All events are by appointment only.

Aug. 17-18

BLOOMINGDALE'S THROWS A BACK-TO-SCHOOL PARTY, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, in the Young World department at the Huntington and Roosevelt Field stores with a DJ; kids get to create a themed craft courtesy of Michaels Arts & Crafts. Also, view John Hardy's Bali Vault jewelry collection,

10 a.m.-5 p.m., with limited-edition pieces of precious stones and metals. Then at Roosevelt Field on Saturday and Sunday, bring a friend to the denim department for a Me-Ality perfect-fit body scan and a chance to win a pair of jeans when you both try on a pair (one entry per guest; no purchase necessary).

Aug. 17

MEET JEWELRY DESIGNER MONICA RICH KOSANN, noon-5 p.m., at London Jewelers in Southampton. She's bringing her fall collection trunk show of 18-karat and sterling-silver pieces, including one-of-a-kind lockets and pocket watch keys; 47 Main St.; 631-287-4499.

Through Aug. 18

DROP OFF A PAIR OF NEW OR GENTLY WORN WOMEN'S JEANS AT CHICO'S and get $20 off any denim purchase. Your donation goes to National Network to End Domestic Violence for distribution at its local shelters. Visit for store locations.