Shop Talk

Style and sample sales, fashion and fun.

Simon Fashion Now, Ulta Cut-A-Thon

This model is ready for winter in down

This model is ready for winter in down jacket and leather boots topped with a fur hat. (Oct. 14, 2011) (Credit: Michael E. Ach)

Oct. 12-13

Simon Fashion Now, presented by Winthrop-University Hospital inRoosevelt Field's north court: Friday, student runway competition (1 p.m.), then from 6-8 p.m., product samplings, styling advice, hors d'oeuvres, plus fashion shows (6:30 and 7:30 p.m.). On Saturday, fashion shows run hourly, 1-4 p.m., along with audience styling competitions, chances to win gift cards and more. For more information call 516-742-8001, ext. 24 or go to simon.com.

Get a complimentary Trish McEvoy full makeover with a 3-item product purchase (free consultation without purchase), 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at R.J. West, 28 Gerard St., Huntington. By appointment; 621-271-2108.

Oct. 13-14

Long Island Women's Expo Fashion shows (11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday), hairstyling demos (2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday), product samplings and shopping, Suffolk County Community College Sports and Exhibition Complex, 101 Crooked Hill Rd., Brentwood; 631-683-5400. Admission is $5.

Oct. 14

Elline Surianello of LeMetric Hair Center offers advice and solutions for problem hair, 6-8:30 p.m., at Paris Salon in St. James. Guests are treated to mini makeovers, styling tips and simple blowouts by the salon staff, spray tanning from Spatique Medical Spa and more; 430-03 North Country Rd.; RSVP by calling 631-686-5500.

Ulta Beauty's Cut-A-Thon Get a shampoo, cut and style, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., with a minimum $10 donation to Breast Cancer Awareness; 100 percent of the donations goes to the group. For store locations, go to ulta.com.

Sample sales

David Yurman Take 30-60 percent off fine jewelry necklaces and bracelets, 3-8 p.m. Oct. 11, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 12-13 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Altman Building, 135 W. 18th St., Manhattan; 212-529-5533, ext. 539.

Tusk Women's and men's fine Italian leather bags and accessories are 50-70 percent off 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 12-13 and Oct. 15-20, at 242 W. 26th St., Manhattan; 212-242-8485. Receive a free canvas tote with purchase (one per customer).

Gant Men's and women's clothing and limited accessories are up to 80 percent off retail, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 11- 12 and til 5 p.m. Oct. 13 at 225 Fifth Ave.; 212-725-5400.

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