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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


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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; 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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The best new products to eliminate age spots

Proactiv+ Mark Fading Pads help fade or diminish

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Age spots -- aka liver spots -- are common after age 40, and generally harmless. Zap them with:

H20+ WaterWhite Advanced Brightening Spot Corrector is portable, precise (you dab spots with a pen) and powered by luminosity-loving marine botanicals, $35; at Ulta,

Environ Evenescence C-Boost, launched last summer, is a cream fueled by a form of vitamin C that acts as both antioxidant...

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Bride's Night Out in Huntington, prom-dress trunk show

Mieka in Greenvale is hosting the Paula Varsalona

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Feb. 27

BRIDE'S NIGHT OUT at Harbor Club at Prime serves up cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, wedding vendors and chances at prizes, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., plus a bridal fashion show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 at the door, $25 in advance at; 95 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-5600.

Feb. 27 to March 1

FILLY'S hosts two trunk shows: Fouy Chov's short daytime hostess...

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Lauren Conrad and Kohl's team up to fight breast cancer

One hundred percent of the net profit from

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Lauren Conrad and Kohl's are teaming up to fight breast cancer.

Beginning Feb. 19, the retailer will carry two new necklaces as part of the LC Lauren Conrad collection. One hundred percent of the net profit from the pendants will be donated toward the fight against breast cancer through Kohl's Cares.

The necklaces feature a pink, floral elephant charm that is meant to represent breast...

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Target launches line in honor of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Target has launched a swimwear collection, including the

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Admit it: In the past, you've totally drooled over the sexy beachwear featured in Sports Illustrated's iconic Swimsuit issue.

Now, thanks to Target, you can channel your inner Kate Upton all summer long with the store's limited-edition golden anniversary bathing suit collection.

The line, created in honor of the Issue's 50th anniversary, features 10 cute suits priced from $14.99 to $29.99.


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Bridal trunk shows, Saks Fifth Avenue spring beauty sale

Designer bridal gowns are on sale, Feb. 20,

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Through March 18

"I Am That Girl: How to Speak Your Truth, Discover Your Purpose and #bethatgirl" by Alexis Jones, a book to inspire girls to love who they are, is available exclusively at Claire's and Icing stores and online ($15.95); 10 percent of all book sales will benefit the I Am That Girl nonprofit. Buy a bangle charm bracelet from the I Am That Girl collection ($9.50) and $1 goes to...

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