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Hair styling party, fall fashion shows

Exterior shot of the Beauty Bar at Americana

Exterior shot of the Beauty Bar at Americana Manhasset takes 15 percent off all beauty and spa services, Feb. 6-14. Credit: Handout


Aug. 15 and 17

Events at Beauty Bar: Aug. 15, makeup applications from By Terry makeup artist Brian Bracero, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Gift with $200 purchase; appointments suggested. On Aug. 17, sample Clark's Botanicals skin care product line; Americana Manhasset location; 516-472-7997.

Aug. 15 and 18

Bloomingdale's hosts the David Yurman gold jewelry trunk show, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 15, (cocktails served 5-8 p.m.) at the Walt Whitman store; 631-425-6700. On Aug. 18, Lancôme treats you to a full facial at the Roosevelt Field store; reservations, 516-873-2800.

Aug. 16

Stop by Sephora's SoHo store for a hair-styling party with ghd Gold, 3-7 p.m. Guests choose one of three styles, then get a pix at the photo booth; 555 Broadway, Manhattan; 212-625-1309. Space is limited; walk-ins welcome but appointments suggested.

Saks Fifth Avenue at Walt Whitman holds styling sessions from theTory Burch fall line, noon-3 p.m., with informal modeling (631-350-1233) and Contemporary back-to-school fashions (631-350-1242). Appointments suggested.

Aug. 17

Yosi Samra trunk show, ballet flats and flip-flops, 4-7 p.m. at Big Drop, 66 Newtown Lane, East Hampton; 631-604-6400. Custom-painting of shoe purchases and a free gift, one per customer, while supplies last.

Aug. 17-18

Isadora Story trunk show, cashmere wraps, sweaters and dresses, 4-7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, at Bridge Street Gifts, 183 N. Ferry Rd., Shelter Island Heights; 631-749-1780.

August 17-19

Bridal Reflections trunk shows: Aug. 17-19, Lazaro bridal fall 2012 collection and, on Aug. 18-19, Rene Ruiz eveningwear at 80Westbury Ave., Carle Place; 516-742-7788. Both events by appointment only.

Aug. 18

Lord & Taylor Garden City hosts three store events: Fall beauty and fashion trend show, 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (limited seating; $20 reservation fee, may be used toward cosmetic or fragrance purchase; 516-742-7000, ext. 240); meet fine jewelry designer Christine Carson, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at her trunk show; get a new look with Estée Lauder's artist Juan Santos, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., then sit for mini photo session (reservations needed; 516-742-7000, ext. 232).

Jewelry trunk shows featuring beach-inspired gold and silver pieces by RockaBella Jewels, plus freshwater and Tahitian pearls on leather and silk cords from, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at Kailani, 729C Montauk Hwy., Montauk; 631-668-1518.

Sample sale

Laura Merkin: Handbags, clutches, including limited-edition pieces, and small accessories are up to 70 percent off, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 14-16, at 231 W. 29th St., suite 201, Manhattan; 212-239-2459. Also “bargain box” items starting at $30. 

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