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Meet author Erika Katz at BookHampton

Erika Katz is at Bookhampton book store in

Erika Katz is at Bookhampton book store in Southampton Aug. 26. Photo Credit: Handout

Aug. 25
Bloomingdale’s previews Eileen Fisher
for fall with a fashion presentation, vendor reps and personal shoppers, noon to 3 p.m., at the Walt Whitman store; 631-425-6916. All stores are displaying a Good Deeds wall with information on the Foundation for AIDS Research. Bloomingdale’s is donating $75,000 to the cause.

Aug. 26
Meet Erika Katz,
author of “Bonding Over Beauty,” and hear about fun, beauty-based activities mothers can share with tween-age daughters, 5 to 7 p.m. at BookHampton, 93 Main St., Southampton. There’s a make-at-home beauty recipe demo and feather-hair extensions for the girls. Get a free gift bag with a purchase of her book.

Update your pallette for fall when Bobbi Brown expert Ricki Gurtman give complimentary makeup lessons, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Lord & Taylor Garden City. Reserve at 516-742-7000, ext. 246.

Aug. 26-27
Relax and breathe as Cary Caster,
co-founder of 21 Drops, a line of essential oils, discusses the benefits of aromatherapy, noon to 4 p.m. at White’s Pharmacy, 81 Main St., East Hampton; 631-324-0082.

Aug. 27
Blogger Erica Domesek of P.S. I MADE THIS ...
leads free, interactive DIY beauty crafting sessions, 3 to 6 p.m., at Ruschmeyer’s Hotel, 161 Second House Rd., Montauk; 631-668-2877. Learn how to personalize makeup cases, create necklaces, do you own “moon” manicures and more. All guests receive a gift bag.

Aug. 27-28
Fair Trade. HandCrafting Justice
, a nonprofit group marketing items handmade by women in developing countries, sets up shop in the auditorium at Most Holy Trinity Church, 57 Buell Lane, East Hampton; 718-204-0909, ext. 14. Sale items include bags, girls’ smock dresses, scarves and jewelry. Hours are 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.

Sample Sales

Realm Boutique
Women’s clothing by various designers, including Thierry Mugler and Jitrois, are up to 60 percent off through Aug. 31, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, 98 Greene St., Manhattan; 212-334-9600.

Find discounts of 60 percent and more on men’s blazers, shorts, swimwear, pants and other items, 45 W. 25th St., fourth floor, Manhattan; 877-294-7737. Sale hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, and 4 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Take 25 to 80 percent off bridal gowns, evening gowns and cocktail dresses, Wednesday through Sept. 1, at Nouveau Bride, 1613 Merrick Rd., Merrick; 516-868-1500. Store hours are noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, till 6 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. No appointment needed.


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