JUNE 22

Get a free summer mini makeover with NYC New York Color celebrity artist Mathew Nigara, right, with "before" and "after" photos and a free tote bag with purchase; 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at Duane Reade Union Square, 10 Union Square E., Manhattan; 646-602-2491.


JUNE 22-JULY 7

Italian fashion is celebrated in Manhattan with store events, sample sales, cocktails and more, 5-8 p.m., June 22-23 and June 29-30 along Madison Avenue (VIP tent between 63rd and 64th streets) and July 6-7 in SoHo; go to fashionitalianstyle.com for details and participating retailers.


JUNE 23-26

Monique Lhullier spring 2012 trunk show, by appointment, at The Wedding Salon of Manhasset, 1681 Northern Blvd.; 516-869-8455.


JUNE 23-25 AND 24-26

Bridal Reflections trunk shows: June 23-25, Pesavento Couture with designer visit Saturday, at 260 Fifth Ave., Manhattan; 212-764-3040. June 24-26, Martina Liana, at the Manhattan salon and Ysa Makino, bridal and evening wear, at 80 Westbury Ave., Carle Place; 516-742-7788. All events by appointment only; discounts on show orders.


JUNE 24-26

Maggie Sottero bridal trunk show, by appointment only, at Helen's Bridal, 50 Austin Blvd., Commack; 631-543-6300. Hours are noon-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday.


JUNE 26

Meet with the Hello Kitty costumed character, 2 p.m., for a photo op and giveaways (while supplies last) at Vans store, Roosevelt Field mall; 516-248-1354. Space is limited.


SAMPLE SALES

Pamella Roland

Spring-summer gowns, cocktail dresses, jackets, skirts and pants are up to 95 percent off, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 23-24, at 501 Seventh Ave., suite 300, Manhattan; 212-230-1800.


Minnie Mortimer and Yosi Samra

Take 40-60 percent off Minnie Mortimer dresses and T-shirts from the 2011 resort and spring collections and Yosi Samra fold-up flats, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. June 23 and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. June 24, at HH Productions, 1201 Broadway, loft 601, Manhattan; 212-213-2305.


PONO

Beaded, resin and enamel bangles, necklaces, cuffs and chokers are up to 80 percent off, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. June 22-24 and June 27-29 at 132 W. 36th St., eighth floor, Manhattan; 212-216-0022.

-- Compiled by Virginia Dunleavy