WEDDING SAMPLER: The Wedding Salon gathers all the vendors you’ll need for your big day, 4-8 p.m., at Capitale, 130 Bowery, Manhattan. Guests enjoy a fashion show, beauty makeovers, cake samples, cocktails and more. Must RSVP. Tickets, $50, $15 with NDLP promo code, are available online here Engaged couples call 212-631-7777.
FREE SAMPLES: Stop by any Estée Lauder cosmetics counter for your free sample of the line’s new Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator (one per customer, while supplies last).Click here for store locations
July 20, 22-24
BRIDAL REFLECTIONS hosts two trunk shows: July 20, Boutique De Voile, headpieces, veils and accessories, at the Carle Place salon (80 Westbury Ave.; 516-742-7788) and July 22-24, Romona Keveza bridal in Manhattan (260 Fifth Ave.; 212-764-3040). Both shows by appointment only. Discounts on show orders.
NEXT-DOOR SALES: Vera Wang’s bridal selling event, July 21, offers special prices on the “best of Vera” gowns and some extra perks, at 1689 Northern Blvd., Manhasset. Next door at the Wedding Salon of Manhasset (1681 Northern Blvd.) the Reem Acra spring 2012 trunk show runs July 21-24, plus the debut their Royal Collection, a tri-state area exclusive. Both events are by appointment only; 516-869-8455.
IT’S IN THE BAG: Get a fun Lilly Pulitzer floral print travel bag for your summer trips with a purchase of $250 or more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at the East Hampton store, 55 Newtown Lane; 631-907-9112.
LANCOME’S national artist, Manuel Villegas, and team give one-on-one makeup lessons in creating this season’s look, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at Bloomingdale's Roosevelt Field. Space is limited. To book an appointment call 516-873-2800.
Bridal gowns are up to 75 percent off, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. July 20 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 21-22 at 224 W. 30th St., 14th floor, Manhattan; 212-947-9204, ext. 14. Cash and credit cards only.
Big savings on summer dresses, colorful shorts, swimsuits and more, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. July 20-21, at 225 W. 35th St., fourth floor, Manhattan; 212-594-0012. No checks.
Jewelry, including crystal fringe necklace, enamel bangles and snakeskin bangles, is up to 80 percent off, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 20-21, at 252 W. 38th St., Suite 902, Manhattan; 646-290-6034.
Save 80 percent to 90 percent on men’s spring/summer pieces, 11-7 p.m. July 21-24 (on Thursday guests can enjoy an in-store massage and complimentary cocktails) at 13 Gansevoort St., Manhattan; 212-255-1596.