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Paula Varsalona trunk show, cocktail dresses and gowns,

Paula Varsalona trunk show, cocktail dresses and gowns, Dec. 8-11, 2011 at Mieka, 8285 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury Common, Woodbury. Photo Credit: Handout

Dec. 6-8 and 10

SAKS FIFTH AVENUE at Walt Whitman is hosting jewelry trunk shows: Dec. 6, Anzie designer jewelry, and Dec. 7-8, Barry Brinker shows his handcrafted, one-of-a kind pieces; 631-350-1259. On Dec. 10, see Movado's new collection of men's watches; 631-350-1376.

Dec. 8

 MEET WITH CLARINS' makeup artist Pati Dubroff for tips, tricks and celeb beauty secrets using the line's new color and skin care collection, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at Bloomingdale's 59th Street store in Manhattan; 212-705-2000. Walk-ins welcome.

OLD IS NEW: What Goes Around Comes Around trunk show with vintage clothing, noon-6 p.m., at SHAG, 1370 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn; 516-484-3133.

YSA MAKINO trunk show, elegant beaded and embroidered hostess gowns with designer rep, at Filly's, 1065 Willis Ave., Albertson; 516-739-9090.

Dec. 8-10

EVENTS AT HIRSHLEIFERS: Dec. 8, Irene Neuwirth fine jewelry trunk show. Dec. 8-9, Monique Lhuillier spring/summer trunk show with informal modeling. Dec. 10, Chrome Hearts fashion jewelry trunk show, plus, author Eila Mell will be signing her book "New York Fashion Week." All events are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Americana Manhasset; 516-627-3566.

Dec. 8-11

PAULA VARSALONA trunk show, cocktail dresses and gowns (designer visit Saturday), at Mieka, 8285 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury Common, Woodbury; 516-367-8755.

Dec. 10

SOMETHING FREE TO BOOT. Buy a pair of Hunter boots at Bloomingdale's Roosevelt Field, 2-5 p.m., and get free a customized hand-painted design of your choice; 516-873-2700.

THE EYES HAVE IT. Robert Marc and Lunor trunk show, sunglasses and eyeglass frames, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at Optical Heights, 195 Mineola Ave., Roslyn Heights; 516-625-2555.

SAMPLE SALES

Lauren Merkin

Handbags, clutches and accessories are up to 70 percent off, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 6-9 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 10, at 231 W. 29th St., Suite 201, Manhattan; 212-239-2459. A bargain box contains items starting at $25.

Current/Elliott, Equipment and Joie

Get denim, outerwear, silk tops, sweaters and more, priced at 50 percent to 75 percent off, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 6, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 7-8, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 10, at 260 Fifth Ave., ground floor, Manhattan; 212-725-5400.

Splendid and Ella Moss

Find deals on pieces by both brands. Men's, women's, tween, kids' and baby items are available, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 8 and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 9, at 260 W. 39th St., 12th floor, Manhattan; 212-730-7333.

-- Compiled by Virginia Dunleavy and Julie Gordon

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