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Fun events at Ulta, Saks and Bloomie’s

Ulta stores offer free make-up/skincare demos, samples and

Ulta stores offer free make-up/skincare demos, samples and mini-make overs daily, March 11-31. (Credit: Handout)

March 7-11
holds it’s annual Spring sale with deep discounts on gently worn and some new designer items including Alexander McQueen, Manolo Blahnik, Gucci, Carolina Herrera and much more; 1440 Third Ave, Manhattan; 212-535-1250. Hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, til 5:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Get there early.

March 7-13
March 7-13, gown trunk show, limited-time selections from Badgley Mischka, ML Monique Lhuillier and more (informal modeling Wednesday, noon-3 p.m.); Walt Whitman Shops, Huntington Station, 631-350-1233. March 10, pre-prom party, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., with hair and makeup tips, informal modeling; get 20 percent off one regular-priced evening dress purchase from select styles plus a Laura Mercier mini lip gloss, March 10-16 (one per customer while supplies last); 631-350-1203.

March 8 and 10
March 8, the store launches a new “Loyallist” points rewards program for all purchases with free manicures, games, balloon animals for the kids and more (1-5 p.m., Roosevelt Field and 4-8 p.m., Walt Whitman). On March 10, stop in at the men’s suiting event for a free manicure, shoe shine, chair massage and cocktails, 1-4 p.m. at Roosevelt Field (516-873-2861) and 3-6 p.m. at Walt Whitman (631-425-6850); reservations suggested. Get 30 percent off regular priced dress shirts, ties and shoes, 40 percent with suit purchase (selected brands) during event.

March 8-10
evening wear trunk show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (designer visit Saturday) at Tallulah, 8285 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury; 516-367-8010.

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

March 10
sunglasses spring collection trunk show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Pearle Vision, 932 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park; 516-437-2594.

March 10-11
bridal trunk show at Bridal and Eveningwear of NY, 124 Glen Cove Rd., Roslyn; 516-621-2010.

March 11-31
Ulta has free makeup/skin care demos, samples and mini-makeovers plus buy-one-get-one-free deals featuring a different brand daily including Philosophy, Mario Badescu and Urban Decay; appointments suggested. For store locations, visit

Sample sales

Get up to 60 percent off pieces by designers including Charlotte Ronson, Erickson Beamon, Odd Molly and Imitation of Christ, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, (free cocktails, 5-7 p.m.) through March 16, at 263 Eleventh Ave., Manhattan; 646-395-8054. Closed Sunday.

The menswear brand offers big discounts on pants, tees, sweaters, jackets and more, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., March 7-8 and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. March 9, at 261 W. 36th St., second floor, Manhattan; 212-947-8748.

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