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Loehmann's annual bridal sale, plus-size fashion show

Meet Achelle Dunaway of e.l.f. cosmetics and her

Meet Achelle Dunaway of e.l.f. cosmetics and her artistic team at Walgreen's in Manhattan on Oct. 18 for free mini-makeovers with the new Disney Villains Makeup collection. (Credit: Handout)

Oct. 17

GRAB THE GOWN, Loehmann's annual bridal event in Manhattan offers more than 500 gowns priced from $400 to $1,000. The store is open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., but it's first come, first served, so get there early; 101 Seventh Ave.; 212-352-0856.

Oct. 17-19

FILLY'S offers the spring 2014 Rene Ruiz trunk show featuring gowns and cocktail dresses with modern silhouettes; 1065 Willis Ave., Albertson; 516-739-9090. Store hours are 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

TALLULAH hosts trunk shows featuring Liancarlo eveningwear and Barbara Wells Studio handmade sweaters (with designer visit Friday-Saturday), from 10 a.m. to 5p.m.; 8285 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury; 516-367-8010.

Oct. 17 and 19

AT BLOOMINGDALE'S ROOSEVELT FIELD on Oct. 17, enjoy a women's special sizes fashion show, 5 p.m., with stylist and blogger Meaghan O'Connor, plus light makeovers and a Wacoal bra trunk show (reservations suggested; 516-873-2769). On Oct. 19, 1-4 p.m., shop the latest in men's sportswear, plus Bloomingdale's exclusive Beatles merchandise during the London Nights event. Then get complimentary mini-makeovers, styling and refreshments, 1-4 p.m., in celebration of the Give Pink, Get More! campaign for breast cancer research at Roosevelt Field and in the newly renovated cosmetics department at Walt Whitman Shops, Huntington Station.

Oct. 17-20

SAKS FIFTH AVENUE at Walt Whitman Shops is hosting fall collection trunk shows from Akris Punto, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 17 (631-350-1311) and Moncler Kids, 10a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 17-19 (631-350-1233). Then shop for women's fine jewelry, Oct.17-18, at the Anzie trunk show, with designers Anzie and Jaclyn Stein, and Oct. 20, at the Phillips House trunk show (both events are 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; 631-350-1260).

NOUVEAU BRIDE is hosting the new Tina di Martina Mother of the Occasion collection trunk show, by appointment only; 1613 Merrick Rd., Merrick; 516-868-1500.

Oct. 18

MEET ACHELLE DUNAWAY of e.l.f. cosmetics at Walgreen's in Manhattan, 11a.m.-3 p.m., where she and her artistic team will treat you to a mini-makeover from the new Disney Villains Makeup collection. Choose from Maleficent, Cruella De Vil, Ursula and the Evil Queen palettes; 1471 Broadway; 212-302-0552.

SAMPLE SALES

ELIZABETH AND JAMES

A large selection of ready-to-wear pieces and gently used samples are 75 percent off retail prices, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, at 260 Sample Sale, 260 Fifth Ave., Manhattan; 212-725-5400.

SPORTSWEAR

Women's contemporary sportswear, colored denim and cashmere items are at wholesale prices and below, starting Thursday through Oct. 27; hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday, at 165 Main St., Port Washington; 516-375-3940.