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Rent the Runway sample sale, prom dress fashion show

Filly's hosts a Rene Ruiz cocktail dresses and

Filly's hosts a Rene Ruiz cocktail dresses and gowns trunk show from April 3 to April 5 in Albertson. (Credit: Rene Ruiz)

April 2

Meet NIGEL BARKER, host of the Oxygen channel's "The Face," and designer PAMELLA ROLAND, 6 to 8 p.m., at Lord & Taylor in Manhattan for Roland's dress collection launch, a Q&A session and photo opportunity. RSVP to RSVP@lordandtaylor.com with Pamella Roland Launch in subject line; 424 Fifth Ave.; 212-391-3344.

April 3

Meet designer TRISH WESCOAT POUND at Saks Fifth Avenue in Walt Whitman Shops, 2 to 5 p.m., for informal modeling of her 2014 Haute Hippie contemporary women's collection; 631-350-1242.

Shoe designer ALEJANDRO INGELMO stops by Hirshleifers, 5 to 7 p.m., with his men's and women's spring-summer collection trunk show at Americana Manhasset; 516-627-3566.

April 3 and 5

Bloomingdale's at Walt Whitman Shops offers a DAVID YURMAN trunk show, 1 to 5 p.m. April 3, highlighting cable bracelet designs and, on April 5, free monogramming from 1 to 4 p.m., on select handbag purchases; 631-425-6700.

On April 5, the Roosevelt Field store has live modeling at PROM with BCBG, 1 to 4 p.m., plus ROBERTO COIN'S Art of the Cocktail Party jewelry trunk show, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 516-873-2700.

Filly's is hosting a RENE RUIZ cocktail dresses and gowns trunk show and an EMMELLE trunk show of city chic summer-fall items, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; 1065 Willis Ave., Albertson; 516-739-9090.

April 3-6

Mieka hosts a STEPHEN YEARICK evening gowns trunk show in Woodbury Common; 8285 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury; 516-367-8755. Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 4 and 5 and noon to 5 p.m. April 6. Discounts offered on show orders.

April 5-6

View the LAZARO spring bridal collection, by appointment only, at The Wedding Salon of Manhasset, 1468 Northern Blvd., Manhasset; 516-869-8455.

SAMPLE SALES

RENT THE RUNWAY: Gently used designer dresses and accessories are up to 95 percent off retail, noon to 8 p.m. March 31, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 1 to 5 and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 6, at 260 Fifth Ave., Manhattan; 212-725-5400.

ISLAND COMPANY AND LETARTE: Take 75 percent off men's and women's beachwear, 9 a.m. to  7 p.m. April 1 to 5 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 6, at 225 Fifth Ave., Manhattan; 212-725-5400.

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