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Spring cosmetics runway show, NYC sample sales

MCM totes and handbags are on sale April

MCM totes and handbags are on sale April 29 through May 1 in Manhattan. (Credit: MCM)

April 29 - May 4

Bridal Reflections is hosting a GALIA LAHAV bridal and eveningwear trunk show with the designer, at 260 Fifth Ave., Manhattan. This event is by appointment only; 212-764-3040.

May 1-2, 4

BLOOMINGDALE'S at Walt Whitman Shops has Marco Bicego's limited edition jewelry trunk show, noon-5 p.m. May 1. On May 2, shop Roberto Coin's "The Art of the Cocktail Party" fine jewelry trunk show, noon-6 p.m. Then on May 4, have your Hanae Mori fragrance purchase personalized with a complimentary bottle painting, noon-6 p.m.; 631-425-6700.

May 1-3

Filly's hosts STEPHEN YEARICH's fall trunk show of beaded and embroidered evening gowns for the hostess, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; 1065 Willis Ave., Albertson. Meet the designer on May 1 and 3; 516-739-9090.

May 1-4

Mieka in Greenvale has a FOUY CHOV trunk show (designer visits May 1 and 3) at 45 Glen Cove Rd.; 516-200-5501. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

May 3

NORDSTROM at Roosevelt Field offers a cosmetics runway show (8 a.m.; doors open at 7:30 a.m.) with tips on spring trends from national makeup artists. Guests receive a free sample-filled Nordstrom tote bag. Tickets are $20, redeemable toward a beauty purchase during the event. You must reserve a spot by calling 516-746-0011. There are also special activities and gifts with purchase at all beauty counters throughout the day.

May 4-11

At SAKS FIFTH AVENUE at Walt Whitman Shops, get a free travel atomizer with a $100 or more fragrance purchase (one per customer while supplies last); 631-350-1100.



Take up to 70 percent off women's and men's bags, totes, clutches, wallets and more, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 29-May 1, at Affinia Dumont, 150 E. 34th St., third floor, Manhattan; 212-729-9069.

Zadig & Voltaire

Women's, men's and kid's clothing plus men's and women's accessories are up to 80 percent off, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. April 29, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. April 30-May 2 and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. May 3, at 260 Fifth Ave., Manhattan; 212-725-5400.


One-of-a-kind sample handbags, totes, crossbody bags, satchels and more are up to 75 percent off retail, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. April 30-May 3 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 4, at 225 Fifth Ave., Manhattan; 212-725-5400. All sales are final.