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Valley Stream boutique opening, NYC sample sales
Saks Fifth Avenue has the AKRIS PUNTO trunk show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the newest collections and the brand's stylist; appointments suggested; 631-350-1311.
At BLOOMINGDALE'S, Cycle for a Cure with a one- to three-minute spin on a stationary bike to support the fight against AIDS and get a $10 bMoney gift card at Roosevelt Field and Walt Whitman Shops; anyone can enter to win prizes. Bloomingdale's pledges a maximum donation of $75,000 to the AIDS research foundation amfAR. Then, at the Roosevelt Field store, shop the John Hardy Bali fine jewelry fall collection, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 516-873-2794.
Sedoni Gallery in Huntington hosts a STACKED jewelry trunk show featuring Argentium silver bangle bracelets, 4 to 8 p.m., at 304 New York Ave.; 631-547-4811. Guests can sign up for a tarot card and numerology reading during the event.
Aug. 22 and 23
Celebrate LUXE BOUTIQUE's grand opening in Valley Stream, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 22 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 23, with treats, Champagne and 10 percent off all purchases; 125 Rockaway Ave.; 516-825-5893.
Aug. 22 to 24
Bridal Reflections is hosting the EVE OF MILADY bridal trunk show, by appointment only, at the Carle Place salon, 80 Westbury Ave.; 516-742-7788.
Meet actress SARAH JESSICA PARKER at Nordstrom in Roosevelt Field, 2 to 3 p.m., for a presentation of her fall SJP collection of city chic shoes and handbags. She will autograph purchases from the line if time permits; 516-746-0011, ext. 1600.
TRIUMPH lingerie offers a free spa day with manicures, massages, champagne and canapés, 2-6 p.m., at its pop-up location in Manhattan. Guests will get a personal bra fitting and go home with a complimentary bra; 212-226-2530. Round trip transportation from Long Island is available at no cost from the Triumph store locations at Walt Whitman shops in Huntington Station and Roosevelt Field mall. RSVP confirmation is required; email@example.com.
SAMPLE SALESTHEORY: Spring, summer and pre-fall women's merchandise -- including pants, blouses, skirts, dresses and blazers -- is on sale, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 18 through 21, at Clothingline, 261 W. 36th St., second floor, Manhattan; 212-947-8748.
LAUREN MERKIN: Handbags, clutches and accessories are up to 70 percent off, with pieces in "bargain boxes" starting at $20, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 19 to 21, at 231 W. 29th St., suite 201, Manhattan; 212-239-2459.