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Everything But Water is hosting a Clover Canyon

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Through Oct. 13

Designer KIM RITTBERG of K Ritt Jewelry has collaborated with sculptor ARLENE SLAVIN to create limited-edition pieces inspired by and made of leftover materials from the artist's designs. The painted vinyl necklaces ($60), companion earrings ($40) and a brass "X" necklace ($150) are available for purchase at Guild Hall during Slavin's "Intersections" exhibit of outdoor sculptures...

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The Limited announces 'Scandal'-inspired clothing line

Kerry Washington in a scene from the series

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Followers of ABC’s hit show “Scandal” starring Kerry Washington love the political plotline, the suspense, the sexy side stories and the drama, but fashion retailer, The Limited, is betting big on the fact that the clothes, worn by Washington’s character, Olivia Pope, are a major part of the draw as well.

In late September, the Limited Scandal collection will launch at 250 Limited stores and...

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Lupita Nyong’o gets her first Vogue cover

Lupita Nyong?o graces the cover of Vogue?s July

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Win a SAG award …great.  An Oscar?  Wow ... even better. But when it comes to fashion, you know you’ve really arrived when you make the cover of Vogue magazine.

These are the real life events of Lupita Nyong’o, 31, whose image graces the cover of Vogue’s July issue (it hits newsstands on June 30). In a downright gushing story penned by the magazine’s editor-at-large Hamish Bowles,...

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Vera Wang trunk show, Chanel makeup artist meetup

Meet with Chanel makeup artist Sterling Williams, June

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June 24

HUNTINGTON HAS TASTE brings local boutiques and salons together for an outdoor runway fashion show, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Prime, 117 New York Ave.; 631-385-1515. Admission is free, but an RSVP is suggested. Click here for more information.

June 26-29

Shop bridal trunk shows from the VERA WANG spring 2015 collection and INBAL DROR's couture wedding gowns, at The Wedding Salon...

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Joey Fatone sports shirt from Manhasset's nuBest Salon

Joey Fatone, formerly of boy band 'N SYNC

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Every season, nuBest Salon and Spa switches up the "uniform" for its 125 stylists, colorists and makeup artists to underscore how beauty and fashion coexist.  This time around, it's all about the football-style jersey, here, emblazoned with the number 73 to commemorate the year nuBest opened its doors.

The look was inspired in part by Tom Ford's Fall collection which featured two sequin...

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Lullanest, a luxe new baby store, opens in East Hampton

There's a brand new baby store in East

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The chic boutique factor in the Hamptons is a given but one little (and we mean little) sector of the population has been virtually overlooked ... babies. Now Lullanest, a luxe, all-inclusive baby merchandise store has opened in the East Hampton to serve the infant set.

Here, owner Katerina Williams, a mom who is expecting her second child this summer, has culled what she considers the most...

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Free Covergirl makeovers, Rebecca Taylor sample sale

Rebecca Taylor spring collection merchandise, like this tweed

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June 18

SUMMER GLOW SALON, hosted by Procter & Gamble to celebrate Target's redesigned beauty aisles, offers free mini manicures and makeovers by Covergirl, braids and dry blowouts from Fekkai and Pantene and more, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Flatiron Plaza, at 23rd Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

June 18 to 21

BLOOMINGDALE'S in Huntington Station has Eileen Fisher's summer collection,...

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Textile Elizabeth and James releases fashion-forward World Cup tops

These World Cup tees by Textile Elizabeth and

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Super-cute World Cup-inspired tees, tanks and crop tops for gals are the newest offering from Textile Elizabeth and James. (If you didn’t know it, this is the contemporary brand from those famous twins, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, who most recently won the CFDA accessories designer of the year award for their work on high-end line The Row.)

Support your favorite competing country with these...

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4 Father's Day fragrances for dad

Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc is perfect for

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Cologne for Father's Day -- cliched? Not if done right. Here are four new winners:

1. For rock-star dads -- Gold Jay Z melds spicy ginger, cardamom and myrrh with bourbon vanilla. Dad'll be itching for bottle service at the club; $39 and up,

2. For indie dads -- the Santal 26 candle, a hip collaboration of cult scentmasters Le Labo and L.A. shop Violet Grey. Smoky, leathery,...

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See 'Gossip Girl' alum Kelly Rutherford in Babylon

Join actress Kelly Rutherford for cocktails at the

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June 11

Shop the NAUTICA, NIKE AND MICHAEL KORS eyeglasses and sunglasses trunk show, noon to 6 p.m., at the Magnacare Building, 1600 Stewart Ave., suite 108, Westbury; 516-783-6460.

June 12

Join actress KELLY RUTHERFORD for cocktails at the Deep Blue Med Spa grand opening, 6 to 8 p.m., at 200 W. Main St., building A, suite 101, Babylon. Must RSVP; 631-376-0656 or


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