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Bridal trunk shows, Saks Fifth Avenue spring beauty sale

Designer bridal gowns are on sale, Feb. 20,

Designer bridal gowns are on sale, Feb. 20, 2014 at Bridal Reflections in Carle Place. (Credit: Bridal Reflections)

Through March 18

"I Am That Girl: How to Speak Your Truth, Discover Your Purpose and #bethatgirl" by Alexis Jones, a book to inspire girls to love who they are, is available exclusively at Claire's and Icing stores and online ($15.95); 10 percent of all book sales will benefit the I Am That Girl nonprofit. Buy a bangle charm bracelet from the I Am That Girl collection ($9.50) and $1 goes to the group. Call stores for availability. Store locations are online at claires.com and icing.com.

Feb. 19 to 23

Bridal Reflections hosts several trunk shows this week. On Feb. 19, see Boutique de Voile headpieces and veils at the Carle Place salon (80 Westbury Ave.; 516-742-7788) and again on Feb. 20 in Manhattan (260 Fifth Ave.; 212-764-3040). Feb. 21 to 23, shop the Marisa bridal trunk show at the Massapequa salon (3 Broadway; 516-795-2222), Legends by Romona Keveza bridal and Donna Morgan bridesmaids trunk shows in Carle Place and the Ines Di Santo bridal trunk show in Manhattan. All events are by appointment only.

Feb. 20 to 23

Shop the Victoria Nicole bridal trunk show, by appointment only, at The Wedding Salon of Manhasset. The Long Island designer makes a personal appearance on Feb. 22. (1468 Northern Blvd.; 516-869-8455)

Feb. 20 to March 1

SAKS FIFTH AVENUE's spring beauty week at the Walt Whitman Shops mall offers customers a sample-filled tote bag with a $100 beauty or fragrance purchase; make a $250 purchase and get a matching case. One gift per customer, while supplies last. (631-350-1261)

Feb. 21 to 23

Helen's Bridal in Commack hosts the Allure trunk show, by appointment only, noon to 6 p.m. on Feb. 21;  10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 22, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 23. (50 Austin Blvd.; 631-543-6300)  Discounts are offered on show orders.

Feb. 22 to 23

Estelle's Dressy Dresses has the Mori Lee trunk show, 10 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. on Feb. 22, and 10 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. on Feb. 23. Take in a fashion show 2 p.m. Feb. 22  featuring wedding gowns, as well as dresses for the mother of the bride, proms and parties. Plus a visit by the designer. Refreshments and raffles 2 to 3 p.m. (1600 Route 110, Farmingdale; 631-420-0890)

SAMPLE SALES

Bridal gowns in a variety of styles and sizes are priced at $250, by appointment only, at Bridal Reflections, 80 Westbury Ave., Carle Place; 516-742-7788. All purchases are cash only and do not include alterations.

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