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Free facials, designer evening wear sample sale

Filly's is hosting a Rene Ruiz evening wear

Filly's is hosting a Rene Ruiz evening wear trunk show from Jan. 9 through Jan. 11 in Albertson. (Credit: Handout)

Through March

PROM DRESS DRIVE Women of Integrity Inc. is asking for donations of recently dry cleaned, gently worn or new evening gowns and cocktail dresses, along with shoes, evening bags and other prom accessories for the 2014 Prom Dress Drive Giveaway for high school girls unable to afford an outfit. Drop-off locations and times are listed at womenofintegrityinc.com.


Jan. 9

SAKS FIFTH AVENUE at Walt Whitman Shops in Huntington Station rewards your purchases with a gift card ranging from $25 when you spend $250-$499, to $700 when you spend $3,000-$4,999 (some exclusions apply; pre-sale dates are Jan. 6-8); 631-350-1100.


Jan. 9-11

On Jan. 9 at BLOOMINGDALE'S Roosevelt Field store, receive a complimentary La Mer skin care consultation and facial featuring the Crème de la Mer lifting contour serum, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; 516-873-2863. Then on Jan. 10-11 at the Walt Whitman Shops location, a Sisley aesthetician will treat you to a 75-minute facial, including a neck massage, hydrating foot treatment and skin care consultation; 631-425-6936. Appointments are suggested for both events.

FILLY'S in Albertson hosts the Rene Ruiz evening wear trunk show featuring gowns and cocktail dresses made of lightweight European fabrications with built-in bustiers, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; 1065 Willis Ave.; 516-739-9090.


Jan. 9-12 and 10-12

BRIDAL REFLECTIONS hosts the Romona Keveza trunk show with designer, Jan. 9-12, at the Manhattan salon (260 Fifth Ave.; 212-764-3040) and the Angel Rivera bridal trunk show, Jan. 10-12, at the Carle Place salon (80 Westbury Ave.; 516-742-7788). Both events are by appointment only.

Sample Sale

EVENING WEAR Designer cocktail dresses and evening gowns are from 25 percent to 90 percent off Jan. 6-20, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, at Mieka in Woodbury (8285 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury Common; 516-367-8755) and Greenvale (45 Glen Cove Rd.; 516-200-5501). Some exclusions apply.

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