Style and sample sales, fashion and fun.
BloggersNina Ruggiero Anne Bratskeir Joseph V. Amodio Barbara Schuler Ginny Dunleavy Sylvia King-Cohen
Laurie Scheinman, a veteran family therapist, opened an eclectic boutique in Port Washington on Thursday, where she hopes shoppers can make “connections” with her quirky and wide-ranging inventory that includes jewelry, home goods and fashion accessories that run the gamut from vintage collectibles to modern day goodies. Housed in a top-to-bottom renovated 1885 historical building where late fashion...Read more »
Sept. 27 MEET ISAAC MIZRAHI at Nordstrom's shoe department in Roosevelt Field, 6-8 p.m., to see his new fall footwear collection. He'll sign your purchase and you'll also get a free tote (one per customer, while supplies last); 516-746-0011. MARCIA KILGORE, beauty industry entrepreneur, will be at SephoraTimes Square, 200 W. 42nd St., 3-6 p.m. to chat and answer questions; 212-737-4672....Read more »
Black Fleece by Brooks Brothers -- Who says the fellas at Brooks are stodgy?
For several seasons now, cutting-edge designer Thom Browne has designed this exclusive collection of energized American classics. Not for everyone, granted, but the collaboration shows a willingness by the once-staid clothier to stay current. Hip, even.
Here, Browne dives into the prints trend, mixing...Read more »
The Kids Closet, a Long Island group dedicated to producing four seasonal consignment sales to help parents save each year, is back again this weekend.
The Mitchel Athletic Complex in Uniondale will be stuffed with about 40,000 items, including children's clothing and shoes, indoor and outdoor toys, books, DVDs, baby products and more at below retail prices.
The sale will be open from...Read more »
Research shows that 8 out of 10 women wear the wrong sized bra, and Breast Cancer accounts for 26 percent of all cancers among women.
Want to help both issues in one day without spending a dime?
Head over to Saks Fifth Avenue at the Walt Whitman Shops in Huntington Station Friday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and you'll receive a free bra fitting and help raise money for Breast Cancer...Read more »
British singer Adele is known for her powerful vocals and heartfelt lyrics, but it seems the mom-to-be's next steps might be into the fashion world.
She made a glamorous appearance on the U.S. Vogue cover in March, and now Vogue UK is reporting she might be teaming up with Burberry's creative director, Christopher Bailey, to design a plus-size clothing line.
The curvy 24-year-old has...Read more »
Actress Chloë Grace Moretz and Aéropostale have teamed up to help one lucky shopper win their dream celebrity closet.
Moretz will hand pick the winner, who will receive a $10,000 shopping spree.
To enter, upload a picture of your closet at facebook.com/aeropostale or on a mobile device at aerocelebcloset.com and explain why you should be chosen.
Vote on who you think should...Read more »
LET'S 'NECK' Sit in on a scarf-tying lesson (noon, 1 and 2 p.m.) at Bloomingdale's Walt Whitman store with Eileen Fisher experts and see the fall collection, noon-3 p.m.; receive a gift with your $750 or more regular-price Eileen Fisher purchase (one per customer, while supplies last); 631-425-6700. Meanwhile, at Roosevelt Field, LK Bennett Charity puts on...Read more »
Sept. 13-15 AT SAKS FIFTH AVENUE WALT WHITMAN, Sept. 13-14, get a gift with a purchase of at least $150 at the Jo Malone counter (631-350-1353). Sept. 14, Ippolita trunk show, fall/winter collection (631-350-1260) and buy a Cle de Peau product and be treated to a full facial (appointment needed; 631-350-1364). Enjoy free mini makeovers and lessons, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 13-15, with Bobbi...Read more »
Now it’s possible to have your own version of Cher Horowitz’s virtual dressing room from “Clueless.”
“Swivel,” a virtual dressing room that digitally places outfits and accessories on a live image of your body, is showcased at Bloomingdale's in Roosevelt Field mall. The system, which is hooked up to Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect, takes the hassle out of trying on clothing. No more fuss over folding,...Read more »