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Sept. 3-4 White House/Black Market will be offering teachers a 15 percent discount off full-priced items. The offer is available at all retail stores (not at outlets or online) and a valid school ID is required; 631-724-4039, whitehouseblackmarket.com Sept. 6-9 Monique Lhuillier and Bliss by Monique Lhuillier bridal trunk shows at The Wedding Salon of Manhasset, 1468...Read more »
Fashion's Night Out is the biggest night of the year for shopping, and to celebrate, some of the city's top designers and boutiques have created exclusive merchandise only being sold on FNO. Just make sure to act quickly if you're interested -- the items are available in limited quantities.
Inspired by New York City, these shades evoke a fun night out on town -- just like FNO....Read more »
Jil Sander's new Vasari clutch is, in fact, a brown paper bag.
It's likely that anyone with expensive enough taste to spend $290 on a lunch bag isn't toting around a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Good thing it's made of coated paper with stitched seams and metal eyelets to let that caviar breathe.
There's also an upgraded black leather version...Read more »
Ballet Slippers. Tart Deco. Fiji. Mojito Madness.
Women who frequent nail salons recite Essie nail polish shades like school kids recite the alphabet. But have you ever thought about the creative mind behind it all?
Her name is Essie Weingarten, and she's a Queens-bred woman with a personality as colorful as her iconic square bottles that line salon shelves.
"Getting a manicure...Read more »
Aug. 27-29 NY PREMIER BRIDAL SHOW AND EXPO, with more than 30 wedding exhibitors, a band showcase and fashion show, comes to three venues this week: Aug. 27, Long Island Marriott, 101 James Doolittle Blvd., Uniondale; Aug. 28, Huntington Hilton, 598 Broadhollow Rd. (Route 110), Melville, and Aug. 29, Holiday Inn Ronkonkoma, 3845 Veterans Memorial Hwy.; 631-563-6280;...Read more »
Been there, done that . . . my usual response to someone landing a major star to promote their lipstick or their fashion collection or their store. David Beckham for H&M, Julia Roberts for Lancôme. Lovely, but ho-hum.
But now I’m impressed. Our own Americana Manhasset scored Uggie, the scene-stealing canine star of “The Artist,” to appear in its fall catalog. The lookbook (featuring styles...Read more »
Saks Off 5th revealed its luxury loft-style layout and designer merchandise at its brand new store in the Gallery at Westbury Plaza Wednesday night, but for associate district manager Adam Arabian, who moved from the now closed store at the Source Mall down the street, it was all about the community.
"We have a tight community in Westbury and a very loyal customer base," Arabian...Read more »
Yes, it's a night of luxury and glamour, but Fashion's Night Out isn't just about the fancy pants elite stocking their already full closets with designer duds.
Vogue and Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) started the initiative in 2009 to boost the struggling retail business during tough economic times, and 40 percent of sales made from an exclusive FNO Collection will benefit...Read more »
At the "Total Recall" movie premiere in Hollywood, actress Sophia Bush stepped out looking chic in her bold textured leggings.
Bush wore black leather leggings with a white blazer and black pumps and she looked sleek and professional. Try this look for a day at the office or a school event this fall.
Calvin Klein white blazer
A crisp white blazer creates the perfect...Read more »
Calling all beauty addicts -- put down your wrinkle cream and grab the remote, because QVC is dedicating a 24-hour broadcast this Saturday to all the little products that help us look our best.
The "Beauty's Best" broadcast will include best-selling brands, top-rated products, brand-new items, hot beauty trends and special deals.
New products that will be presented include...Read more »