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Fans of Rebecca Minkoff's coveted handbags probably think working for the designer would be a dream come true, but the situation at her Manhattan headquarters is a little bit messy at the moment, Vogue reports. OK, more than a little bit.
Minkoff is facing fines of $77,000 from the U.S. Department of Labor for "willful and serious violations of workplace safety standards," including...Read more »
We give major props to those brave enough to rock a man-eating zombie costume for Halloween, but for the women who are more into glam than gory, we found three YouTube makeup tutorials that enhance your natural beauty.
If you're always looking for an excuse to add drama to your makeup routine but just can't find the time and place to go crazy with winged eyeliner, this is...Read more »
Seems it's all about volume these days, and powders are one way to pump it up. Bumble and bumble's new one, Pret-a-powder, blends clay and oat flour for dry cleansing and volume -- plus it will extend the life of your blow-dry. It comes in four shades -- white, blonde, brown and black; $26, bumbleandbumble.com.
If mechanical help is called for, try HIclips -- basically a hairclip on steroids....Read more »
Through Nov. 1
At the Bloomingdale's Roosevelt Field store, experience Creed's latest Royal Exclusives fragrance collection, Oct. 28-31 (consultations available; 516-873-2849). On Oct. 30, Robert Graham stylists offers one-on-one wardrobe advice for men, 2 p.m.; enter to win an electronics gift basket, including a digital photo printer (one entry per customer; no purchase necessary); call...Read more »
What would YOU do with $78 million? That’s what H&M wants to know. The H&M Conscious Foundation, a charitable arm of the brand, just got a generous donation, and plans to use the money to address three serious global issues—but which?
They’ve narrowed it down to five—clean water, strengthening women, safeguarding natural resources, education and poverty reduction via self-empowerment.
You...Read more »
Now through Oct. 27
The Wedding Library in Manhattan hosts the Amsale bridesmaids fall 2014 collection trunk show at 14 E. 60th St., suite 606. The show is by appointment only; 212-327-0100 or email@example.com
Nouveau Bride has the Modeca Bridal and Enzoani Gorgeous with Curves (plus-size bridal gowns), by appointment only, at 1613 Merrick Rd., Merrick; 516-868-1500.
Oct....Read more »
There's a dark, mysterious air to several makeup lines for fall -- think names like Superstition, Dark Spell, Mystic Metallics. And just launched is Cover Girl's new line based on the upcoming film "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" that brings smoky eyes to a whole new level. MAC celebrates a legend -- fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez -- with a limited-edition collection of vibrant...Read more »
Ever walked into a high end boutique and gotten scared by the snobby sales lady and the astronomical price tags, so much so that you’re afraid to touch the clothes no less try them on? (Uh, yeah.)
Forget about it. Rent the Runway, the online retailer that has been renting designer duds since 2009 just opened a swanky new showroom (its first) at the Henri Bendel flagship on Fifth Avenue where...Read more »
Victoria's Secret revealed the 2013 Fantasy Bra Wednesday, the latest in a lineup of multimillion dollar undergarments produced annually since Claudia Schiffer donned one in 1996.
Candice Swanopoel is the lucky Angel this year, as she'll be rocking the $10 million creation for the first time in her career at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Dec. 10.
The bra was made by Long Island's...Read more »
GRAB THE GOWN, Loehmann's annual bridal event in Manhattan offers more than 500 gowns priced from $400 to $1,000. The store is open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., but it's first come, first served, so get there early; 101 Seventh Ave.; 212-352-0856.
FILLY'S offers the spring 2014 Rene Ruiz trunk show featuring gowns and cocktail dresses with modern silhouettes; 1065 Willis...Read more »