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The circus is in town—or, make that the cirque—as in Cirque du Soleil, those freakishly flexible and creative acrobats, who’ll be at the Desigual store in SoHo on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, interacting with customers, and encouraging you to buy cool items from Desigual’s Cirque-inspired line. And you get a deal if you do.
The “Cirque-y” collection includes clothing and accessories...Read more »
It has been a week since the Boston Marathon bombings devastated Boston and the entire nation, and Women's Wear Daily reports that most businesses are open and trying to return normalcy to the city.
The Boston area's typically busy shopping scene was understandably quieter than usual this weekend, but for some retail therapy was a simple distraction and way to get out and reconnect with the...Read more »
April 24 Spatique Medical Spa is offering Vitalize Peels ($125 value), 9 a.m.-6 p.m., with a $100 reservation fee that may be applied toward a Skinmedica product or package purchase; 260 Middle Country Rd., Smithtown. To reserve a spot, call 631-724-7720. April 25-27 Filly's has trunk shows by Fouy Chov Couture, evening gowns and cocktail dresses for fall, and A. Exclusive, European styled...Read more »
This promises to be a really big shoe. Memorabilia house Gotta Have Rock and Roll is hosting a celeb shoe auction to benefit the city's Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. The fun begins Wednesday at gottahaverockandroll.com with these highlights (all come with a certificate of authenticity): SARAH JESSICA PARKER Fashionistas unite with three...Read more »
East Setauket native Indie Lee was a living a quiet life as an accountant when -- bam! -- came the brain tumor diagnosis. On Earth Day, 2009, she awoke from surgery to learn it had been successfully removed . . . and that environmental toxins may have contributed to its cause. She left corporate life, determined to educate others about the dangers of chemicals in beauty products. Her website, indielee.com,...Read more »
It has become a tradition for Long Beach High School to celebrate prom at Chateau Briand in Carle Place, but for many students who lost so much during superstorm Sandy, the occasion wasn't a priority this year.
“The prom committee polled seniors after the holiday break about their plans to attend the prom,” said teacher and prom adviser Adriane Glassberg. “The results indicated that our prom...Read more »
Spunky Danielle Trotta of Seaford is Newsday’s “Project Prom” girl this year. The 17-year-old junior, who attends Seaford High School and is a varsity softball player, is also enrolled in the GC-Tech program in Levittown for cosmetology.
Her mom, Kathy, nominated her. “Danielle has been the 'mayor' of Seaford ever since she was a little girl,” she wrote. “She is in Key Club, Best Buddies,...Read more »
When it comes to spring cleaning, you're eager to freshen up the house and declutter your closets, but what about that dirty secret in your bathroom? (Relax! We're talking about your makeup bag.)
Your makeup brushes touch your face every single day, but if you're like most women, the last time you cleaned them was, well, you can't remember.
Long Island-based celebrity makeup artist Virginia...Read more »
When the weather is confusing, the sales can be too. This week, I found items on sale that you'll want to wear immediately and some you'll likely store until next year.
1. Kenneth Cole Shirtdress Was: $138.00 Now: $54.97 You save: $83.03
Why buy? This is a really fun take on the traditional shirtdress. A zipper in front rather than buttons makes this infinitely more hip and the elastic...Read more »
Beyoncé’s hotly anticipated The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour is sure to thrill fans with defying dance moves and sensational singing. But it is the custom-made Stuart Weitzman shoes that will catch fashion lovers' eyes as she struts on stage.
The famed shoe designer will be whipping up everything from stiletto pumps adorned with Swarovski crystals to laced-up combat boots.
“Creating footwear...Read more »