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Dolce and Gabbana convicted of tax fraud; face possible jail time

It looks like the glamour stops here for fashion duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, who have been sentenced to 1 year and 4 months of prison time plus steep fines for tax evasion. 

A Milan court convicted the owners of Dolce & Gabbana of tax fraud after the designers were accused of transferring control of their funds to a company in Luxembourg in 2004 to avoid paying Italian...

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Forever 21 launches interactive shopping experience, 21st Street

Forever 21 launches online shopping experience, 21st Street.

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Tired of standing in lines and sifting through racks at the mall? Forever 21 hopes to give customers a better virtual shopping experience with their new launch, 21st Street.

Instead of seeing how maxi-skirts and floral bandeaus look on store mannequins, 21st Street shows customers pictures of real teens sporting Forever 21 looks. Shoppers can browse through images of style inspiration...

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Club Monaco to launch first shoe collection

Club Monaco will release its first ever shoe

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If you’re a Club Monaco shopper, you’ve probably noticed that the men’s and women’s fashion company has just about everything besides footwear, but that’s about to change.

The brand has announced plans to launch its first ever shoe collection, just in time for revamping your fall wardrobe this August.

Women's Wear Daily reported the brand is launching a shoe line composed of 25 Italian...

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Miss USA winners go nude for PETA

Four former Miss USA winners pose in this

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The world is buzzing about the sexy orange bikini and golden goddess-like gown Erin Brady wore Sunday night as she was named Miss USA 2013, but four former Miss USA winners are turning heads with what they aren't wearing.   Shanna Moakler, 1995, Susie Castillo, 2003, Shandi Finnessey, 2004, and Alyssa Campanella, 2011, have posed nude in a new campaign for animal rights group PETA.  ...

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Cynthia Rowley, J. Crew, Shoshanna sample sales

Hamptons' haute requires a silky cover-up, like Shoshanna's

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June 18

Take in the 'Huntington Has Taste' fashion show, featuring women's summer apparel provided by local boutiques, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Prime, 117 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-385-1515. Admission is free.

June 19

Meet Simone I. Smith, wife of LL Cool J, and shop her latest jewelry collection trunk show, 3-8 p.m., at SHAG in Roslyn. Photographer Roberto Rabanne will also be...

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Zac Posen, David's Bridal team up to dress brides on a budget

"A magic moment," Zac Posen wrote beneath this

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Designer to the stars Zac Posen has taken a vow to make a wider range of women say yes to the dress.

Posen's modern feminine designs and striking silhouettes are regular stand-outs at red carpet events, and he dressed stunning Mrs. Ellen DeGeneres (also known as Portia de Rossi) for her special day.

But now he's giving everyday brides a chance, with a limited-edition collection for David's...

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Jockey's new fit system promises the best bra of your life

Jockey's new Fit Kit offers 55 sizes to

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Think you know your bra size?

Jockey says you're wrong.

The intimates brand's research shows that 85 percent of women are wearing bras that don’t fit them properly, even after being sized by an expert.

They're blaming the issue on standard bra measurements, so they've thrown away lettered cup sizes all together. 

Their new system offers 55 different sizes for a fit that's...

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5 summer beauty must-haves to beat the sun

You can use Jason Aloe Vera 98% Gel

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Nope, it's not your mother's zinc oxide, that's for sure. Back in the day, that stuff looked like cream cheese on your nose. Own's Dual Protecting Day Lotion SPF30 is a nongreasy, clear version, $22.99; at Ulta and

Murad's Essential-C Sun Balm Broad Spectrum SPF 35, launched last month, defends against UVA (aging) and UVB (burning) rays, and antioxidants combat free radicals...

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Marc Jacobs to launch first beauty line with Sephora

Fashion designer Marc Jacobs will launch his first

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After years of success in the fashion industry, Marc Jacobs has ventured out to create his first line of cosmetics. Women’s Wear Daily reports that the designer has collaborated with Sephora Originals to create Marc Jacobs Beauty, a collection of color cosmetics that will hit Sephora stores Aug. 9.

The launch of Jacobs’ color cosmetics line will mark the first time that Sephora has premiered...

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We want to see your best style shots

"Princesses: Long Island" star Amanda Bertoncini shared snapshots

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Here at Newsday, our fashion team is always looking for inspiration. 

If you're a Long Islander who loves to show off your personal style, this is your chance to shine.

Pull together a great work to happy hour look? Heading to the beach looking like a star? Share your best summer fashion picks with us.

Simply Tweet @NinaShopsNY or Instagram @Newsday with hashtag #newsdaystyle,...

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