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Nordstrom is all hush-hush on the details, but yes, it's true -- the chain will unleash an exclusive shoe, handbag and trenchcoat collection this February from none other than fashion icon Sarah Jessica Parker.

Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Adam Levine launch fashion lines

Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Sarah Jessica Parker, Adam Levine and Eva Mendes are among the celebrities dipping their toes in the fashion pool.

New York & Company hopes to revive its
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New York & Company hopes to revive its low-profile brand with high-voltage Eva Mendes-her new eponymous line features office-to-dinner dresses (about $69 to $79) and smart separates ($32 to $89); at New York & Company stores and nyandcompany.com.

Eva Mendes is known for her love of
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Eva Mendes is known for her love of color and patterns, as seen in her Eva Mendes Collection, like this polyester fit-and-flare dress, which comes in a light gray or black "vintage rose" print; $79.95 at New York & Company stores and nyandcompany.com.

The Hal Rubenstein collection, from the long-time fashion
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The Hal Rubenstein collection, from the long-time fashion editor, includes body-conscious separates, tailored outerwear, stylish footwear and other accessories -- this suede bootie with beaded toe, in black, midnight navy and merlot; $119.90 on HSN broadcasts and hsn.com.

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New York & Company hopes to revive its
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New York & Company hopes to revive its low-profile brand with high-voltage Eva Mendes-her new eponymous line features office-to-dinner dresses (about $69 to $79) and smart separates ($32 to $89); at New York & Company stores and nyandcompany.com.

Nordstrom is all hush-hush on the details, but
(Credit: Invision for Lexus Amy Sussman)

Nordstrom is all hush-hush on the details, but yes, it's true -- the chain will unleash an exclusive shoe, handbag and trenchcoat collection this February from none other than fashion icon Sarah Jessica Parker.

Besides playing high-heeled heroine Carrie Bradshaw in
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Besides playing high-heeled heroine Carrie Bradshaw in "Sex and the City," Parker is a lifelong shoe lover . . . and shoe smeller. When shopping as a kid, she told Nordstrom.com, she "always smelled the shoes because the leather smelled so good, and I still do. I still always smell a pair of shoes when I go into a shoe store."

Singer Nicki Minaj is not exactly your shy
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Singer Nicki Minaj is not exactly your shy wallflower type, so expect lots of bold patterns, vibrant shades and currrrrrrve-loving silhouettes in her new Nicki Minaj Collection, arriving Tuesday at Kmart stores, kmart.com and ShopYourWay.com.

Nicki Minaj accentuates the curves in her new
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Nicki Minaj accentuates the curves in her new fashion line of dresses, track suits and more. "Hugs u in all the right places," she wrote on Instagram of one brocade-print dress. Her line debuts at Kmart and Kmart.com Tuesday.

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The star of NBC'ss
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The star of NBC'ss "The Voice" now has "the look" that guys can grab for their own. The new Adam Levine collection of tees, soft button-downs, broken-in denim and accessories is inspired by the rocker's personal style; $9.99 to $69.99 (this flannel shirt, $24.99), starting tomorrow at Kmart stores, kmart.com and shopyourway.com/adam (where you'll find behind-the-scenes videos and chats with Levine).

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"If you don't feel good about what you're wearing, then you shouldn't be wearing it," says rocker Adam Levine, who used his own closet as inspiration for his first Adam Levine clothing line. You'll find tees, soft button-downs, broken-in denim, knits (like this roomy cardigan, $39.99) and accessories; starting Tuesday at Kmart stores, kmart.com and shopyourway.com

The Adam Levine collection -- the rocker's first-ever
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The Adam Levine collection -- the rocker's first-ever clothing line-is casual, super-soft and cool. . .even when it's keeping you warm, like with this knit hat; $12.99, at Kmart stores, kmart.com and shopyourway.com/adam.

Adam Levine's collection is inspired by the rocker's
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Adam Levine's collection is inspired by the rocker's personal style, including this flannel shirt; $24.99 at Kmart stores, kmart.com and shopyourway.com/adam.

It may be autumn, but Rih Rih's an
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It may be autumn, but Rih Rih's an island girl, remember, so her Rihanna for River Island collection flashes some skin; at us.riverisland.com.

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Nope, no umbrellas, but the Rihanna for River
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Nope, no umbrellas, but the Rihanna for River Island collection does offer apparel and accessories, like an occult-print scarf, faux fur backpack and these camo sandals; $150 at us.riverisland.com.

Rih Rih's an island girl, remember, so her
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Rih Rih's an island girl, remember, so her Rihanna for River Island collection flashes some skin. Here, a cropped mesh tee, $62, at us.riverisland.com.

Luxury designer (and Mick Jagger gal) L'Wren Scott
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Luxury designer (and Mick Jagger gal) L'Wren Scott is foregoing her standard four-digit price tags for an affordable capsule collection for Banana Republic, her first-ever collab with a global retailer. Expect sequin dresses, jeweled cardigans, pencil skirts, colorful prints (lips, florals, candy stripes) and some fab accessories, $39.50 to $198 starting Dec. 5 at select Banana Republic stores and bananarepublic.com.

Fashion fanatics are chomping at the bejeweled bit
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Fashion fanatics are chomping at the bejeweled bit for uber-luxe designer L'Wren Scott's line for Banana Republic, which will feature sparkly party dress (as Mick Jagger's girlfriend, figure she knows how to dress for some major parties), jackets, pencil skirts and accessories like this clever clutch, with a chain handle that detaches and converts to a necklace; $39.50 to $198 starting Dec. 5 at select Banana Republic stores and Bananarepublic.com.

"Boom" is right-within hours of its debut, many items from the 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target collection sold out, among them this cotton/poly sweatshirt, $29.99. It's gone online but, pssst, at press time it was still available in limited quantities at Target stores in Bay Shore and Westbury.

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Limsanity reigns-but you can still find some items
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Limsanity reigns-but you can still find some items from the 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target collection. It may just take some hunting. At press time, this polyester skirt in funky animal print, $29.99, was available at select Target stores and target.com. The matching pullover, $34.99, was sold out online, available in limited quantities at Target stores in Farmingdale, Levittown and Westbury-but, hey, if you're willing to take a ride, it was fully in stock at Targets in Riverhead and Stamford, CT.

"Boom" is right-within hours of its debut, many items from the 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target collection sold out, among them this cotton/poly sweatshirt, $29.99. It's gone online but, pssst, at press time it was still available in limited quantities at Target stores in Bay Shore and Westbury.

“Boom” is right-within hours of its debut, many
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“Boom” is right-within hours of its debut, many items from the 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target collection sold out, among them this cotton/poly sweatshirt, $29.99. It’s gone online but, pssst, at press time it was still available in limited quantities at Target stores in Bay Shore and Westbury.

Eureka-something that hasn't yet sold out!! (Well, at
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Eureka-something that hasn't yet sold out!! (Well, at least not by press time.) This 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target sequin dress in polyester with surprise sparkles on the shoulder (and across the back); $74.99 at select Target stores and target.com.

Affordable Paris chic-now that's something to oo la
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Affordable Paris chic-now that's something to oo la la about. Here, Catherine Malandrino for DesigNation oversized stripe cardigan, $88, with oversized Paris tee, $36, and ponte pants, $64; at Kohl's stores and kohls.com.

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This upscale French designer is known for her

This upscale French designer is known for her intricate cutout dresses and delicate, eye-catching crocheted knits-and now you can enjoy the label. . .for less. Catherine Malandrino for DesigNation cutout shift dress; $88 at Kohl's stores and kohls.com.

They're always singing about

They're always singing about "April in Paris," but autumn in Paris sure ain't bad either. Catherine Malandrino for DesigNation wide neck Paris pullover, $58, and flare trousers, $54; at Kohl's stores and kohls.com.

Affordable Paris chic-now that's something to oo la
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Affordable Paris chic-now that's something to oo la la about. Here, Catherine Malandrino for DesigNation oversized stripe cardigan, $88, with oversized Paris tee, $36, and ponte pants, $64; at Kohl's stores and kohls.com.

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"I was very proud that H&M approached me to do this collaboration," says French designer Isabel Marant. Her line is still under wraps, but will no doubt reflect her tres chic, Paris-boho style, with gear for women AND guys (her first-ever men's line). Look for it Nov. 14 at H&M stores and hm.com.

Hal Rubenstein, one of In Style magazine's founding
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Hal Rubenstein, one of In Style magazine's founding editors (now editor at large) and a Fashion Week fixture, is finally crossing over -- from behind the pages to on them, releasing his own Hal Rubenstein collection of women's apparel and accessories. Here, the faux beaver vest, in various shades; $129.90 on HSN broadcasts and hsn.com

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Hal Rubenstein's faux beaver fur vest comes in
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Hal Rubenstein's faux beaver fur vest comes in various shades; $129.90 on HSN broadcasts and hsn.com

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