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JCPenney partners with Dress for Success for charity

Throughout February 2013, JCPenney shoppers can round up

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JCPenney has partnered up with Dress for Success to help provide professional clothing for women-in-need. Throughout February, JCPenney shoppers can round up their purchases to the nearest whole dollar and donate the difference to the charity.

The donations can be received in-store or online for any and all merchandise in the store, such as some of their most popular brands like Betsey Johnson,...

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A cold weather pedicure must-have

Pedi-sox are ideal for a winter pedicure, $7-10


When getting a pedicure in the cold weather you are faced with a dilemma, grin and bear the cold and wear your flip flops out of the salon or wrap your toes with plastic wrap and put your shoes and socks back on and hope for the best. 

A great way to prevent your feet from getting cold and keeping that pedicure flawless is by using a pair of Pedi-Sox. 

These toeless socks are...

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Michael Kors campaigns to end world hunger

Michael Kors is battling world hunger with a

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Michael Kors is a man on a huge mission, and it has nothing to do with clothes. On Wednesday, the born-and-bred LIer launched an exclusive partnership with the UN World Food Programme, which is dedicated to helping solve the international hunger crisis, a cause that is near and dear to Kors, and a cornerstone of his philanthropic platform.

The WFP is the world’s largest organization fighting...

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National Wear Red Day helps fight heart disease

The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women


Heart disease is the number one killer of women, and Macy's is fighting back the best way they know how -- with fashion.

Friday is the 10th National Wear Red Day, an initiative of the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign. 

Macy's is GRFW's national founding sponsor, and to help they will host in-store and online shopping events including the annual Wear Red Sale...

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Redheads rule at first of its kind beauty, fashion event

How to be a Redhead founders Stephanie Vendetti,


Since its launch in 2011, How to be a Redhead has become a beauty and fashion haven for women with red hair and fair skin.

With redhead fashion tips, redhead-friendly beauty products, fitness and diet recommendations and spotlights on extraordinary "ginger" women, the site has worked to encourage fiery-haired ladies to flaunt their unique looks.

Now, founders Adrienne...

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NuBest Salon and Spa has added laser services to the menu

NuBest Salon and Spa is offering laser treatments

Get a haircut, color, mani, pedi, massage, facial and…oh yeah, your age spots removed at nuBest Salon and Spa in Manhasset.

The beauty hub has recently added laser services to its extensive spa menu. On Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday clients can take advantage of the Sciton Broadband Light laser which performs a broad range of aesthetic procedures and non-invasive treatments including removal...

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On sale now: This week's top five picks

We found five best bets among the sales

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Pay full price? Never! At least not since the Internet was invented. From work gear to workout wear, here are this week’s best deals from around the web.

1. Long-sleeve dress

Was: $265.00

Now: $92.00

You save: $173.00

Why buy: This versatile dress will go anywhere with you. The color is rich and flattering and the quilted pattern at the bottom adds an element of sophistication...

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Gift-giving app helps with Valentine's Day gifts

UrGiftin is a free app available for download

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As Valentine's Day creeps around the corner, gift-giving beyond the expected flowers, teddy bears and chocolates can be a little challenging. UrGiftin, a free app, is here to help with the process.

The app shows products a user desires and allows the gift-giver to purchase the products right from the app, helping to chip away at the gift-guesswork. It comes in handy for other gifting holidays,...

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Cornelia Guest wins Fashion Group’s “Rising Star” award

Long Islander Cornelia Guest took home the Fashion

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Long Islander Cornelia Guest won the prestigious “Rising Star” award for accessories at the Fashion Group International’s 16th annual fete for emerging talent on Thursday afternoon held at Cipriani 42nd Street.

Guest, who designs and produces a line of cruelty-free handbags, said, “I am beyond thrilled about receiving this wonderful award and so happy that my passion for animals and fashion...

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Lululemon Warehouse Sale and Yoga Bowl to hit Nassau Coliseum

Lululemon Athletica will host a warehouse sale at


Talk about survival of the fittest.

Hordes of yogis, runners and gym rats will battle for deals next week at Nassau Coliseum, as stylish activewear brand Lululemon Athletica hosts its first warehouse sale on Long Island.

These sales are extremely rare for Lululemon, and the discounts are expected to be huge. Shoppers will find yoga pants, workout tops, sports bras, jackets, fitness accessories...

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