Style and sample sales, fashion and fun.
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Iris Apfel knows how to make an entrance.
The 91-year-old designer and style icon walked into Shag boutique in Roslyn Friday afternoon in flaired jeans, colorful beaded jewelry and her signature oversized shades and found herself immediately surrounded by fans.
Apfel, a self-proclaimed "accessory freak," was in town to show off her new line of Extinction handbags with business...Read more »
For at least one day, consider 13 your lucky number.
Thursday, Oct. 11 has one of those fun numerical dates (10/11/12), and to celebrate, online retailer 6PM.com decided to keep on counting and offer a $13 sale on thousands of styles.
You'll find apparel, shoes and accessories from brands ike DC, US Polo, SkillCandy and more starting at 9 a.m. EST.
Photo: This Gabriella Rocha Cammie...Read more »
Grab your best gal pals and head over to the Walt Whitman Shops in Huntington Station on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m., because the mall is dedicating an entire night to fashion, fun and food . . . no boys allowed.
OK, guys won't be kicked out or anything, but Girls' Night Out will include swag bags, in-store events, prizes, entertainment and networking, all geared toward Long Island women.
Bloomingdale's...Read more »
Caboodles, the ubiquitous plastic cosmetics case inspired by a fishing tackle box, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a limited-edition replica of the first model. The nostalgic piece, called My First Love, is $25 while supplies last at facebook.com/caboodles, or call 800-226-9868. You could stash your makeup in a boring black bag, but why? MAC has asked three illustrators --...Read more »
No more mister (or Ms.) nice guy. This fall, Disney celebrates the villains in its midst with a huge collection of products. The Disney Villains Designer Collections includes six limited-editon dolls (think Cruella, from "101 Dalmatians," Maleficent from "Sleeping Beauty," $79.50 each), along with accessories (very cool sequined tote), stationery, mugs and some wicked...Read more »
First, let's get the pronunciation outta the way -- it's "GROW-zee." The edgy, Japanese womenswear line is a hit in hometown Osaka and in L.A. (where Mischa Barton, Taylor Jacobson and Whitney Port have been spotted in the aisles). Now it's online, which means you, too, can snap up one of their faux leather minis, chiffon maxi dresses, asymmetrical tops or rocker tees...Read more »
Oct. 12-13 Simon Fashion Now, presented by Winthrop-University Hospital inRoosevelt Field's north court: Friday, student runway competition (1 p.m.), then from 6-8 p.m., product samplings, styling advice, hors d'oeuvres, plus fashion shows (6:30 and 7:30 p.m.). On Saturday, fashion shows run hourly, 1-4 p.m., along with audience styling competitions, chances to win gift cards and more....Read more »
Oct. 1-6 Rent the Runway sample sale, large selection of gently used designer dresses and accessories on sale with savings of up to 95 percent, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 260 Fifth Ave., Manhattan, 212-725-5400; 260samplesale.com. Oct. 1-31 The Junior League of Long Island's sixth annual Coat Extravaganza is being held at its thrift store, 1395 Old Northern...Read more »
Candie's launched its first ever beauty line this week, and the inaugural collection of fruity fragrances, glam lip glosses and fun nail polishes is as sweet as the clothing, shoes and accessories teens love them for.
There are two main fragrances -- Candie's Signature and Candie's Luscious -- the first flirty and floral and the second a warmer, deeper scent for the older set. They're $39.50...Read more »
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and that means it's time to get out and fight for the cure. Whether you're shopping for pink products, getting your hair done or attending an event at a local mall, here are ways you can help while having a little fun, too.
Free haircut and style
Where: JCP Salons near you
When: Through October, while appointments are still available
What:...Read more »