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It was like the bizzarro world of fashion at the American Music Awards on Sunday night. Wild things like Nicki Minaj – we mean, c’mon, she attended the Grammys in papal robes this year – turned out in a perfectly lovely mainstream couture confection by Monique Llhuillier. We’ve seen this neon yellow number before: on “Modern Family” star Julie Bowen at the Emmys.
Minaj wasn’t the...Read more »
Returning to her home turf to celebrate the release of her debut fragrance, Nicki Minaj will meet with the first 200 fans and autograph commemorative ads for each. “Pink Friday” will be released Nov. 20 at the Macy’s in Queen Center at 3:30 p.m.
The items from the “Pink Friday” fragrance collection include eau de parfum spray (shaped like Nicki Minaj’s head and torso), scented body lotion...Read more »
Helen Kaminski trunk show, luxe winter hats and caps, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at SHAG, 1370 Northern Blvd., Roslyn; 516-484-3133
Aritzia opens its 5th Avenue flagship, its largest store to date, with a wide selection of women's fashion labels at contemporary price points and below; at 600 Fifth Ave., Manhattan.
Stop by Bloomingdale's Roosevelt Field,...Read more »
We love it when fashion gets behind a cause, and that’s just what’s happening with superstorm Sandy. In response to the devastating storm, the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Vogue have joined forces to raise funds for hard hit people and places impacted by the storm.
"Sandy has hit us hard here at home," said CFDA president Diane von Furstenberg. "It is devastating...Read more »
Business magnate Donald Trump's political tirades could affect his fashion and fragrance lines at Macy's stores nationwide.
Trump, a public supporter of Republican candidate Mitt Romney, has outwardly questioned President Barack Obama's background, and in October offered $5 million to the charity of the president's choice if he released his college and passport records.
After Obama was...Read more »
Want to help superstorm Sandy relief while getting your holiday shopping done? The Tory Burch Foundation, the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Vogue are joining forces to make that possible.
Shoppers can score designer fashion at 50 percent off, and 100 percent of net proceeds will benefit the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City and the Tri-State Area.
Participating designers...Read more »
Last November, we followed Amie Ortiz of Holbrook and her gang as they shopped from Thanksgiving night into the wee hours of Black Friday morning, scoring deals for the kids at Toys"R"Us, home goods at Kohl's, TVs at Target and lots of clothing at Smith Haven Mall.
This year, we're searching again for a reader who has what it takes to out shop even the most dedicated deal hunters...Read more »
Irish designer Daryl Kerrigan has been a New York fashion staple since she launched downtown-chic line Daryl K in her East Village boutique in the early '90s.
This month, Kerrigan will launch an exclusive, seven-piece collection for Urban Outfitters including an animal-print sweater, knit mesh sequin dress, bomber jacket, skinny pants in faux leather, a raw hem tunic, silk shirt and...Read more »
French designer Sophie Theallet, known for her elegant, feminine designs, has teamed up with The Limited to create an affordable holiday collection.
“I design clothes to make a woman feel beautiful, and my aesthetic is luxurious and sensual with an air of nonchalance,” Theallet said in a statement. “It is a wonderful challenge to create modern clothes with these attributes at an accessible...Read more »
Every year, red and white striped tents filled with holiday goodies turn Manhattan's Union Square into a winter wonderland. Visitors from around the world come to shop the unique gifts, many made by local artisans, while sipping some of the city's best hot chocolate and munching on specialty foods from top vendors.
The Union Square Holiday Market, curated by UrbanSpace, opened for its 19th...Read more »