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Oh the horror. You’re a Hamptons-stationed VIP, celebrity or socialite and you’ve gotten a last minute invite to a flashy party or a charity event there. You have to make a public appearance and…gasp…you haven’t a thing to wear.
That’s exactly why Carmen Adriana, 38, a veteran stylist, recently opened Fabinjection in East Hampton where notables can borrow contemporary and designer clothing...Read more »
Banana Republic has been among the leaders in the designer collaboration craze, with popular collections by Trina Turk and Milly and one by Kate Middleton favorite Issa London coming soon, but the retailer is taking it to a whole new level for the 2013 holiday season with . . . drumroll please . . . L'Wren Scott.
Known for her opulent, exclusive and supremely expensive designs (A recent...Read more »
Oscar-nominated actress Rooney Mara is the face of the new Calvin Klein fragrance, DOWNTOWN, which will launch in stores in September and is available at Macy’s for pre-sale right now.
The company touts the new scent -- a balance of feminine woods with soft floral notes – as having an “unexpected edge.” And who could be edgier than Lisbeth Salander, the complicated, counterculture character...Read more »
July 10 Mally Roncal, celebrity makeup artist and founder of Mally Beauty, gives a class on her trade secrets, 5-7 p.m., at Henri Bendel, 712Fifth Ave., Manhattan; 212-247-1100. Must reserve a spot with a $75 fee, redeemable in product purchases; email email@example.com July 10-12 At Nordstrom in Roosevelt Field, meet with Guerlain skin-care specialist Larissa Parsons, July 10-11, for a...Read more »
'Beach waves" -- the hair kind, that is -- are nothing new to Long Island women, who are intimately familiar with the tousled, sea-breezy look that comes from a day spent lounging at the shore. Now it's as common on the red carpet as the boardwalk at Jones Beach.
The key is to "work with your natural texture," notes Yair Arbas, a stylist at Valery Joseph Salons in Bridgehampton...Read more »
Whether it was breakup revenge or newfound confidence from all those chart-topping hits and Grammy awards, Taylor Swift finally started taking fashion risks this year with some seriously sultry red carpet looks.
Keds decided to do the same with the singer's fall shoe collection, mixing things up for the classic brand with 17 styles ranging from florals and sequins to stars and stripes.
(Swift's...Read more »
As you shop for summer's latest trends this holiday weekend, why not support a good American cause? A new line of Target products is making it easy to help others in need.
The retailer has partnered with Feed USA, an initiative by designer Lauren Bush Lauren's nonprofit foundation to create a limited-edition line of clothing, accessories and home products that will provide meals for American...Read more »
There's a long list of people who dislike pompous Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries. Among them: overweight teens, "ugly" people and "Jersey Shore" star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino.
Jeffries has been slammed in the past for his comments about his brand's efforts to be "exclusionary" and cater only to attractive "cool kids," and...Read more »
Shop the Perini swimwear trunk show, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., at Kailani, 729C Montauk Hwy., Montauk; 631-668-1518.
Bring your fur to Maximilian Fur Salon at Bloomingdale's for a revamp or redo and get 20 percent off the service fee, today in Roosevelt Field (516-873-2897) and July 10 in Huntington (631-425-6939). Beginning this month at Roosevelt Field, find the perfect-fitting...Read more »
Show off your pride this Fourth of July with a patriotic manicure. In four simple steps, you can complete this flag inspired nail art design.
For this summer holiday look from Catherine Rodgers' DIY Nail Art book, you’ll need, of course, three polishes in the shades of red, white and blue. For an extra touch of sparkle, you’ll need a silver glitter polish.
Step 1: Begin by painting...Read more »