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BloggersNina Ruggiero Anne Bratskeir Joseph V. Amodio Barbara Schuler Ginny Dunleavy Sylvia King-Cohen
It may only be March, but students all over Long Island are already prepping for prom. As second semester flies by and college acceptance letters roll in, senior girls are faced with the challenge of finding the perfect dress to wear on their last special night as a high school student. We called in Lucy Sykes Rellie, fashion director at Rent the Runway, a designer gown and accessory rental site...Read more »
Big things are happening this year for H&M.
First, the budget fashionista's go-to brand mingled with the likes of Oscar de la Renta and Valentino on the 2013 Oscars red carpet. Best supporting actress nominee Helen Hunt's decision to wear a strapless navy blue H&M evening gown to the big event had fans applauding affordable fashion.
Now, Beyoncé is getting in on the fun, starring...Read more »
Luxury shoe designer Ruthie Davis made an appearance at Bloomingdale’s flagship store in Manhattan Friday to celebrate the launch of her spring collection, now carried at Bloomingdale's stores.
Davis, whose shoes have been worn by the likes of Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Penelope Cruz, had her star-studded client list in mind when designing her spring line.
"This collection is about...Read more »
View the Paula Varsalona trunk show of elegant cocktail dresses and gowns (with designer on Saturday), 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, at Mieka, 45 Glen Cove Rd., Greenvale; 516-200-5501
The Kaufman Franco trunk show features informal modeling of the women's fall/winter 2013 collection, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at Hirshleifers, Americana Manhasset;...Read more »
"I felt a little slutty . . . in a good way," Bethenny Frankel laughed as she sat on the floor of a Manhattan exercise studio in yoga pants, a Skinnygirl tank and red Manolo Blahnik pumps.
A brave group of editors had just traded in sneakers for stilettos for a workout class with the Skinnygirl Daily founder and reality TV star after trying some of her health-conscious...Read more »
Second term, second Vogue cover. So it goes for Michelle Obama, who looks startlingly chic on the cover of the April issue of Vogue magazine, arguably America’s fashion bible.
FLOTUS dons a structured, smart sheath designed by her most recent go-to designer, Reed Krakoff (she wore him in her second official portrait), and reportedly yanked straight from her own closet. (Ever wonder how big...Read more »
Brad Goreski styles red carpet stunners including Jessica Alba and Stacy Keibler (that metallic Naeem Khan number she wore at the Oscars? That was him.) But that doesn't mean he can't appreciate the everyday fashionistas.
Goreski is now Old Navy's "style attendant," lending his fashion sense to their spring collection and putting together complete, stylist-approved looks for less...Read more »
Sylvia Nasser, 29, of Hicksville, started her in-home personal training and online fitness company, The Fit Fem, with one goal in mind: to give women a fun yet effective way to get fit and feel better about themselves.
Nasser runs her business at thefitfem.com, trains women throughout Long Island and teaches weekly kickboxing classes in Jericho.
"The Fit Fem Studio focuses...Read more »
I've been searching the Web for this week's best sales and as it turns out, it's a good time for accessory shopping.
1. DVF iPad case Was: $135.00 Now: $67.49 You save: $67.41
Why buy? Technology overload is simply not possible when you have an iPad case you can’t stop looking at.
Get it here: nordstrom.com
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If this is how far she'll go to look young at 32, we can't wait to see what Kim Kardashian is doing in another 30 years.
The reality star is known for spending huge sums of money on her skin care regimen, but she caused a stir when she underwent a blood facial on the latest episode of "Kourtney and Kim Take Miami," which aired on E! Sunday night.
Also known as a vampire facial,...Read more »