Shop Talk

Style and sample sales, fashion and fun.

Flip flops with a Long Island accent and a bacteria-fighting design

"Showaflops" feature an innovate shaped drainage system and

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The topic of feet and fungus is less than pleasant, but since many of us are dealing with sending our kids off to less than pristine communal showers at camp and college, or are, ourselves hanging around pools and gyms that fall into the same category, it’s the right time to consider these sassy flip flops with a Long Island accent: “Showaflops.“

The cushy, comfy flip flops feature innovative...

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Sarah Jessica Parker to launch shoe line with Manolo Blahnik CEO

Sarah Jessica Parker will release a shoe collection

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What do you get when you mix Sarah Jessica Parker with Manolo Blahnik CEO George Maklemus?

A shoe collection made in every "Sex and the City" fan's version of heaven.

Parker will channel her inner Carrie Bradshaw for her first-ever footwear line, to be called SJP, for Nordstrom stores early next year.

Though Parker has talked about damage to her feet from all that time...

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'The Devil Wears Prada' author Lauren Weisberger returns with a sequel, and special GILT sales

"The Devil Wears Prada" author Lauren Weisberger celebrates

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If you haven't read Lauren Weisberger's best-selling novel "The Devil Wears Prada," chances are you've seen the movie, where a steely Meryl Streep plays Anna Wintour-type fashion editor Miranda Priestly whose demanding ways (to put it nicely) are a serious wake-up call for her new assistant, post-grad Andrea "Andy" Sachs (Anne Hathaway).

Well, the fashion-fueled drama is...

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Thom Browne, Proenza Schouler win big at star-studded CFDA Awards

Designer Riccardo Tisci, left, and actress Jessica Chastain

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Hillary Clinton and Oscar de la Renta wouldn't miss former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger's 90th birthday for the world -- or for the CFDA Awards.

Clinton rushed to present de la Renta with his Founder's Award at Lincoln Center on Monday night, swapping with Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Vera Wang for the ceremony's first spot to avoid being late to the politico-filled soiree.

Meanwhile,...

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Find a hat for the Belmont Stakes, Ralph Lauren sample sale

Find a hat for the Belmont Stakes at

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June 5 and 7 Bloomingdale's hosts jewelry trunk shows with latest collections from Marco Bicego, noon-5 p.m. June 5 at Roosevelt Field, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. June 7 in Huntington. June 6-7 and 7-8 Find that perfect hat for the Belmont Stakes at Christine A. Moore's trunk shows, 2-7 p.m. June 6-7 in the Garden City Hotel lobby (45 Seventh St., Garden City; 516-747-3000)...

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