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GRAB THE GOWN, Loehmann's annual bridal event in Manhattan offers more than 500 gowns priced from $400 to $1,000. The store is open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., but it's first come, first served, so get there early; 101 Seventh Ave.; 212-352-0856.
FILLY'S offers the spring 2014 Rene Ruiz trunk show featuring gowns and cocktail dresses with modern silhouettes; 1065 Willis...Read more »
Juicy Couture's going west for spring/summer 2014-- well beyond the Hudson River its presentation at Manhattan's Milk Studios looked out on Tuesday morning, and all the way back to its Los Angeles roots.
The vibe was laid-back, Cali-cool with happy colors and lots of prints, from stripes and dots to hearts and florals.
It was casual, yet dressed up (shorts in luxe materials with pretty...Read more »
Mavi, makers of torn-just-right denim and other laid-back, luxe-feel sportswear, is celebrating the new flagship store they just opened NOT in tony SoHo, NOT in the Meatpacking, NOT on the Upper East Side but—yep, that’s right, along with the Nets and Spike Lee—right across the river in Brooklyn. Verbalicious recording artist Natalie Kills and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz (now THERE's...Read more »
Some people just SHOP in Herald Square, but endurance athlete Diana Nyad is about to make us ALL look like couch potatoes when she dives in and starts SWIMMING in Herald Square—for 48 hours STRAIGHT—from Tuesday, October 8 at 8:30 am, to Thursday, October 10, all to raise money for AmeriCares and Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.
To mark the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, mega-swimmer...Read more »
Proenza Schouler designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez have had that downtown-cool aesthetic on lock for more than a decade, but not until Monday did they have a store south of 68th Street.
The brand, which is sold at iconic high-end department stores such as Barney's, Bergdorf Goodman and Saks Fifth Avenue, opened a store uptown at 822 Madison Ave. a year ago, and now they've opened...Read more »
Davines and The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF) are teaming up for Sustainable Beauty Day. Customers at Takamichi Hair (263 Bowery St., 2nd floor, Manhattan) can enjoy a complimentary haircut or blow out from 2 to 6 p.m. with a $15 donation to the foundation to help develop socio-environmental projects such as the protection of forests and strengthening of communities through...Read more »
In a most clever collaboration, Saks Fifth Avenue has partnered with the hit ABC series, “Scandal,” starring Kerry Washington, who notably was voted the best-dressed woman in the world recently by People magazine.
The multi-platform promotion kicked off on Wednesday night, a day before the new season premiered, at a star-studded event that included the show’s cast and was sponsored by Mercedes-Benz...Read more »
Through Oct. 5
AT SAKS FIFTH AVENUE IN HUNTINGTON, get a tote bag with your $100 beauty/fragrance purchase, plus a $50 discount on regular-priced women’s sunglasses purchased at the store through Oct. 19 (not valid on prior purchase; one gift per customer, while supplies last); 631-350-1261.
Oct. 2 and 5
AT BLOOMINGDALE'S ROOSEVELT FIELD store, see the Marco Bicego fine jewelry...Read more »
Imagine walking into a store and being told you can take home as many shoes as you can get your hands on . . . for free.
That's what happened to one lucky shopper when Famous Footwear opened its newest Long Island location, at 299 Middle Country Road in Selden, in July, and I got to try the Shoe Crazy challenge out for myself on Thursday, but this time, for charity.
There was a catch:...Read more »
Who says fashion models aren't tough?
Blonde beauty Hollie-May Saker, 18, didn't need much help from security guards Thursday when she was approached by feminist protesters while walking in Nina Ricci's Paris Fashion Week show.
Two topless women from Femen, a UK-based feminist group, with "fashion dictaterror" and "model don't go to brothel" written across their exposed...Read more »