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Richard Simmons, Katrina Bowden 'Sweat to the Oldies' in Old Navy activewear

Fitness personality Richard Simmons and actress Katrina Bowden

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Known for his big hair and even bigger smile, fitness personality Richard Simmons, 64, has been making people laugh while they sweat for decades.

Simmons brought his unstoppable energy to the Aerospace High Performance Center in Manhattan Thursday, where a group gathered to try out Active by Old Navy workout gear while taking his famous "Sweatin' to the Oldies" aerobics class.


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'Snow Queen' sculpture wins at Lord & Taylor in Garden City

The Lord and Taylor Garden City Snow Queen,

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The ethereal Snow Queen has played its part in fairy tales for hundreds of years. Now, she's revived in a new form: Shisheido facial cotton squares.

The visual teams at Garden City's Lord and Taylor created a "Snow Queen" built around the internationally-known hair care and cosmetics company's cotton squares -- one of the best selling facial cottons on the market.

They won...

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Newsday Exclusive: Sneak peek at the Ice Girls' new look

New York Islanders Ice Girl Christina, 19, of

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The New York Islanders make their season debut Saturday at home after a long NHL lockout, and the Ice Girls will be ready -- with a new look.

"I'm obsessed with it," Ice Girl Christi, 23, of Bethpage said of the pink sequin long-sleeve crop top and skirt with blue fringe and orange and white detail. "It's feminine and adorable."

"I feel like a princess,"...

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Site alerts shoppers when coveted items go on sale, a social shopping website, sends emails and


The same story happens to all shoppers: you find a nice piece that's not within your budget, then hold off until the numbers drop.

To prevent shoppers from missing that patiently awaited discount, will send emails and alerts about when that particular piece goes on sale.

The social shopping website allows users to search for their favorite products from well-known...

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It's here! Ruby and Jenna launches e-commerce site

Ruby and Jenna has launched its first e-commerce


Since opening in Plainview in 2011, Ruby and Jenna has taken Long Island by storm. The store's on-trend, boutique-like merchandise at affordable prices quickly became a favorite of teens and 20-somethings.

After a popular pop-up shop opened in Manhattan, fans from all over the world took to social media to beg for the opportunity to shop online.

Finally, is here, and...

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Kings of Cole releases exclusive sweats for goop

Kings of Cole's limited-edition collection for features

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Every week, goop, the lifestyle site launched by actress Gwyneth Paltrow, adds an exclusive fashion collaboration to its round-up of style and beauty tips, recipes, travel guides and more.

The newest limited-edition collection comes from Kings of Cole, and let's face it-- if there's ever a time for luxury loungewear, it's now.

Whether you're going strong on that New Year's resolution...

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Free facials, 75 percent off Calvin Klein

Stop by Bloomingdale's Roosevelt Field store, Jan. 16,

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Jan. 16-17 and 19

Stop by Bloomingdale's in Roosevelt Field Jan. 16, for a free Chanel Sublimage anti-aging mini-facial (516-873-2804). On Jan. 17, there's a pre-wedding party with cake tastings, vendors and more (516-873-2744). At the Huntington store on Jan. 19, sample treats and set up your wedding registry, 2-5 p.m.; enter to win $1,000 worth of items from your list (631-425-6762). Reservations...

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Everything But Water: A beachy retreat at Roosevelt Field

A new Everything But Water store is on

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Whether you have a winter beach escape planned or just dream about one, Roosevelt Field in Garden City has a new store worth diving into.

On the upper level next to Fossil sits Everything But Water, an always sunny swim and resort wear boutique filled with everything from designer bikinis and jewelry for a luxurious Cannes retreat to flattering one-pieces, cover-ups and totes for a last-minute...

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Teens for Jeans: Help the homeless while updating your closet

Actress Chloe Moretz, 15, advocated Aeropostale's Teens for


Thanks to Aéropostale, teens can start the new year with a clean closet and a clear conscience.

The brand is teaming up with to encourage teens to turn in their unwanted jeans for those who really need them.

From Jan. 14 to Feb. 10, teens who drop off gently worn jeans in any size and brand at Aéropostale and P.S. from Aéropostale stores will receive a 25 percent...

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Style Watch: What celebrities wore this week

Actress Lea Michele arrives at the FOX All-Star

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"Glee" star Lea Michele went bright in a yellow Lisa Ho skirt and jacket, Bec & Bridge pointelle bodysuit and Christian Louboutin shoes at the Fox All-Star party in Pasadena Jan. 8.







Singer Taylor Swift looked sexier than ever in a white Ralph Lauren Collection gown with a plunging...

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