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By now you've traded in your no fuss summer uniform of sundresses and sandals for fall's power suits and heels, but it's time to take that final step-- upgrading your hair.
“We saw power style all over the runways from structured jackets, tailored, feminine skirts, and slimmer silhouettes, but the hair is what really gives it the edge-- the full package,” says Julien Farel, hairstylist of...Read more »
One door closes, another opens. The cliché works for Ray “Digmi” Navarrete, 35, who Sports Illustrated called, “the greatest Long Island Duck ever.” The second baseman, who played for eight seasons with the team and is the all-time franchise leader in games played, hits, home runs, RBIs, runs and doubles, retired this season. Next playing field?
Fashion. That’s where the “Digmi” comes...Read more »
Art imitated life on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” last week when guest host Kerry Washington, who opened the show impersonating Michelle Obama, wore a Tracy Reese dress that FLOTUS actually owns -- and wore in September. Yep, Obama donned the flared, black $498 frock embellished with giant red poppies and a bit of beading to the “Let Freedom Ring” ceremony for the 50th anniversary celebration...Read more »
See the David Yurman fine jewelry trunk show, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (with stylist, 1-4 p.m.; 516-873-2745) at Bloomingdale's Roosevelt Field store. Then meet with Yves Saint Laurent makeup artist Pamela Morgan and team, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., for a new fall look; reservations suggested (516-873-2829).
Join the Glam party at L'Occitane's Flatiron boutique, 5-8 p.m., for complimentary hand massages,...Read more »
They’re patriotic, cozy, cute, stylish, practical and warm. Annnnnd…(this is a big "and") they’re all made in the USA. We’re talking Ralph Lauren’s closing ceremony parade uniforms along with casual village wear for American athletes participating in the 2014 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia which were unveiled earlier this week.
You might remember the huge...Read more »
Fans of Rebecca Minkoff's coveted handbags probably think working for the designer would be a dream come true, but the situation at her Manhattan headquarters is a little bit messy at the moment, Vogue reports. OK, more than a little bit.
Minkoff is facing fines of $77,000 from the U.S. Department of Labor for "willful and serious violations of workplace safety standards," including...Read more »
We give major props to those brave enough to rock a man-eating zombie costume for Halloween, but for the women who are more into glam than gory, we found three YouTube makeup tutorials that enhance your natural beauty.
If you're always looking for an excuse to add drama to your makeup routine but just can't find the time and place to go crazy with winged eyeliner, this is...Read more »
Seems it's all about volume these days, and powders are one way to pump it up. Bumble and bumble's new one, Pret-a-powder, blends clay and oat flour for dry cleansing and volume -- plus it will extend the life of your blow-dry. It comes in four shades -- white, blonde, brown and black; $26, bumbleandbumble.com.
If mechanical help is called for, try HIclips -- basically a hairclip on steroids....Read more »
Through Nov. 1
At the Bloomingdale's Roosevelt Field store, experience Creed's latest Royal Exclusives fragrance collection, Oct. 28-31 (consultations available; 516-873-2849). On Oct. 30, Robert Graham stylists offers one-on-one wardrobe advice for men, 2 p.m.; enter to win an electronics gift basket, including a digital photo printer (one entry per customer; no purchase necessary); call...Read more »
What would YOU do with $78 million? That’s what H&M wants to know. The H&M Conscious Foundation, a charitable arm of the brand, just got a generous donation, and plans to use the money to address three serious global issues—but which?
They’ve narrowed it down to five—clean water, strengthening women, safeguarding natural resources, education and poverty reduction via self-empowerment.
You...Read more »