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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 »
Through March 30
Ulta's 21 Days of Beauty offer a daily roster of makeup lessons, demos and deals from a variety of brand experts. For a full schedule and store locations, go to ulta.com/21days.
Ladies Night Out. Enjoy a fashion show (8 p.m.), free mini-makeovers, food samplings and plenty of shopping, 6-10 p.m., at Holiday Inn, 215 Sunnyside Blvd., Plainview....Read more »
Fiery British designer Vivienne Westwood has done the unthinkable twice in the past few weeks, criticizing the fashion choices of (gasp!) both Kate Middleton and Michelle Obama.
First, she told reporters at London Fashion Week that she wished the duchess would recycle her wardrobe more often to help the environment and send a message to the public that it's not necessary to buy so many clothes.
Middleton...Read more »
Ever dreamed about owning a Hermès Birkin bag? Yeah, us too. The queen of all "it" bags can cost more than a car (some, such as the alligator styles, go for $100,000) and are the arm candy of choice for countless A-list celebrities. Well, now one can be yours . . . and no, you don't need to win the lottery or rob Kim Kardashian. Luxury shopping site RueLaLa.com is giving away not one,...Read more »