I'm sure you've heard: One of spring's knockout trends is neon.
This season, you'll see it on just about everything: jeans, nail polish, woven sweaters, skinny belts, tees, dresses and bags (in fact, neon bags from Cambridge Satchel Company are practically becoming a rite of passage for trendsetters).
Even Calvin Klein - the reigning king of neutrals - has forecasted bright-hot hues...Read more »
Athletic gear isn't just for the gym this season.
Sporty styles cascaded down the spring 2012 runways at Alexander Wang, Rag & Bone and Nicole Miller - to name a few - making a statement that casual is the way go to.
We're not talking literal workout clothes here - many of spring's top styles take inspiration from activewear and add feminine touches in the form of cut, color and...Read more »
We adore MAC for its forward-thinking, zeitgeisty approach to beauty - and, as diehard fans well know, each of the brand's new collaborations brings with it a steady stream of unbridled frenzy.
Next up: Chen Man, MAC's partnership with China's groundbreaking fashion photographer. The tailored, limited-edition line - inspired by the eponymous artist's fascination with love and water - relies...Read more »
Andy Roddick will crack his angry serve toward Roger Federer on Monday during the BNP Paribas Showdown with neither prestige, pride nor prize money on the line. Not as they have been before, when Federer has taken all three from Roddick - over and over again.
The headliners of the fifth annual hardcourt exhibition at Madison Square Garden are asymmetric rivals; a quarter of Federer's 16 major...Read more »
The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs has issued more than 1,000 violations in the last two weeks to law-breaking tax preparation companies - about one for every three inspected during a recent sweep.
The resulting fines - for deceptive practices such as misrepresenting qualifications, falsely advertising "instant" refunds and failing to properly disclose fees and charges - may...Read more »
Transit union members, straphangers and Occupy Wall Street protesters angrily confronted the MTA board Wednesday morning, demanding that the agency restore service cuts made in 2010 and hire back laid-off workers. "Enough is enough," said Maurice Jenkins, Transport Workers Union Vice President for Stations. Straphanger John Dennie said he wanted the MTA to hire more workers to monitor...Read more »
Japan Week celebration There's far more to Japan than sushi. Learn everything you need to know about Japanese culture and food at Japan Week, which kicks off at Grand Central Terminal today and will be featuring a series of events through Saturday. Stop by to experience ice sculpting by Okamoto Studio and koto music performances; take part in a Japanese tea ceremony and learn how to use green tea...Read more »
Two straphangers were hit by trains at the same Upper West Side station yesterday just hours apart, with at least one of the riders dead, according to officials.
A man "apparently jumped" in front of an uptown No. 1 train as it entered the 72nd Street station just before 8 a.m. Wednesday, an MTA spokesman said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to officials, and service...Read more »
At least four Occupy Wall Street protesters, some clad in clown costumes, were arrested Wednesday in a midtown showdown with police during the movement's first major rally of the year. Hundreds marched in Bryant Park to protest corporate influence in politics, the group said, later moving onto nearby Bank of America locations where they were met with scores of cops blocking them from entering at...Read more »
Apple Inc is hosting a media event next week where it is expected to unveil the latest version of its popular iPad tablet as it looks to thwart increasing competition from deep-pocketed rivals such as Amazon Inc.
The invitation-only event will be held on March 7 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, the same venue Apple used to unveil the last two iPads.
Apple, which...Read more »