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Funky manicures have been a topic of conversation lately among Newsday's style team, so it's fun to see that even Olympic athletes are diving right into the trend.
It may seem odd that a manicure would be part of preparation for one of the world's most prestigious sporting events, but think of all those photos of athletes holding their medals. Who wants their moment on the podium marred by...Read more »
Want to try the funky manicure trend at home but need a little help from the pros? Red Carpet Manicure has just launched three limited edition nail art kits.
Start slow with a fancy twist on a classic French manicure, or dive head first into the trend with sparkling gems and color fading tricks.
The best part? These are LED light activated gel manicures, so your designs dry in just...Read more »
Aug. 1 Ladies Night Out, 6-10 p.m., with fashion show (8 p.m.), food and entertainment at Islandia Marriott, 3635 Expressway Dr. N.; 631-667-3976. No admission fee; guests are asked for a donation to the West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition at door. Aug. 1-5 Fouy Chov trunk show, couture ensembles and gowns (designer visit Aug. 2 and 4), at Mieka, 8285 Jericho Tpke., WoodburyCommon,...Read more »
Madonna launched a new collection of footwear at the high-end department store Selfridges in London this month, but American fans need not worry. The spunky shoes will be available at U.S. Macy's and Nordstrom stores Aug. 1 and on zappos.com Aug. 15.
Footwear is the latest addition to the Truth or Dare by Madonna line, which previously included a collection of perfume, also available at Macy's....Read more »
Kourtney Kardashian gave birth to baby girl Penelope Scotland Disick on July 8, but even being pregnant didn't hinder her style.
At an E! upfront event at Gotham Hall in Manhattan in April, the oldest Kardashian sister, 33, was six months pregnant. She wore a simple black dress and took the focus off her baby bump with some hot stand-out accessories.
Her electric yellow beaded necklace...Read more »
Say what you want about Ralph Lauren’s “Made in China” Olympic gear—but at least we’re not Spain. With its economy about to tank, Spain was only too happy to say, “Sí, gracias,” when Russian sportswear brand Bosco offered to design the Spanish Olympic team uniforms for free.
Well…you get what you pay for.
Spanish athletes recently started trying on their gear, and—in dismay—posting...Read more »
American Eagle Outfitters held a giant photo shoot in Manhattan's Times Square Tuesday, but fashion models were nowhere in sight.
The brand's Spring 2013 campaign is all about "real people" showing off their everyday American Eagle looks.
Thousands of fans lined up outside AE’s flagship store in Father Duffy Square to meet Shay Mitchell, star of ABC Family’s "Pretty Little...Read more »
She's a pretty blonde who lives right near some of the Hamptons' hottest summer party spots, but Kristen Raskopf is not your typical cocktail maker.
Growing up a devout Mormon and working as a partner at a major Manhattan law firm, Raskopf didn't have her first drink until the age of 27.
When she did, she wasn't thrilled with what she found, so she decided to make her own. After testing...Read more »
If you're on top of your deal hunting, then you already know that Bloomingdale's, The Outlet Store, will be coming to The Gallery at Westbury Plaza when it opens this fall.
The shopping center, under construction on Old Country Road in Carle Place since December 2010, will also have a Saks Off Fifth and a Nordstrom Rack.
While to some of us this means new opportunities to snag designer...Read more »
Ysa Makino trunk show, cocktail dresses and gowns with designer rep at Mieka, 8285 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury Common, Woodbury; 516-367-8755. Discounts on show orders.
Meet designer Ramy Sharp and browse her collection of women's dresses, tops and beach cover-ups at SoulCycle, 264 Butter Lane, Bridgehampton; 631-537-3630. Enjoy a manicure and pedicure on the house.
July...Read more »