You know what today is, right? The start of a week of delicious $50 spa treatments that we know and love as Spa Week. Hop in-and-out-of treatment centers that will offer your senses every possible delight, from Thai massages to collagen facials. Want a 50-Minute Massage with Crystal Bed Treatment? Visit Aqua Vitae Medical Spa <... >
A Click of History -
Martin Munkasci: Think While You Shoot!
at the International Center of Photography
By Eudie Pak
For any of you who love spending time in the dark room (no, not the sexy-sexy kind), come out to the International Center of Photography (ICP) in Midtown to experience over 125 vintage photos along with additional magazine and layout spreads of twentieth century famed photographer Martin Munkasci (1896-1963). A Hungarian Jew, Munkasci captured the <... >
What type are you? When you find something absolutely amazing (comfortable flip flops, an EBay store that sells cute Mexican tops that are just too cha-cha for words, gum that gets rid of garlic breath) do you share with your friends or do you keep it to yourself? Do you indulge and revel in the <... >
L’Oeil de Beaute: A Retrospective Honoring the Photographic Work of Franà§ois Nars opened on Tuesday evening to a sea of fashionistas and industry types swarming Henri Bendel. A red carpet welcomed VIPs and media, while curious tourists surrounded the entrance to the store, craning their necks to get a quick peek at the glitterati in <... >
What’s more relaxing than a tranquil fish tank, with soft sounds of water and colorful fish lazily swimming around? But that calming feeling can quickly disappear when the fish tank takes up half the space of your apartment! As New Yorkers know, space is key. And as us ladies know, any extra space goes straight <... >
There are pet owners out there who think of their furry friend as if it were on par with their first-born – you know, those who never leave home without Poochie in their purse or Vixen in the Vuitton carry-on. Sure, my wiener-dog, Franny, is a real peach and even if she did received a <... >
In the constant “tug of war” between the Metropolitan Opera and the City Opera, the latter is known for its risk-taking and pushing lesser known artists into prominence, as well as rendering the best versions of George Frederic Handel operas. The opera Flavio, which debuted at the City Opera on April 8th, is no exception. <... >
Manic Monday? Not if you stop at LUSH Cosmetic’s latest New York store that just opened its doors today in SoHo! Located at 529 Broadway, this new store offers its tried- and-true bounty of handmade soaps and bath goodies to New Yorkers who just can’t get enough of them. Also, Union Square will see a <... >
So, it’s about time you pack up the winter duds and fixate on how you’re gonna look like a yummy spring chickadee. Aight, aight (rolling my eyes) – there’s prep involved. You can go ahead and slather that ‘energy glow’ body lotion to hide your Casper white self, coat on the lime green eye shadow <... >
ABC (Carpet) makes decorating as easy as 1-2-3. We all know that! What you may not know, is that now they make it tres affordable, too. If you can haul your keister (and a pickup truck) up to da Bronx, you can indulge in huge savings on amazing furinture, gorgeous little ‘things’ and carpets to <... >
Reckon. A Southern term that means to imagine, to think, to take into account, to add up. Growing up in a rural landscape of a small Texas town, a poet was born. Who is this poet? His name is Chris Weige, and he’s the brainchild behind www.reckonwordwide.com, a site that offers more than just funky <... >
As far back as I can remember, I’ve always loved flowers. Hydrangeas, Gardenias, Peonies, you name ‘em, I dug ‘em – no pun intended. Picking one that I love more than the other would be like choosing your favorite child. This brings me to one of my most fave annual events. Macy’s at Herald Square <... >
Fashionistas, mark your calendars! We’re not fooling; starting on April 1st, a one-of-a-kind gown designed by Proenza Schouler and inspired by the first anniversary of Lancôme’s fragrance Hypnôse goes on sale on Ebay. The auction runs from April 1st through April 10th and all proceeds will go to Save the Children, the international charity dedicated <... >
(Images by Matt Verzola) The first introduction I had to tequila was when I was a wee little bairn watching Poltergeist II. Do any of you 80′s fans remember that scene? The hubby is about to have a massive breakdown because the family’s getting spooked out by evil spirits and so to chillax himself, he <... >
Step into City Opera’s Thrift Store on the lower East Side and you’ll find yourself humming Va Pensiero from Verdi’s Nabucco every brisk step of the way. Twice a year, the Vintage Event is a not-to-be-missed hallmark for thrifty shoppers in the Big Apple. Amazing reruns at beyond believable prices are available to those fashion <... >
I am feeling O-so Jackie O this spring! Pourquoi, mon amie? Well, in case you haven’t laid eyes on the lovely array of shifts peppering NYC’s window displays this season, the dress is back! Even better, baby dolls, the baby doll is back. Floaty and feminine, this seasons frocks are not only absolutely darling, but <... >
Check out Adrian Rosen’s experience on choosing her Purdy Girl outfit that she won on BeautyNewsNYC.com!
By Charu Suri
Adrian Rosen had a ball on Saturday picking out her freebie outfit at Purdy Girl (www.purdygirlnyc.com).
And from tart lemon to Tartans…
NYC’s Tartan Week is upon us. So gather round ye lads and lasses,
plaid is IN.
Starting on March 30 and running through May the Forbes Galleries (60 Fifth Ave) presents an exhibit called Silver of the Stars. The theme is ‘drink with a friend’ and famous names have coupled with silversmiths to create signature mugs and jugs. Check out, among others, Ewan McGregor’s goblet. Beginning March 31 and continuing through <... >
Project Runway ain’t no joke for those of us who can’t thread a needle. So when BeautyNews heard about Bacardi Limon’s “Express Your Style Competition” which was held last Thursday — where five dressmakers competed to make gowns in front of a Bacardi-infused live audience — we just had to check it out. I know <... >
You’ve been waiting all winter, eyeing your favourite white jeans, neatly folded and calling your name. Now that Spring is here, what are the rules? Do you follow the age old: no white before Easter or after Labor Day? Or do you break all the rules and suit yourself up like a blinding supernova as <... >