LAURIE: Having recently tried on my (red) wedding dress for the first time since July, I am happy to report that it still fits, perhaps even better than it fit on the day that I bought it. This is a huge relief, although now it means that I have to buckle down and deal with Read More
According to Tuesday’s Post, Chelsea’s former church-cum-Limelight-cum-Avalon-nightclub will be transformed once again–this time, into a shopping center.
“The landlord has decided that he doesn’t want to go forward with another nightclub,” said broker Frank Terzulli, of Winnick Realty Group. “He’s going to cut it up for retail tenants and a restaurant with Read More
Lease deadlines and rising rents have cut discount retailer Daffy’s out of the upper-middle-brow shopping stretch on Fifth Avenue between 14th and 23rd. And H & M will take its place.
The Fifth Avenue and 18th Street branch has shackled its windows and closed its doors with a sign that reads, “lost our lease.”
The Read More
After three months of resort road rage and frenzied shark attacks at our nation’s beaches, it’s time for New York Fashion Week. Once again, American designers and the foreigners who have adopted the city as their showroom-away-from-home will be hustling their spring collections. Not so many years ago, these runway shows were staged to exhibit Read More
Take your boyfriend on a shopping jaunt along Fifth Avenue,
and here are some of the things you might find him wiggling into: slim
“stretch” tan slacks, 98 percent cotton and 2 percent spandex, $68 at Banana
Republic on 50th Street; a port-wine pique shirt, short-sleeved and very tight,
$48 at Armani Exchange on 51st; Read More
I don’t wear makeup.
Not in that sexy, Julianne-Moore-profiled-in- Jane kind of way, where she arrives at a
coffee shop with a naked face and it’s a testament to her cornfed beauty and
earthy self-confidence. Nope. With me, it’s just that I’m lazy and frankly a
little scared of the stuff.
Which goes a Read More
You can see them out there every weekday morning, in wrinkled skirts and shirts, treating the city’s Gaps and Club Monacos like their own walk-in closets. They tend to arrive early and wait outside for the doors to open. They may or may not be feeling guilty about what they did the night before, but Read More
What should you do if you find a matchbook from Scores or the VIP Club in your guy’s jacket pocket?
1. Don’t go on a confrontational, pussy-whipping rampage: Be glad he has a normal libido.
2. Don’t panic: It doesn’t necessarily mean he’s going to stop bringing home the bacon–and start bringing home the Read More
On the fourth floor of an office building on Fifth Avenue, 50 New Yorkers were preparing to depart for a three-month boot camp in Stockholm, Sweden-land of Ikea, Nokia and Volvo. The traveling troops-the newest employees of Hennes and Mauritz, Sweden’s version of the sprawling, low-priced, high-style chain stores-were watching a training video. On it, Read More