If you beat to your own, individually-scented drummer, why buy off-the-rack perfume when you can conjour up a scent uniquely yours? For those bold, chosen few who dare to distill a scent of their own, here are the go-to sources for know-how, nectar, and a little bit of magic.
Sunglasses are the quintessential New York accessory, providing instant glamour or a sense of whimsy to any look. With the sun finally showing itself this spring, it’s time to refresh your collection.
Wherever you stow your take-it-with-you must-have’s, your bag has got to be fabulous. Too savvy to spend $1,000 on a handbag? Here’s where to find this season’s hottest clutches, satchels and shoulder bags at prices way below retail.
Adam Glassman, creative director for O, The Oprah Magazine, joined us on The Couch to talk about some of the latest trends. From nude sunglasses to white watches and everything green, Glassman filled us in on the must-have items to lead us into the warmer months.
If you want to get bespectacled like your favorite A-lister, pay attention: The Couch brought in style expert and Lenscrafters spokesperson Allison Dent. She had some helpful tips to master the trend.
Big and bold — this is the style for 2013 when it comes to hair and make-up. Find out how to pull off these looks in the new year.
Taylor Swift ditched her signature sundress for a “grown up” look at last night’s VMA Awards. Conor Kennedy was nowhere in sight, but we have a feeling he (and his family) would approve.
If you throw in an appreciation of the unique and quality unmatched by much of today’s mass-produced stuff, you’ll find our best picks for the most interesting antiquing destinations New York City has to offer.
You love vintage fashion because you’re an individual. You also love holding onto a dollar. Whether you’re setting the trend or simply pushing it up by a few days on the calendar, you know how retro pieces can turn modern looks into personal statements capable of rocking fashion’s favorite city to its knees. From Harlow to Bardot, here’s where to get the look.
Here’s where pool-loving guys and gals may snag the hottest stand-out looks, sure to turn heads from Manhattan Beach to Maui. From fashion-forward to fun and funky, the best swimshops in New York promise pool perfection every time.
Straight, gay or in-between, here are the places to get teeshirts, accessories, or head-to-toe outfits that shout your colors to the world. After all, closets should only be for clothes, so let’s go shopping and join the party.
We wonder what ancient rug-makers would think of today’s perfection-driven artisans and crafters of home-made wares. The jewelry, glassware and hand-sewn apparel found at these amazing New York emporiums feature some of the most charming and creative hand-made gifts you will find this side of a flying carpet.
Ladies, want to look like you own the clubhouse on gameday? These are the venues to find shorts, shirts, and jerseys that treat you like a girl. Got curves? Here’s where to get gear. Team gear.
If you’re craving a custom-made suit, have your heart set on walking down the aisle in your mother’s wedding dress, or need to repair that vintage dress, you’re going to need a tailor. Great tailors are a lot like nannies, once you’ve find one you can’t live without, you tend to keep it to yourself. Here are the best tailors NYC has to offer.
What’s your pleasure? These waxing emporiums can offer you anything from a simple, perfectly arched eyebrow to an all-over glowing softness a baby would envy. Warmer weather is on its way and so is a sleeker, sultrier you. Here are New York’s top waxing salons.