Friday, March 12, 2010

GlitterBuzzStyle Daily Lunch Break

It's the weekend, what are you doing?

N.Y.C Chicas
Meet jewelry designer Tarina Tarantino as she presents her new beauty collection at Sephora. Shoppers will receive an autographed copy of her collection book with a purchase from the new line. 597 Fifth Ave., nr. 48th St. (212-980-6534); 6–8.

Get styling advice from Tibi’s fashion experts as you shop the line’s new spring collection. Customers will receive a gift with any Tibi purchase and can enter to win a runway swim look. Bloomingdale’s, 1000 Third Ave., at 59th St. (212-705-2000); 5–7.

3/12/2010, 5 pm - 10 pm
82 Mercer (New Venue!), 82 Mercer St. (Spring + Broome Sts.), 10012
Beauty, Fashion, Fun and your besties

Studded cuffs, chunky chain necklaces, and ’80s door knockers are priced below wholesale.
Today, noon-7 p.m.; Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: End of Freeman Alley, b/t Bowery & Chrystie St. (212-477-1315).

Dolce & Gabbana and D&G
Classic black patent pumps are $230 (reg. $575). Silk chiffon leopard-print blouses are $340 (reg. $850).
Today & Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St., b/t Sixth & Seventh Aves., 4th flr.

Roberta Freymann
Brera suede clutch for $65 (reg. $150) and velvet espadrilles for $125 (reg. $275).
Today & Sat., 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 153 E. 70th St., b/t Third & Lexington Aves. (212-585-3767).

What: J Rosen Showroom
Why: Things are heating up. Vix and Lisa Curran swimsuits (up to DD) start at $65; cover-ups start at $30; flip-flops start at $10.
When: Mar. 12-26. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 231 W. 39th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves., ste. 1101.

3/13 Learn more about how our brains process our favorite scents as Ralph Lauren Polo creator Christopher Laudamiel talks with Columbia neurobiologist Stuart Firestein. Rubin Museum, 150 W. 17th St., at Seventh Ave. (212-620-5000 ext. 344); 4pm. Tickets are $20 and are available at
Multidesigner Sale
discounted past-season items from Mociun; Shabd Simon-Alexander; Samantha Pleet; Nomia; Manimal; Wiksten; Bodkin; Aesa; Jackson, Johnston & Roe; and more.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 55-59 Chrystie St., b/t Canal & Hester Sts., ste. 500.

ONGOING Through 3/20 Check out Housing Works’ spring-preview sales, featuring new spring merchandise at significant markdowns. All proceeds will be used by the organization for charitable causes. $10 at the door. Various hours and locations; see for details.

Through 3/21 See Giorgio Armani’s red-carpet creations up close in a special exhibition at the label's Fifth Avenue flagship. Gowns include those worn by Lady Gaga to the 2010 Grammys, Anne Hathaway to the 2009 Golden Globes, Penélope Cruz to the 2010 Golden Globes, and more. 717 Fifth Ave., at 56th St. (212-207-1902); M–S (10–8), Su (noon–6).

Through 5/31 Faculty members at New York City schools with a school-issued I.D. receive 50 percent off their first service and 15 percent off services thereafter at Antonio Prieto Salon. (Offer excludes retail products and treatments.) Antonio Prieto Salon, 127 W. 20th St., nr. Sixth Ave. (212-255-3741); T–F (noon–8), S (10–6), Su, M (closed).

L.A Chicas

Curate Couture Biannual Sale
vintage and consignment shop’s already well-priced selection of designer clothing and accessories.
Ports 1961, Prada, and Maison Martin Margiela .
When: Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 11973 San Vicente Blvd., b/t S. Bundy Dr. & Montana Ave., Brentwood (310-472-1086).

A-List Sample Sale
New inventory and preowned (new with tags or barely worn) clothing, shoes, and handbags priced 50-75 percent off retail.
Rick Owens, Chanel, Elizabeth and James, Vince, Rich & Skinny, and more.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 6019 Simpson Ave., b/t Calvert & Oxnard Sts., North Hollywood (323-841-3000).

Society for Rational Dress Sample Sale
tees for $20-$50; dresses for $35-$90; leather skirts for $85-$150; sweaters for $45-$160; and all other samples, overstock, and one-of-a-kinds at up to 75 percent off retail.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: The Reserve, Society for Rational Dress Studios, 255 S. Santa Fe Ave., at E. 3rd St., ste. 100, Industrial District (213-613-0757).
Source:nymag, shecky's,

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