Friday, February 26, 2010

GlitterBuzzStyle Daily Lunch Break



It's the weekend, what are you doing?



N.Y.C Chicas
Have your photographs critiqued by Elle's senior photo editor and Abrams Books's editorial director. They'll offer advice and tips to aspiring photographers. PowerHouse Arena, 37 Main St., nr. Front St., Dumbo; 10:30–5:30. Sign up at http://www.powerhouseportfolioreview.com/

Jamaica Impact, Inc. (JAMPACT) in partnership with C.I.N. presents the Roots Rockin’ Royal II Fashion Show. Supermodel Oraine Barrett presents some of the hottest models in town as they showcase fashion by top Caribbean and New York designers.
2/26/2010, 6 pm - 10 pm
Promenade, 215 W. 28th St. (@ 7th Ave.), 10001
212.459.4390
Music interlude by New York's finest, DJ Young Chow.
Admission is $25 in advance and $30 at the door.
Proceeds benefit JAMPACT's 4 adopted schools in Kingston, Jamaica as well as the Haiti Relief efforts.
To purchase tickets and for more info, visit jampact.org/fashion or call 212.459.4390.
www.jampact.org/fashion

Amanda Uprichard Warehouse Sale
What: Hoard brightly colored, ruffled silk dresses (were $196, now $15-$40) and boyfriend tunics (were $170, now $35).
When: Twnz, Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Cutie Room, Sat. & Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Twnz showroom, 226 W. 37th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves., 3rd flr. (212-719-0320); Cutie Room, 5 Rivington St., b/t Bowery & Chrystie St. (212-925-2557).

Luca Luca Sale
What: Up to 90 percent off cocktail frocks, cashmere sweaters, quilted leather handbags, and more.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 19 W. 36th St., b/t Fifth & Sixth Aves., 4th flr. R.S.V.P. to rsvp@lucaluca.com or at 212-755-2444.

Noisette Closing Sale
What: Bid a fond farewell to the Parisian-themed brick-and-mortar boutique with 50-80 percent off fall and spring finds (maxi dresses, $70; jumpsuits, $40).
When: Sat., noon-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 46 N. 6th St., b/t Wythe & Kent Aves., Williamsburg (718-388-5188).

ONGOING Through 3/6 Check out Greg Lauren's new exhibit, "Counter Couture," at the French Institute Alliance Fran├žaise's gallery. The exhibit focuses on fashion's role in the development of identity. 22 E. 60th St., nr. Madison Ave. (646-388-6667); T–F (11–6), S (11–5), Su–M (closed).

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
Joanna August Sample Sale
What: New collection of bridal gowns and bridesmaid dresses available for ordering or buying right off the rack. Milk & Honey shoes on-site taking custom orders, too.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 427 S. Lucerne Blvd., b/t W. Fourth & W. Fifth Sts., Hancock Park (323-465-6643).

Cocktail Napkin Art Invitational
What: Music, drinks, a retro dolled-up dress code, and doodles are de riguer at Jerico’s Downtown L.A. Cocktail Party No. 2, Ode to The Lounge Lizard.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: E3rd Steakhouse & Lounge, 734 E. Third St., b/t S. Alameda St. & Traction Ave., Industrial District (213-680-3003).


Source:
nymag.com, shecky's.com, dailycandy.com

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