Thursday, November 17, 2011

Daily Lunch Break: NYC Events




Kick off the holiday season in style during an evening at the Bloomingdale’s Alice + Olivia mini-shop. Guests can shop Stacey Bendet’s signature sequin dresses, receive a personal consultation from a MAC beauty expert, get styled at the braid bar, and enjoy a manicure. Bloomingdale’s, 1000 Third Ave., nr. 59th St. (212-705-2000); 5–8.


Meet Lauren Bush Lauren of FEED and Amanda Hearst of Marie Claire at an event hosted by Clarins to benefit the Million Meals Campaign. Shoppers will get the chance to purchase a limited-edition FEED 25 bag and get it signed by Lauren and Amanda. Bloomingdale’s, 1000 Third Ave., nr. 59th St. (212-705-2000); 12–2.


Join Leandra Medine of Man Repeller and the designers behind Alex & Eli as they celebrate the launch of Alex & Eli’s online Tailor Shop. Guests can browse the collection, listen to music by D.J. Brendan Fallis, and take advantage of discounts. Soho House, 29-35 Ninth Ave., nr. 13th St. (212-627-9800); 6–9. RSVP to


Head to a shopping party hosted by Terese Sydonna, featuring designers Brasini Swimwear, Chyna Gray Accessories, Lets Play Dress Up, and Takishma Faison. Guests will get a discount on dinner at Juliet Supper Club, and admission to the official Juliet after-party. There will also be rewards for shopping, like a complimentary glass of Champagne with a purchase from any designer, or a personal makeup session with a combined purchase of $300 or more. Juliet Supper Club, 539 W. 21st St., nr. Tenth Ave. (212-929-2400); 7 p.m. Tickets ($10) can be purchased at


Meet fashion runway photographer Maria Chandoha Valentino when she gives a talk on the evolution of fashion runways. Guests will view her photos, learn details about her experiences shooting runway shows in the fashion capitals of the world, and hear how the fashion and photography industries have changed over the years. The Museum at FIT, Seventh Ave. at 27th St. (212-217-4558); 6 p.m.

Source: Nymag

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