Say Goodbye to Bebe Sport, Hello to PH8

What: Bebe—the fashion forward retailer known for selling barely-there tops and party dresses—is saying sayonara to its Bebe Sport stores across the United States. Instead, the company is replacing its 62 Bebe Sport outlets with PH8, a new “retail concept” offering “playfully sexy fashion-forward active street wear,” scheduled to open in November 2009. What They […]

Free Ulta Hair Care Clinic

It’s time to call summer 2009 as the summer of free beauty clinics (see Sephora’s Free Make Up clinics). ULTA stores nationwide are stepping in to help women reinvent their coifs during these hot and hazy summer months.  Starting Sunday July 5th, the Salon at ULTA

Free Beauty Lessons from Sephora

What: We’re not sure if this just means Sephora saleswomen (sorry, people) are about to get even pushier than ever, but the store’s now offering up free beauty consultations. Without committing to a purchase, you can enjoy a tutorial on how to apply that blush just right, what shade of red lipstick to wear with […]

Vogue Gets Budget Friendly?

What: You know recession-chic has gone mainstream when even Vogue is buying in. The fashion bible has gone “budget-conscious” for its July issues by introducing “Steal of the Month” items, along with a section full of clothing and accessories all under $500. The frugal focus is part of the magazine’s attempt to become cost-conscious—in light […]

Cover Girl Trublend Microminerals Bronzer

What: Angela warms up with Cover Girl Trublend Microminerals Bronzer The Lowdown: Last year at about this time, mineral make-up was making its mark in the beauty aisle, and since then—even though the hype has died down—mineral products have become a regular feature in just about every drugstore make-up line. Summer, of course, ‘tis the […]

Top 5 Under $50: Maxi Dresses

Trend: Maxi Dress Why: They are easy to wear and serve double duty (as a beach cover up/causal summer dinner Here’s our maxi dresses picks for under $50: Daydream Floral Maxi Dress, $29.80, from Forever 21 Roxy Best Match Colorbock Maxi Dress, $49.50, from Nordstrom Chiffon Maxi Dress, $49, from Rampage Sleeveless Tiered Mix Print […]

New Fragrance from Jennifer Lopez, Do You Care?

What: Jennifer Lopez recently scrapped her Sweetface fashion line, but don’t think she’s done with the fashion world just yet. Now she’s launched a new fragrance called – MyGlow -, a follow up to her many other scents, including Miami Glow and Glow after Dark. Let us guess… the theme is “glow?” This particular perfume […]