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    Cynthia Rowley and Avon Get Creative

    Branding diva (and designer) Cynthia Rowley continues to find new markets, teaming up with Avon for a line of cosmetics for nails, lips, cheeks and eyes, in living color, part of a bid to up Avon’s cred with a younger, hipper set. The limited edition line will be hawked through a print ad campaign to [...] Read More

    August 18, 2007 by Catherine

  • The Best Coupons + Deals

    Team Buying Comes to the US

    What: The collective buying trend moves stateside with the emergence of sites like eswarm and the no longer operable nethaggler. Still, the concept is not as developed as it is in China. What the experts say: Trendcentral: By giving users the option to name prices, nag merchants and band with others who want the same [...] Read More

    August 18, 2007 by Catherine

  • Fashion + Style

    Daily Deal: Further Reductions at Nordstrom

    The Deal: Upwards of 50% off at Nordstrom.com The Lowdown: A plethora of lovely pieces from labels like Tracy Reese and AG Jeans. The dress on the left, by Wilster, is on sale for $54 from its original $110. Don’t forget to check the 60 and 70% off pages as well. The end of summer [...] Read More

    August 17, 2007 by Catherine

  • Fashion + Style

    Brand Buzz: Lagerfeld Plus Department Store = Affordable Style?

    While we’re still awaiting the arrival of Simply Vera by Vera Wang at Kohl’s, here’s another nugget to chew on: apparel vendor Regatta Pacific Alliance (behind the development of brands like Nicole Miller, Metro 7, and Daisy Fuentes) is said to be working on a collection with Karl Lagerfeld. According to WWD, the eye is [...] Read More

    August 16, 2007 by Catherine

  • Fashion + Style

    Daily Deal: Newport News Sale Ends Today

    The Deal: Summer dress and shoe sale at Newport News The Lowdown: Save up to 55% on a selection of shoes (heavy on the espadrilles) and flirty summer dresses at Newport News. Prices are quite low, with nothing over $49. Many of the dresses have a distinct “lolling about in my cabana” vibe,  but there [...] Read More

    August 16, 2007 by Catherine