Sept 8th was a big day for the superstar singer Rihanna. She finally debuted her first makeup collection effort at Sephora stores nationwide. It has been said that whatever the singer touches turns to gold, and her debut makeup line is no exception. Subtle tones of pinks and neutral color palettes for all shades is […]Read More FBNYC Retail: Fenty Beauty is Here!
So long are the days of floral dresses and pastels walking down the spring/summer collection runways. The models are now in sneakers, black and gasp no florals. Note I am being facetious about florals no longer being relevant down the collections’ runways. Designers like Christian Siriano, Zimmerman, and Jill Stuart are still here for florals […]Read More FBNYC Trend Alert: Streetwear Is influencing SS 18 Trends
As many of you have come to realize I love a bargain when it comes to just about anything. From food (okay, maybe not food), furniture, and clothing I am always on the hunt for the best way to spend my money. Let’s face it New Yorkers the “rent’s too damn high!” Even if it […]Read More FBNYC Retail: How to Shop Smarter in 2017
Here in New York we are deeply into the summer months, so much so we are almost done. I can’t believe August is next week already! Already I am getting ahead of myself, but know I am drowning my sorrows in a Venti Iced coffee as I write this to you fine folks. I am […]Read More FBNYC Retail: Platforms in Top Form
I love waist bags/fanny packs and have since I was introduced to them in the early eighties and nineties. Like everything fashion-related they are back and trending. Take a hands-free gander at my top picks below under $30! For you Sporty Spice gals check out this Vans Option only $25!: For the girl/guy who needs-as-much-room-as-possible-so-I-can-eat-tacos-freely […]Read More FBNYC Fashion: Hands Free
It has been a while since I have written about anything remotely focused to retail on this here blog. And it made me pause ( literally in the middle of a marketing meeting a few weeks back) as to why. The nuts and bolts of the industry I am a slave to, ahem fashion, is […]Read More FBNYC Retail: The Suffrage of Fashion Design Part 1
Well we made it to that time of year that we, the savvy shopper, scour Gilt and Yoox for those amazing deals on those Casadei we have been eying since summer. Or maybe that Altuzzara blazer that will take all of your Holiday looks to astronomical heights. And yes, we plan on wearing it with […]Read More FBNYC Retail Talk: The Savvier Shopper