| Jun 25, 2011
High-end beauty chain Space NK could be considered the luxury Sephora. The British retailer, which launched in 1993 in the form of a single, unassuming shop in Covent Garden, London, features an expertly edited selection of founder Nicky Kinnaird's...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 1:43 PM
If you shop at the Macy's at Towson Town Center, you've probably noticed the plastic hanging up in the shoe department and the smell of paint lingering in the air at times.
They're all signs of major remodeling taking place at the department store.
| Jun 28, 2011
| 8:57 AM
Macy's, long the anchor store at Laurel Mall, could be leaving the city limits. At a City Hall in the Park June 22 at Roland B. Sweitzer Park, Mayor Craig Moe told residents that redevelopment plans for Laurel Mall call for the entire structure to be torn...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:43 AM
What do an actor who plays a popular teacher, another actor famous for portraying a tough cop, and a former boy-band member have in common?
They'll all celebrate America's 235th birthday in big cities and very visible ways Monday, July 4.
| Jun 24, 2011
| 8:36 AM
So, now we have it: The Pump Room will be called…the Pump Room.
How prosaic. How uninspired. How positively awful.
That is the result of a two-week long contest conducted by hotelier Ian Schrager, who bought the Ambassador East hotel and its...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:42 AM
Black Friday, or (as we bargain hunters like to call it) the shopping Olympics, is almost here. If you're heading out, be sure to plan your route, put on comfortable shoes and time your arrivals. For the best deals, you'll need to be at the head of the...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Consider yourself up on eyewear fashion and design? You will fall in love with Alexander Gray at OC Mart Mix in Costa Mesa. It's a treasure trove of the world's best indie frames in one spot.
Proud dad and owner David Gonzales named Alexander Gray...
| Jul 8, 2011
A popular '50s rock 'n' roll song asked, "Who wears short shorts?"
The answer today? A lot of people who shouldn't. And stores everywhere are accessories to that fashion crime.
I've heard women young and old complain that the only shorts they can find...
| Jul 9, 2011
Those hours between breakfast and naptime can be difficult to fill some days. Stretch your child's imagination with these activities around town.
1 Meet mom at the mall
Each month, Patrick Henry Mall in Newport News sponsors a Mom & Me event for...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 8:30 PM
There are those who can turn a negative into a positive and those who can turn a negative into positive cash flow.
The second Divorcée Sale, also billed as "A Charity Shopping Event at Pelican Hill Resort," unfolds July 22 through 24. If you think you've...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:35 PM
Nancy Kline learned all about retail during a three-decade career at South Moon Under, the trendy boutique chain where, she jokes, she held just about every job except president.
Now, she and daughter Emily Schramm, who also worked at South Moon Under,...