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The Faithful Shopper: Giving Thanks

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.16.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

After Hurricane Sandy, the retail industry quickly began assisting those who have had their homes and lives damaged. Some are boutiques that regularly give to charity and made special donations; others are larger corporations donating more than $1 million.

Bloomingdales, Geeksugar And 3 Other Pinterest Accounts To Follow

Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 11.09.2012 | HuffPost Home

We were overloaded with inspiration.

Can You Guess What Year This Photo Is From?

HuffPost Home | Shana Ecker | Posted 10.01.2012 | HuffPost Home

So many of today's interior design trends are recycled styles from the past.

Closet Confidential: Wear Your Favorite Summer Clothes This Fall

Posted 09.07.2012 | Black Voices

As summer begins to wind down it's sadly time to part ways with your summer wardrobe. But wait! Before you start experiencing separation anxiety f...

QUIZ: Which Model Starred In A Ricky Martin Video? & More

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Do you know when Bloomingdale's started using their famous brown bags? Or who designed the minimalist dress Kate Moss wore to the Cannes Film Festiva...

The Faithful Shopper: Top Trends in 2012

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.31.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that summer is unofficially here, keep track of all of these stores to experience the newest and greatest in New York City retail.

16 Awesome Memorial Day Discounts

SavySugar | Posted 05.25.2012 | Women

As always, when it's time for a holiday weekend, everyone's looking forward to the extra day off - as well as the sales and discounts. Memorial Day is...

Lisa Gizara: The Woman Behind the Art Behind the Mad Men

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 07.22.2012 | TV
Lorraine Devon Wilke

When Mad Men's set decorator needed paintings with the specific panache to match Roger's sly and savvy personality, she turned to the collection of photographer and painter Lisa Gizara.

The Faithful Shopper: May Makeovers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.15.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Memorial Day is nearly here, and it's time to have some fun! Try a new look at one or all of these stores today! Happy Shopping!

Down Under

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 07.10.2012 | Comedy
Julie Gerstenblatt

You don't see a lot of thong companies advertising their flosswear in Runner's World or Fitness magazine, but I'm thinking there's a niche they could fill quite nicely.

Wild Window Display Uses Virtual Reality (Video)

Posted 04.20.2012 | Business

At Bloomingdale's in New York City, shoppers can now try on sunglasses without ever going in the store. The luxury department store launched an int...

The Sandal Revolution

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Julie Gerstenblatt

You may look at it and go, what the heck is that thing? And that is precisely why the fashion community has put their heads together to give this shoe a name. Readers, I'd like to present the newest in hybrid shoe luxury: the flatform.

Capri Pants Pioneer Dies At 85

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 03.26.2012 | Style

Well known sportswear designer Gloria Sachs has died at age 85. According to Women's Wear Daily, Sachs, who owned her own company, Gloria Sachs De...

Face Off

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 04.03.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

If Pat Benatar is right, and "Love is a Battlefield," then makeup is my war paint. And my artillery is as follows: concealer by Scott Barnes, foundati...

Major Retailer To Close Underperforming Stores

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business

CINCINNATI -- Macy's Inc. says it will close five Macy's and four Bloomingdale's stores that are underperforming. Clearance sales will begin at the s...

The Faithful Shopper: New Year's Wishes

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Here are some retail events I'd like to see in the year(s) ahead. Some are more likely than others, but the holidays are a time for dreaming, aren't they?

The Top Industries For Independent Businesses In 2011

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.24.2011 | Business

American small businesses' biggest wish this holiday season may be more revenue, but privately held firms saw sales increases in a number of industrie...

The Faithful Shopper: Top Trends for 2011

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.15.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's been an amazing shopping year in New York City, with new stores, new looks, and new visitors (50 million of them!). Going through a list of the n...

Macy's $400 Million Grand Makeover To Flagship Store

Posted 01.01.2012 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) By Anne D'Innocenzio Macy's iconic flagship store, which is already the world's largest, is about to get even bigger. The departm...

The Faithful Shopper: Christmas in October

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.28.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

I know, I know. It's not even Halloween yet, and the stores are filled with Christmas carols, holiday décor and gifts for year-end giving. I love it!

Elizabeth Hurley On Breast Cancer Awareness And Remembering Male Patients

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Elizabeth Hurley kicks off the "Ready, Set Pink!" event at Bloomingdale's in New York City. Courtesy Photo Elizabeth Hurley doesn't mind using he...

Fashion's Night Ouch?

Abe Gurko | Posted 11.11.2011 | Style
Abe Gurko

Forty percent of proceeds raised from sales (of Fashion's Night Out merchandise) will go to the New York City AIDS Fund in the New York Community Trust. That is a good thing to know.

Just Asking: Hayley Bloomingdale

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

In honor of Betsy Bloomingdale's 85th birthday today, we decided to ask her stylish granddaughter Hayley a few questions. Name: Hayley Blooming...

The Faithful Shopper: Time to Travel

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.01.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It may be August, but there's still time to sneak in that summer vacation. The key to a relaxing trip is making sure you're properly equipped before you leave, with the right luggage, the right information, and the right tools.

Pro Surfer Rob Machado on Avoiding Hotels, Packing Socks, and Eating Kangaroo Tail

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 06.12.2011 | Travel
Stacie Krajchir

Known for his Zen-like flow both on land and in the water, Rob Machado is one of surfing's most recognizable figures and favorite ambassadors.