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Author Reveals The Truth Behind The Mad Men And Women Of Madison Avenue

Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.23.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

In her book, Jane Maas, who's been called "the real life Peggy Olson," brings us a personal portrait of what it was really like to work in the Madison Avenue advertising world of the 1960s and '70s -- not only as a businesswoman but as a mother and wife.

Eleven for Eleven: Damien Hirst's Controversial Worldwide Exhibition

Artlog | Posted 03.14.2012 | Arts
Artlog

Damien Hirst is coming to a town near you. In fact, his spot paintings will be on view at all eleven of the famous Gagosian galleries. On the occasion of the opening, Artlog.com provides you with eleven facts about the notorious spot paintings.

China's New Cultural Revolution

Michael Levy | Posted 03.12.2012 | World
Michael Levy

One thing we can count on is a revamped effort at censorship, Big Brother surveillance, and thought control. This may sound like hyperbole, but it isn't; President Hu Jintao has, in fact, been very blunt on these points.

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...

An Open Letter to Hollywood, Madison Avenue, and 7th Avenue

Seth Matlins | Posted 01.10.2012 | Media
Seth Matlins

Dear All: I've got a 6 year-old daughter, and I'm worried for her health and happiness, because of what you're doing, and what you won't do.

The Faithful Shopper: Faith's Top 11 for Fall 2011

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 11.19.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The conclusion of Fashion Week truly kicks off the fall retail season, and New York has an amazing crop of new stores and designers looking to outfit us in style!

The Faithful Shopper: Luxe for Less

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.30.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

These days we fashionistas must watch our wallets as carefully as we watch our waistlines. That doesn't mean we have to sacrifice our love of luxury, however; New York offers a plethora of luxury discount shops.

The Faithful Shopper: Back to School for the City Cool

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.15.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Tots adore Crocs' rainbow, plastic footwear, and the company has expanded the empire with tons of new styles, sneakers, and backpacks galore.

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.

I Have To Be Romanced When I Shop

Jason Bolden | Posted 09.28.2011 | Style
Jason Bolden

Romance is the pleasurable feeling of excitement and mystery associated with love. And this is how the best brands in the world communicate with you and it started when we were just children.

The Faithful Shopper: Great Gadgets

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.16.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Remember when a day at the beach meant getting away from it all, including the phone? I don't either. While I'm all for disconnecting, that definitely doesn't mean leaving any of my beloved electronics behind.

Saki Knafo

Dove Ad Casts Spotlight On Madison Avenue Racism

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.25.2011 | Business

When people ask Eugene Morris why he left a virtually all-white advertising firm in the early 1970s for an African-American one, he tells them about t...

The Faithful Shopper: Gourmet Goodies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.13.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With summer nearly here, it's time to start planning our social lives -- whether you're hosting friends or you're the guest, nothing is more special than to offer your gourmet treat or bottle of wine.

Met Museum To Take Over Whitney Museum's Space

AP | Posted 07.12.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — New York's Whitney Museum of American Art plans to give up its Madison Avenue building to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. But offici...

The Faithful Shopper: Top Trends for 2011

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.03.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

When you visit as many stores as I do (note to accountant -- it's retail research, not shopping), you begin to see patterns and trends emerging, and New York this year is no exception.

The FaithFul Shopper: Choices for Chocoholics

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.15.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's time to revisit where to buy the world's best treat -- chocolate. Whether you love your chocolate light and sweet, or dark and bitter, there are plenty of places old and new to indulge.

The FaithFul Shopper: Spring for April Showers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.31.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Lovely soaps and lotions aren't just for getting clean and softening your skin -- this affordable luxury can provide a brief spa-like experience every day.

The Faithful Shopper: March Madness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

This edition is all about the new -- the new stores making their New York City or even U.S. debuts, to help you reinvent yourself for the season that starts next week.

The Faithful Shopper: Weary of Winter

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We may have a while to go before the spring thaws come, but a number of retailers can give you the sense of a quick break in the tropics -- and spas that are a vacation in themselves.

What's Worth It: New York's The Mark Hotel

Suzanne Aaronson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Suzanne Aaronson

Top marks for this recently reopened New York landmark: a gem, even in a city with no shortage of swish hotels. Polished staff evoke just the right feeling as soon as you walk through the door.

The Faithful Shopper: New Year, New Stores

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With the holidays over and 2011 well under way, I'm looking forward to a new year of new stores for New Yorkers and our 49.5 million visitors. As a...

The Faithful Shopper: Retail Lost and Found

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The end of this year also marks the end of the decade, and so it seems appropriate to look back at how New York City retail has changed over these very dramatic 10 years.

WATCH: Last-Minute Holiday Shopping In NYC

GloboMaestro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
GloboMaestro

From a 60s mod fashion boutique to a tiny shop where Robert De Niro gets his shoes custom made, there's more to Madison Avenue than Prada, Gucci and t...

Growing Bolder in 2011: It's Not About Age. It's About Attitude.

Marc Middleton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marc Middleton

The stereotypes of ageism -- propagated by the mainstream media are embedded in our national psyche -- make many of us dread what can be the best days of our lives.

The FaithFul Shopper: Faith's Top 10 for 2010

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that Hanukkah is over and Christmas is literally around the corner, it's time to look back at this year in shopping.