Amazon announced that Taylor Swift will headline the Prime Day Concert on July 10, 2019, streaming live on Prime Video at 9 p.m. and that the Prime Day will be July 15 and 16 this year. The "parade of epic sales" will give members access to over one million deals globally.
Estee Lauder has unveiled Thursday on their website a new holistic platform named for now "The Night Is Yours". In an interview offered to WWD, the brand shared information about the new platform, and their newest product called “New Advanced Night Repair Intense Reset Concentrate”.
The platform was designed to bring education and fire up lively conversations on the subject of “restorative power of night” and its organized in two sections, "Staying In" and "Going Out".
As a brand with a long history and expertise in night regimens, Estee Lauder will certainly have much to offer.
With a whopping $450-million price tag the Staten Island outlet promises discounts and attractions that will make the 25 minute ferry trip worthwhile.
In a city obsessed with bargains and sample sales it seems rather obvious the need for an outlet.
While developers are adamant they are not looking to be the "Shops at Hudson Yards" it is rather obvious that they are trying to create a retail playground, not just a shopping outlet.
There will be many reasons besides shopping for tourists and New Yorkers alike to schlep to the 340,000 square-foot mall. "Instagrammable ferry voyages", jazz bands, petting zoos and fashion shows add up to the excitement of a bargain hunting experience.
The stores already open are: Banana Republic Factory Store, Guess Factory Store, Samsonite, Lids, Walgreens, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Columbia Factory Store, Old Navy, Gap Factory Store; H&M, Jockey, Nike Factory Store, Starbucks
Before the end of the summer expect the following stores to open their doors: Levi’s, True Religion, Converse, Dennis Bass, iOptics, U.S. Polo Assn,Royal Jewelers, Crocs, American Eagle Outfitters, Aerie, Broome & Greene, Samsonite, True Religion, Lucky Brand, Parfum Europa, Verizon Wireless and GNC.
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I love the idea of spring cleaning. Back in Romania we frantically scrubbed every corner of the house, hauled heavy rugs outside to be aired, and spread generous amounts of lavender in closets and dresser drawers.
But I don’t remember throwing clothes away.
It’s true we had a more permanent relationship with our clothes, probably born out of necessity–communism has its share of problems, but consumerism isn’t one of them. Perhaps this is why the KonMari method never quite resonated for me. But for all you KonMari fans out there, take a moment to consider these seven facts before embarking on your next purging ceremony.
– Due to the popularity of Tidying Up With Marie Kondo, thrift shops and donation centers are having trouble keeping up. Treehugger reports that Goodwills in the D.C. area saw a sixty-
six percent increase over last year. Do you really want to add to their problem?
– Your well-intentioned donations may hurt the environment more than help it. Only 0.1 percent of the clothes we donate are recycled into new textile fibre. A large percentage of the rest end up in methane producing landfills or toxic gas emitting incinerators.
– Fashion trends have a way of coming back. Don’t throw your clothes away just because they are not trendy anymore. Remember, even fanny packs and mommy jeans have found their way back on the runway.
I get the appeal of Marie Kondo’s spark joy method. It’s simple to follow and validates our need for joy. But I’m inclined to take a less aggressive approach.
– I get the appeal of Marie Kondo’s spark joy method. It’s simple to follow and validates our need for joy. But I’m inclined to take a less aggressive approach. I assess my wardrobe at the beginning of each season. I hold on to pieces that fit my lifestyle and current trends, and I part with pieces that are damaged, that I’m not comfortable wearing, or no longer fit my body. The difference? I make sure I have the things I need, even if they don’t spark joy, so I avoid wasting more money. Also, I avoid feeling guilty about past spending.
– You’ve probably read stories about bloggers who make $29,000 selling their closet. I don’t know what they had in their closet, but recently a second-hand shop offered me less than fifteen percent of the market suggested retail price of some nearly new items.
– I don’t know about you, but an empty closet is just another excuse to go shopping. After that first dopamine rush caused by the newly organized closet I’d look to replace the things I got rid of.
If you want to save money, declutter your closet, and save the planet, shop with restraint. It might not be as easy as buying with impunity and purging, but it’s more cost-effective, less wasteful and better for the environment.
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