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Center for Sacramento History Announces “Inside the Vault Textile Tours: Fabulous Footwear" in April

Center for Sacramento History Announces “Inside the Vault Textile Tours: Fabulous Footwear" in April

Ranging from early gold miner’s boots to bombshell stilettos, the Center for Sacramento History will showcase nearly 75 pairs of shoes, boots and other historic or fancy footwear dating from the 1860s to the 1980s as part of an “Inside the Vault Textile Tours: Fabulous Footwear” four-day event scheduled for Thursday, April 24, through Sunday, April 27, 2014.  Led by expert guides who will provide information, insight and interpretation, public tours of the prized collection vault will be available on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday (note that tour times vary depending on the day).  And, as an event highlight, the community is invited to a special Vintage Fashion Fair that will be set-up on site at the Center for Sacramento History on Friday evening from 7 to 11 p.m. (that will also continue on Saturday from 10 a.m.

7 SIMPLE WAYS TO MAKE IT FANCY

7 SIMPLE WAYS TO MAKE IT FANCY

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Sac Fashion Week partnering with Miss Sacramento County

Sac Fashion Week partnering with Miss Sacramento County

SAC FASHION WEEK PARTNERING WITH MISS SACRAMENTO COUNTY USA FOR A PAGEANT AND FASHION SHOWCASE ON NOVEMBER 10th, 2013.

Sacramento, CA – October 22nd, 2013 – Sac Fashion Week is partnering with the Miss Sacramento County Pageant to preview select showcasing designers for 2014.  The Miss Sacramento County Pageant (Ages 19-27) and Miss Sacramento County Teen Pageant (ages 13-18) will be held November 10th Hyatt Regency Hotel located at 1209 L Street Sacramento, CA.  Doors open at 3 p.m. to the prestigious Capital View Room on the 15th floor. 

Celebrity performances for the pageant include Bobby DeBarge Jr and Andre Mieux (A.M.X) and will be hosted by local radio personality Nina Hajian.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit Glass Slipper—designed to encourage “at-risk” girls ages 12-18 to follow their dreams—and the Mariposa House Project.

Twitter Plans to Add Shopping Feature

Twitter Plans to Add Shopping Feature

Twitter has hired ex-CEO of Ticketmaster Nathan Hubbard, to be the site’s first head of commerce. Working under Adam Bain (head of revenue), Hubbard’s job is to make the social media platform more retailer friendly. According to Bloomberg, Hubbard will be partnering with retailers (and payment service companies as well) to sell goods via Twitter and help them leverage the platform to optimize sales.

Seeing as many retailers and brands are already advertising through Twitter, it would make sense to integrate tools to enable shopping through their tweets. Essentially, your Twitter feed can potentially turn into a live-stream version of the mall, where goods and products are constantly tweeted in real-time. It seems like the social platform is creating another stream of revenue as it preps for its public offering rumoured to happen in 2014... Read More

Hair Dressing! DIY Conditioner You Can Eat

Hair Dressing! DIY Conditioner You Can Eat

Kristen Arnett

Swimming pools, sunlight, heat, humidity and air conditioning are a big part of summer for most people. When it comes to your hair, these factors – along with any coloring or heat styling you might be doing – can wreak havoc and cause dryness and damage.

 

Heavy conditioners and serums temporarily tame the problem, but can actually end up weighing strands down, leaving behind a dull layer of film.

To help your hair recover, I’ve developed a “Hair Dressing” recipe great for feeding your tresses and your body with natural ingredients right from the kitchen. This multi-tasking beauty potion works as a topical treatment to detox hair from chlorine, soothe the scalp, strip away product build-up, restore shine and condition... Read More

HUGO BOSS Showcasing Winter 2013 Collection in Shanghai

HUGO BOSS Showcasing Winter 2013 Collection in Shanghai

HUGO BOSS, a household name for fine traditional business suits for both men and women, will be showcasing its winter 2013 collection on May 30, 2013, at the Power Station of Art in Shanghai, China. The fashion show will include both a men and a women’s collection. If that didn’t sound too enticing, what might draw you in is the ability to watch the show as if you’re seeing it from the front row seat because you can stream it live as it’s happening.

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Phillip Lim Teams Up with Target to Debut Fall 2013 Collection

Phillip Lim Teams Up with Target to Debut Fall 2013 Collection

Recently, Target announced that it’s teaming up with designer Phillip Lim to create an exclusive fall 2013 collection entitled 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target. It will be available September 15, 2013, in Target stores and Target.com. The collection will include easy, affordable, on-the-go fashion apparel and accessories, for both men and women... Read More