Archive | June, 2015

Saks Fifth Avenue NYC Flagship Store Hosts Cirque Beauté and offers free exclusive pouch with purchase on June 25th

25 Jun

On Thursday, June 25, 2015 Saks Fifth Avenue’s New York City flagship hosts the Saks Cirque de Beauté, which is a summer beauty spectacular featuring astonishing age-defying feats, irresistible indulgences and gifts galore with your beauty purchases!

Cirque-inspired talent is being featured along Fifth Avenue in front of the store windows and throughout the beauty floor to celebrate Cirque de Beauté. Highly stylized 15-minute experiential talent acts rotate throughout the day ranging from the elegant to the avant garde. Featured entertainment includes: jugglers, acrobats, contortionists, magicians, stilt walkers and an aerial birdcage to entertain customers and create conversations! Additionally, guests can enjoy complimentary circus style snacks and live music by a French jazz trio.

Customers can preview countless exclusive new summer and fall products including Tom Ford Noir Pour Femme, Bobbi Brown 8-shade lip Palette and Lancome Grandiose Colored Mascaras and Limited-Edition Genefique, to name a few. And celebrity makeup artists will be available to share the inside scoop on summer beauty tips while your favorite beauty brands offer irresistible indulgences from complimentary facials, to hand massages to bottle engraving and beyond.

It’s really a great way to spend your lunch break, for those who work nearby! For those who are traveling to NYC, Saks is definitely a destination to go for shopping and lunch (try the Saks Cafe on the 8th floor). Definitely go and check out all of the Cirque de Beauté event offerings, and get an exclusive red, white and black cosmetics pouch filled with gifts for FREE with your $175 beauty purchase. Plus, SaksFirst members will also receive Double Points on all beauty purchases for the day!

WHEN: Thursday, June 25, 10 am – 8:30 pm
WHERE: Saks Fifth Avenue New York, Fifth Avenue and 50th Street


L.L. Bean PrimaLoft Packaway Vest perfect for a cold rainy spring day

2 Jun

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Today’s such a cold, rainy spring day — about 50 degrees, which is a big difference from last week which was in the 80’s. I didn’t want to wear a heavy fall or winter jacket, but needed something comfortable to keep me warm and dry.

Thanks to L.L. Bean PrimaLoft Packaway Vest, which is very light weight, super comfy and water-resistant, I was warm and dry, without feeling bulky. What’s unique about this vest is that the warm PrimaLoft insulation that compresses, so the vest stuffs into its own pocket — perfect for camping, hiking, skiing, traveling and cold rainy spring days like today! PrimaLoft is made of synthetic microfiber thermal insulation material that’s used for outerwear, gloves, sleeping bags and footwear, as well as comforters and mattress toppers. It’s extremely lightweight (not bulky at all), warm, water-resistant (it kept me dry in today’s cloudy, rainy day), and is machine washable and dryable in cold water (gentle cycle, tumble dry low).


I love the Kelp Green (think “Dark Forest Green”) color. There are also these colors to choose from: Dark Cayenne (dark red), Marigold (yellow), Black, Bright Lapis (blue), Fir (think “Christmas tree”).

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