{The Insider} Attention: NYC FOFs! Natural Beauty Day with Cindy Joseph and Tammy Wise

What’s better than a beauty event for FOFs? A beauty event for FOFs featuring two FOF beauty lines!

Today only: FOF, Broadway-dancer-turned-Taoist-minister, Tammy Wise of WiseBeauty and FOF, makeup-artist-turned-supermodel, Cindy Joseph of BOOM! host Natural Beauty Day.

BOOM! is the first pro-age cosmetic line for women of every generation.
WiseBeauty is a line of sustainable, chemical-free, organic beauty products.

Sunday, July 18, 2-5 p.m.
Alskling Dress Boutique
228 Columbus Ave. between 70th and 71st st.

Images by Rudolf van Dommel via BOOM! By Cindy Joseph and Steve Friedman via Body Logos

{The Insider} Attention: El Paso FOFs! Ippolita Trunk Show Tomorrow at Tres Mariposas

Ippolita’s handcrafted jewelry combines the rich Florentine aesthetic of her Italian heritage with a modern flair. Her pieces pair brilliantly colored gemstones with her signature 18K gold, sterling silver and rosé collections. Ippolita jewelry has added sparkle to the Glitterati for over ten years, since she launched her 18K gold collection at Bergdorf Goodman in 1999.

“I make jewelry that is personal, wearable and effortlessly chic,” says Ippolita.

Representatives from Ippolita will be on hand tomorrow at Tres Mariposas with preview merchandise.

Tres Mariposas
5857 North Mesa
El Paso, Texas

Images via Ippolita

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{The Insider} Attention: El Paso FOFs! Escada Trunk Show Tomorrow and Wednesday at Tres Mariposas

Yadda, yadda, Escada!

Escada is making a comeback this year. The bankrupt fashion house was recently rescued by Megha Mittal, an heiress to Megha Mittal, the largest steel company in the world.

Will the bailed out brand be better than ever? Find out at the Escada Trunk Show at Tres Mariposas where representatives will be on hand with preview 2010 Fall/Winter merchandise.

Tres Mariposas
5857 North Mesa
El Paso, Texas

Images via Escada

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{The Insider} Jaw-dropping sale at Joan Shepp!

We could not believe our eyes when we saw the incredible deals at the JoanShepp.com spring sale.

Repetto ballet flats are 30%; an Ann Demeulemeester necklace reduced over $50, and YSL caged booties at 50% off (just to name a few)…

We are clicking over to JoanShepp.com as fast as we can, before all these items fly off her shelves… er… site.

Images via Joan Shepp

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{The Insider} Attention: New York FOFs! Christopher Fischer Cashmere Sample Sale, Tomorrow – Sunday in SoHo, Discounts Up to 80%

Sweaters may be the last thing on your mind in this heat wave, but savvy FOFs know when to stockpile the goods.

Christopher Fischer specializes in ethereal cashmere sweaters, accessories and home goods inspired by the Hamptons’ lifestyle and classic British design. The Englishman-turned-New Yorker has been involved in the cashmere industry for over 25 years. He sources his cashmere from Inner Mongolia and China where he has established factories that process, spin and dye their own yarn. Fischer is an award-winning designer, whose products are sought out by royals, celebrities and socialites.

In his SoHo store, tomorrow through Sunday, men’s and women’s cashmere and blended sweaters will be reduced from $195-$495 to $40-$150. Accessories will be marked down from $195-$250 to $30-$95 and home goods, originally $150-$295 are now $50-$95.

To “dye” for!

Christopher Fischer SoHo
New York, NY
80 Wooster St. (between Spring and Broome)

Images via Christopher Fischer

{The Insider} Attention Philadelphia FOFs! Y-3 Sale at Joan Shepp starts today!

Call it “sporture.” Not only can sport and fashion coexist, they can really rock together! Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto–famous for avant-garde clothing worn by Elton John, Gwen Stefani and Donna Karan–has collaborated with Adidas to create Y-3, a line of stylish, innovative and functional men’s and women’s apparel, footwear, and accessories.

Today the duds are discounted up to 30% at Joan Shepp. You better get a move on…

Joan Shepp, 1616 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, 215.735.2666

{The Insider} Attention: Houston! Jason Wu Trunk Show at Tootsies, Today and Tomorrow

Find frocks fit for a first lady! Jason Wu, (Michelle Obama’s favorite designer), is known for his feminine eveningwear with intricate detailing.

Wu started his career as a doll dress designer and launched his first full collection of ready-to-wear clothes in 2006, which instantly turned heads. In 2008 he snagged a prestigious Rising Star Award from the Fashion Group International and most recently he has dressed celebs like Ivanka Trump, January Jones and Amber Valletta.

Representatives from Jason Wu will be on-hand at Tootsies in Houston with preview merchandise today and tomorrow.

4045 Westheimer Road
Houston, Texas

{The Insider} Attention: El Paso!

Designer Duo! Laurèl AND Susan Blake Trunk Shows Thursday through Saturday at FOF shop Tres Mariposas!

Laurèl is part of parent-company Escada. Chief designer Elisabeth Schwaiger and her team are known for creating sophisticated city-wear including collections for business, leisure and evening. Founded by Margaretha and Wolfgang Ley in 1978, there are now over 138 Laurèl stores in 53 countries.

Susan Blake is known for her 18kt gold pieces with clean silhouettes and touches of diamonds. The Blake family has been designing jewelry for over 30 years.

Representatives from both Laurèl and Susan Blake will be on-hand at Tres Mariposas in El Paso with preview merchandise tomorrow through Saturday.

Tres Mariposas
5857 North Mesa
El Paso, Texas

Images via Laurèl and Susan Blake