Rachel Zoe And Rodger Berman To Host OCRF’s First-Ever Super Saturday Event In Las Vegas

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s Luxury Shopping Event to be held at Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian & The Palazzo and Fashion Show, Sept. 19-20

The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) will bring its popular Super Saturday shopping event to the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian & The Palazzo, and Fashion Show Las Vegas with unique spin. Hosted by Designer, Stylist, Editor and Author Rachel Zoe and husband and business partner Rodger Berman, the annual event, which New York Newsday called the ‘hottest summer event in the Hamptons,’ will launch in Vegas Sept. 19- 20, 2015.

OCRF’s Super Saturday designer shopping extravaganza, was created in 1998 by Donna Karan and the late Liz Tilberis (the late Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar US, who has since died from the disease). Super Saturday Los Angeles launched in 2014, and is hosted by Rachel Zoe and Molly Sims. In 2014, at both Super Saturday Los Angeles and New York, more than 2,000 people attended the events and raised over $ 4.1 million with net proceeds going directly to OCRF and its programs. Special guests included celebrities, influencers, designers, media, supporters and their families, and fashion lovers. The Hamptons event has been hosted by Kelly Ripa and Donna Karan while the LA event was hosted by Rachel Zoe, Rodger Berman, Molly Sims and Scott Stuber.

The exclusive Las Vegas weekend will showcase an assortment of special retail incentives from luxury brands including Michael Kors, Tory Burch, DVF, Fendi, Robert Graham, Melissa Shoes, Ted Baker London, Topshop, Links of London and Island Company to name a few. Most participating retailers will donate a percentage of weekend sales to OCRF.

A force within the fashion and design industry for nearly two decades, Zoe has been heralded as one of the most influential forces working in fashion today. In addition to dressing clients for a bevy of red carpet events, styling countless editorial spreads, and lending her vast expertise to brands, Zoe has authored two New York Times best-selling books, and is the Editor in Chief of The Zoe Report, her online style destination and newsletter. As a designer, Zoe makes her exceptional taste and expertise accessible to the fashion savvy with Rachel Zoe Collection, comprised of ready-to-wear, footwear and jewelry lines. Zoe will soon return to television as the host of her own late night talk show, Fashionably Late with Rachel Zoe, which will debut September 24th on Lifetime. Attendees can also meet Rachel Zoe when she signs copies of her newest book Living in Style.

The two-day extravaganza will feature a VIP brunch at Barneys New York, a Pucker Up Bar, Canyon Ranch SpaClub pop-up spa, a Pepsi Lounge, and Sephora makeup touch-ups.  A signature gift with purchase — two complimentary show tickets to Rock of Ages — will be available for those who spend $750 (restrictions apply – see official event guide for complete details).
Fashion Show will also highlight not-to-be-missed runway shows on the center’s elevated stage, featuring Saks Fifth Avenue and top seasonal must-haves.

We are thrilled to bring OCRF’s Super Saturday to the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, The Palazzo and Fashion Show Las Vegas. Their support of OCRF’s research programs will further propel us in our fight to find a cure for ovarian cancer,” says Audra Moran, president & CEO, Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.

The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) is the oldest and largest charity in the United States funding ovarian cancer research that leads to more effective identification, treatment, and ultimately a cure for ovarian cancer, as well as related educational and support initiatives. Each year there will be approximately 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer in the United States, and nearly 15,500 women will die of the disease. Currently there is no effective means of early detection.

“Vegas is the ultimate fashion destination. It’s the only place in the world where you can shop every top designer and brand in one central location,” says Janet LaFevre, senior marketing manager, Grand Canal Shoppes and Fashion Show. “Being able to bring Super Saturday to Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, The Palazzo and Fashion Show gives our guests a chance to enjoy incredible shopping, dining, and entertainment all while contributing to a significant cause. We are elated to announce this partnership and first-ever Vegas location.”

Since 1998, OCRF has awarded over $65 million to ovarian cancer researchers around the country. OCRF-sponsored investigators are developing innovative strategies for early detection; exploring the genetics that increase risk for ovarian cancer; understanding the underlying molecular biology of the disease; identifying new and better targets for treatment; and deciphering how and why ovarian cancer spreads, and how to stop it. OCRF also supports a national program, Woman to Woman, which in 2015 will be providing support through more than 20 hospitals around the country to women in treatment for any gynecologic cancer, as well as their families, by pairing them with survivor volunteers who offer one-on-one emotional support and mentoring. For more information visit Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s website at supersaturday.ocrf.org/vegasstylethefashionshow.com and thegrandcanalshoppes.com
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BROOKLYN JUST GOT MORE BEAUTIFUL: SEPHORA Opens Its First Brooklyn Store On November 1st

Calling all makeup mavens, fragrance fanatics, skincare enthusiasts and beauty addicts! SEPHORA is opening its first store in Brooklyn on November 1st. And what’s even more beautiful? The first 100 clients to show up at the grand opening on Friday, November 1st at 8 AM and Saturday, November 2nd at 9 AM, will receive a SEPHORA gift card with mystery values worth up to $1000!

Artist Mickalene Thomas for Sephora Brooklyn (original artwork)

Artist Mickalene Thomas for Sephora Brooklyn (original artwork)

The beauty fun doesn’t stop there. To celebrate the opening, SEPHORA has a weekend full of festivities, beginning Friday, November 1st with the grand opening ribbon cutting. Grand opening weekend activities include:

  • BROOKLYN, you’re a work of  art. Be among the first to experience five original works of art from Brooklyn      based artists Gary Panter, Kim Gordon, Keegan McHargue, Hisham Bharoocha and Mickalene Thomas – only at SEPHORA Brooklyn grand opening weekend. Let these chromatic paintings inspire your shopping      experience as we celebrate the beauty of Brooklyn.
  • GET CREATIVE. Channel Brooklyn’s creative energy with unique in-store experiences and beauty related art workshops conducted by local artists.

FRIDAY, November 1st

  • 11 AM to 7 PM, GO PRO: Receive Express Services and beauty consultations from SEPHORA      PRO Artists, stationed at the Beauty Studio.
  • 12PM to 4 PM, MAKEUP AS MATERIAL:  Join celebrated makeup artist Will Lemon, known for his customized skin      art, to watch and learn how he uses in-store products with natural ingredients to create custom skin-prints.
  • Enjoy a SEPHORA photo      booth to take pictures and share your memories from the grand opening fun.
  • Vibe as you enjoy the day’s activities with DJ sets by BK Creatives and campaign collaborators Will Lemon      and Hisham Bharoocha.
  • Morris Kitchen, a Brooklyn based food vendor, will be serving up delicious, locally sourced bites, Brooklyn-brewed coffee and refreshing drinks.
  • While celebrating the opening, Sephora Beauty Insiders can also receive an exclusive Sephora Brooklyn tote bag*, featuring illustrator Gary Panter’s campaign artwork, with any purchase of $50 or more!

SATURDAY, November 2nd

  • 11 AM to 3 PM, COLOR PALETTE EXPLORATION: Fashion and beauty enthusiast Katherine Bernhardt, who is known for      her colorful, expressionistic, large-scale paintings of celebrities and models, will be in-store to teach clients her technique and take them      through color palettes of makeup in fashion using acrylic paint.
  • 4 PM to 8 PM, BEAUTY COLLAGE: Brooklyn campaign artist, Hisham Bharoocha, whose vibrant work has      been published in notable art, fashion, and culture magazines, will teach      participants how to make their own original artwork by collaging beauty imagery from fashion magazines and other mixed media materials.
  • Enjoy a SEPHORA photo booth to take pictures and share your memories from the grand opening fun.
  • While celebrating the opening, Sephora Beauty Insiders can also receive an exclusive Sephora Brooklyn tote bag*, featuring illustrator Gary Panter’s campaign artwork, with any purchase of $50 or more! Continue reading

The HOTTEST Beauty Picks for October from Sephora

Whether backstage at fashion week, rubbing shoulders with the stars at film festivals or bringing clients the latest and greatest from beauty brands both big and small, SEPHORA is on top of every beauty trend. Looking for help with which products to choose? Each month, the beauty mavens at Sephora bring you SEPHORA HOT NOW, the most buzzed-about beauty handpicked by our experts. From behind the scenes to the doctor’s office, these top six picks will easily show you what’s at the forefront of our minds and the beauty landscape.

This October, check out Sephora’s #HOTNOW picks:



NAIL GRAFFITI IN ONE COAT: The first-ever matte, glitter, graffiti-effect top coat, FORMULA X for SEPHORA XPLOSIVES TOP COAT brushes on splatter-effect nail art with ease. Available in 14 different splatter color combinations and always 3 free formulation, wear the top coats alone or layer over polish for extra impact.



NATURALS AT BOOSTING LASHES: SEPHORA COLLECTION FALSE LASHES feature premium, natural-feel lashes for a ravishing look with an ultraflexible band to ensure the most comfortable fit. With 11 styles to choose from, your lash look will easily last from day to night no matter the occasion! Continue reading

Apply Yourself: Sephora Announces Complimentary In-Store Beauty Classes For Beauty Insiders To Become Their Own Beauty Experts

SEPHORA has announced the launch of Sephora University Beauty Classes, an innovative new program designed to help beauty lovers of all ages and abilities master everything from building a skincare routine to creating the perfect smoky eye. Now available in over 60 stores throughout the United States, these complimentary classes for BEAUTY INSIDERS are the newest way Sephora is providing unbiased and exceptional client service to further enhance the client experience.

Sephora Announces Complimentary In-Store Beauty Classes For Beauty Insiders To Become Their Own Beauty Experts

Sephora Announces Complimentary In-Store Beauty Classes For Beauty Insiders To Become Their Own Beauty Experts


Held each Sunday, classes rotate to offer a new topic each week, and are updated regularly to reflect up-to-the-minute trends and the techniques most requested by Sephora clients. Each class’ curriculum has been fashioned to replicate the training Sephora’s own artists receive as part of the extensive Sephora University experience, and lets clients try the looks themselves and get coaching and advice from SEPHORA’s experts, all in a fun and supportive group atmosphere. After each class, attendees are encouraged to pair up with a Sephora expert to receive personalized recommendations, or schedule a follow up appointment with one of Sephora’s Personalized Beauty Advisors at the Sephora Beauty Studio for more one-on-one time.


Sephora Beauty Classes - Day-to-Night Smoky Eye

Sephora Beauty Classes – Day-to-Night Smoky Eye

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Marc Jacobs Beauty Launches Today Exclusively At Sephora

Disrupting the fashion waters yet again, today Marc Jacobs announces the launch of his namesake cosmetics line, MARC JACOBS BEAUTY (www.marcjacobsbeauty.com). The seriously breakthrough brand debuts today exclusively at Sephora, on www.Sephora.com and in select Marc Jacobs stores. Born from a synergistic collaboration between Marc Jacobs and Sephora, the expansive Marc Jacobs Beauty collection contains an assortment of 16 innovative complexion and color cosmetics, and four chic and luxurious makeup brushes.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Campaign Image with Edie Campbell

Marc Jacobs Beauty Campaign Image with Edie Campbell

As with his fashion, Marc’s rule-breaking creativity is at the heart of his makeup vision. For Jacobs, his inspirations for the line comes directly from his own life,  the things he’s MOST enthusiastic about, his home, his collection of books, the spirit and enjoyment of youth, his self-confidence and love of experimentation.

Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs

But the primary inspiration for the collection stems from the spirit of “The Girl” and her makeup ritual. “I think the idea of transforming into this person you want to be is a lot of fun…it’s this idea of a young woman enjoying creating her look, getting ready for her night out, or her night after her night out.”

With this collection, he’s looking to “inspire you to push the boundaries and create your own style… indulge in the impeccably exquisite textures, take liberties with his provocative shades, and play with his daring designs.”

He redefines beauty as imperfectly perfect. “I see beauty in many things and I am attracted to all sorts of imperfection, to style, to confidence or experimentation. It’s unexpected and it surprises you.”


Marc Jacobs Beauty’s smart complexion products offer tomorrow’s technology today with state-of-the-art global ingredients, buildable coverage and superb finishes: Genius Gel Super-Charged Foundation, Remedy Concealer Pen, Perfection Powder Featherweight Foundation.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Genius Gel Super-Charged Foundation in 26 Bisque Medium

Marc Jacobs Beauty Genius Gel Super-Charged Foundation in 26 Bisque Medium

MARC JACOBS BEAUTY GENIUS GEL SUPER-CHARGED FOUNDATION ($49): Erase the past, perfect the present and protect the future. Available in 16 shades, this breakthrough gel foundation with skin-friendly, hydrating ingredients easily builds from natural to full coverage. Buoyancy Gel™ Technology enhances the performance of this long-wearing, anti-aging formula, which includes antioxidant vitamin protection. Awaken your skin’s ideal radiance and clarity and creating a weightless, natural veil that never settles in fine lines. Continue reading


Setting the “bar” even higher, DRYBAR is pleased to announce the launch of their first-ever product line, which will be sold exclusively at SEPHORA, QVC and DRYBAR Locations nationwide starting March 2013 and via http://shop.thedrybar.com beginning immediately.

DRYBAR PRODUCTS AND TOOLS: A selection of Drybar products and tools.  (PRNewsFoto/Drybar)

DRYBAR PRODUCTS AND TOOLS: A selection of Drybar products and tools. (PRNewsFoto/Drybar)

DRYBAR, named one of the top “100 Brilliant Ideas” of 2010 by Entrepreneur Magazine, is based on the simple concept: NO CUTS. NO COLOR. JUST BLOWOUTS. The idea was a natural for founder ALLI WEBB, a long-time professional stylist, after a lifetime of frustration at overpaying for blowouts at traditional salons. There are currently 25 DRYBAR locations throughout the country which are frequented by many celebrities, including CINDY CRAWFORD, EMMA ROBERTS, JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT, ZOOEY imagesDESCHANEL, ROSE MCGOWAN, JESSICA LOWNDES, ELIZA DUSHKU, WHITNEY PORT, MARIA SHRIVER, NICKY HILTON and many more. Appointments can be booked online at www.thedrybar.com or by calling 212-561-5392.

Ms. WEBB spent several years developing a complete line of styling products and tools to help DRYBAR stylists across the country achieve the perfect blowout. “After trying nearly every existing product line,” says Webb, “I just couldn’t find what we were looking for to meet our very specific styling needs. So I partnered with some of the best labs in the world to create exactly what we needed at Drybar.”

In keeping with the bar theme, each product has been aptly named, from the “HOT TODDY” HEAT PROTECTOR & FRIZZ FIGHTER to the “HALF PINT” ROUND BRUSHES to the “3-DAY BENDER” CURLING IRON. Each product has been painstakingly tested and tweaked with the assistance of more than 1,000 Drybar stylists and developed in collaboration with Drybar investor and board member, JANET GURWITCH, who is also the founder and former CEO of LAURA MERCIER COSMETICS. “Alli’s vision and passion has been impressive to watch,” says Gurwitch, “She has identified a real niche in the market and the performance of these products is truly like nothing I’ve ever experienced in hair styling.” Continue reading




Tweezer Ultra Precision Cuticle Nipper, exclusively at Sephora

Coated IN PVD TITANIUM NITRATE – a breakthrough technology also known as TiN or TNT Gold – the STAINLESS STEEL SLANT TWEEZER ($35) and CUTICLE NIPPER ($35) are not only protected for a super durable life, but their surface properties, corrosion resistance and friction reduction are dramatically upgraded and improved. TWEEZERMAN’s award-winning, stainless steel SLANT TWEEZER features perfectly aligned, hand-filed tips to ensure precision, and the sturdy design of the CUTICLE NIPPER is reinforced by its rock-hard, stainless steel construction and features sharp, long-lasting snipping tips for smooth cutting action. It’s a whole new gold standard for tweezing and nipping.

Tweezerman products are sold through professional beauty suppliers as well as top cosmetic and department stores, chain drug stores, and specialty shops. The THE TWEEZERMAN ULTRA PRECISION SERIES is sold exclusively at Sephora and at www.sephora.com