Tuesday, March 16, 2004

Celebrities make bracelets popular

Style extra

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Those personalized leather cuffs clasping the wrists of Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry and other Hollywood beauties showing up in the celeb mags have arrived in Cincinnati. Julia's at Kenwood Galleria has a drawer full of the Dillon Rogers-designed ID bracelets.

Others carry words and phrases to get you through the day. $39 and up. 8118 Montgomery Road, Madeira. 793-3222.

Shaver with cream: The new ShaveMate3 is a traveler's dream for shaving, with everything packed in the shaver - a triple-blade technology, the Aqua-Flow Blade Rinse design and shaving cream inside the handle. Just shake, hold upright and press the handle for enough shaving cream to last about a week. $4.79 at Wal-Mart.

Wardrobe solutions: Dressing expert and Style network TV host Lloyd Boston will be at Lazarus-Macy's Kenwood Towne Centre store, noon March 25, presenting a seminar featuring clothes from Jones of New York and Signature & Sport spring designs and answers to your style questions. Customers will get a Lloyd's Closet Companion Card with dressing tips and can enter to win a consultation with Boston, a Canon digital camera and Card Photo printer. An 18-inch strand of faux pearls will be given with a $100 Jones of New York purchase. 745-5201.

For brides: Wedding designs by Vera Wang and handmade headpieces by Cincinnatian Debra Moreland for Paris will be in the spotlight at Bridal and Formal Friday through Sunday during store hours. 821-6622.

Spring at Parisian: Several special events are planned at the Kenwood Towne Centre store:

• A Garfield and Marks trunk show of women's spring sportswear, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, will give fans of the line a chance to win a $500 Garfield and Marks wardrobe and a free gift with $100 purchase.

• Sunday through March 27 will be Parisian Women Week with spring styles in the women's department, cosmetic mini-makeovers, a chance to win A Night on the Town and a crystal tulip bowl with a $75 purchase (while supplies last). 792-2400.

• Children can model at KidFest Saturday. The event, starting at 11 a.m., will include signing up to model in the show, coloring a goody bag, registration to win a Barbie, an outfit from Polo, clothes from Laura Ashley and Amy for girls and Claiborne for boys and other clothes, and creating an Easter egg holder. 792-2400.

Are you a smart shopper? Suave and Elisabeth Hasselbeck, host of the Style Network's The Look for Less, are searching for America's Smartest Shopper. Entrants need to submit an essay of no more than 250 words sharing their everyday smart shopping stories. One hundred semifinalists will be picked and asked to submit a video, then four finalists will be chosen to compete in the World's Longest Yard Sale stretching from Ohio to Georgia. Information at www.suave.com.


Send information about a salon, beauty, fashion or personal grooming event two weeks before the date to Joy Kraft by fax: 768-8330; e-mail: jkraft@enquirer.com.

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