The holidays are here and people are saying crazy sh*t. These are two things I’ve overheard that I hope do not come true in my life: 1. He tells more lies than I’ve had husbands. (Ouch) 2. I want to make a tofurkey.
Please God, don’t let those things happen to me.
Levi’s, Phillip Lim, Thakoon, Tibi and Hanky Panky all down in the garment/soho district
What: Levi’s Made & Crafted and Levi’s Vintage Clothing
Why: Denim, bottoms, and tops ($40-$80, reg. $90-$275), as well as jackets and outerwear ($200-$400, reg. $400-$1,000) from both lines.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 236 W. 27th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves., 14th flr.
What: 3.1 Phillip Lim
Why: Women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, accessories, and shoes are up to70 percent off. A portion of the proceeds goes to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 304 Hudson St., b/t Vandam & Spring Sts., 8th flr. Enter on Spring St.
Why: Up to 85 percent off printed fall coats, leather shorts, striped sweaters, and silk dresses. A portion of proceeds goes to Hurricane Sandy relief. Donations (toiletries, diapers, baby food, blankets) welcome.
When: Tues.-Sat., 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: 270 Lafayette St., at Prince St., ste. 1005.
Why: Chop up to 70 percent off geometric-patterned pants, floral column dresses, beaded tops, felted wool blazer coats, and printed denim.
When: Wed., noon-8 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 348 W. 36th St., b/t Eighth & Ninth Aves.
What: Hanky Panky
Why: Underwear for up to 75 percent off. Fill your lingerie drawer with colorful lace thongs, boy shorts, baby-doll nighties, and chemises.
When: Today, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tues. & Wed., 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Where: Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Ave., b/t 15th & 16th Sts. Enter at 410 W. 16th St.
My friend was telling me a story about her wonderful and boisterous 10 year old son . She, like me, grew up with a sister and now (unlike me) is the only female in a household of males (including the dog). The story was about about her boy’s new responsibilities as a cross walk monitor. It sounded like a great use of his big personality and a way to learn responsibility. As she was telling the story, she mentioned that his role was so official, he even had to wear a bright orange sash over his clothes as a part of his uniform. Then she stopped herself, realizing she described her hockey playing, baseball throwing son as a wearing a sash. She laughed and with her hands described this bright orange item as a miss america-like ribbon across his front. Girls with sisters call it a sash. To boys, its a uniform.