Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The celebrity-designed T-shirts retail for $50, and 80 percent of the proceeds go toward helping victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Bloomingdale's has a new T-shirt out, and while its $50 price tag may be high, it's for a good cause: 80 percent of the shirts' proceeds will go toward helping victims of Hurricane Sandy, style website Miss A reported. "Partnering with Alternative Apparel, these shirts were exclusively designed for Bloomingdale’s by ... celebrities including: supermodel Carolyn Murphy, professional surfers Kassia Meador and Jon Rose, fashion designer Billy Reid, New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, musician and designer Pharrell Williams, and Saturdays Surf NYC designers Josh Rosen, Colin Tunstall and Morgan Collett," Miss A reported. The proceeds benefit Waves for Water, "a non-profit organization that focuses on rebuilding the families and businesses …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Major crimes occurring in or near Bethesda between Oct. 1 and 9.
The following information was supplied by the Montgomery County Police Department in its summary of major crimes occurring in the county between Oct. 1 and 9. The mention of an arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction. If you have questions about this post, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Children got a chance to participate in a construction site for Habitat for Humanity last Saturday—but with gingerbread for drywall and candy roof tiles.
Sometimes, drywall is just a little too heavy. That's when walls of gingerbread come in handy. Children (of all ages) were invited last Saturday to make and decorate gingerbread houses at Bloomingdale's (at the Shops at Wisconsin Place, in Chevy Chase) as part of a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, MD. During the afternoon, Bloomingdale's shoppers could take their receipts to the Habitat for Humanity desk set up in the store, and have the store donate 10 percent of the value of their purchases to Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, MD. And while they were at it, they could decorate a gingerbread house donated for the event by Whole Foods Market. Habitat for Humanity was founded in Georgia in 1976 as a …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
The area's top techies took to the runway Tuesday evening to benefit the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) at Bloomingdale's in Chevy Chase.
Some of the area's top male techies strutted their stuff on the runway last Tuesday evening at Bloomingdale's in Chevy Chase to raise money for a youth business education program. The "Geek to Chic" event, sponsored by Microsoft, will benefit the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), which promotes entrepreneurship and business opportunities for low-income youth. Some of the techies who took to the runway were Facebook's Andrew Noyes, Nick Shaper from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Jim Long from NBC news. The sold-out event, hosted by NBC's Angie Goff, was quite a hit.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Bloomingdale's Chevy Chase hosts benefit event, featuring life coach Amy Schoen, to support Dress for Success.
Learn about developing a good relationship and support a good cause at the same time at a “Dress for Success” benefit event on Thursday, Aug. 11, at Bloomingdale’s Chevy Chase, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For a $20 donation ticket, attendees can listen to life and relationship coach Amy Schoen talk about her new book, “Get It Right This Time: How to Find and Keep Your Ideal Romantic Relationship.” Copies of Schoen’s book will be available for purchase, and she will sign copies after her talk. And, 25 percent of the proceeds from the sale of Schoen’s book during the event, and 10 percent of the proceeds from all sales at Bloomingdale’s Chevy Chase between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., will be donated to Dress for Success, “a national organization …
Sunday, November 14, 2010
Eyewear designer Corinne McCormack stopped by Chevy Chase for personal fittings with Bloomingdale's customers.
These are not your grandmother’s glasses. This was the first truth that eyewear designer Corinne McCormack wanted to prove during her fitting session for her new eyewear on Saturday at Bloomingdale’s. The second: that hip, stylish eyewear doesn’t have to cost a lot. Her new collection includes vintage-inspired glasses from the 50’s and 60’s with cat-like shapes and bejeweled accents. She also features animal print frames from brown to green, including bi-focal sunglasses. “My biggest inspiration is vintage,” said McCormick. “I’m an avid collector of vintage accessories. I love to find a great shape, then change it up so it’s modern and then add color.” Her glasses are all handmade optical quality and range in price from $52 to $65 and …