<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Shopping]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/the-scene/shopping http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:21:51 -0700 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:21:51 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[1st Look Loves: Duality Nail Pak]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:27:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/256*120/duality-nail-pak.jpg
Leave it to a brilliant business entrepreneur mother of six daughters to come up with an ingenious “manicure system” for busy nail polish-loving women everywhere!]]>
<![CDATA[An Offbeat Pop-Up Shop Lands at the Pier]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 17:54:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Pier81275728.jpg
The LA Craft Experience heads west for a day by the beach.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Starbucks Debuts $450 Gift Cards]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 10:20:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/89841329-starbucks.jpg
Starbucks is offering a limited supply of $450 steel gift cards online.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Chic Collars Lend Local Shelters Support]]> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 17:01:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GivebonesMB.jpg
Searching for a gift for a dog devotee? Buy something cute and help out, too.

Photo Credit: Givebones]]>
<![CDATA[The Library Store Goes on a Roll (Literally)]]> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 14:19:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/239*120/LibraryLANight1.jpg
The Central Library's sweet shop will head into LA, truck-style.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Keeping the "Buy Local" Love Alive]]> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 14:17:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/7588935506_71f7b7dc0e_c.jpg
Purchase good stuff from some 350 artists at Unique LA.

Photo Credit: Unique LA]]>
<![CDATA[Weird Gifts for the Holidays]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 21:08:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/weirdgiftthumb.jpg
A bed fit for a mouse: check out this cheese-themed bed. It's just one of the weird gifts that pop culture journalist David Moye featured on the NBC4 News at Noon on Nov. 28,]]>
<![CDATA[Your Neighborhood Drugstore Sushi Bar]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 11:54:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/walgreenssushi.jpg
The drugstore's newest Hollywood outlet will have some surprising amenities.

Photo Credit: Walgreen's]]>
<![CDATA[14 Potentially Dangerous Toys Named in "Trouble in Toyland" Report]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 05:05:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/toys112112.jpg
The annual "Trouble in Toyland" is out from U.S. PIRG. This year, the group named about a dozen toys that it says could be dangerous to children.

Photo Credit: U.S. PIRG]]>
<![CDATA[Small Business Saturday Around LA]]> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:13:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/179*120/lingerie_jbor.jpg
Where are the mom-and-pops? Get your map and your need-to-knows.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Black Friday: Good for Buzz, Not for Predicting Sales]]> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 09:39:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/93446410_10.jpg
Retailers invest a lot of hope in Black Friday because it can be used to build momentum for the six-week holiday shopping season, their most profitable time of year. But Black Friday isn’t the...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Black Friday Guide: How to Get the Best Deals]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 07:47:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/black+friday+target.jpg
Black Friday — it's the mother of all shopping days. A day when millions of people wielding billions of dollars scratch and claw for the biggest bargains. So what's the best plan of attack?

Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Explores the Best Shopping in Brooklyn]]> Sat, 17 Nov 2012 23:03:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WILLIAMSBURG-1stLook.jpg
Lets face it, there are few better places in the world to shop than NY. But why stay on the island when there's so much to find in Brooklyn's trendiest neighborhood? Follow Ali as she...]]>
<![CDATA[Arty Holiday Shopping, SoCal-Style]]> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 12:09:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/BITBikeMuseum1.jpg
Support a local museum and get your seasonal buying done, too.

Photo Credit: Hammer Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Hostess Fans Lament Twilight of the Twinkie]]> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:21:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hostess-twinkies-shelf.jpg
Twinkies could be a thing of the past, prompting eager shoppers to stockpile a tasty piece of history despite soaring prices.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Ticket to Ride: The Beatles Bus]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 14:42:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/030409+Beatles+pic+p1.jpg
A double-decker bus rolled into SoCal, bringing with it Fab Foursome tidings.

Photo Credit: Beatles]]>
<![CDATA[Gear Up for the Mountain at Mega Ski Spectacular]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 13:51:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SkiDazzleBlue.jpg
The biggest ski convention of the year schusses into downtown.

Photo Credit: Ski Dazzle]]>
<![CDATA[Indie, Quirky, Friendly Patchwork]]> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 15:39:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/PatchworkBooths1.jpg
The holidays are on the way. Sign #1? A Patchwork craft fair.

Photo Credit: Patchwork Indie Arts & Crafts Festival]]>
<![CDATA[Angels Shine at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 03:12:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/victoria-secret-new-thumb.jpg
Victoria's Secret Angels took to the glittery runway to sport the latest and most extravagant bras — and share the stage with Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Bruno Mars.

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Marni to Launch First Women's Fragrance]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 10:46:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/marnifragrancethumb1a.jpg
This February, Italian retailer, Marni, will launch its first-ever fragrance.

Photo Credit: Marni]]>
<![CDATA[Store Tour: Local Designers and Curated Home Goods at Joinery]]> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 10:01:49 -0700 $352 for women's; $425 for mens. ]]> $352 for women's; $425 for mens. ]]> http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/joinery3.jpg
Owner Angela Silva picks out her favorite fall finds at Williamsburg boutique, Joinery.

Photo Credit: Catherine Blair Pfander]]>
<![CDATA[The New Minimalism]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:31:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/minimalism139049827thumbnail.jpg
Fall's new minimalist looks are anything but plain.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Retail Report: Playful Periwinkle Pieces]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:28:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/periwinkle_thumbnailfall12.jpg
Somewhere between lilac and baby blue, periwinkle hues are a simple way to add a touch of "cheer" to a winter wardrobe.

Photo Credit: Farfetch/Sephora/Net-a-Porter]]>
<![CDATA[Tech Tools for Your Pooch]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 12:52:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dog102112.jpg
Nowadays, there are plenty of tech tools for your pooch, from dogvacay.com to GPS-tracking collars. NBC's Lynda Baquero reports for the NBC4 News at Noon on Oct. 22, 2012.]]>
<![CDATA[Levi's to Debut New "Eco" Collection]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 09:55:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/levislead1.jpg
This week, Levi's introduces a new eco-friendly collection made from recylced bottles and plastic trays.

Photo Credit: Levi's]]>
<![CDATA[Dreaming of a Rich Christmas]]> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 22:46:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/nmwatch.jpg
Neiman Marcus unveils its opulent Christmas catalog, with $1-million watches, sports cars and jet packs.]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look Loves: Aerie and Bright Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Initiative]]> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 09:47:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/aerie-bra1.jpg
The Aerie Bright Pink partnership runs through October 21.]]>
<![CDATA[Curves Ahead for Fall 2012]]> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 03:27:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/curve140615568thumb.jpg
This season, designers emphasized dramatic hour glass silhouettes.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[The Most Fashionable Covers for iPhone 5]]> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 07:36:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/iphone_grovethumbnail.jpg
What's even better than a new iPhone 5? A slamming new accessory.

Photo Credit: Grove]]>
<![CDATA[The TREND: Charlie Brown iPad App]]> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 12:31:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/8150249_CharlieBrownApp_722x406_2174339397__125612.jpg
Check out a new iPad app that brings to life "A Charlie Brown Christmas."]]>
<![CDATA[Our Favorite High-Fashion Sneakers]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 03:30:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sneaks_thumbnail13.jpg
High-fashion sneakers are strutting out of the gym and onto city sidewalks.

Photo Credit: Opening Ceremony/Net-a-Porter/MyTheresa]]>
<![CDATA[5 Ways to Go Baroque This Fall]]> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 08:45:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/baroquehowthumb.jpg
Fall's baroque trend may feel inaccessibly luxe, but the look is a perfect way to add a dash of regal appeal to your everyday wardrobe.

Photo Credit: Polyvore]]>
<![CDATA[Get Back-to-School Cool Under $100]]> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 12:33:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/backtoschool_ofakind1.jpg
Back-to-school season may induce midterm-related anxiety, but it also means statement-making notebooks, funky new pencils and cute accessories.

Photo Credit: Of a Kind]]>
<![CDATA[Mixed-Up Spring Florals and Smart Suits]]> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 10:59:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/jcrewspring13thumbnail.jpg
Tom Mora found inspiration in nature photography from old issues of Time-Life.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Holmes & Yang Debuts First NYFW Show to Limited Media]]> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 11:00:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/jennie-yang-katie-holmes.jpg
Katie Holmes' first-ever Holmes & Yang New York Fashion Week presentation went over without a hitch—and with limited media access to keep the focus on the new collection instead of Holmes' star power.

Photo Credit: WireImage]]>
<![CDATA[Love for Meatball]]> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 10:03:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/shirtref_large1.jpg
Following the exploits of the Glendale bear? You can lend support, too.

Photo Credit: The Glendale Bear]]>
<![CDATA[Michelle Obama Wears Tracy Reese at DNC]]> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 11:18:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mobamatracyreese1.jpg
Michelle Obama donned custom Tracy Reese and J.Crew "Everly" pumps to kick off the Democratic National Convention.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[One to Watch: Osei Duro]]> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 10:35:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/OTWoseiduro.jpg
Maryanna Mathias and Molly Keogh work with Ghana crafters for their collection of fashion-forward ready-to-wear, Osei Duro.

Photo Credit: Osei Duro]]>
<![CDATA[25 Top Apps and Sites for NY Fashion Week]]> Mon, 03 Sep 2012 19:32:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fashionapps_thumb.jpg
Idling in line for a fashion provides ample time for sifting through the latest apps on your phone, while also letting you eavesdrop on the latest tech-savvy chatter. Here, 25 apps everyone will be...

Photo Credit: Stylmee/Poshmark]]>
<![CDATA[Rugged Bootlegger Looks for "Lawless"]]> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 08:52:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/prohibition_thumbnail.jpg
"Lawless" is chock-full of rugged '20s-era fashion, complete with wide-collar lapels, fedoras and suspenders.

Photo Credit: Annapurna Pictures]]>
<![CDATA[Tough Military Looks for Fall]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 15:02:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/military139614386thumbnail.jpg
In spite of fall's romantic mood, some designers explored more masculine territory with rigid military-inspired ensembles.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Majorly Luxe Finds on Etsy]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 15:02:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/artemerthumb.jpg
No longer the domain of moms with knitting needles, Etsy sellers are upping the ante with seriously luxe products.

Photo Credit: Artemer]]>
<![CDATA[Customizable Baubles and Charms]]> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 14:32:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/personalthumb2.jpg
Why buy the same baubles as everyone else when you can personalize your accessories?

Photo Credit: MyNameNecklace.com]]>
<![CDATA[Jennifer Hudson to Launch Clothing Line]]> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 10:09:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Jennifer_Hudson_blurb-2.jpg
The Oscar winner launches her line in September on QVC.

Photo Credit: Cindy Barrymore]]>
<![CDATA[5 Ways to Dress Down Lacey Looks]]> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 10:04:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dressinghow_lacethumb.jpg
Lace may be the preferred fabric of Victorian damsels and romance novel heroines, but the fabric doesn't have to feel frou-fou.

Photo Credit: Polyvore]]>
<![CDATA[Race-Ready Looks Inspired by "Hit & Run"]]> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 04:01:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hitandrunthumbnail1.jpg
High-speed chases in "Hit & Run" have us looking closely at the track pants and racing-ready looks on the catwalk.

Photo Credit: Open Road Films]]>
<![CDATA[KISS Unleashes a "Monster" (Book) ]]> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 13:18:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/173*120/Kiss+2+300_5048.jpg
The band's coffee-table-testing tome makes its very big debut.

Photo Credit: Steve Covault]]>