From makeup and hair to jeans and bow ties, there’s plenty to do when it comes to opportunities to up your fashion and beauty game. Read on for a rundown of what to do in New York City this week.
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The Perfect Pout at MUD Studio NY
First, learn how to use color to create the perfect pout at this free 3.5-hour workshop from Make-Up Designory studio. Teachers from the trade school will demonstrate color adjustment and application techniques. Discounts will be offered on MUD’s own branded cosmetics or you can bring your own.
When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: MUD Studio NY, 65 Broadway, Floor 15
Schomburg Shop: ReformedSchool Trunk Show
Next, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture hosts a trunk show for Chicago-based eco-fashion brand ReformedSchool. Bow ties, lapel pins and wearable art made from recycled and repurposed materials all aim to spark conversations about the environment, history and social justice.
When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 1-5 p.m.
Where: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Blvd.
The Mane Experience
Then there’s this chance to learn about natural hairstyles with hair evangelist Alisha Damon. You’ll get advice on which products to purchase, how to detangle, and how to achieve styles like the Three Strand Twist Out and the Flat Twist. The group consultation is free, but you can also sign up for a paid one-on-one styling session with Damon.
When: Sunday, Feb. 24, 12-5 p.m.
Where: Philadelphia Church of Universal Brotherhood, 530 Eastern Parkway
Madewell Men’s In-Store Kickoff
Finally, the premium clothing brand Madewell is celebrating its first men’s store-within-a-store at its Meatpacking District outlet. Enjoy whiskey from Kings County Distillery and sliders from Bubby’s in between — not while — trying on jeans, tees and sweatshirts.
When: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 6 p.m.
Where: Madewell, 69 Gansevoort St.