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MNG by Mango for JCPenney New York City Launch Party

Last night JCPenney celebrated the official launch of their new MNG by Mango fashion line with a star-studded bash in New York City. I wasn't able to make it into the city for the event, but my friends at JCP shared some photos from the fashion show that you can see here. My nearest JCPenney store that actually carries this line in the one in Manhattan, a two-hour train ride away, so I was really bummed to miss the party because I was really looking forward to actually seeing these clothes up close. Oh well, next time! The leopard coat looks so luxe and I'm loving the fur vest (above) too. Not sure if I will be sporting shorts for fall but I might warm up to this trend as time goes by.

More photos after the jump, which looks do you love?

Beauty Review: New Reach By Design Collection Toothbrushes

Recently I received three complimentary REACH by Design toothbrushes (approx. $3.99 each), which are part of a new limited-edition series of brushes created with fun patterns curated by interior designers Tom Delavan and Celerie Kemble and celebrity stylist Brad Goreski. Hey, if Christian Siriano is designing sponges, why not enlist Brad of The Rachel Zoe Project fame to design a toothbrush?! Sounds like good, clean fun to me—but are these toothbrushes really bananas or not? Keep reading to find out…