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Shopping: H&M launches eco-friendly Glamour collection [Updated]

April 11, 2012 | 12:46 pm

H&M Glamour

H&M is launching an exclusive Glamour collection Thursday. The red carpet looks are all made of sustainable materials, including organic cotton, hemp and recycled polyester. To celebrate, select stores around the world -- including  South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, the Forum Shops at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, Powell Street in San Francisco and North Michigan Avenue in Chicago -- have invited H&M Facebook fans to private in-store parties Thursday evening. Some styles from the collection have already been worn on real red carpets by actresses including Viola Davis, Michelle Williams, Amanda Seyfried and Kristin Davis.


L.A.-based handbag and accessories label Cleobella has opened a flagship store, shown here, in Orange County's Sunset Beach. Cleobella is the brainchild of Angela O'Brien and her husband, Jim, who launched the business after spending a year traveling around the globe. Inspired by time the couple spent on Bali, the Cleobella collection uses washed leathers, vintage ikat fabric, recycled antique hardware, and hand beaded and woven styles. Cleobella, 16792 14th St., Sunset Beach, open Monday through Saturday 11 a.m.- 7 p.m. [Updated 2:30 p.m. April 11 to note new store hours.]

Sephora is partnering with Pantone, the global color authority, on a pop-up shop at the Grove in Los Angeles designed to teach customers how to incorporate Pantone's color of the year, Tangerine Tango, into their beauty looks. The Sephora + Pantone Universe pop-up will be in Central Park at The Grove, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles. Noon to 9 p.m. April 18-22.  

Oliver Peoples Malibu is hosting a talk and book signing by surf photographer Jeff Divine from 6 to 8 p.m. April 21. Space is limited, so attendees must call (310) 456-1333 to reserve a spot. Oliver Peoples, 3900 Cross Creek Road, No. 8, Malibu.

For a limited time, Blushington is offering On the Go makeup applications that take only 20 minutes. The $20 service includes tinted moisturizer, powder, blush, light concealer, lip color, brow fill-in and mascara. It is available weekdays only. Blushington, 8591 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA.  (310) 652-5874.

Equinox is opening its 13th fitness club in Southern California on April 16 in Marina del Rey. The club offers a full range of classes, cardio and strength training; the Spa@ Equinox, with facials, massages and such; a kids club; boutique and cafe. Equinox, 13455 Maxella Ave., Marina del Rey. (310) 306-1000. Open 5:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 5:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Friday; 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.  


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--Susan Denley

Photos from top: Some looks from H&M's Glamour collection. Credit: Courtesy of H&M. Handbags and accessories on display at Cleobella. Credit: Courtesy of Cleobella.