If Cozy Friedman knows one thing, it’s kids’ hair. The New York salon owner and author is all too familiar with early-morning brushing sessions, tear-inducing tangles and on-the-fly ponytails. Now Friedman is going national with a multifunctional line of user-friendly beauty products to help young ladies and their parents ease the process. Yes, there is a lice-prevention spray. Phew! socozy.com.
Former NYC Housewife, health nut Kelly Bensimon, wouldn’t put just anything down her gullet. The “I Can Make You Hot” author was recently spotted slurping ice cream, albeit the dairy-, preservative- and gluten-free kind. DF Mavens is the brainchild of New Yorker Malcolm Stogo, credited as the inventor of the Cookies ’n’ Cream flavor, among other innovations. How does Stogo get the authentic taste? Some of the frozen treats are soy-based, others use coconut or almond milk. www.DFMavens.com
Common likes to stay chill on the red carpet. At the “This is Where I Leave You” premiere in Hollywood, the rapper/actor was wearing black high tops by Cuban-born, Miami-raised designer Alejandro Ingelmo. The fourth-generation shoemaker has said he started obsessing over sneakers way back in high school at Christopher Columbus. Can we say dream: realized? Common’s shoe is called the Bedford; $425, Neiman Marcus Bal Harbor, The Webster.
Fashion and food come together in style at two events this week. From 7-9 p.m. Monday, the new Intermix opens its doors at 1005 Lincoln Rd. with a party co-hosted by local fashionistas and serving bites by Michael Schwartz. And South Miami’s go-to budget-friendly style haven, Monc Boutique, is expanding its designer digs to a second location in The Palms at Town & Country, 8514 Mills Dr., Miami. A Fall Fashion Tailgate 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, promises touchup stations, sweet treats, cocktails and football fare from Cadillac Ranch.