5 Things To Know This AM — Aug 21 2012

Following in the fashionable footsteps of Rebecca Minkoff, Monica Botkier, and Yeohlee Teng, Nanette Lepore has designed the latest limited-edition Vogue eyewear; leveraging the gilded age of 1920s glamour plus the all-around chicness of actress Emma Roberts. The end result is cream, gold, and gorgeous! (WWD)
111 years after Edwin Goodman and Herman Bergdorf came together in holy retail matrimony, vintage photos of its illustrious history makes it seem like time stands still. (NYMag)
The integrative health and wellness, double-duty approach to fitness represented in six previous La Palestra locations, will soon be enjoyed by members (and lucky guests!) at the Plaza Hotel. Plumb the space's layout and machines, and you'll see the culmination of research from both industries, not to mention Frank Gehry's gorgeous renovation of its humble 9,000-square-feet. Now you can have your pilates and Plaza too! (La Palestra)
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Spanx: some call you a savior, others a no-surgery-tummy-tuck, (us: how about a stitch in our stomach?), but how do you work? What, exactly, is the skinny on skinny-ing shapewear? Turns out that stitch comes from very careful...stitching. (Styleist)
In it's 10th annual edition, the Central Park Conservancy summer movies will show Do the Right Thing tonight! Head over to the sloping lawn just North of Sheep Meadow and South of the 72nd Street crossing road to watch this classic Spike Lee "joint," and be sure to get there early for the Q&A with its oscar-nominated player, Danny Aiello. (West Side Rag)
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Photo: Via WWD
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