The Weekend Guide....

Go See: Ken Paves at Henri Bendel
What: Jessica Simpson’s BFF, (and the poor stylist rumored to have made the attempt at salvaging Britney’s disastrous VMA hair,) Ken Paves will be live and in color for 2 days only.
Why: Ken Paves will be live and in color for 2 days only. In support of his new Healthy Hair collection, meet Ken at Henri Bendel with a mini-salon in their famed 5th Ave window where you too can get the celebrity treatment.
When: Friday July 25, 2008 Noon-6pm
Where: Henri Bendel 712 Fifth Ave. (@ 56th Street)
*Call 1.800.HBENDEL to book your private consultation, (July 24th or July 25th,) with Ken now. Did we mention it’s free?

Shop: Big Packaging Sample Sale
Why: Start your holiday shopping early this year, and save lots. Why Wait in long lines? It is always Christmas in July.
What: Gift wrap (holiday, seasonal, and everyday),Gift bags , Gift boxes and keepsake boxes
Ribbons (grosgrain, satin, printed)
When: July 25, 2008-August 1, 2008
Where: 27 West 20th St.Street Level New York, NY 10011
Mon-Fri 12pm-8pm, Sat-Sun 1pm-8pm

Indulge: Make the perfect apple martini
Ingredients: 2 oz. Vodka, 1½ oz. Bols sour apple liqueur, ½ oz. Lemon juice, Apple slice for garnish
Pour ingredients into mixing glass. Add ice and stir to chill. Strain into your Swank Martini Glass and garnish.