Disney has a hit with its new movie Maleficent starring Angelina Jolie as the evil but beautiful villain from Sleeping Beauty. Mac Cosmetics has a winner, too, with its Maleficent Collection inspired by the film.
Products include dramatic red lip colors; intense, smoky eye shadows; and darkly elegant nail lacquers. The collection will be available through June 26, including at the MAC counter at Macy's at Fayette Mall and at Maccosmetics.com.
Beware, items are selling fast. A ruby red lip color called "True Love's Kiss," for instance, is sold out online.
Fans looking to re-create Jolie's look from Maleficent can find a host of how-to videos at Youtube.com.
More shopping news
■ It's a banner week for yard sale enthusiasts, with two big multistate sales going on.
The 400 Mile Sale stretches along U.S. 68 from Maysville to Paducah in Kentucky, and dips south to Paris, Tenn. The event continues through Sunday and includes 60 communities. Drivers are asked to take extra care in congested areas along the route. For more information, go to 400mile.com.
The third annual U.S. 25 Yard Sale continues through Saturday along U.S. 25. Booths have been set up from Covington through Tennessee to Woodfin, N.C. For more information, go to Facebook.com/U.S.25yardsale.
For shoppers who like to plan, the 127 Corridor Sale will be Aug. 7 through 10. Billed by its organizers as the "World's Longest Yard Sale," vendors will be set up along the route that stretches from Michigan through Kentucky to Alabama.
■ The next NoLi CDC Night Market, a neighborhood party and pop-up market featuring local vendors, is 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at 700 Bryan Avenue. The event will benefit the charities of Give Into the Groove. Check out the group's page on Facebook, Facebook.com/NoliCDC.
■ Macy's at Fayette Mall will host a County Fair from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday in the store's parking lot on Nicholasville Road. The event will feature free games, square dancing, food and more. Live bluegrass music will be performed by the Velvet Blue, Whistlin' Rufus and Custom Made. The first 150 families at the fair will receive a $10 Macy's gift card.
■ L.V. Harkness will host a summer celebration from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the store, 531 West Short Street. The event will include Fran Taylor and Eric Frankl signing Blue Grass Airport: An American Aviation Story, and Peter Williams signing Peter Williams Retrospective. Bourbon and bourbon creme by Buffalo Trace will be poured, and hand engraving by Dennis Meade will be introduced. Also, a trunk show will feature table linens by Garnier- Thiebaut, one of the oldest family-owned linen houses in France.
■ Carl Meyers, 111 Clay Avenue, is hosting a trunk show of designs from Tom and Linda Platt through Saturday. The collection includes suits and dresses for the mother of the bride or groom. Call (859) 252-2004.