March 2011

Marion Cotillard for Dior

A sultry Marion Cotillard stars in the new spring ad campaign for Dior, set to roll out this May in major U.S. fashion magazines. Although you see Moscow’s St. Basil’s Cathedral in the window, this shot was actually taken on a set in Paris by photographer Craig McDean; Ms. Cotillard is pregnant with her first child and was unable to travel to Moscow.

p.s. We love the red tweed Lady Dior bag, do you ?

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Neiman Marcus cookie

The legendary Neiman Marcus chocolate chip cookie comes packaged in a little silver embossed handbag.

It looks so cute, you almost don’t want to eat it.

Key word: ALMOST, because quite frankly, I don’t have that kind of willpower. Yummy !

Have you had one of these lately ?

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Take a peek inside the couture closet of Ann Bonfoey Taylor…

March 30, 2011

and you’ll find Balenciaga, Givenchy, Fortuny, and Charles James, just to name a few. The Fashion Independent exhibit at the Phoenix Art Museum is a must-see. The clothes are spectacular, but it is the extraordinary woman behind them that will captivate you. More than just a stylish socialite, Ann Bonfoey Taylor was a multi-faceted woman [...]

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The ” It ” bag every woman should own

March 29, 2011

They’re everywhere this spring and every woman needs a framed satchel ! Because honestly ladies, is there anything more annoying than having to dig through your purse to find your keys ? I mean besides Kelly Osborne’s hair ? Or people who constantly scream ” LIKE ME, LIKE ME, LIKE ME ! ”  on Facebook [...]

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Bad celebrity fashion returns!

March 27, 2011

After a week of frustration with minor things like computer crashes and servers going down, we needed a little sumthin- sumthin to cheer us up. Bad celeb fashion always obliges – because sometimes you just need a reminder that no matter how bad things seem, at least you know you wouldn’t be caught dead in any [...]

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Obsessories: Ann Bonfoey Taylor’s Louis Vuitton luggage set at Phoenix Art Museum

March 24, 2011

Talk about traveling in style ! We’re completely obsessed with the personalized luggage collection of Ann Bonfoey Taylor – the fascinating stylemaker and socialite whose collection of couture clothing is on display now at the Phoenix Art Museum. If you haven’t seen this exhibition yet, make sure you get it on your calendar. It’s really [...]

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One of my favorite Elizabeth Taylor quotes…

March 23, 2011

” I never planned to acquire a lot of jewels or a lot of husbands. For me, life just happened, just as it does for anyone else. Follow your passion, follow your heart, and the things you need will come. ” – Elizabeth Taylor Rest In Peace. Photo: circa 1954

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Want to win a $2500 shopping spree at Neiman Marcus ? There’s an app for that !

March 23, 2011

Last week, Neiman Marcus launched its first ever interactive mobile challenge with SCVNGR in Neiman Marcus stores nationwide. The app allows customers in the store to participate in a series of interactive challenges with their smart phones. Customers are rewarded with free gifts after completing the challenges and entered to win a $2500 shopping spree [...]

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Today’s little bit of lovely: Oday Shakar

March 22, 2011

See this stunning gown from Oday Shakar’s Spring Collection when he returns to Phoenix for a charity event on April 13 at the Biltmore . Save the date….details to come !

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Why real women love Karen Kane

March 21, 2011

The presentation of Karen Kane’s Spring Collection at Dillard’s was just what you would expect from this top-selling California designer. The models were lovely, but they weren’t professional models; they were Dillard’s customers, and they weren’t 6 feet tall and size 0. You know, like the rest of us ” real women.” The seats weren’t [...]

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