June 2011

Corso Como Boots - NordstromOK, I know it’s 3000 degrees, BUT – these are going on sale and it’s my job to notify you…

Corso Como San Angelo quilted boot, marked down from $259 to $169 for the Nordstom Anniversary Sale.

Already added to my wish list. You can do this too, plus preview everything on sale. Here’s how:

1.Check the back of your Anniversary Sale catalog for your customer number.

2.Go to: nordstrom.com/early access and enter your customer number.

3. Shop happily from the comfort of your air-conditioned home, as early as July 5.

4. Save money now on the things you will want when it cools down. In November. :)


Introducing Mad Men line at Banana RepublicIf you’re a fan of the 60′s- inspired fashions of the hit series “Mad Men”, you’ll love this new collection ! Banana Republic teamed up with costume designer Janie Bryant to introduce a line of clothing with over 65 pieces for men and women.

In the women’s collection, you’ll see trench coats…

Mad Men collection, women's trench coat

High- waisted dresses…

Mad Men collection, women's dress, day

Mad Men collection, blue women's day dress


Mad Men collection, women's suit(Love those leather gloves…)

And of course, lots of leopard accessories…

Mad Men collection, Women's leopard accessories


Including pumps !

Mad Men collection, women's shoesAnd what’s a 60′s collection without pearls ?

Mad Men collection, pearls

The men’s collection will feature suits, sweaters, ties, pocket squares and yes, fedoras !

Mad Men Collection - Fedoras

The Mad Men collection will hit Banana Republic stores on August 11; if you’re a FaceBook fan, you can order August 10.

Mad Men Evening wear, Men & Women

What do you think of this collection ? Will you be channeling your inner Joan ?

Photos: courtesy Fashionista.com


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Tina Brown stirs it up with age-enhanced Princess Di on Newsweek !

June 29, 2011

Have you seen this ? Tina Brown, now the new editor-in-chief at Newsweek magazine placed an age-enhanced photo of Princess Di on the cover, alongside the new Princess. Chaos ensued. Some are calling it “downright creepy. ” Others think it’s a stroke of genius on Ms. Brown’s part. What’s do you think ? Will it [...]

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Today’s little bit of lovely: Sunset on Lake Pleasant, Arizona

June 28, 2011

You guys know there are lakes here, right ? Just a hop, skip and a jump away from Scottsdale is the cool, clear, liquid deliciousness of Lake Pleasant. Go ahead, submerge. You’ll feel better, I promise !

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10 tantalizing flat summer sandals under $100 !

June 28, 2011

Look Ma, no heels ! Summertime in the desert means survival of the fittest – and looking chic, but feeling comfy- makes stylish flat summer sandals a necessity. We love the shimmering metallics in stores right now – they add a little sparkle and shine, go easily from day to night and look great with [...]

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6 top beauty products to prevent makeup meltdown !

June 26, 2011

Want to avoid summer makeup meltdown ? Today’s Guest Blogger, the fabulous Liz Pabon, from mybeautyblackbook.com shares her expert advice on the best products to keep you looking fantastically fresh, all summer long !       ************************************************ Maxi dresses, bronzed skin, strappy sandals and margaritas.  Ah…the simple pleasures of summer.  But what’s a fashionista [...]

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Today’s little bit of lovely: Claudia Schiffer for Chanel

June 24, 2011

Claudia Schiffer stars in the new ad campaign for Chanel sunglasses. Forty and still flawless. Photos by: Karl Lagerfeld. Yep, that Karl Lagerfeld.

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The perfect portable make-up for summer get-aways !

June 24, 2011

Let’s face it, kids. With this week’s onset of triple digit temps, we’re all ready to flee for cooler climes. Uggh -  113 in Scottsdale feels like we’re living on the sun, doesn’t it ?! Luckily for us, Trish McEvoy has just announced three fantabulous new makeup planners that make great summer traveling companions. The [...]

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Glamour defined: Lanvin’s 2012 Resort Collection

June 22, 2011

Here’s to Alber, for he’s done it once more, Watch his shimmering silks, as they glide cross the floor, How they float, they’re alight brushed in silver and gold, A princess, a goddess, a sight to behold. Draped in pearls, dressed in lace, Giving flight to a dream, A beautiful vision In ivory cream. Oh, [...]

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Today’s little bit of lovely: Nicole Kidman

June 20, 2011

Nicole Kidman turns 44 today. This is one of our favorite photos of Nicole; it was on the cover of Vogue in May 2004 and it was taken by Irving Penn. She’s wearing a Christian LaCroix haute couture gown, and as usual, she pulls it off beautifully. Happy Birthday, Nicole !

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