June 2012

Firecracker T - front

Warning: Extreme Cute Alert. Today we’re sharing summer style for your mini-me from the new kids department at Scottsdale Nordstrom. It’s guaranteed to bring a smile to your face !

Because as cute as that little BOOM, BOOM, BOOM t-shirt is from the front…look at the back…

Nordstrom - Firecracker T-shirt


Nordstrom- Very Independent t-shirt

Perfect for those little ones that stage their own freedom march daily… I see you, little Miss Independent.

Sweet land of liberty - girls t-shirt

We found these tees in the Babies/Toddler department; it is beyond darling.

Toadstools - Kids department - Nordstrom

It has polka dot toadstools…

Playhouse - Nordstrom kids department

And a playhouse !

Ralph Lauren - Children

And Ralph Lauren. Thank heaven for little girls !

My first purse - girls handbag

And little girls accessories. Speaking from experience, I encourage all you young mothers to enjoy this phase of accessories buying while you can, because before you know it, they’re downstairs begging you for a Valentino.

Valentino bag - Nordstrom

Just sayin’.

Little boys are easier.

Nordstrom - Toddler Boys Dept.

They look cute all nautical and you don’t have to buy them purses.

Nordstrom - kids Ray Ban sunglasses

Maybe just some Ray-Bans… Dying.

Or this for your future Mark Zuckerberg…

Sesame Street friend requests t-shirt

This is my absolute favorite though…

Nordstrom - Dude T-shirtDude, I’m in love with this.

Nordstrom’s newly remodeled children’s department is full of cute stuff for your wee ones and I think they did a fabulous job on the displays. Wanna see ?

Hula hoop display - girls department Nordstrom

Butterfly catcher display - Nordstrom Boys department

Umbrella display - Nordstrom

Anywho, you should stop by and see it next time you’re in.

And can you find out if these come in my size ?

Kids animal print sneaker


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Loving the photos of Blake Lively shot by photographer Txema Yeste in the July issue of Marie Claire.

Blake Lively - Marie Claire - July 2012

Especially this one. Dress: Jenny Packham, shoes: Guiseppe Zanotti.

Blake Lively - Marie Claire - July- 2012

And this one is astounding. Could be iconic when all is said and done.

Ms. Lively is also on the cover of the issue; for more photos and an excerpt from the Marie Claire interview, click here.




Tiffany sunglasses: a tantalizing trio in Tiffany blue !

June 25, 2012

Raise your hand if you love viewing the world in Tiffany blue. Clearly, you’ll need a pair of these… Havana Bow sunglasses. Love the bow detail.   The Jazz sunglasses in tortoise offer a universally flattering shape in classic tortoise shell… And they’re adorned with a row of Tiffany blue Austrian crystals ! LOVE.   [...]

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Rise and Shine:Nordstrom’s new Trend Accessories shop is open !

June 22, 2012

Hot new designers. On-trend jewelry, scarves, bags, hats, sunglasses, tech accessories…you’ll love shopping the new Trend Accessories department in Scottsdale ! One of the first phases of our beloved Scottsdale Nordstrom’s re-model is now complete. Yes, Trend Accessories has risen in the desert like an oasis… a sparkling, shiny pool of fashion accessories for you [...]

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Viva Versace ! Our top 5 picks from Resort Collection 2013 !

June 21, 2012

Versace’s Resort Collection is full of high-energy summer prints and bright, happy colors. Lots of pink. Leather. And seriously sexy shoes. Here’s our top 5 ! Ummm, please pass the leather booties… By the way, I started a new Resort Board, a new Handbag Board and a Summer Style board on Pinterest if you want [...]

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Fashion blogger meltdown: Seeing red over Prada, Christian Louboutin, Michael Kors

June 19, 2012

My heart skipped a beat when I saw this red framed Prada satchel in the window at Neiman’s Prada boutique. I loved it so much I asked them to unlock the window so I could take this photo and share the joy of it’s supreme deliciousness. I may, or may not, have picked it up [...]

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Today’s little bit of lovely: Emma Stone hits the cover of Vogue !

June 19, 2012

Scottsdale’s own Emma Stone hits the cover of Vogue magazine in July. I feel like running into the hair salon and demanding that hair color, STAT ! What do you think about her look ?

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Score big points with dad with these killer deals on men’s fragrance !

June 16, 2012

Still need a Father’s Day gift for your favorite dad ? It’s not too late. Here are a few value-packed deals on men’s fragrances from Nordstrom I discovered yesterday ! There are lots of nice men’s fragrance sets available right now, but I chose John Varvatos Vintage. Because it’s a “sensuous aromatic scent with a [...]

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Today’s little bit of lovely: Louis Vuitton Fall ad campaign

June 15, 2012

In keeping with the Fall runway show in Paris where the models stepped off a custom-built train car, the new ad campaign features Louis Vuitton’s sumptuous coats, satchels and those marvelous over-sized hats. Shot by Steven Meisel.

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Go with the flow: 10 colorful, affordable, summer maxi dresses !

June 14, 2012

This season’s colorful maxi dresses are perfect for easy summer style. From casual cottons to light and airy chiffon in a rainbow of colors – here are 10 great summer maxis that won’t break the bank ! French Connection, Colorblock maxi, Nordstrom, $148. Donna Morgan, V-neck belted chiffon, Nordstrom, $138. Bellatrix Strapless mini dress, Nordstrom, [...]

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