November 2012

Michael Kors Holiday Dresses

There’s just something so right about classic black and gold for holiday dressing; we love the ever-so-chic holiday collection from Michael Kors this year.

And even better; his pieces from the more affordably priced MICHAEL Michael Kors line takes the guilt out of holiday shopping (for yourself.)

You know, one for you, one for me…

Here’s what’s on our wish list…

Michael Kors Foiled Fisherman SweaterMICHAEL Michael Kors Foiled Fisherman Sweater, $150.

Michael Kors Golden Platform wedgeMICHAEL Michael Kors Gideon Wedge in black suede/gold piping, $175.

Michael Kors Chain Trim JacketMICHAEL Michael Kors Chain Trim jacket, $220.

Michael Kors Aria pumpMICHAEL Michael Kors leather stud toe pump, $185. These would look amazing with skinny jeans or a shimmery cocktail dress. Love.

Michael Kors black jersey dressMICHAEL Michael Kors Black jersey dress with with mesh straps, $130. That is not a typo. STEAL.

Michael Kors Sloan shoulder bagSloan suede shoulder bag, small, $248. There are tons of great bags in this collection, but we love the rich look of a small suede bag for the holidays.

Michael Kors Fulton bag

The Fulton Quilted leather satchel in black or festive red leather is another timeless choice, $398.

If you’re in need of a fab party dress, these 2 sparkly beauties (also pictured at top) are great choices. Here’s the deets on the dresses and bags.

Michael Kors Holiday DressesLeft, black dress with pailettes, $250, gold laminated python embossed phone case, $158. On right, black sequined wrap dress, $160, Champagne crinkled metallic leather clutch, $88. All MICHAEL Michael Kors.

And last, but not least, we love these gold pumps to the depths of our sole.

Michael Kors Aberly Snake pumpAberley Metallic Genuine snake pump, $275.

For more of this collection, you can visit Michael Kors online, Michael Kors at Kierland Commons and Scottsdale Fashion Square or check out the new Michael Kors department at Dillard’s in Scottsdale Fashion Square !

p.s. There’s free shipping from Michael Kors online with orders over $100 right now !







One of this year’s most anticipated Holiday collaborations is the Neiman Marcus/ Target collection featuring items designed by CFDA designers. You’ll find over 50 items on sale, with prices ranging from $7.99 to $499 from designers like Diane Von Furstenburg, Brian Atwood, Jason Wu, Prabal Gurung and Oscar de la Renta. The collection has apparel, accessories and home goods and is available Saturday, December 1, at Target and Neiman Marcus stores, and online.

Here’s a look at 10 of our favorite pieces from the collection…

1. Brian Atwood leather gloves, $49.99

Brian Atwood leather gloves2. Diane Von Furstenburg jewelry box, $49.99

DVF jewelry box3. Jason Wu’s Girl’s dotted dress, sizes 12M to 5T, $59.99

Jason Wu girl's dress4. Judith Leiber compact mirrors, $59.99 each

Judith Leiber compacts - NM for Target5. Oscar de la Renta tote bag, $59.99

Oscar de la Renta tote bag6. Robert Rodriguez dress, sizes 2-14

Robert Rodriguez dress7. Rodarte wrapping paper, $7.99

Rodarte wrapping paper8. Tracy Reese dessert plates, $29.99, set of 4

Tracey Reese dessert plates9. Prabal Gurung cape, one size fits most, $79.99

Prabal Gurung cape10. Proenza Schouler ipad sleeve, $49.99

Proenza Schouler Ipad sleeveThe best thing about this collection ? You can shop at Neiman Marcus !

Not that I don’t like Target, but hey, you can actually get service at Neiman’s.

Just sayin’.

(All images are from and you can visit them for a look at the complete collection, here.)


To accommodate anticipated demand, Target and Neiman Marcus will limit purchase quantities of the limited-edition collection and apply a shortened return policy. Guests can purchase up to five of the same item per transaction at Target and Neiman Marcus stores, and online at and All returns must be made to the retailer where the product was purchased by Jan. 5, 2013. Individual shopping time may be limited.
Customers wishing to make purchases at the Scottsdale Neiman Marcus location will be directed to use the Goldwater Boulevard entrance. The store will open at 8 a.m.on December 1 for the Target + Neiman Marcus Collection. Quantities are limited.




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November 17, 2012

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November 15, 2012

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November 14, 2012

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November 4, 2012

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Just a reminder – Nordstrom’s Mascara Madness is Saturday, Nov. 3 !

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Mascara Madness returns this Saturday; it’s buy 2, get 1 free on your favorite mascara brands for this annual event ! You can mix and match brands and shop online or in store. If you want to pre-order mascara from the Scottsdale Nordstrom in Scottsdale Fashion Square, the number is 480-946-4111. It’s also Nordstrom’s big [...]

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