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  • Oh la la, it’s time for Paris Holiday Windows- Printemps and Galeries Lafayette


    It’s time for some Retail Remedy, holiday style! Our roving expat Richard Nahem starts the Parisian fête season with his photo tour of Christmas in Paris 2013: Printemps and Galeries Lafayette. Oh yes, since Richard is involved, there will be shoes… Hope you didn’t miss my start of the holiday window season with the Bergdorf Goodman Christmas windows in New York. Gorge!- S.H. >>DON’T MISS: Our curated Holiday Style Guide to help you dress your best this session! Today is the start of my…

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  • It’s here! New York holiday window displays with the BIG Bergdorf Goodman reveal

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    Holiday style starts early this year and it feels so good… Naveed and I popped over to see the big Spider-Man esque reveal for the Bergdorf Goodman New York holiday windows reveal last night. Usually, I like to wait until after Thanksgiving to get in to the holiday vibe with New York holiday window displays but this is too irresistible to not share. Besides, we haven’t done a Retail Remedy post in a while, so why not?! The V.I.P. crowd gathered close…

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  • My Super Expensive Gift Guide: If Money Was Not An Option Kinda Luxury Chic

    Alexander McQueen Embroidered silk-tulle off-the-shoulder gown $16,830

    Need not, want more.. Since I hand-picked the Cute, Fun & Cheap Chic Holiday Gifts $50 and Under earlier, I thought it would be fun to SPIN the tables, to create the total #dreamlist in this Super Expensive Gift Guide. IF, money was not an option and all our bills and charitable endeavors were covered, of course…. whoosh, that make my woo woo woozy at the thought. Starting from the photo at the top, there’s the Alexander McQueen Embroidered silk-tulle off-the-shoulder gown at $16,830. A…

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  • I WANT: Cute, Fun & Cheap Chic Holiday Gifts $50 and Under

    C. Wonder Equestrian Print Pop Up Tote

    Stylish Holiday Gift Guide that doesn’t break the bank…. I had so much FUN hand-selecting these cute & cheap chic gifts under $50 for our holiday gift guide. REALLY, I did. I want them all…. There’s something for everyone in our cheap chic holiday gifts guide… mom, teen, baby, pup, beau, you, and me. A gift should be something special, whimsical, and, perhaps, not something the receiver would ordinarily buy for themselves. BUT, no matter what, it should be memorable (in…

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  • Holiday Sweater Guide- Not the Fugly Kind, But Gorgeous Ones You Would Really Wear


    It just so happens that holiday colors are very in this season. So when it comes to holiday sweaters, it’s very easy to step it up with easy elegance. Ruby red, emerald green and Chanukah blue (ok, that’s cobalt blue) twist a modern yarn on hideous holiday sweaters reserved for Great Aunt Abigal and that fugly hipster who thinks they’re cool. Just look at the gorgeous jewel tone colors from the Tory Burch trifecta of seasonal colors pictured above. I…

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  • Christmas Windows Paris- Hermes

    Hermes Paris Holiday Windows

    Hermés never fails to serve up luxurious decadence in their holiday windows and this year is no exception. From gold metallic boxing gloves, to an ostrich motorcycle helmet, to a lavender colored crocodile Kelly bag, to a sliver fox and shearling cape, the windows are pure fantasy along with the price tags. MORE: Holiday  Leila Menchari the genius window designer, celebrates her fiftieth year working for Hermés and is still pulling out all the stops in creating the fabulous windows. —…

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  • Christmas Windows Paris- Printemps ‘Dream of Escape’ has a little Karl doll!

    A little animated Karl doll!

    The Printemps Christmas windows in Paris have  F-A-S-H-I-O-N on the mind. Holiday cheer is spread not through Santa and his team of gifty elves, but with a little munchkin-cute Karl Lagerfeld doll leading the Chanel team of fabulousness.  Take a look… –S.H. MORE: Holiday  This year the Christmas windows at Printemps, titled Noel Reves d’Evasion (Dreams of Escape), is much ado about Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel. Four windows have Chanel backgrounds from Moscow, Los Angeles, Moscow, and Tokyo with clever…

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  • Holiday In New York- Lord and Taylor Christmas Windows 2011

    "Happy Everything" Lord & Taylor Holiday Window Unveiling

    Retail Remedy: There’s nothing that says  holiday shopping more than the launch of Christmas windows Of all the department holiday windows in New York, Lord & Taylor is a perennial favorite as one of the most classic and heartwarming. This year’s theme being “What is Christmas Made Of?”  The store asked children from Women In Need shelters and local schools to draw what they believe Christmas is made of. The mechanical holiday windows were inspired by their art and feature…

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  • Christmas Windows Paris- Chanel and Lanvin Holiday Displays


    Christmas Windows Paris- Chanel and Lanvin Holiday Displays. Retail Remedy: Rag dolls & dogs make for whimsy rather than traditional holiday window displays. Not so traditional Christmas, c'est si bon! There's nothing that I love more on my walking tours of Paris than to spot the unexpected, especially during the holiday season. Take these whimsical windows, for instance…Okay, the windows at Lanvin are not your conventional Christmas windows by any stretch of the imagination. Instead of cutesy dancing bears and…

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  • Holiday Wish List Gift Ideas- Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 22


    It’s thought over cost when it comes to finding the right holiday gift The holidays can be stressful with so many gifts to find. For Sharon, December is giftapooliza with Chanukah, Christmas, her son’s birthday, and other family occasions. She’s more into practical gifts over fantasy and Brad is always into something big. In this video episode, Sharon Haver & Brad Boles reveal a little bit more about themselves and share some solid holiday gift advice tips… oh, there funny…

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  • Christmas Windows Paris- Printemps Loves Lanvin and Alber Elbaz for Holiday


    Retail Remedy: Everybody loves Lanvin! Can Alber Elbaz do no wrong? Window shop these Paris holiday windows and see… Noel au Chateau where Mr & Mrs Lanvin once lived is the theme of this year’s haute Paris Christmas windows…The windows at Printemps are delightfully enchanting this year. Alber Elbaz, head designer for Lanvin, was chosen to create the windows this year.The theme is Noel au Chateau, and represents the famous Chateau Mr. & Mrs. Lanvin lived in. Marionettes styled after…

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