Dressing for a holiday party may fluster many of us, but it doesn’t have to. Classic, that’s the way to go when you want to look, timeless, chic, and very dressed up without adding a Las Vegas amount of glitz to your wardrobe.Depending on the crowd, a New Year’s Eve house party can be a very simple and low-key affair. There really isn’t much need to splurge on something that you may never have the opportunity to wear again, particularly […]
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Retail Remedy: Have yourself a very modern Christmas full of simple and clean artistic references… I especially like these clever holiday windows at the Lanvin men’s and women’s shop that have a post-modern art feel. Le Bon Marche has the most innovative holiday windows this year. Video artist Bertrand Planes has an installation of four animated videos that take center stage.The videos all humorously reference the holiday turkey.
Nothing says classic chic more than Hermes luxuryThe holiday windows at Hermes Paris always dazzle me and they truly set the bar for sumptuous, decadent, all-out luxury.
Retail Remedy: Barney’s New York Homage to Saturday Night Live for its Holiday WindowsDo you really want to see another red sequin gown in a Christmas window? Probably not. But so festive funnies just may hit the spot to have a hoot and then go shopping.
Retail Remedy: The Men’s Store at Bergdorf Goodman gets quite foxy!You don’t have to dig that deep to get into Wes Anderson’s foxhole– it’s been relocated to the posh strip along New York’s Fifth Avenue. The actual, doll-sized characters from the delightfully witty stop-animated film The Fantastic Mr. Fox are part of the holiday window display at Bergdorf’s Men’s Store and are beyond adorable.We’re big fans of the movie here and my son was one of only two kids in […]
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We happened to be be in the Dyker Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY the other day and decided to pop by to see the incredible Christmas house lights.
What to wear to a Christmas party when it’s coldIs it ok to wear a short-sleeved dress to a Christmas Party even if it is 30 degrees outside?I am going to wear a shawl but would like to take it off I don’t want to look so conservative, just be warm. I am a young 40 and it is a corporate Christmas Party. (Via Comcast email)A:Look how Claudia Schiffer dresses up for a cold nightIt can get tricky to look […]
Christmas Windows Paris- Galeries Lafayette & Printemps
It’s been a while since we last brought you the modern menorah and it’s not for lack of trying.Chanukah may be the Festival of Lights, but it’s pretty dim on the design side. Jonathan Adler’s mod enamel driedels are modern, stylish, and so adorable that you may want to leave them on a shelf long after the last spin. Choose from ceramic dots or Hebrew letters.
Moschino Boutique Holiday windows display in New York. The retail remedy sends Santa to a shrink
Inside Look: PJ Cobbs, fiber artist Read the words, get the goods Oh, everybody is a fashionista these days. But before there were “istas” there were fashion writers.Patricia Jacobs, aka PJ Cobbs, is a British-born fiber artist of hand-painted accessories for home and body who makes New York her home. However, you probably know her in her other life as a fashion reporter and travel-style writer.