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Spotlight On: Christophe de Menil

Christophe de Menil is a unique woman with much to offer. She was born into an aristocratic family in France and later raised in Houston, Texas. Since her youth, Ms. de Menil has been known for her sense of style and detailed knowledge of the arts. Christophe de Menil had had a long and colorful life. She studied religion, married (and later divorced) a Buddhist scholar and subsequently became a women’s fashion designer. While her first line of clothes did not last long, they earned the admiration of many people who could not help but notice her great talent for Read More →

Bargainistas Rejoice: Saks Off 5th Launches e-Commerce

Anyone who has made a special trip to the Sawgrass outlets just to check out the bargains at Off 5th will be thrilled to know that Saks Fifth Avenue recently launched Off 5th’s first e-commerce site. The Saks Off 5th website, http://www.saksoff5th.com/, offers high-end luxury goods, including apparel, shoes, accessories and fine jewelry, at huge discounts in comparison to their retail prices. True bargain hunters can get their fix of all their favorite luxury brands, from Gucci to Prada, at a fraction of the original cost. The Off 5th e-commerce site will make these discounted goods available for the first time Read More →

Adorable and Affordable Navy Bridesmaids Dresses

Navy is one of the most classic wedding colors. It anchors a beautiful, elegant palette of ivory and navy with silver accents. Pair it with vibrant coral for a perfectly preppy summer wedding. Navy with pale yellow is gorgeous in spring. Navy and antique gold is rich and opulent for fall. It’s the perfect addition to a wedding palette and it has the advantage of being stunning on virtually any skin tone. This makes for happy bridesmaids, should you choose it as their dress color. And because it’s such a fashionable color, chances are you and your girls will be Read More →

Aisle Style: Halter Wedding Dresses

A halter style wedding dress shows off your shoulders, arms and décolletage, while also elongating your body for a flattering look, and who doesn’t want that on her wedding day? There are thousands of halter styles on the market, but here are a few of the best of the modern choices that will make you look and feel like a princess on your big day. Valentini Spose This unique, empire waisted halter-top wedding dress is certainly dramatic. The wrap-around collar adds an additional element of glamor that the halter only begins to suggest. The pink, jeweled brooch on the side Read More →

Spotlight on: Emilio Pucci Jewelry

After Emilio Pucci’s death in 1992, his daughter Laudomia continued the design business he had established in Florence during the middle of the century. By the turn of the century, the Louis-Vuitton-Moet-Hennessy Group had acquired over half of the company. Laudomia was made image director, and a team of creative and talented designers began carrying on the tradition of design began so unexpectedly by Emilio. The nuances of Emilio’s designs can subtly be seen in today’s Emilio Pucci jewelry. The collections are stylish bracelets fashioned of colored patterned metal and wide cuffs of gold metal with colorful polished stones. The Read More →