Last year I found a vintage bee pin at a flea market in Paris, then found another bee pin when I got home. They'd both be right at home with this Gucci bee purse! Photographs by Brenda Coffee.
Neiman Marcus La Cantera, in San Antonio, always has the best fall trends fashion shows. This year the trends are “rocker chic,” featuring lots of denim, velvet, great metallics, layered necklaces, plaids, detailed embroidery, hosiery worn with dresses or peeking out of skinny jeans and the color red!
Don’t be afraid to mix them all. Put them together, and create your own style! Continue Reading
Me in my High School prom dress. The dress was fine... but the hair!
For most of my adult life I’ve either been a business suit kind of girl—tailored and simple, yet straight out of Vogue. I wanted to be Lauren Hutton in the 70s—or I’ve lived in blue jeans and heels. As I’ve gotten older, my fashion sense about hair, makeup and shoes has changed. Continue Reading
“By giving to others you learn a lot about yourself."
PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER, NEIMAN MARCUS SAN ANTONIO
Xitlalt Herrera-Salazar is never trendy. Instead she is a study in chic without trying, understanding just the right length for a pair of wide-legged, cropped pants to mix with a classic silk blouse. Xitlalt (Sic-lali) is one of the most stylish women you will ever meet, and it’s not because she’s Public Relations Manager for Neiman Marcus. Style is in her DNA. Like her mother and her grandmother, Xitlalt is more than beautiful and well-dressed. She has a caring heart and a genuine compassion and sincerity that’s been passed down from both sides of her family.
“Giving back and treating people with kindness and respect is very important to me.” Continue Reading
Ken Downing and Brenda Coffee, CEO, 1010ParkPlace
This week 100 women came to Neiman Marcus La Cantera, in San Antonio, to be inspired by Ken Downing, Fashion Director and Senior Vice President for Neiman Marcus, and to see Neiman’s 2015 Spring and Resort fashions. Anyone who follows fashion is familiar with Ken Downing. He’s not only the face of Neiman Marcus, but the definitive tastemaker, stylist and fashion arbiter for anyone interested in clothes and great style. If he’s not on an airplane, meeting with designers, or sitting alongside Anna Wintour at Fashion Week in New York, London, Paris and Milan, Ken is collecting 20th Century contemporary furnishings and art.
“DON’T GO SHOPPING WITH YOUR GIRLFRIENDS, BECAUSE THEY’RE GOING TO TELL YOU THE OPPOSITE OF WHAT YOU WANT TO HEAR.”
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 through Wednesday, March 18, 2015
All Neiman Marcus Locations
Since 1994, every spring and fall, Neiman Marcus has asked the world’s best photographers—like the great Richard Avedon—to showcase Neiman’s “The Art of Fashion.” This spring, photographers Luigi & Iango, with model Stella Tennant as their muse, have created their vision of 24 beautiful and unforgettable iconic brands.
I WOULD WEAR THAT IN A HEARTBEAT… PROVIDED I HAD SOMEPLACE TO WEAR IT.