Partnering with the crew at Neiman Marcus, Walnut Creek means food + fashion = fun! For the second year in a row, we threw a private party for C2 Style clients and friends. Everyone enjoyed bubbly and bites, and I shared my favorite picks for holiday wear this season–from casual open house attire to black tie eveningwear, as well as great gift ideas for “him”, “her” and of course, “YOU”. Great shopping, and great friends!
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Finding the perfect gift for “her” can sometimes be overwhelming. What to choose? Something extravagant or practical? Unexpected or a specific item? Or maybe, he’ll be off the hook, and she’ll pick it up herself while she’s buying the rest of the Christmas gifts? A recent survey showed that nine out of ten women agree that jewelry is ALWAYS an acceptable holiday gift. Here are a few ideas:
The staff at Saks Off 5th welcomed the Sisterhood of Beth Chaim Congregation for a shopping event. Marketing manager, Denah Shane, shared examples of designer brands (from Chanel to Marc Jacobs) at bargain prices. Ladies sipped, snacked and shopped after I offered tips on “how to navigate the outlets”. Everyone left with fab finds and they saved big bucks, too!
In my job as a wardrobe stylist and personal shopper, I’ve heard it a hundred times: ”I hate my clothes…my closet is so boring!” And even before I’ve seen the wardrobe, I can predict what’s there: solid neutrals. Bottoms are khaki, black, white and denim. The tops are grey, white, black and brown. The jackets, sweaters, dresses and shoes …everything is neutral! Of course it’s boring, what else could it be? So, what’s a girl to do? Four simple words:
Color, texture, pattern and shine.
A very intimate lunch was hosted by the San Francisco Opera Guild at the newRoka Akor restaurant in San Francisco on August 14th in anticipation of The Opera Ball 2013: The Garden of Good and Evil, taking place tomorrow, September 6th. The opening of San Francisco Opera’s 91st Season will feature an ambiance created by Colin Cowie, internationally acclaimed designer and celebrity event producer.