Seven Minutes in Heaven: My Interview with Sarah Jessica Parker

It was a lazy Sunday afternoon my junior year of college when my friends and I had “the talk.” The one where we all likened each other to Sex and the City characters. Turns out, I’m a Charlotte-Samantha mix—very rare, I know.

I texted those friends last week to share some big news: I’d be meeting the one and only Sarah Jessica Parker on Sunday. They all swooned. “What are you going to ask her?” they all wondered. Obviously, there were many questions I wanted to ask, but I was there to learn more about the SJP Collection, Sarah Jessica’s Nordstrom-exclusive line of shoes, handbags, and one special trench coat. After spending no less than three hours trying on prospective outfits, I decided on a Rachel Comey dress from Nicole Kwon, and was ready to meet the style icon.

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Local Chanel Clients Will Be Simply Perfect for the Metiers d’Art Festivities

With Karl Lagerfeld’s Métiers d’Art invasion of Dallas with the likes of Anna Wintour and Lynn Wyatt, the local Chanel professionals and clients will be in the international spotlight for the next couple of days. Seems the sales associates have been scrutinizing their customers’ ensembles and made adjustments for absolute perfection. One gal was in […]

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Friday Giveaway: Yosi Samra Cork Fold-Up Flats

I told you it was coming. In addition to our Q&A this week with Yosi Samra, CEO of the famous fold-up ballet flats, we’ve got a pair to give away. Scoot your lipgloss over. The Samara neutral cork flats* will become your latest handbag staple. Post-workout, midday errand running, post-girls’ night, you name it, these are […]

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Kristie Ramirez’s 5 Favorite Things

Kristie Ramirez, writer-at-large for Texas Monthly, is serious style inspiration. She’s got this one part low-key Texas girl, one part fashion veteran vibe that always leaves her looking like the coolest girl in the room. I bump into her often at cocktail parties, and I’m always left wondering, do I look that effortlessly chic in […]

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Charlotte Dellal on Her Hollywoodland Heels, Drinking Beer, and Making the Fruit Shoe a Neutral

When Joslyn and I left the interview room after spending a some time with Charlotte Olympia designer Charlotte Dellal, who was in town for a personal appearance at Neiman Marcus NorthPark, we couldn’t wait to talk about her. She was lovely and fun and glowing with her beautiful little baby bump. Dellal’s skin is flawless, with […]

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Join Us for Emy Mack Shoes, Blushington Makeovers, and Cocktails at Elements

Three of my favorite things will be under one roof on Friday, April 19. Before you began your weekend adventures, head over to Elements to get a makeup touch-up, courtesy of the artists at Blushington, and to browse the pretty shoes in Emy Mack trunk show. Hosted by yours truly, this champagne reception runs all […]

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Emy Mack Shoes for Spring 2013

One of my favorite finds from all of last year is Emy Mack. Helmed by Emily Mack Jamison, SMU grad-turned shoe designer, this footwear brand turns out exquisitely made heels, sandals, and flats in classic shapes and/or with gorgeous Swarovski crystal ornamentation. Her latest collection has launched online, and there are already trunk shoes in […]

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Local Hari Mari Launches Second Sandal Collection in Pretty Pastels and Easy Neutrals

I loved the concept of Dallas-based Hari Mari right away: the eco-friendly reprocessed rubber, foam, and biodegradable hemp make-up, the financial donation to children’s hospitals per pair sold, and the recycling incentive (bring your old pair back, get 15 percent off your new pair), but after trying on a pair, the deal was sealed. They’re […]

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