IN F L U E N C E : l i v i n g w e l l
Trends move at lightning speed, can
Until the temperature drops below freezing, this shoe style is
change on a dime, and favorite styles sell-out fast. Luckily, the
fresh in leggy lace-up styles and baring laser-cut perforations.
experts at Neiman Marcus are available to provide direction
Wondering how Neiman Marcus determines exactly which
on the latest looks in shoes, handbags, and jewelry.
clutch & bootie styles will appear in-store each season? Carnes
fashion director Ken Downing and our buying teams in Dallas
reveals: “We focus on the trends that are seen on the runway
are continually in market - be it fashion week presentations or
and edit based on our extensive knowledge of our customer.”
category in fashion.
meeting with designers and our vendors,” said Carnes. STATEMENT NECKLACES: THE BOLDER, THE BETTER THE CLUTCH: GRAB THE SEASON’S HOTTEST HANDBAG
Available in everything from iridescent crystals, pearls,
The clutch purse (especially the envelope clutch) reigns
natural stones, and metallic finishes, this is a fashion variable
supreme, appearing this season in snakeskin print, croc-
perhaps best left for a professional stylist to define. “Neiman
embossed, and quilted leather treatments.
Marcus offers clients an array of services including personal shoppers, stylists, and product specialists who develop strong
THE YEAR-ROUND BOOTIE:
FOOTWEAR FOR ALL
relationships with their customers,” said Carnes.
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