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One of the few, and certainly one of the biggest, promotional events offered at Nordstrom all year, you won't want to miss the Half Yearly Sale which started this week and runs through next Sunday, June 2nd. This is the women's and kid's sale event (the men's event happens during a differnt time frame). In addition to women's and kids marked down clothing and accessories, you can also find juniors apparel, designer collections, home decor and gift items for sale. Below are 15 great bargains we found. But don't wait. With marked down merchandise, the longer the sale event goes, the less … Continue reading
Suffice it to say that designers have as much a starring role as the actors in Hollywood's newly released film remake of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, The Great Gatsby. Helmed by Australian director Baz Lurhmann (Moulin Rouge, Strictly Ballroom, Australia), and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Toby Macguire, Carey Mulligan and Isla Fisher, the film has been given a warm reception by movie-goers, and fashion retailers alike. Just two weeks after its release in American theatres, the movie's box office take exceeds $90.0 million, while internationally, the film has raked in an additional $42.0 million after just one week of release in most countries … Continue reading
Stopping just short of the dreaded "neon" boundary, an inordinate amount of designers have incorporated ultra-bright colors into their footwear collections for Spring/Summer 2013. From simple skimmers and flats to playfull pool sandals and wedge espadrilles, you can find shocking fuschia, bold turquoise and flourescent yellow in the color mix. Below we highlight 25 of this season's brightly colored women's sandals in a range of highly-saturated hues from top designers. Top row (l.to r.): MICHAEL Michael Kors tangerine jelly thong sandal with ID plate ($49 Macys), Via Spiga Cinna flat thong sandal in lime ($150 Nordstrom), Juicy Couture Wisp jelly thong with tassel in orange/fuschia … Continue reading
Whether you are heading to a trendy hotel pool deck, the local beach hot spot or having guests over to sunbathe at your own pool, maintaining your personal fashion style goes beyond the swimsuit you will be donning. One needs to consider the sunglasses, beach bag, sandals and…the beach towel. H2H has gone shopping to find which designers at what retailers have the hot beach towels for Spring/Summer 2013. We had no trouble finding 25 great designer beach towels, any of which can add an exclamation point to your summer beach and pool ensembles. Top row (l. to r.): Lacoste Bayadere II … Continue reading
Floral is not only the hottest print of the Spring 2013 season in shoes and accessories, it is probably the biggest fashion trend currently in premium denim and deigner jeans. The array of color can make you feel you've died and gone to some heavenly garden. Premium denim specialists such as 7 For All Mankind, Genetic Denim and J Brand are all offering boldly patterned floral skinny jeans, while designer brands like Ralph Lauren, Alice + Olivia and Max Mara have also decided flower prints were too hot to pass up; they as well have positioned floral-print jeans in their Spring sportswear collections. … Continue reading
Whilst the delicate tennis bracelet is a classic that will endure, the biggest trend in fashion jewelry for Spring 2013 is wide, bold bangle. These accessories make a statement with any look, and always have eye-catching appeal. Designers like Marc Jacobs, Aspinal of London, Ted Baker and Tory Burch have all utilized this wrist accessory which can be found in leather, acrylic, metal and wired forms. Below you'll find 18 different takes on jewelry's hottest trend, ranging from double-wrap bracelets, to hinged and stretch-wired bangles. All are available from stores in the H2H Online Shopping Mall. 1) Alexander McQueen yellow leather double-wrap baracelet with skull charm (£135 Harrods), … Continue reading
Today's fashion backpacks are for adults on the go, whether you are a daily public transport commuter, a student cycling to campus, or a business person flying off to a business meeting. The assortment available for Spring/Summer 2013 is quite extensive, with fresh shapes pushing aside the basic silhouette which has been around for so many years. Designers have integrated backpack shoulder straps into many handbag styles, making them even more versatile. Duffels and totes too are no longer limited to being transported strictly by hand. Brands like Tumi and Thule offer options specific to laptops and tablet computers, assuring … Continue reading
Although the calendar says we are already into Spring 2013, the temperature seems to be lagging behind in many places. Still, we're excited by these 10 strappy designer fashion sandals which we think are at the top of the class this season. They are a mix of textures, materials, heels and colors but the common thread is that any woman wearing one of these is going to be the envy of the class. Without further adieu, our 10 favortie Spring 2013 designer sandals… Top row (l. to r.): Manolo Blahnik Mimkemalany high heel, patent leather strappy sandal ($885 Saks Fifth Avenue), Lanvin Batton … Continue reading
Spring 2013 offers new colorations, fabrications and silhouettes in this classic men's shoe category, which is hardly limited to boats or cruise decks these days. Designers have maintained the nautical appeal and traditional topline lacing, while expanding the choices one has in outsole composition (rubber, EVA), outsole construction (cemented, vulcanized, stitched) and outsole color (from basic white, gum and brown to pink, blue and chartreuse). Below we highlight 20 boat shoes currently available for Spring 2013 from some of our favorite stores and designers. First row (l. to r.): Eastland 1955 Edition Sullivan tri-color boat shoe ($135 Bloomingdales), Faconnable tri-color leather deck shoe … Continue reading
Designer keyrings make great gifts, both for yourself and others. They're small, often colorful, and something you use just about everyday. Plus when giving one as a gift, you don't have to be concerned with fit as you would with clothes. Below are 30 Spring 2013 designer keychains available at stores in the H2H Online Shopping Mall. Most all of our stores ship internationally. 1) Burberry Rhodes leather key fob ($165 Saks Fifth Avenue), 2) Juicy Couture fuschia leather heart-shaped keyring (€49 Stylebop), 3) Radley red leather Scottie dog key ring (£19 John Lewis), 4) Diane Von Furstenberg leather shopping bag key … Continue reading
Polo shirts are as common to a man's wardrobe as a pair of jeans, socks or a belt. Ever since Rene Lacoste, the 7-time Grand Slam tennis champion, designed the style in the late 1920's and began mass marketing it after he retired from the sport in 1933, the polo shirt, originally called the tennis shirt, has grown to become a staple for just about every man (and many women). The typical polo shirt has the pattern of a t-shirt, but has an added collar and usually 2 or 3 buttons down a front plackard. It is most often made … Continue reading
No matter what type of formal event you may have on your upcoming calendar, any one of these ten selected Spring 2013 evening dresses would probably fit right in. That would include such affairs as a friend or relative's wedding, a homecoming gala, a charity ball and even a school prom. One of this Spring's biggest fashion trends is the use of super-saturated colors in women's wear and accessories. Ralph Lauren, Philip Lim, Alice & Olivia, BCBGMaxAzria and Diane von Furstenberg all filled the runways with rich hues of blues, purple, orange, red and green. Below are ten selections which represent that trend but … Continue reading
Although some people may think men's tuxedos all look the same, there are actually many subtle style differences and nuances which set them apart (not to mention substantial differences in retail cost when going from a commercial quality tuxedo to one of designer level). These pattern differences include the overall cut or silhouette, the size, shape and material finish of the lapels, the number of pieces the tuxedo has (i.e. 2-piece or 3-piece), its fabrication, finishing details such as trims, pocket flaps and number of buttons and, of course, the color. A tuxedo's cut refers to its sizing. This can range from a slim fit (modern), to an … Continue reading
The wedding dress plays an integral role in a bride's big day. Not only will it be highly visible , and commented on by the guests at the event, but will continue to be seen years from now in the many photographs bound to snapped during the ceremony and reception. The bride should choose a dress that she feels comfortable in, since she will most likely be wearing it for up to 18 hours on what will be one of the most important days of your life. Wedding dresses come in numerous patterns and the variations can seem endless. When you … Continue reading
The driving moc, sometimes referred to simply as a driver, is a staple shoe for many men. The flexible construction combined with soft suede or leather uppers, makes for an extremely comfortable fit. But there are some important things to know or remember about this type of footwear. The first is that these are not walking shoes. Yes, you can wear them while walking in the mall, or to see a movie at the cinema, but most drivers do not offer the same arch support as a regularly constructed, fully lasted shoe. The result is that your feet will eventually start to hurt … Continue reading