The concept of "trying too hard" irks me. People are constantly being criticized for putting forth minimal effort, and yet we censure them for being overly enthusiastic, too. Talk about a lose-lose proposition. And yet, I've gotten several reader questions about "trying too hard"...

" SPECIFIC PROMOTIONS A huge promotion for this year's holiday aftermath is dramatic discounting. Both retailers and brands such as Neiman Marcus, Tori Burch and Harrods are offering discounts through email basts. Luxury home-goods manufacturer Frette is offering an astounding 70...

Happily, your shopping list and budget can co-exist thanks to discount shopping sites like Last Call by Neiman Marcus. We were recently given the opportunity to do a spot of shopping at LastCall.com and we were surprised at the amount of designer goodies available. The Neiman Marcus team...

However, this year, Saks Fifth Avenue has jumped in the arena with a daring catalog to woo Christmas shoppers in the US. The holiday retail row has escalated with each high-end department store trying to outdo the other by offering luxurious gift options. While this year Neiman Marcus...

Barneys, Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman. Bergdorf Goodman and Barneys are both offering up to 40% off a huge selection of clothes, handbags, shoes and accessories, while Neiman Marcus is offering as much as a whopping 50% off. There's tons of Fendi, Givenchy, Saint Laurent and Balenciaga...

Spa Ritual Holiday 2011: Twinkle, a Collection of Glitters that are too Pretty to Pass Up Apparently these have been out since September, but I just found the press release in a folder I helpfully named "Holiday 2011" in my email. And then forgot about. The colors are so pretty! The shimmer...

Law Offices of John Balian: Radar Online Wrongly Reports a Possible End to Arthur George, Rob Kardshian's Sock Line Carried Exclusively by Luxury Retailer Neiman Marcus LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Kardashian launched his sock line in November 2012, which has been a huge hit...

Since September 2008, many devoted luxury shoppers have been hiding their shopping bags. Customers feel conflicted about what they really "need" in this new economic landscape, discouraging purchases that previously wouldn't have garnered a second thought. In addition, customers increasingly...

Count your lucky stars that today is pay day because here's a sale you don't want to miss: clearance items at Neiman Marcus Last Call are now an additional 50% off! Last Call is pretty much always a goldmine for unbeatable deals, but this sale is sick. I found a DVF dress for less than $150...

If so, I'm pretty sure what you sensed were Pre-Fall 2015 pre-orders slowly opening up across the Internet, including Valentino Pre-Fall 2015 handbags at Neiman Marcus. If you're a fan of the brand's pretty, detailed, utterly feminine aesthetic, you're in for a treat. For Valentino...

 

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