One of my favorite color combinations for the holiday season is Red and Gold. Both colors provide an element of luxe. Whether you stick with metallics or go with sequins red and gold will definitely make you the center of attention. For this installment of the Luxe List I was inspired by a particular pair of Charlotte Olympia pumps

Charlotte Olympia Jingle Bell Dolly velvet platform pumps


Check out the bells. I mean I can see myself jingling at any party lol. So here are a few items to inspire your red and gold holiday.

Luxe List Red and Gold Holiday

The black and white trend is still going strong and the “rule” no white after labor day has completely gone out of the window for many celebs and fashionistas. Sass & Bide “Much Adored” Peplum skirt does just that, break all of the rules.

sassbideRetailing at $390, this skirt is described as a fitted mini skirt with bell shaped petersham lattice cage that created a 3d dimensions.

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So rock it or drop it? 

So if I happened to have a about $15,000 randomly laying around and I didn’t have any bills I’d probably buy these Giuseppe Zanotti booties for the fall.

Giuseppe Zanotti is one brand that remains consistent and fashion forward. The shoe designs are sleek and eye catching. I’m sure celebs like June Ambrose, Angela Simmons, Kelly Rowland, and Lala Anthony are already stocking their closets with these here.

Luxe List: Giuseppe Zanotti

Would you rock any of these booties for the fall?

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Who doesn’t love a good discount, especially on designer goods? I don’t think anyone would pass on scoring Dolce & Gabbana, Philosophy, Valentino, or Moschino at 30-65% off. The Loehmann’s Italian Event has your name written all over it and I have the exclusive behind the scenes scoop on what you can expect on February 27, 2013 at Loehmann’s.

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Last week I got to tour the 400,000 Sq. Ft. distribution center. I was in Italian heaven viewing all of the pieces that would be available during the Italian Event. The buyers for Loehmann’s Italian event have built close connections with the designer warehouses in Italy where they travel several times a year to select the best pieces in apparel, shoes, handbags, and accessories for the Loehmann’s customers.

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This season you can expect funky prints, bold and bright colors, nauticals, and the ever popular black and white trend on the racks at Loehmann’s. So get ready for Spring with Loehmann’s on February 27, 2013!

Here is a list of the featured Italian Designers

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Pier Antonio Gaspari
Jean Paul Gaultier Soleil
Valentino
M Missoni
La Via 18
Piazza Sempione
Jean Paul Gaultier
Love Moschino
Cheap & Chic
Alberta Ferretti
D&G
Dolce & Gabbana
Philosophy
Moschino
Lorena Antoniazzi
Les Copains
Cacharel

Disclaimer: Loehmann’s provided all attendees with $50 Gift Cards

 

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I love coming across little gems such as Meredith Wendell on the internet. I was not familiar with the designer/brand but I happened to see some amazing handbags featured on a particular website. I immediately began to do my research on Meredith Wendell and instantly fell in love. With spring lines being placed in the stores and the warmer temps being a few months away I was plotting on how I could get my hand on one of these bags from the 2013 cruise collection.

Luxe List: Meredith Wendell

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“Meredith Wendell, founded in 2008 by designers Meredith and Wendell German, is a New York based resort-inspired accessories brand, combining unique color and sporty American style.

The creative influence of Meredith Wendell stems from Meredith’s childhood. Raised by her father and grandparents in and around the vibrant Dorothy Draper designed interiors of West Virginia’s Greenbrier Hotel, Meredith was exposed to a variety of design aesthetics, personalities and generations.

This aesthetic has been captured during their collaborations with photographers Frederike Helwig and Chris Brooks and stylist Beth Fenton, shooting seasonal look-books at The Greenbrier, their apartment and Chapel Beach Club. With the inception of her own company, Meredith has drawn on her colorful background, always keeping in mind the value of her family heritage.

Meredith Wendell is sold in boutiques world wide and is featured regularly in domestic and international publications ranging from Vogue to the Wall Street Journal Magazine.” Source

I love finding refreshing lines such as Meredith Wendell. I was immediately drawn in to this collection by the bright and vibrant colors. Of course in the spring and summer you want to go bold with everything and that is exactly what you will get with Meredith Wendell handbags. The colors are eye-catching and the style of bags are very versatile. I also love the color blocking. This trend is still going strong and with bags like these, it will continue to make a huge statement. Check out more options below!