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Madonna’s Truth Or Dare Footwear Collection: The Entire Lookbook

With prices ranging from $89 to $349, Madonna’s Truth or Dare Footwear collection comes to Macy’s and Nordstrom on August 1st.

Here are some of our favorites with the entire collection in the gallery below.

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Neiman Marcus and Target Join Forces on Unprecedented Holiday Collection

DALLAS/MINNEAPOLIS (July 10, 2012)—Neiman Marcus and Target® Corp. (NYSE: TGT), two visionaries in the retail industry, today announced a revolutionary partnership that will bring together 24 of America’s most talented designers to create a limited-edition holiday collection. Beginning Dec. 1, just in time for the busy holiday shopping season, the collection will be available at all Target and Neiman Marcus stores, as well as online at and

“Target and Neiman Marcus are known for charting new terrain, and by joining forces for the holiday season, we’ve set the stage for a redefining moment in retail,” said Gregg Steinhafel, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Target. “This collaboration is unlike anything Target has done before, and we are confident our guests will be thrilled with this extraordinary collection that features some of America’s most preeminent designers.”

“Neiman Marcus and Target share a passion for great design and delighting customers in new and unexpected ways,” said Karen Katz, president and chief executive officer, The Neiman Marcus Group. “We are thrilled to be collaborating to offer a spectacular and special collection of one-of-a- kind items for the holidays. These will be the “must-have” gifts, whether you are a loyal Neiman Marcus customer, a devoted Target guest or a fan of American design.”

The Target + Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection includes an eclectic and diverse mix of more than 50 limited-edition gifting products. The collection ranges from $7.99 to $499.99, with most items less than $60. Designers who created pieces for the collection include:

Alice + Olivia


Band of Outsiders

Brian Atwood

Carolina Herrera

Derek Lam

Diane von Furstenberg

Eddie Borgo

Jason Wu

Judith Leiber

Lela Rose


Marc Jacobs

Oscar de la Renta

Philip Crangi

Prabal Gurung

Proenza Schouler

Rag & Bone

Robert Rodriguez



Thom Browne

Tory Burch

Tracy Reese

For decades, Target and Neiman Marcus have shared a commitment to incredible design and innovative retail experiences. By partnering together, the retailers are harnessing the power of both their beloved brands to offer shoppers a truly unforgettable holiday collection. To celebrate the unprecedented partnership, Target and Neiman Marcus are donating a total of $1 million to the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). The donation underscores the retailers’ long-standing commitment to fostering design talent and recognizes the 24 designers, all of whom are members of the CFDA.

“I can think of no better finale to CFDA’s 50th Anniversary celebration than through this extraordinary designer collaboration,” said CFDA President Diane von Furstenberg. “As designers, creativity is our best gift, and with the generous support of Neiman Marcus and Target, we are happy to have created specially designed products as a thank you to share with our consumers and friends.”

More information about the Target + Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection, including details about the products created by each designer for this limited-edition engagement, will be available in the fall of 2012. In the meantime, updates on the partnership will be shared via and On Twitter, design enthusiasts can follow @NeimanMarcus, @ABullseyeView and #Holiday24.


Today is the official release of Purist Spring Summer 2012 collection.  A theme which consist of military inspired design that coincide with some of this season’s current men’s wear trends.  There are 7 new designs and each comes in black or white.  These tees arrived just in the nick of time for the coming hot weather and perfect for fathers day.  The t-shirts are now available at their online store.

If you need more options for fathers day, the store does carry a variety of designer brands. The following items are some of my personal choices for fathers day.

Thom Brown Sunglasses

Comme Des Garcons Play

Bedwin & The Heartbreaks Chambray Workshirt

All items in the store are very limited.  If you can make it at their shop check out their online store .  If you’re in San Francisco avoiding the heat today, stop by for a small release party!

3647 23rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

Phone: 415.643.1100

Store Hours:
Monday – Saturday: 12 – 7PM
Sunday: 12 – 5PM

Purist Boutique San Francisco/Website launch contest

Originally from San Jose California, Purist Boutique opened it’s doors back in 2007.  Since then the store grew into one of Bay Area’s strongest presence for carrying an extraordinary collection of rare and hard to find items.  In almost 5 years, owner Kevin Lee, managed to obtain the brands he long desired and created a store unique to his peers.  The store is known for carrying brands such as Original Fake, Nexus VII, Bedwin, Futura Laboratories, Comme Des Garcons Play and recently they obtain UK known Bespoke brand  Tricker’s and Thom Browne.  With new brands, and a new image, Kevin Lee made the decision to move to San Francisco and chose a structure suited to his vision.

After finding the new location, it was only a matter of time that they revamp their website and to celebrate they recently collaborated with Highsnobiety for a contest that allows you to win both colors of the latest Original Fake x fragment tees and a 1000% fragment Bearbrick. Further Details of the contest can be found at Highsnobiety.
Check out Purist Boutique when you’re in San Francisco.
3647 23rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94110Phone: 415.643.1100
Email:info@puristboutique.comStore Hours:
Monday – Saturday: 12 – 7PM
Sunday: 12 – 5PM