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Posts Tagged ‘fall fashion 2011’

Backstage at Glamorama

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Model down! It’s a long day for the tall, beautiful, skinny  models from all over the U.S. who come to Minneapolis to appear in Macy’s Glamorama fall fashion extravaganza. Those poor, poor things had to report to the Orpheum Theatre at 8 a.m. this morning and as one told me, strumming his guitar by the stage door: “We’re on lock down!”

What’s really disgusting: The Glamorama models are as nice as they are gorgeous.

And right now: they’re loading up on CINNAMON ROLLS!

The models are in hair and makeup for their afternoon dress rehearsal with Bruno Mars and Far East Movement. Sneak preview: Lancome’s National Makeup Artist Alex Sanchez is creating a watercolor inspired look, with pinks and purples to accent Glamorama’s “Artrageous” theme this year. The key to making these faces last through showtime tonight: Primer.

Signing off until show time. I’ve got more, er, interviews to conduct…

These Boots Are Made for Buyin’

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

This never happens. The desert boots everyone was coveting at our Mpls.St.Paul Magazine fall fashion shoot were the most affordable pair of shoes on set…by hundreds. Mossimo, $24.99! Coming soon, to a Target near you. Stylist Liz Doyle was so excited, she splurged on $6 lavender Benjo’s laces.

Red Hot: Nordstrom Fall Designer Preview

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

So much to love about fall fashion 2011. Nordstrom brought its Designer Preview to the Mall of America store tonight – one of just five nationwide to be treated to this super slick show, featuring 11 top collections including Chanel, Gucci, Marc Jacobs and Givenchy. Tweed, fur, leather and geometric prints were among the key trends. And where there’s color for fall, it will be red. Now. To pick just one look for the cover of the August Shop + Style section of MplsSt.Paul Magazine – oh, the torture!

See the collections up close before they fly back to New York: Nordstrom Mall of America hosts a post Designer Preview trunk show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 24. | Mpls.St.Paul Magazine © 2008 MSP Communications, Inc. All rights reserved