Though our minds are foggy and fraught with Halloween costume preparations and all things Hocus Pocus, Neiman Marcus has reminded us that another holiday is coming faster than some of us care to acknowledge. The store has already unleashed its Christmas cheer in an unbearably cute animated video featuring supermodel (and number-one entry on our boyfriends' wish lists) Karlie Kloss. In this "Christmas Book" campaign, the high-end one-stop shop juxtaposes Kloss' enviable height with miniature line-drawn figures — all of whom appear to be celebrating the holidays in style.
In one vignette, jewel-toned earrings hang like ornaments on a Christmas tree. In another, a giant furry handbag provides comfort for tiny animated people coming off a ski ramp. And yet, it's safe to say that Karlie Kloss stole the show despite the cartoons. The leggy lady prances from scene to scene, wearing on-trend assortments of metallics and Hepburn-inspired updos. It's almost too much for our current Halloween-obsessed hearts to handle...almost. The supermodel's quirky enthusiasm actually makes us feel a little less Grinch stressed about having present season pressed upon us before we've even booked our haunted house tickets. Now, that is a Christmas miracle come early.
Less washing, more wearing: That's kind of the dream when it comes to jeans. American Eagle is delivering on that dream: Its latest denim collection is comprised of pairs that contain recycled coffee grounds. The scent-neutralizing powers of ground-up java means these jeans necessitate fewer trips to the laundromat. The read
While our bodies come in an infinite range of sizes, heights, shapes, and dimensions, clothing — for the most part — comes in just a few. Because it's more cost-efficient and less labor-intensive, manufacturers tend to ship garments sized to one ideal body shape, and let us duke it out in dressing rooms and tailoring read