RED AND GREEN- AND GLITTER IN BETWEEN.
1. Milly Ruffled Satin Dress 2. Michael Kors Quinn Python Clutch 3. Loeffler Randall Metallic Skimmer 4. T Bags Sequined Scallop Top 5. Halston Heritage Short Ruched Top Dress 6. Stuart Weitzman Sequined Lace-Up Bootie 7. Parker Sequined Circle Cardigan 8. Kate Spade Gold Rush Collar Necklace
SPECIALTY COCKTAIL- Grasshopper:
3/4 oz cream, 3/4 oz creme de cacao-white, 3/4 oz green creme de menthe. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
SHOP A PRIVATE SALE WITH NEIMAN MARCUS: And, you thought you were seeing the best deals of the season on Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Think again. Neiman Marcus has set a new bar when it comes to a pre-holiday sale with style. This Wednesday, November 30th – Neiman Marcus will be offering this season’s designers at mark down prices for the first time this season. In fact, some pieces are marked down 40% off their original price. And, the best part? Neiman Marcus has given Nonsense & Sensibility readers an opportunity to shop the sale before the public! That’s right, today at 11am CST you can shop the Neiman Marcus sale using our very own private link! Now, how is that for a sneak preview?
For some added inspiration, I’ve picked out a few of my favorites to share (some of these are patiently resting in my online shopping cart as I type). Stash away some striking glittery pieces for upcoming holiday parties and New Year’s Eve! Or, jump in on the leopard trend (if you haven’t already) with a gorgeous jacket from Elizabeth & James or some funky shoes from Stuart Weitzman. And, if you simply can’t wait until the holidays to spruce up your work wardrobe, there are some incredible discounts on office brand favorites like Tibi, Theory, Milly, Marc by Marc Jacobs, DVF, Tory Burch, and Michael Kors- to name a few. Happy shopping and do save at least a few things for those eager Wednesday shoppers – or at least say you tried!
1. Elizabeth and James Foster Leather Lapel Coat 2. Michael Kors Hutton Runway Box Frame Bag 3.Milly Beaded Teardrop Necklace 4. KORS Michael Kors Enola Python-Embossed Suede Boot 5. Milly Leopard Print Jacket 6.Rachel Zoe Sequined Dolman Top 7. Rachel Zoe Ruffled Panther Print Dress 8.Stuart Weitzman Leopard Print Calf Hair Pump
SPECIALTY COCKTAIL- Lusty Leopard:
1 1/2 oz citrus vodka, 1 1/2 oz Looza mango nectar, 3/4 oz Malibu® mango rum, 1/2 oz rock candy syrup, 5 – 6 drops chocolate shell syrup. Thoroughly chill a martini glass then apply small “leopard spots” randomly around the inside of the glass using chocolate shell syrup then returning the glass to the freezer to keep cold. (This can be done hours in advance for parties.) In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the vodka, Malibu rum, mango nectar and candy syrup. Shake well until the shaker is too cold to hold. Strain the contents into the prepared glass with spots. What you now have created is a martini with the appearance of leopard hide having the look of deep tawny orange and dark brown spots. Serve and enjoy.
THE NOT-SO-BORING CLASSICS.
1. Robert Rodriguez Contrast Suit 2. Alice + Olivia Belted One-Shoulder Peplum Dress 3.Michael Kors Tortoise Link Necklace 4.Halston Heritage Polka Dot Combo Dress 5. DVF Harper Ostrich Embossed Day Bag 6.Tory Burch Bilson Clog Sandal 7.Marc by Marc Jacobs Bellini Striped Top
“Although she is hardly the possessor of any overpowering sex attraction,she is appetizing in the same chill way that a whisky sour is,” George Jean Nathan wrote of Katharine Hepburn.
2 oz bourbon or rye whiskey, ½ oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice, ½ oz simple (sugar) syrup. Shake with ice and strain into a short glass with ice. Garnish, or don’t, with cherry and a slice of orange or lemon. Adjust the proportions to your own taste, and try adding a tablespoon of egg white, before shaking, to give the drink a frothy head.