Have you spotted a fancy looking fashion retail store, Neiman Marcus, in your city yet? Well, Neiman Marcus is not just any American department store; taking over one city at a time in the US, it’s the one-stop shopping experience for luxury retail therapy where the world’s most renowned designers feature their collection for your fashion wishlist.
The Racked team stopped by their headquarters in Dallas, Texas; to find out inside-the-closet stories from the 7 employees behind the Make Some Noise Campaign. Racked managed to get the 7 bold and beautiful ladies to spill the beans on the Dallas style, perks of working in one of the country’s top luxury retail companies and, of course, the secret of always being fashion forward (when working at Neiman Marcus, your closet skills need to be on level 500!).
Yujin Heo, Vice President of E-commerce Creatives:
What She Wore– Alice + Olivia jacket, T by Alexander Wang dress, Valentino sandals, Chanel necklace, Vita Fede Bracelet, and a Delfina Delettrez ring.
Her Style– Confident.
Expert Advice– Always tailor your outfit!
Beauty Must Haves– Sisleÿa Eye & Lip Contour Cream, Omorovicza’s Gold Hydralifting Mask, Sulwhasoo Perfecting Cushion SPF 50+, Lalique Perles de Lalique Eau de Parfum and Oribe Gold Lust Nourishing Hair Oil.
Georgia Christensen, Vice President of Creatives:
What She Wore– Lizzy Christensen shirt and pants, Hermès sandals and jewelry from Morocco.
Her Fashion Icons– Vogue Fashion Director Tonne Goodman, Diana Vreeland, Ali McGraw in Love Story, and Georgia O’Keefe every now and then.
Expert Advice– Connect with the sales associate who gets you and then trust them- you’ll be in for a pleasant surprise!
Something We Don’t Know– The chicken broth served at the restaurants in Neiman Marcus is amazing and “SALE” only means something if it’s by Céline, Dries Van Noten, The Row or Co Collection.
Darlys Michaels, Director of Styling and Model Casting:
What She Wore– Alexis blouse, Proenza Schouler pants, Gianvito Rossi sandals, antique silver earrings from Peru, Cartier watch and bracelet, and a gold bangle from Ibiza.
Her Style- Clean and Monochromatic.
Her Fashion Icon-Emmanuelle Alt.
Biggest splurge of 2015– Fur-lined Gucci Loafer slides.
Expert Advice– “Less is more.” and “Buy it if you want it; you will never regret it.”
Mallory Fosdick, Director of Marketing Strategy:
What She Wore– Elie Tahari dress and vest.
Her Style– Practical.
Beauty Must Haves– Sunscreen andClé de Peau concealer.
Something We Don’t Know– Neiman Marcus “Snap. Find. Shop” app that lets you take pictures of clothing styles and matches it from the store’s collection. Her undying love for all kinds of jackets.
Mimi Sterling, Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Relations:
What She Wore– Diane von Furstenberg dress, a family heirloom gold charm bracelet, Christian Louboutin pumps, and an Hermès watch.
Her Style- Colorful, bright and sophisticated.
Biggest Splurge of 2015– “An amazing black Co. dress I bought to wear at the Neiman Marcus NorthPark’s 50th Anniversary Gala.”
Beauty Must Haves– Illuminage Skin Rejuvenating Face Mask, Dr. Lancer’s The Method: Polish, NARS bronzer Laguna and blush in Orgasm, Chanel Levres Scintillantes lipgloss in color 164, and Bobbi Brown’s Beach scent.
Regina Campbell, Social Media Director:
What She Wore– Hermès dress, Chanel shoes, and Auden earrings.
Fashion Investment- A handbag; because you wear it every day and it had the power to take your outfit to the next level.
Biggest Splurge of 2015- Channel black leather pants. Classic!
Expert Advice– “Buy what looks good on your body; not what everyone else is wearing.”
Wanda Gierhart, Chief Marketing Officer:
What She Wore– Akris dress and Brian Atwood shoes.
Her Style– Nothing in particular but heels have become a huge part of my daily dress up!
Biggest Splurge of 2015- “An incredible Bottega Veneta dress with hand-painted gold lace bought to wear for a Dallas charity gala I chaired.”
Something We Don’t Know– You can walk in at any Neiman Marcus Store for a free makeup application and consultation! Her current obsession with leather leggings.
These are what #goals should be for aspiring young woman- be fierce at what you do and fashionable in the way you do it!