Conversation With - Neiman Marcus

A Conversation With: Ken Downing and Coomi President Sahil Bhasin

December 19, 2016

The way the diamonds are cut makes it look like the little butterfly wings are moving. That’s something only your mother could do!

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December 14, 2016

A Conversation With: The Master Artisans of Bulgari

Founded over 130 years ago in Rome by Sotirio Bulgari, the precious jewelry house was inspired by the architectural beauty of the Eternal City.

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November 4, 2016

Conversation with: Mary Alice Haney

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October 17, 2016

Conversation with: Lainy Hedaya

Chanel’s BOY·FRIEND watch was a big hit, and is probably the most coveted watch on the market. The sleek and sexy design is anything but bulky. It’s essentially a tool to tell time – the most precious gift of life, while still maintaining that elevated aesthetic. It’s no wonder why people get into watches; it’s the ultimate functionality meets design.

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September 30, 2016

A Conversation With: CFDA Eileen Fisher Social Innovators Award Winner Teslin Doud

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September 23, 2016

A Conversation With: CFDA Eileen Fisher Social Innovators Award Winner Lucy Jones

The CFDA Eileen Fisher Social Innovator Award recognizes young, talented designers who leverage innovative and creative processes for their designs. The Social Innovator Award provides its winners with exclusive access to specialized knowledge, skills, resources, and mentorship through yearlong rotational placements at Eileen Fisher.

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August 30, 2016

A Conversation With: Marion Bartoli

2013 Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli is primarily known as a tennis powerhouse, but has recently extended her talents to the fashion world. With the Fila design team by her side Bartoli launched the Love Fila By Marion Bartoli collection.

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August 25, 2016

A Conversation With: Janette Wilkinson of NEST Jewelry

More than ever, jewelry designers are offering innovative statement pieces that steal the show and act as the star of our ensemble. And for nearly a decade, Janette Wilkinson, a master in the industry, has been designing fashion-forward jewelry for Neiman Marcus. Her natural yet bold, contemporary creations have caught the eye of customers of all ages. We sat down with Janette to find out about the vision behind NEST Jewelry.

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August 2, 2016

A Conversation With: Karlie Kloss

Over the past few years the world of activewear has transformed into a fashion-focused and lifestyle industry. Stella McCartney began collaborating with Adidas back in 2013 and has continued to provide us with sportswear that is as functional as it is fashionable.

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August 1, 2016

A Conversation With: CFDA Eileen Fisher Social Innovators Award Winner Carmen Gama

The CFDA Eileen Fisher Social Innovator Award recognizes young, talented designers who have innovative creative processes and goals for their creations.

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June 27, 2016

National Sunglass Day

We can all agree our summer looks would be incomplete without one of the most essential accessories: sunglasses. As June 27 marks National Sunglass Day, what better way to celebrate than with a new pair of stellar frames?

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June 24, 2016

A Conversation With: Hannah Coffin of Needle & Thread

From floral dungarees to floor-length gowns—the 2016 Needle & Thread Pre-Fall collection is nothing short of a Victorian dream. New to Neiman Marcus, this exquisite line is made up of detailed embellishments and laced collars, along with subtle influences from the Eastern hemisphere.

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June 2, 2016

A Conversation With: Jonathan Simkhai

Elegance takes a new form in Jonathan Simkhai’s Fall/Winter 2016 collection. With inspiration from around the world, the designer created pieces true to his aesthetic while adding layers of intricacy and grace.

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April 26, 2016

Conversation with: Frame Denim

As cofounders of London-based Saturday Group, multitasking Swedes JENS GREDE and ERIK TORSTENSSON create advertising and marketing campaigns for top fashion brands, publish two magazines, and, oh yes, lead blazing hot label FRAME DENIM.

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April 22, 2016

Tory Burch Talks Motherhood

She’s a CEO, a CFDA award-winning designer, and the woman at the helm of a thriving retail empire. But at home in New York with her three boys, she’s just Mom.

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April 4, 2016

Conversation with: Kendall + Kylie

Chic, confident, and on-trend—the Kendall + Kylie for Neiman Marcus capsule collection is an unmistakable reflection of the iconic sisters and designing duo.

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March 25, 2016

Conversation with: Sachin & Babi

With an emphasis on luxurious fabrics and couture embellishments, husband-and-wife team Sachin and Babi Ahluwalia has made its mark in the world of refined eveningwear. Here, the designers discuss their Sachin & Babi Noir capsule collection created exclusively for Neiman Marcus.

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March 23, 2016

Conversation with: Naeem Khan

Timeless and iconic, the Naeem Khan fall show was beautiful in more ways than one. We sat down with the designer to discuss his collection and a very special model who stole the show.

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March 22, 2016

Conversation with: Jenny Packham

Artistic and full of life, Jenny Packham’s Autumn/Winter 2016 Collection favored a retro party on the runway at New York Fashion Week. We sat down with the designer to discuss her dynamic collection and her red-carpet formula.

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March 14, 2016

Conversation with: Rosie Assoulin

Dripping wax candles, colorful glitter, and a baby grand piano—the Rosie Assoulin Fall 2016 Presentation at New York Fashion Week was profoundly aesthetic and undeniably stunning.

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March 3, 2016

Conversation With: Georgia Christensen

The March issue of The Book celebrates a number of significant moments for Neiman Marcus.

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February 27, 2016

Conversation With: Rachel Zoe

This Oscars’ Eve you can find Rachel Zoe drinking lots of water and adamantly moisturizing, but it’s the preparation in the days leading up to the coveted event that make her celebrity clientele radiate on the red carpet.

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February 23, 2016

Conversation With: Delpozo Creative Director Josep Font

After being dazzled by Delpozo’s Fall collection this afternoon, we headed backstage to speak with Creative Director Josep Font.

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January 21, 2016

Conversation with: Catherine Bloom

I started thinking with all my travels, buying for my private clients, and how it would be amazing to make it available to all of the clients that come to the store.

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January 20, 2016

Conversation with: Aerin Lauder

Aerin Lauder is a woman we look to for direction on easy elegance and a beautiful work-life balance, so we were thrilled to learn of her new book, Beauty at Home. We sat down with the author to learn more about what inspires her.

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December 19, 2015

Conversation with: Steven Lagos on the Black Caviar Collection

Based on the belief that jewelry is more art than accessory, designer Steven Lagos has created timeless elegance with his eponymous collection.

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November 4, 2015

Conversation with: Lubov Azria of Herve Leger at NYFW SS16

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October 8, 2015

Conversation with: Missoni’s latest fashion exhibit at MA*GA

Fashion and art meet again at MA*GA’s current “Missoni, L’Arte, Il Colore” exhibition. The Gallarate-based museum (40 minutes from Milan) is showcasing a retrospective of Missoni’s 60 decades in fashion, along with a collection of iconic 20th-century artists.

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May 7, 2015

Conversation with: Jami Gertz on the Melanoma Research Alliance

This month is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Prevention Month, and Neiman Marcus joins the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) in raising awareness about the fight against this disease. Here, we turn the spotlight to actress and MRA board of directors member Jami Gertz as she shares her passion for finding a cure for melanoma and offers tips on how we can help protect ourselves from the sun’s damaging rays.

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April 30, 2015

Conversation with: Johnson Hartig of Libertine

Los Angeles-based designer Johnson Hartig is the founding creative force behind the popularly regaled collection, Libertine. Over the past ten years Hartig has seen great success “revolutionizing the way the fashion industry thinks of graphics, deconstruction of the classic and recycled clothing.” Hartig’s collections for Libertine have paved the way for “ecologically friendly fashion.” Here, Hartig shares his story.

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March 19, 2015

Conversation with: Shiza Shahid

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March 12, 2015

Conversation with: Katie Lee

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February 5, 2015

Conversation with: Daniel Wingate on the ESCADA meets Thilo Westermann collaboration

Art is part of the Neiman Marcus DNA; the point where it intersects with fashion is our happiest place. So we couldn’t be more delighted about the Spring 2015 Escada collection featuring German artist Thilo Westermann.

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November 25, 2014

Conversation with: Narciso Rodriguez

Narciso Rodriguez creates clothing that accentuates and celebrates the female form. No surprise, then, to see his handiwork worn by fashion stylists, Hollywood starlets, and political luminaries alike.

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August 12, 2014

Conversation with: The Row’s Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen, the petite 28-year-old créateurs of The Row and contemporary label Elizabeth and James, join NM Fashion Director Ken Downing to talk about their process, their impressive new handbag collection, and the transformative power of the leather legging.

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May 27, 2014

Conversation with: MSGM’s Massimo Giorgetti

Italian fashion is not only synonymous with craftsmanship and high fashion, it also represents a nest for young fashion-forward individuals. Among these new Italian designers to watch out for is Massimo Giorgetti, a DJ-turned-fashion designer, who launched MSGM in 2009.

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May 5, 2014

Conversation with: David Yurman

It’s been a long time since jewelry artist David Yurman used his New York high school cafeteria as a storefront. Along with his wife and cofounder, Sybil, and son and newly installed Design Director, Evan, Yurman has created a bona fide heritage brand with clear cause for celebration: the 30th anniversary of that iconic twist of metal, the Cable bracelet.

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April 10, 2014

Conversation with: Sydney Evan Designer Rosanne Karmes

Los Angeles-based designer Rosanne Karmes started her own jewelry collection in 2001 with a handful of playful and spiritually inspired charms. Since then, Sydney Evan, named after her two children, has continued to evolve.

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March 20, 2014

Conversation with: ASTR’s Zoe & Adam

ASTR is a duo that lives, works and writes music in New York City. Zoe the singer and Adam the keyboardist and composer prefer to go by the names Zoe ASTR and Adam ASTR.

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March 13, 2014

Conversation with: Cash Cash’s Jean Paul Makhlouf

New Yorker’s emerging electronic three-piece Cash Cash – which consists of best friends and brothers, Jean Paul Makhlouf, Alex Makhlouf and Samuel Frisch – has taken dance-music enthusiasts by storm with its vibrant remixes and energetic electro-pop originals.

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March 10, 2014

Conversation with: Cherry Glazerr’s Clementine Creevy

Los Angeles native Clementine Creevy is the voice and bass guitarist behind a three-piece band called Cherry Glazerr, named after NPR anchor Chery Glaser. The teenage trio, which includes Creevy, bassist Sean Redman and drummer Hannah Uribe, recently released their debut album, Haxel Princess, on Burger Records and scored the soundtrack of Saint Laurent designer Hedi Slimane’s spring video.

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February 25, 2014

Conversation with: Celebrity & Fashion Manicurist Deborah Lippmann

All eyes are on Hollywood this week as the entertainment industry sets the stage for the 86th Academy Awards. Sunday means business. We’ve got our fashion hats on and are prepared to keep our eyes peeled for the latest stunning gowns, statement accessories and upcoming beauty trends.

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January 8, 2014

Conversation with: Stylist Kate Young

The 71st Golden Globe awards, airing this Sunday, mark the official kick-off to award season. If the fashion-obsessed had a sports season this would be it. Every year, Hollywood’s A-listers walk down the red carpet, spotlighting new trends and fashion statements that set the tone for the New Year.

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December 31, 2013

Conversation with: Andrea Lieberman of A.L.C.

Andrea Lieberman of A.L.C. has a very real, personable way of talking to her customers, almost like she has known them for a long time, regardless if they are Cameron Diaz or the girl who just stepped into Cusp on the hunt for a workday/date-night outfit.

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November 27, 2013

Conversation with: Lela Rose on Holiday Entertaining

Designer Lela Rose’s Resort collection has us dreaming of dressing up this holiday season.

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November 1, 2013

Conversation with: Current/Elliott Creative Director & CEO Serge Azria

Born out of love for vintage denim and its Americana roots, Los Angeles-based denim brand Current/Elliott continues to take a modern approach to the American classic.

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October 15, 2013

Conversation with: Nina Ricci’s Peter Copping

Nina Ricci designer Peter Copping presented his Spring 2014 collection in Paris less than three weeks ago.

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September 19, 2013

Conversation with: Cambridge Satchel Founder Julie Deane

The Cambridge Satchel, a favorite among it girls like Alexa Chung and Elle Fanning continues to re-invent itself in trendy colors, sizes and patterns, and we couldn’t be more pleased about this British invasion into our CUSP grounds.

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September 13, 2013

Conversation with: NM Beauty Specialists

Whether you are looking for help with makeup application, fragrance wardrobing, or even putting together a whole new skincare regimen, our specialists are here to assist you. Meet our beauty product specialists and find out what products they’re coveting this Fall.

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August 16, 2013

Conversation with: Rebecca Minkoff

This Fall, designer Rebecca Minkoff creates one of the strongest statement bags of the season.

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