Neiman Marcus Fashion Event
This past Saturday I had the pleasure of attending a fashion brunch at Neiman Marcus hosted by Dana Prigge of www.DailyFashionista.com. At the event we chatted Spring fashion trends and enjoyed the most delicious cupcakes from Magnolia Bakery. Some of the trends Dana told us to keep an eye out were leather cut-out details, sorbet colors, lace and black and white color blocking. The days have remained cold, but splashes of color all over the Neiman Marcus displays reminded us all that Spring is here. My favorite items displayed were the Balenciaga lavender bag and Alexander McQueen cat-eye shades. It’s vibrant and different pieces like those that can complete an outfit.
After the fashion talk Dana told us about her story and what she does everyday. She passed along some advice that had been shared with her and I wanted to pass it along to all of you as well. Dana said, “The key to being successful is to dress alluring, but don’t over do it. You still want to be taken seriously”.
As women it’s so important to find that balance between being stylish yet remaining appropriate in the work place. The times have changed when it comes to fashion in the work place. A power suit isn't the only choice we have when it comes to interviews and it’s ok to incorporate colors other than black and navy. Today we can wear printed dresses, blazers, cardigans and pops of accessories to work while still remaining professional. The days of drab are long gone.
The event was beautiful, informative and all guests walked away with a beautiful clutch filled with goodies!
Dana Prigge’ is the owner and Style Editor of DailyFashionista.com. Dana comes from a long-line of reputable journalists and reporters. Her great Aunt Irene Corbally Kuhn is one of the founding members of the Overseas Press Club. Irene also shared a desk with Ernest Hemingway in Paris and was the first ever radio broadcaster heard in China. After working in the corporate side of the fashion industry for companies such as Fruit of the Loom, Dana followed her own entrepreneurial direction and established Daily Fashionista. Encouraged by conversations with well-known writers, fashion industry icons and Gossip blogger Perez Hilton — Dana realized that her media and style knowledge could be fine tuned into a spectacular journalistic platform. Dana has also appeared on NY and Florida radio, Style and E! Networks. Utilizing her media skills, Dana has worked alongside PR fashion and product placement expert Matt Meyerson at New York Fashion Week and collaborates with some of the most well-known fashion PR companies in the industry.