Neiman Marcus Joins the Blogosphere.

This week, luxury retailer Neiman Marcus launched its own blog, the NM InSite, which according to NM is the “NEW go-to place for fashion news, offers and more from Neiman Marcus.” So far there are 9 posts in total ranging from great buy recommendations to a Q&A with designer Tory Burch. It’s nothing exciting yet, but I am hoping to see NM take advantage of the power of blogging and drive its online and offline business some additional traffic.

NM InSite banner.

Parisian Coffee Table Books.

In my previous entry I wrote about the bookstore Assouline in Paris. While visiting the bookstore I was fascinated by their selection of specialty books that have an exclusive look, beginning with the packaging. I did inquire about these books for this particular entry, and here they are for my readers.

Chanel.

chanel books by assouline.

This special three-volume collection on Chanel features perfumes, fine jewelry and fashion comes complete with storage in an outer slipcase made in Chanel’s signature quilted leather. Available in the US direct from Assouline for US$550.

The Legend of Cannes.

“the legend of cannes” by assouline.

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the world-famous film festival, Assouline released a special boxed-version of the book “The Legend of Cannes” that features 100 illustrations of the film festival with text by journalist Henry-Jean Servat. The special boxed version in a movie reel case is priced at 99 Euros and not available in the US.