Author Archives: Mimi Lombardo

About Mimi Lombardo

I'm a seasoned fashion editor, stylist, and writer. I write about fashion and luxury from an insider's perspective. Check out my styling portfolio at mimi-lombardo.format.com. Check out my Shopify store-- Jewelry with meaning mariefrances.myshopify.com

Pirch —The Ultimate Top-Shelf Appliance Showroom

When my husband insisted on a Bluestar “cook’s” range that I’ve now named “the dragon” because of the many burns received while putting food in its mouth, I could not convince him otherwise. His point was that it would be … Continue reading

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Here Elsewhere Hermes

There is a reason Hermes, the French purveyor of beautiful things and the gold standard for luxury goods remains on top of the luxury heap. They are at the pinnacle  in terms of profits, desirability and awesome products because they … Continue reading

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Madison Avenue Watch Week

Ever watch reality TV shows like “Naked and Afraid” or “Alaskan Bush People” ? Our modern lives are so disconnected from the natural world that it’s fascinating to drop all traces of our technology laden cushy lives to see how … Continue reading

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Catwalk Comics

The Milan fashion runway is off to a wacky start with antics to cut through the noise and create brand buzz.  Fashion designers work intensely at making their show a fashion happening.  Below are highlights from the catwalk commotions with … Continue reading

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“Dizaind” Let’s You Create Your Own HandBag

DIY is where it’s at and face it— You Tube instructs everyone from a plumber to a rocket scientist  to be a fine artist or fashion designer.  No longer do we have to stay in our lanes.   Style conscious people—practically the … Continue reading

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Lagerfeld Does it Again for Chanel’s Latest Fashion Show

  It’s not an overstatement to say that Karl Lagerfeld is a prolific designer, filmmaker and photographer, and December’s pre-fall fashion show (officially called Metiers d’ Art), held in the iconic Cinecitta studio in Rome, is proof that creativity improves … Continue reading

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Karen Elston Dances in Diamonds for Cartier

Not only is Cartier known for exceptional jewerly but they are also known for exceptional parties.Today’s morning press breakfast at the recently opened Baccarat Hotel was another. The excuse for this gathering was the release of a film which showcases incredible diamond … Continue reading

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