Kyle Johnson


Listen Up! DJ Suspence’s NYE Picks

Champagne, fancy clothes, noisemakers, sparklers…there’s a lot to think about when considering the perfect New Year’s Eve celebration, but an awesome playlist should be right up there. Rather than leave it to chance, this year we’ve decided to get some professional help.

Spencer Manio (aka DJ Suspence) spends his days creating the perfect in-store playlists for brands you might have heard of, like Vans, Levi’s, Under Armour, Converse and more. In short, he basically knows everything that’s happening in music, all the time. Who better to ask for their top party jams of 2014, right?

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Olivia Kim in Elle Magazine’s September Issue

Vogue, W—and now Elle? We’d like to congratulate our own Olivia Kim, Nordstrom’s Director of Creative Projects and curator of our rotating, themed Pop-In Shops, with a metaphysical high-five for being featured in this month’s issue of Elle, on newsstands now.

In the two-page profile, Elle calls our colleague “the tattooed poster child for cool” and praises her point of view as “a woman in a position to change the way millions of Americans shop.” For her part, Olivia offers tips on office attire (such as mixing tulle skirts with menswear-inpired button-downs), shows off her shoe collection (which ranges from Prada and Miu Miu to Crocs, Docs and Jordans) and previews our next Pop-In@Nordstrom—a collection of sustainable and socially responsible pieces that launches in mid-September.

Read the full story at, and pick up a hard copy for your coffee table (just look for K.Stew on the cover):

For more Olivia Kim, visit our current curated shop—Pop-In@Nordstrom x rag & bone—and get better acquainted here: Meet Olivia Kim.

—Justin Abbott
Photos of Olivia by Kyle Johnson, courtesy of Elle.