Spring/Summer 2014

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Paris Yearning: Milly Summer 2014

This season, Milly designer Michelle Smith offers a chic, slightly retro and very Parisian collection that evokes the essence of 1960s French New Wave cinema. Oui love.

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Bistro Belle:  Milly Jersey Tee & Flare Skirt

Channeling the spirit of youthful laissez-faire, the French New Wave films were often shot with improvised equipment by the directors’ friends. Paying homage to their method, we gathered photos from our own friends who captured the dreamy allure of some of Paris’s most iconic sights and experiences—adding inspiration around some of our favorite Milly looks.

This season, Milly designer Michelle Smith offers a chic, slightly retro and very Parisian collection that evokes the essence of 1960’s French New Wave cinema. Oui love.

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Global Glam & The Art of Travel

With the hottest summer trends channeling faraway places, we’re dreaming of the jet-set life. To add extra eye candy to our wanderlust fantasies, we paired a few of our favorite looks with works by contemporary painters who turned their own glam globe-trotting into art.

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Mythic Style: Ancient Greek Sandals

Tales of the gods have enchanted the imagination since Hermes flew to Mount Olympus in his famed winged sandals. Now the legend continues, thanks to Ancient Greek Sandals, a collection of handmade leather footwear. Designer Christina Martini and Nikolas Minoglou find creative inspiration in classical mythology and ancient Greek art. Step into their world with our Q & A, where old-world craftsmanship meets contemporary style.

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London Calling… Topshop x Kate Moss Live Stream

Live from London: Kate Moss and friends gather to celebrate her comeback collection for Topshop. Tune in today, 4/29 at 10am PDT to watch the fabulousness unfold from the Nordstrom lens.

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Earth Day Spotlight: Eileen Fisher’s Eco Collection

eileen-fisher-behind-the-seams-interview-on-earth-day-2014Eileen Fisher, a pioneer in sustainable clothing, helps us celebrate Earth Day with a look at her most eco-conscious collection to date. For spring 2014, 52% of the line is designed as part of The Eco Collection and 70% of the cotton manufactured for the entire offering is organic.

“Becoming more mindful about clothing means looking at every fiber and every seed and every dye and seeing how to make it better. We don’t want sustainability to be our edge—we want it to be universal,” says ­Fisher.

Smart Style: There are so many eco-chic options—from organic linens to hemp to biodegradable Tencel® to bluesign®-certified silks (Chinese silks that are dyed and finished using fewer chemicals, less water and less energy).

Eileen Fisher U-Neck Drape Side Silk Shell &
Eileen Fisher Shawl Collar Long Vest (Regular & Petite)

Garment Life Cycle: From developing eco-friendly materials to supporting renewable energy to recycling clothing, the Eileen Fisher brand is committed to designing for the environment.

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Topshop x Kate Moss: The Icon Returns April 30

Craving more Moss? The supermodel gives us a sneak peek at her highly anticipated collaboration with Topshop, available starting April 30 in over 60 Nordstrom stores and online. “The pieces are all inspired by my own wardrobe, items that I can wear in different situations and in different ways,” says the fashion muse.

kate-moss-x-topshop-at-nordstrom-balearic-dressing-trend-april-30-Trend: Balearic Dressing. The new boho look is inspired by one of Kate’s favorite destinations, the Balearic Islands.

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California Cool: UGG Australia

Our global trend reporter, Crystal Nicodemus, reports on her music festival adventures from sunny California.

UGG-Australia-Style-Haven-Indio-California-2014Hello from Indio! It’s been a wild week of musical mayhem and poolside parties down in the Coachella Valley. I’m totally exhausted and exhilarated all at once. My favorite event was definitely UGG® Australia’s Style Haven. This one-of-a-kind house party was the perfect mix of festival chic and laid-back fun. Between previewing the latest collection from UGG Australia, the putting green, the nail art station, the snow cone machine and the ping-pong table, there were a million things to do!

Jourdan-Dunn-attends-UGG-Australia-Style-Haven-2014‘Darling’ Suede Bootie

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Spring Awakening: Style in Full Bloom

Spring has sprung! Embrace this fun and flirty time of year with a few of our editors’ picks.

Stacked Up: Givenchy Bib Necklace & Frontal Necklace (Nordstrom Exclusives)
Faux Pearl & Crystal Torsade Necklace

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Coming Soon…Topshop x Kate Moss

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In collaboration with stylist Katy England and Topshop creative director Kate Phelan, supermodel Kate Moss returns to the Topshop design room after a three-year hiatus—and the result is a sexy, chic spring collection of cocktail dresses, boho daywear and statement jackets.

“I have really missed being involved in the design process and working with the team at Topshop,” says the fashion icon. “I am very excited to create a new collection that bears my name. Now more than ever with London being at the forefront of fashion, as it feels like I’m back home working with Topshop.”

Listen to Kate’s take on her day-to-evening collection that will be available at over 60 Nordstrom stores and online April 30. Let the countdown begin!

The icon returns #TopshopxKateMoss

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I ♥ NYC: The via C Guide to City Style

 This spring, edit your wardrobe by adding a few city-sleek styles from via C. “For spring we wanted to let our customers know it’s okay to be playful. You can be sporty with Alexander Wang basketball shorts, mix bright florals with camo from Carven, show off your abs in an A.L.C. crop top or mix textiles with crystals, like on the 3.1 Phillip Lim blouse,” says Kimberly Harris, our online via C buyer.

nordstrom-via-c-new-york-city-spring-style-guideOur fave Southern belle, Leona Binx Walton, displays some major urban edge in an Alexander Wang Argyle Sweater.

Brussels-born beauty Yumi Lambert shows of the colorful camo trend in a Carven Print Jersey Tee & Carven Army Print Flared Skirt.

nordstrom-via-c-new-york-city-spring-style-guide-ss14Miriam Haney, face of the MARC BY MARC JACOBS spring ’14 campaign, rocks stripes in an A.L.C. Stripe Crop Sweater & A.L.C. ‘Campbell’ Stripe Skirt.

Pacific Northwest native Kate Goodling brings on the blue with a 3.1 Phillip Lim Mixed Media Top & 3.1 Phillip Lim ‘Medium Wednesday’ Cracked Leather Satchel.

Sync your style to the pulse of the city with the cutting-edge fashions available in via C.

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