Neiman Marcus & Target – Holiday 24 Review

**UPDATE: Everything from the collaboration is marked 50% off! Happy Shopping here!**

I made a quick run to Target during lunch on Thursday as my colleague wanted to pick up some clothes from there for an interview. I was finally able to check out the items in person as I had placed my order online as mentioned here.

The store that I went to in Rockville, MD had everything in stock (in all sizes!) and following are some pics of the items.

Alice & Olivia BikeAlice & Olivia Bike $499

Judith Leiber Compact Mirrors Judith Leiber Compact Mirror $59.99

Jason Wu & Rodarte Ornaments, Proenza Schouler iPad CaseJason Wu ($49.99) & Rodarte ($19.99) ornaments, Proenza Schouler iPad Cases ($39.99)

The ornaments looked pretty and seemed well made. I however have no need for them as I do not have a Xmas tree up.

Tracy Reese Dessert Plates, Tory Burch Box, Derek Lam skateboard, Rag & Bone flaskRag & Bone shot glasses ($19.99), Rag & Bone flask $29.99, Tracy Reese plates $39.99, Tory Burch lunch box $19.99, Derek Lam skateboard $99.99

Rag & Bone flaskRag & Bone flask $29.99

Band of Outsiders cookie cutter, Tory Burch thermos, Tory Burch lunch box

Band of Outsiders cookie cutters $29.99, Tory Burch thermos $24.99, Tory Burch lunch box $19.99, Derek Lam skateboard $99.99

Oscar de la RentaOscar de la Renta tote $59.99

I originally thought the tote was faux leather based upon the stock pics but it turns out to be canvas. It’s a steep price to pay for a canvas bag that doesn’t really stand out, in my opinion.

Marchessa Girl Dresses Target Neiman MarcusMarchesa dresses for Girls – Beaded ($99.99) and Floral ($79.99)

Lela Rose lace top and dressLela Rose lace top ($69.99) and printed dress ($99.99)

Of the two items that I ordered, the Lela Rose lace top looked disappointing to me as the lace was only on the front and the underlay of the top was in a much darker beige than pictured. The material for the underlay felt sub-par, a little cheap for the price point. I was put off that I didn’t bother to try on the top in the store.

Robert Rodriguez Target Neiman Marcus lace dress model wornRobert Rodriguez Lace Dress $99.99

Close up of lace on Robert Rodriguez Close up of the lace on the Robert Rodriguez dress

The Robert Rodriguez lace dress looked promising but upon trying it on, there were few issues with it, one being that it was actually loose on me in size 2, the smallest size! πŸ™ That aside, as I read from the reviews on Target’s site, the zipper does get stuck near the ribbon and it took a while for me to zip the dress. And last but not least, the area around the hip looks boxy (refer to my modeling pic). If not for those issues, I would gladly keep this dress when it arrives as it is well made with boning and a bra strap to secure the top. The lace is of good quality, and so is the lining. Unfortunately it will have to go back when I receive my package.

Well, all is not lost since I purchased the much raved about Tracy Reese dessert plates instead and was able to do that with a $10 gift card from a coupon that expires Dec 8. The plate is of good quality with substantial weight to it and it is rimmed in 18K gold.

Tracy Reese Neiman Marcus Target Holiday Dessert PlatesPackaging of Tracy Reese dessert plates

Tracy Resse Neiman Marcus Target Dessert Plates Interior of the packaging of Tracy Reese dessert plates

Tracy Reese Dessert Plates Neiman Marcus TargetTracy Reese dessert plates $39.99

Did you get anything from this collaboration?

6 thoughts on “Neiman Marcus & Target – Holiday 24 Review

  1. Maigen

    I loved the dessert plates and the CH fabric covered journals! I also really liked the Marc Jacobs scarf and metallic pouches, but they were more than I wanted to spend. There wasalso a pretty ruffled top and a sweet navy blazer, but I’m not buying any more clothes until I’m at my goal weight! πŸ™‚

    I agree, the dress is pretty but seems to have too much fabric or something!

    *M
    Laconceptiondesfemmes.blogspot.com

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    1. fauxionista Post author

      M, sounds like you scored some goodies for yourself. I’m a fan of MJ and while I do like the scarf and the pouches, I agree it was a little higher on the price side although when compared to his MbyMJ line and collection line, this price point is more “affordable.” Good luck with weight loss! πŸ™‚

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  2. Kerry

    Sorry you were disappointed in what you ordered! The Tracy Reese plates are so fun, but the set I ordered came damaged. πŸ™ I’m really happy with my DVF yoga mat, though! : )

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    1. fauxionista Post author

      I’m so sorry to hear that the plates arrived damaged! I hope you were able to get another set! And I’m glad that you’re happy with your DVF yoga mat. At least something worked out! πŸ™‚

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  3. Nicole

    Love that purple dress. Of course, I love purple in general. Also, I’ve seen cuter bikes at HTO and REI πŸ™‚

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    1. fauxionista Post author

      Yes Nicole, it’s no secret that you love purple. πŸ˜‰ As for bikes, I don’t know about cuter bikes at HTO and REI but they don’t bear Alice & Olivia’s name on it. πŸ˜‰

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