Tag Archives: Clothing

• Nordstrom shoppers can now booze ‘n browse & buy buy buy!

Nordstrom shoppers can now booze ‘n browse & buy buy buy!

The upscale retailer opened a lounge called Habitant, a 36-seat cocktail bar, near the women’s apparel section on the second floor. Its menu features small plates along with wine, beer and cocktails. Conveniently located near the women’s apparel department, we’re thinking the lounge will be an ideal spot for weary husbands and boyfriends to kick back […]

• Yes, gift Spanx for your man. Sly help for that holiday gut

Yes, gift Spanx for your man. Sly help for that holiday gut

Here’s a gift idea whose time has come…Spanx for your guy. Holiday partying and no time for the gym? Beer belly popping out? Got moobs? He’ll appreciate your thoughtfulness that gives him an easy way out because he can’t stand the idea of dieting. He can still look fit as a fiddle. Just don’t call […]

• IRS ruling allows vineyard owners some appellation-based deductions

Can Your AVA Reduce Your Taxes? Washington, D.C. — A Chief Counsel Advice ruling issued Oct. 8 by the IRS appears to allow some vineyard owners to depreciate the added value provided by a recognized American Viticultural Area designation. But the ruling is as yet unproven: It will not apply to everyone, and everyone who […]

• Bordeaux hype delivers

Bordeaux hype delivers

In recent years, Bordeaux has taken hyperbole to the limit. First we had the hype surrounding the Millennium vintage, 2000. Then we had 2005, with its stories of vignerons in tears as the grapes came in, such was the quality of the “vintage of the decade.” The 2009 vintage perhaps outstripped them all, with a […]