Archive for the ‘Neiman Marcus’ Category

Furniture Friday: RENEE’S SAINT LOUIS

April 17, 2008


                                               BASEBALL and BALLET…

St. Louis by Waterford Crystal (2006 World Series Baseball)

St. Louis Cardinals by Waterford (2006 World Series Baseball)


                             Ballet by Waterford Crystal

                                         Ballet by Waterford Crystal


       and…”MICHAEL C”


              Michael C. Finna Fifth Avenue Gallery 


St. Louis Crystal by Hermes (Thistle Gold)  St. Louis Crystal by Hermes (Apollo Gold)  St. Louis Crystal by Hermes (Amadeus)    St. Louis Crystal by Hermes (Bubbles)

St. Louis Crystal by Hermes (“Thistle Gold”, “Apollo Gold”, “Amadeus” and “Bubbles”)


Renee Ashley Baker  is  furnishing her  $5.2 million dollar Washington DC  home with the above “crystal”.  (Disney will distribute Renee Baker Studios first motion picture, in movie theatres worldwide, under an “output deal” valued at $73.5 million dollars…

special thanks: Waterford  Crystal  (Ireland)

special thanks: St. Louis Crystal  at Michael C. Fina, 545 5th Ave, New York, New York, 212-557-2500





Best Books (plus “Love Misc”)

December 22, 2007

                           Grace and Power CD panel

Best: (On “Politics”)

    For Love of Power book panel   

Love of Politics Power: “For Love Of Power” by Sally Bedell Smith                  

                                                                                                          Leading Ladies book panel

Leading Ladies Power:  “Leading Ladies: American Trailblazers” by Kay Bailey Hutchinson

                                                                                                          Power to the people book panel

 Inspiring Funny Political Power: “Power To The People” by Laura Ingraham

 The Times of my life book panel

Survival Political Power: “The Times Of My Life” by First Lady Betty Ford     

                                                                                                       The Fitzgerald’s and the Kennedys book panel

Greatness Of Power: “The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga” by Doris Kearns Goodwin

   Grace and Power book panel

Grace Of Political Power: “Grace and Power: The Private World of the Kennedy White House” by Sally Bedell Smith

Best: (On “How To”)

                                                                                                       The Right Words at the Right Time book panel

Word Power: “The Right Words At The Right time” by Marlo Thomas 

         Thank you power book panel                                                                                             

Manners Power: “Thank You Power: Making The Science of Gratitude Work For You” by Deborah Norville                                                                           

                                                                                                                      Freckle Power book panel

Freckle Power: “Freckle Face Strawberry” by Julianne Moore and LeUyen Pham

      A Studio Book panel

Invention Power: “Inventive Paris: A Studio Book by Diana Vreeland and Irving  Penn 

                                                                                                         When you need a lift book panel  

Power Lifting Power: “When You Need A Lift But—” by Joy Behar (of “The View”)

    Women and Money

Financial Power:  “Women and Money” by Suze Orman

                                                                                                    Belly laughs the naked truth book panel

Sexy Mommy Power:  “Belly Laughs: The Naked Truth About Pregnancy and Children” by Jenny McCarthy 

     The body shape bible

Wardrobe Style Power: “The Body Shape Bible” by Susannah Constantine and Trinny Woodall     

                                                                                                                     In the Kennedy Style book panel   

 Kennedy Style Power: “In The Kennedy Style” by Letitia Baldridge    

Best: (On “How They’re Different”)  

      A Signature Life book panel 

“A Signature Life” by Princess Diane Von Furstenberg (designer of Renee Ashley Baker’s favorite “wrap”  dresses ) 

                                                                                                            confessions of an heiress book panel

Confessions Of An Heiress” by Paris Hilton


        Put On Your Pearls book panel     

“Put On Your Pearls Girls!” by Lulu Guiness and Martin Welch

Best Game, Set, Match: 

Quote:”Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match; Find me a find; Catch me a catch….” 


                                                                                                   How To Marry A Fabulous Man book panel

“How To Marry A Fabulous Man” by Pari Livermore

How to Date Men book panel

“How To Date Men” by Janis Spindel


To meet rich guys: 

To meet any guy, quickly: 

To meet men scientifically speaking:

Best to turn up old flames: Christmas Gifts From The Heart:

1.  Write a “love letter” on beautiful stationary–(on Christmas Eve).

2.   Talk, together, about your future plans — (in ten years).

3.   Give each personalized coupons for:

       a.  Control over the remote (for a week).

       b.   A “boys night out”.

        c.  A “massage”.

  4.    Go on a “wacky date” — (bowling or ice skating).

Best Shopping You Can “Still” Do: ( stores open till 10pm ! )

  Fendi Russian Sable Coat   

Renee’s Ashley Baker’s Russian Sable Coat by Fendi ($181,000)

 Lexus Special Edition at Neiman Marcus ( 


                                                                Lexus Neiman Marcus

                        Chanel #5 perfume  (

Sona “faux” 80 ct diamond & ruby necklace (

                                                                                                      Sona Faux Diamond Necklace

Ariel–award winning non-alcoholic wine               Ariel non-alcoholic wine  

             Magner’s Irish Cider        Magner’s Irish Cider (


                                                                             Vermont Mansion House Maple Syrup

Vermont Mansion House Maple Syrup  

                                                                                                      Sharper Image paper shredder               

     Sharper Image Desktop Paper Shredder

                                                                                                                                         Sears Wish Book             Sears “Wish Book”  for 2007

Best Santa Video:

Addendum To Monday: Shopping with Cyber Bob

November 27, 2007

         Mondera Diamond

For Robert:

Pictured above, “The Mondera Diamond”.  A 60.19 carat, D-color, “flawless” diamond.

Purchaser: Robert Mouawad.      Price:  “priceless”

“Say Wha?” –you say?  You’re “not” interested in the Mondera Diamond? And–you say you missed Cyber Monday?  Then — check out the websites below for some terrific online Christmas shopping. (But–go easy–last year on Cyber Monday online shoppers spent a whopping $600 million dollars !)….

Christmas Shopping (Online)

I.  For Him

II.  For Her

III.  For The Kids

IV.  For Them

A.  (Misc)

B.  Food & Wine





(kosher gourmet)

(confections and desserts)

(wine & spirits)


November 4, 2007

              Disney’s Little Mermaid

Queen Of The Sea

See Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”….opening on Broadway in November….

Glamorous Wednesday (continued)….Renee’s “52 Pick Up”….Why “52 Pick Up?”  Because Renee Ashley Baker is holding all the cards!….

Renee’s Bling H20

                                                        Louis Vuitton “Tribute” Patchwork BagRenee’s Francis Coffee Maker at Neiman Marcus

Renee’s Monte Carlo

                   Renee’s Baronet SchonbekRenee’s Rolls Royce Corniche

                            Chanel Evening Gown

Pictured above:  Bling h20 (price: $52 per bottle), Francis Coffee Maker (price: $520 at Neiman Marcus), Chanel evening gown ($5,200 per gown) Louis Vuitton “Tribute” Patchwork Handbag (price: $52,000 per bag), Monte Carlo vacation home (price: $52,000 per week rental), Rolls Royce Corniche (price: $520,000) Renee’s Washington DC Mansion ($5.2 million dollars)….


October 18, 2007

                                         Fendi’s Russian Sable Coat

Renee’s Russian Sable Coat by Fendi.  Cost: $181,500

(Thanks  Disney  for  the  $73.5 million ! ! !)

               Lexus IS-F Neiman Marcus

For Him: I’m Dreaming of A Fast Christmas

Above, the Lexus IS-F Special Edition for Neiman Marcus.  This car can go from 0 to 60 in under 4.9 seconds.  It’s interior is black with white accent stitching and  it has a state-of-the-art Mark Levinson CD/DVD  Premium Surround Sound Audio System.  Price: $68,000 

                        Christofle Caviar Server 

for them: Recipes– Renee’s Holiday Picks

above: Christofle caviar server

(lunch salads and apetizers to be added, click link below)

Monday PREVIEW: Renee Most Expensive

October 13, 2007

             Chanel purple                              Bling h20

Francis Coffee Maker Neiman MarcusLouis Vuitton Tribute HandbagDu Casino de Monte Carlo

White Rolls RoyceLighting

Title:  “Renee’s 52 Pick Up”

Why ’52 pick up’ ?… Because –Renee is holding all the cards! 

(Disney will release Renee Baker Studios’ first motion picture in movie theatres worldwide….)

Pictured Above:

$52   Renee’s Bling H20 (bottled drinking water)

$520 Renee’s  Francis coffee maker (sold exclusively at Neiman Marcus)

 $5,200 Renee’s Chanel evening gown by Chanel 

$52,000  Renee’s Louis Vuitton “Tribute”  handbag

$52,000 week  for Renee’s vacation chateau in Monaco, Monte Carlo

$520,000 Renee’s  White Rolls Royce Corniche

$5,200,000 Renee’s Washington DC Manse (Renee’s broker:  Sotheby’s  International Realty )