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Haute Thoughts by Heidi Dillon: Russell Simmons Cocktail Party

I adore cocktail parties and while I have hosted more at my home than most people, it’s not every day that I have an opportunity to entertain Hip-Hop royalty. Russell Simmons came to Dallas to launch his inaugural event, Dallas Rocks, which benefited his beloved charity, the Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF). Russell founded DEF in […]

Haute Thoughts by Heidi Dillon: The Hanger Project

Please excuse the old movie cliche, but, ladies please, no more wire hangers! Let’s face it, we all spend a fortune on our beloved wardrobes, so doesn’t it make sense to spend a little extra to take care of them? Though I live in a rather large modern home and am well-known for my insatiable […]

Haute Thoughts by Heidi Dillon: Isabel Toledo Luncheon

Honestly, there’s nothing I despise more than getting get dressed up and going to a ladies luncheon. In Dallas (where I live), they are always the same – the same socialites wearing the same Chanel and Escada suits (the ubiquitous uniform of “ladies who lunch” from Dallas to Dubai) the same awful hotel ballroom and […]

Haute Thoughts: Unibrows– The New Rage

Tween fashion plate Lourdes Leon is well on her way to becoming a major trendsetter. But what else would you expect from the offspring of Madonna who has trained her adorable clone on the finer points of fashion and grooming by providing her with the best stylists, manicures, facials, shopping sprees and one-of-kind frocks by Stella McCartney? A love […]

Haute Thoughts by Heidi Dillon: Sunglasses

Ask any fashionista girl how many pairs of shoes shoe owns while she is in the presence of her husband or boy friend and she will probably take you discretely aside and whisper a triple digit into your ear. Ask her to divulge the number of sunglasses she has tucked away in her drawers, and […]