Because one can't fulfill the consumerism urge on book purchases alone and because good friends are those who are always looking out for you, Valerie reminds us:
1. the Barney's sale starts today
2. we will soon enter Nieman's '2nd Call'
And it's good timing because what, oh what is one to wear to a swanky birthday party at the Pacific Design Center on Friday night? la la la la la