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How To Dress for Your Next Hermès Shopping Trip

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Here at Racked, we're dedicating this week to the kind of fantastical shopping that most of us only get to experience in dreams (or at 80%-off sample sales). Taking a page from casino parlance, we'll be talking a lot about "whales," those big spenders who feel perfectly comfortable dropping tens of thousands of dollars every night on roulette, or, in our case, on Cartier. Welcome to Whale Week 2013.


Photo by Anna-Alexia Basile

We spotted Rebecca Miller during her lunch break, glowing after a successful shopping trip at Hermès where she purchased a gift for her mother.

Photos by Anna-Alexia Basile

Miller is director of marketing at venture capital firm Trinity Ventures, founder of of Compleat, an event planning agency that caterers to high-end clients "by recommendation only," and a VP at Symphonix, the San Francisco Symphony's young professional's league. The Miller family has been in San Francisco for seven generations, with entrepreneurial roots in Folgers Coffee, Wells Fargo and PG&E. Miller grew up in Montana, so not only does she have amazing style, but she's also crazy about fly-fishing and the outdoors.

She describes her style thusly: "It's fun to be a chameleon! But I (lean towards) looking refined with some edge. I love Charlene Court's jewelry, I wore the same pieces to the opening of the ballet the other evening."

Her favorite places to shop are Bonfaire, Elizabeth Charles, Luna, Gumps and The Outnet.

She's wearing: Genetic Denim jeans, Christian Louboutin shoes, an Herve Leger top, Charlene Court necklace and ring, Tiffany necklace and earrings, and a Prada bag.

Well done, Mom! You totally deserve that Hermès gift.