Brady White portrays Santa Claus as he shows off a 2013 McLaren 12C spider sports car during the unveiling of the Neiman Marcus 2012 Christmas Book in Dallas, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. The Neiman Marcus edition is one of 12 made and priced at $354,000. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
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FASHION FRENZY: Neiman Marcus has an array of gowns ready for the inaugural balls. Another retailer capitalizing on the fashion epidemic is DressRegistry.com, which is helping women avoid the embarrassment of wearing the same gown as someone else.