| Apr 25, 2014
| 7:44 AM
First Lady Michelle Obama wore an outfit from Sophie Theallet's spring 2014 collection when she hosted a passel of kids at the White House on Thursday for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Her ensemble included Theallet's thistle jacquard...
| May 16, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Hamish Bowles' uniform of suits and ties belies his past penchant for John Galliano men's skirts.
"I was certainly much more adventurous in the way I dressed in the '80s," said Bowles, Vogue international editor at large. "I think the first time...
| May 23, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, former executive vice president of the Kirk-Stieff Co. who had been active in civic affairs, died May 17 of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 92.
Charles Clinton Stieff II was born in Baltimore,...
| Apr 16, 2014
The greatest designer you've probably never heard of — Charles James — is about to be introduced to a new generation of fashion fans.
James, whose turbulent career stretched from his 1927 start in Chicago until his 1978 death in New York...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:24 AM
King Juan Carlos of Spain handed over the monarchy to his son on Thursday in a low-key "proclamation ceremony," followed by a procession through Madrid and an appearance by the new King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia and their two daughters on a balcony at...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
NEW YORK — A biennial, as practiced by the art world, is a devotion, a talking stock every other year. It is also pure catnip for a culture maven hooked on being up-to-date.
The New York Philharmonic is now the first major orchestra to emulate the...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Composer John Adams has decried the Metropolitan Opera's decision to cancel a cinematic broadcast of his opera "The Death of Klinghoffer," saying that it goes against artistic freedom of expression.
The live broadcast, originally set for Nov. 15 on...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Shulamit Ran likes her ring tone.
"It's a harplike arpeggio going up and down," says the Chicago composer, who won the 1991 Pulitzer Prize in music for her "Symphony." "It's very gentle. It's fun, and it's very delicate."
And the tone, which came with...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Jennifer Lawrence is on the June cover of Marie Claire, and inside she says her multi-year Oscar tripping incidents weren't planned. "Trust me if I was going to plan it, I would have done it at the Golden Globes or the SAGs. I would have never done it...
| May 12, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Solange Knowles, sister of Beyonce, appears to have gone off physically on brother-in-law Jay Z in an elevator on the night of the Met Gala in New York City. The incident was captured on surveillance video that went public Monday.
Solange can be seen...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Solange Knowles, Beyonce and Jay Z have spoken -- and the essence of what they're saying is: World, you should get over it already, 'cause we have.
It's been days since surveillance video leaked online Monday showing the sisters and Jay Z on May 5...