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  • Chanel teams up with Natural Resources Defense Council for Malibu benefit

     
    When the welcome is Owen Wilson, Laird Hamilton, Gabrielle Reece and 200-plus more paddlers and surfers forming a human peace sign in the ocean off the coast of Malibu, you know the party is going to be good. So began......
  • Your Morning Fashion and Beauty Report: Lady Gaga sheds clothes after CFDA win. Forever 21 threatens to sue blogger. Florence Welch inspires Gucci.

     
    Lady Gaga won the Council of Fashion Designers of America's Fashion Icon Award in ceremonies Monday night, as our Booth Moore reported here. But later in the evening, fashion -- clothes, at any rate -- seemed to go by the......
  • Fashion News: Helen Mirren, David Beckham are 'Bodies of the Year'

     
    Dame Helen Mirren and soccer star David Beckham are both named "Body of the Year" in an L.A. Fitness poll. And another royal wedding takes place. This time it's British royal granddaughter Zara Phillips....
  • Style icons: The little black dress

    Style icons: The little black dress
    Vogue once compared a Chanel black dress to a Ford, which was both a compliment and a prediction back in 1926, when Coco Chanel designed the short black frock as one of her many acts of fashion rebellion. (Black?! For something other than mourning?!)...
  • 'The Show That Smells' by Derek McCormack

    'The Show That Smells' by Derek McCormack
    The Show That Smells A Novel Derek McCormack Akashic Books: 120 pp., $15.95 paper Even by the standards of the paranormal romances that occupy the top slots of bestseller lists, Derek McCormack's new novel of cursed crooners, murderous fashion...
  • Gloria Molina

    Gloria Molina
    Gloria Molina's life has been one of contradictions: the famous feminist politician from East L.A., the career policymaker/politician who still feels like an outsider. She can claim many "firsts," a lot of admirers and a lot of political foes. The first...
  • 'The Gospel According to Coco Chanel: Life Lessons From the World's Most Elegant Woman' by Karen Karbo

    'The Gospel According to Coco Chanel: Life Lessons From the World's Most Elegant Woman' by Karen Karbo
    Coco Chanel is known for saying "a woman who doesn't wear perfume has no future" and "fashion passes, style remains." But did she? Bons mots have been attributed to her because they seemed like the kind of thing the witty, sharp-tongued fashion icon might...
  • A tough but elegant turn as fledgling Coco Chanel

    A tough but elegant turn as fledgling Coco Chanel
    During World War II, trend-setting French designer Coco Chanel, who extolled the virtues of simplicity -- albeit very expensive simplicity -- had a love affair with a German officer. She was once arrested on war crime charges but was set free through...
  • Michelle Obama steals the show with fashion

    Changing into an elegant black-and-white Isabel Toledo dress from springy J.Crew pieces Wednesday in London, first lady Michelle Obama showcased her versatility and officially became one of the fab four of the political fashion world in the modern era--...
  • Fashion faceoff: First ladies and second bests

    Fashion faceoff: First ladies and second bests
    With all the fuss over what Michelle Obama wore in Europe over the past several days, it was this weekend's fashion faceoff with French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy in France that everyone awaited. The winner? Obama, by a thread. Here, a review of the...
  • Our Laguna: Artists make their fashion statements

    Green is golden and by any standard the fashion show presented Saturday by the Festival of Arts was a 24-karat winner. Talented festival exhibitors created nine eco-friendly designs from at least 80% recycled or natural materials, the second year, to...