| Jul 3, 2011
One of the biggest beauty breakthroughs in recent years involves the rise of funky nail polish colors — blue, green, gray, even black — which have become socially acceptable for almost all women, no matter their age or occupation. That...
| Sep 26, 2011
When Sally Pofcher took the CEO job at Paper Source four years ago, she found too much of a good thing.
The Chicago-based independent stationery and crafting store reflected the quirky tastes of its founder Sue Lindstrom, an artist obsessed with paper...
| Sep 25, 2011
London Fashion Week ended a few days ago, but next month, 12 of the city's top designers plan to hit the road, bringing their clothes to Los Angeles in a bid for red carpet stardom.
The London Show Rooms Los Angeles is scheduled to take place Oct. 17-...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 1:28 PM
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
TOO CHRISTIAN TO BE ELECTED?
Are the Republican presidential candidates too Christian? Bill Keller, Executive Editor of the N.Y. Times said they were in a recent major Times Magazine article. The attack, from him and others , on...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 10:00 PM
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
7:09 a.m. Professor Paul Green stops by to talk politics. Topics on the chalkboard include Governor Quinn rumored to be laying-off thousands of state workers to President Obama’s upcoming jobs speech.
7:49 a.m. ...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 1:26 PM
"The Shakespeare Guide to Italy: Retracing the Bard's Unknown Travels"
Even as the film "Anonymous" questions the authenticity of the Bard from Stratford, a fascinating new book retraces Shakespeare's steps in modern-day Italy.
Richard Paul Roe, who...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 3:46 PM
A new exhibition will soon have fashionistas flocking to the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology. "The Great Designers, Part One" will highlight 50 masterpieces of fashion, from A to Z.
A sparkling Giorgio Armani gown is the first thing...
| Dec 18, 2011
Cue the flappers, the fringe, the beads and the bobs.
The Roaring '20s are back in fashion — on the runways and on-screen.
It started in September at the spring 2012 fashion shows, with Ralph Lauren's "Great Gatsby" gowns, Tory Burch's...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 5:56 AM
“The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you.”
— Coco Chanel
When I look back on 2011, I'll remember three outrageous fashion moments: all the weird hats guests wore to Kate Middleton and Prince Williams'...
| Aug 29, 2009
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...
| Jan 12, 2009
| 4:30 AM
Giants lost. But "Mad Men" won. I'll get over it - the Giants, that is. Don't mind me...if I sulk. But here's the thing. Last night, the Golden Globes. An important awards show? (Perhaps on some galaxy.) But what......