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  • Dress down, power up

    PARIS gave the fashion world the little black dress, Milan the perfectly tailored jacket. And Los Angeles? The Juicy Couture tracksuit. That's right, thanks to Southern California, sweats aren't just for the gym, jeans aren't just for weekends and flip-...
  • '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...
  • '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...
  • Two of a kind

    Two of a kind
    Laura and Kate Mulleavy stand side by side in front of a dress form, 32-23-34, propped on a metal chair so that it seems nearly 6 feet tall. The form wears a half-completed gown for their fall 2007 collection. At the moment, it looks like a chiffon sheath...
  • Shirley MacLaine gets into spirit as Coco Chanel

    Shirley MacLaine gets into spirit as Coco Chanel
    IF SHIRLEY MACLAINE and Coco Chanel fought over a parking spot, pearls would roll. "She was tough and she never backed down," says the Academy Award-winning actress, who's known for her own flammable personality and eccentric philosophy. The Parisian...
  • Keira Knightley, fashion chameleon

    Keira Knightley, fashion chameleon
    "WHAT does it feel like to wear a corset?" asks Keira Knightley, looking amused. The actress rolls her molasses-brown eyes and starts to gasp as though she's choking on a fish bone. "Your ribs are crushed in and you can't get your breath. Oh, and if you...
  • The CW Announces Schedule for 2009-2010 Season; Check Out Video from the Event

    The CW Network unveiled the schedule for its 2009-2010 season today at a presentation for advertisers, affiliates and national media in the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The announcement was made by Dawn Ostroff, President of Entertainment, The CW....
  • 'Doubt,' 'In Treatment' Lead Golden Globe Nominations

    Last year, the Writers Strike ended up canceling the NBC Co-Chairman's "prom," but for the time being -- pending the SAG vote, that is -- all things are full steam ahead for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 66th annual Golden Globes honoring...
  • SAG Awards Express 'Doubt'

    The movie is called "Doubt," but members of the Screen Actors Guild seem to have few misgivings about it. The film is the leading nominee for the 15th annual SAG Awards, which were announced Thursday (Dec. 18). It picked up five nominations -- individual...
  • Meet the 'Project Runway 5' Designers, Guest Judges

    Prepare for fierceness. "Project Runway" is back. Bravo's "Project Runway" returns for its fifth season on Wednesday, July 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT with 16 designers vying for the $100,000 cash prize, an editorial feature in Elle magazine, the opportunity to...