| Mar 6, 2011
Many memoirs, and some of the best, are survival stories, tales told by that supposedly fortunate person who emerged living but not unscarred from the carnage of natural disaster or personal tragedy. Survival comes with a price tag: Not only must the...
| May 9, 2011
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| Jun 5, 2011
The Most Beautiful Walk in the World
A Pedestrian in Paris
Harper Perennial: 336 pp., $14.99
"Paris belongs to its piétons — the pedestrians. One goes naturally à pied — on foot. And it's only on foot that you discover its...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 12:36 PM
If fashion is a candy store, publishers are the kids running wild in it. The result is a selection of coffee-table books for holiday giving that alternate between deeply satisfying and a fun sugar rush.
"Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" (Metropolitan...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 9:43 AM
For fashionistas, thumbing through a book could be the key to better understanding the world of style, discovering a new trend or finding a new way to wear a piece you already own. These style-centric publications, will make any in vogue beach babe look...
| Mar 25, 2012
Fashion exhibitions at museums, like the "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" show that set attendance records at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2011, are more popular than ever. Here is a selection of what's on now and what's coming soon, in the U.S....
| Nov 8, 2010
"Pink is the navy blue of India," Vogue editor Diana Vreeland famously declared in 1962, the year Jacqueline Kennedy wowed the world with her colorful fashion choices during a state visit to that country. According to Hamish Bowles, who curated......
| Aug 16, 2011
Los Angeles holds a beard and mustache competition, Coco Chanel accused of being a Nazi spy in a new book and Stella McCartney deigns costumes for her dad, Paul McCartney and his first ballet....
| Oct 24, 2011
The Missoni family and Iman were honored with the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award at a ceremony in the 400 block of North Rodeo Drive on October 23, 2011....
| Mar 13, 2012
Dick Van Dyke marries his makeup artist. Halle Berry's engagement ring from Olivier Martinez is one of a kind. And Los Angeles Fashion Week gets underway....
| Aug 1, 2010
If clothes can tell a story, the mix of dresses, jewelry, boots, buttons, lace and beading at the West Hollywood boutique Clothespin add up to a novel of epic proportions.
First, there are the never-worn vintage fabrics from the 1940s, cut in 18...