| Nov 28, 2010
IPads, Nooks and Kindles may be topping wish lists this holiday season, but when it comes to reading about fashion, nothing beats the glossy, full-color grandeur of a coffee-table book.
This season's crop of oversized style tomes is especially alluring....
| Nov 23, 2010
Walk into the fashion merchandising class at Rosemont Middle School in La Crescenta and you might find yourself face to face with the next Anna Wintour or Alexander Wang.
Students are poring over design textbooks, fashion magazines, how-to videos and...
| May 3, 2011
| 4:19 PM
'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' exhibit in New York
What: An exhibition celebrating Alexander McQueen's contributions to fashion and culture. The British designer, known for dressing the likes of Lady Gaga and Madonna with an edge, committed suicide...
| 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...
| Feb 19, 2012
Celebrity sightings and New York Fashion Week go together like a navy blue blazer and gold buttons, and the fall-winter 2012 shows, which officially wrapped up here on Thursday, were no exception.
It's to a designer's advantage to invite high-profile...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 7:52 PM
On Thursday, President Barack Obama visited New York City for the fourth time since March for two campaign fundraisers. It's a much different city today than the one that welcomed him after the death of 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden in May and at a...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Christopher Schafer designs three-piece suits for Ravens and Orioles as part of his eponymous tailoring business (deemed "best" by Baltimore magazine and City paper). The 39-year-old Perry Hall resident operates the Hour Haus music studio in Station...
| Nov 7, 2011
A few years ago, after a successful career in the White House communications shop and a much less felicitous turn as one of Sarah Palin's handlers during the 2008 presidential campaign, Nicolle Wallace got the ridiculously overconfident idea that she...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:30 AM
For nine years FORBES has ranked the 100 most powerful women in the world. These are the women who adhere to the traditional classifications of power (political and economic might) and those who have risen to the top of the social and cultural landscape....
| Aug 26, 2012
Shopping centers, department stores and boutiques all over Southern California are gearing up for the fourth annual observance of Fashion's Night Out, the worldwide shopping event created by Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour to stimulate sales in the...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 10:12 AM
One day in 2009 Anna Wintour – editrix of “Vogue” and the last word in all things fabulous – decided that the recession was unfashionable.
Not being a shrinking violet, she set about doing something about it. After ringing up...