| Jun 8, 2008
Mismatched prints in sunset hues and animal stripes jibe unexpectedly with sleek metallic swimwear, earthy macramé bags and statement necklaces made of precious stones. Geometric print caftans are worn with stacks of brass bracelets, graphic and liquid at...
| Jul 13, 2008
THERE'S Balenciaga, with its space-age interior and minimalist cactus garden out front. Down the road at Alexander McQueen, a larger-than-life metal nude is suspended in the skylight. Martin Margiela's exterior shimmers like a disco ball in the sun, while...
| Aug 3, 2008
BACK when the jean pool was but a mere puddle, denim sold itself on fit and cut and signature back pockets. Jeans didn't claim to cure Lyme disease or make foamy lattes. But lately -- with more than 100 brands of premium denim vying for your backside --...
| Jan 18, 2009
The Founding Fathers wanted to separate the center of government from the center of commerce. So after contentious wrangling they decided to move the capital from New York to a swamp on the Potomac.
And in some senses, it still is a swamp. Purely in...
| Sep 14, 2008
RETAIL sales are in a slump, we're in a historic mortgage and credit crisis, and the eyes of the world are riveted on our heated presidential race, not our runways. In other words, American designers who showed here last week, hoping that in a few...
| Dec 28, 2008
There aren't many women who can walk into a jewelry store on a Sunday morning and walk out five minutes later with a $24,000 pair of cognac diamond earrings to match their outfit.
But there aren't many women like Elaine Wynn.
"I need something...
| Nov 2, 2008
Ah, what a difference a mask makes. "It's dangerous. You feel like you can do or say anything," said choreographer Fatima Robinson, as she fluttered a La Perla lace scrim in front of her sly smile. Promoting mischievous behavior and cheeky chatter was...
| Jul 15, 2007
THE beehive is back, proving that the '60s trend of summer starts at the top. But this ain't your mother's beehive. And lucky for us, today's spin on the inflated 'do requires less backcombing than the one that made Aqua Net a household name. This less-...
| Aug 24, 2008
CELEBRITY stylist Rachel Zoe may be Margaret Maldonado's most famous client. Zoe grabbed the spotlight three years ago when she transformed Nicole Richie from dumpy to dazzling, and since then has dressed half of Hollywood's A-list, including Lindsay...
| Sep 7, 2008
WHAT TO do about the war, what to do about the economy, what to do about those rimless glasses and that saucy updo? Style has never been more important than it is in this election. That's not just because this high-stakes political contest is being...
| Apr 23, 2009
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Stylist: Tiina Laakkonen
Fashion Assistant: Britt Marie Kittelsen
Hairstylist: Esther Langham @ Art&Commerce
Makeup: Pep Gay @ Streeters
Manicurist: Sheril Bailey @ Jed Root
Set Designer: Max Bellhouse @ Magnet
Shoot Location: Pier 59...