| Oct 13, 2010
| 11:50 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Named by the General Assembly after Kent county in England. Its Indian name was Scatacook, meaning a place where a river divides.
ORIGINS: The area was originally part of the western lands formerly held by Hartford and Windsor. In...
| Oct 15, 2010
Plenty of the latest fabric, wallpaper, rug and drapery hardware designs were on display last week in Hartford, when DesignSourceCT hosted a show of new collections from 30 lines.
The question among the local designers who attended, though, was whether...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 8:10 PM
The Harvesters did it again. The 18th annual fashion show and luncheon unfolded in flawless style Oct. 7 at The Island Hotel, Newport Beach. The charitable organization founded nearly two decades ago by two young women, Jill Johnson-Tucker and Jennifer...
| May 1, 2012
| 10:07 AM
Oscar de la Renta introduces live in love, a fragrance inspired by passion for life. The scent is a reflection of the woman who lives each day with joy, whose life is filled with beauty and inspiration. For her, there is no other way to live- she loves...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Hazel Croner, a prolific fashion illustrator who sketched for Baltimore's department stores and their national magazine ads, died of lung disease Oct. 27 at Northwest Hospital Center. The Owings Mills resident was 98.
In her 70-year career, she was a...
| May 28, 2012
Fashion students get used to pulling all-nighters in the studio as deadlines approach.
But heading into the 11th annual Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence recently, Maribel Dinwiddie thought she could rest easy, knowing her last loose thread had been...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 9:48 PM
Location: 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, at the San Diego (405) Freeway and Bristol Street.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday
Known for: The largest shopping center in California,...
| 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...
| Jul 10, 2012
The runways aren’t for everyone.
The marathon of fashion shows centered on swimsuits rolls into Miami Beach again July 18-23 with thousands of swimwear manufacturers, buyers, designers, stylists, models and reporters. All of them are in town for...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 11:17 AM
It's a shopper's dream come true. Target and Neiman Marcus are teaming up for a holday collection extravaganza.
The big box giant in partnering with the luxury retailer to offer an exclusive designer collection for affordable prices.
| Feb 14, 2012
DailyCandy is excited to see how runway looks translate to real life trends. It may just be February, but the looks seen on the catwalk back in September for spring/summer 2012 are just now making their way into stores. Daily Candy's Lauren Lumsden showed...