| Jul 18, 2010
While Oak Street flounders with record vacancies in the wake of the global luxury recession, adjacent Rush Street is coming into its own as a shopping strip for the rich and fabulous.
Leading the charge is a striking new Hermes flagship at Oak and Rush...
| Dec 15, 2009
Camarillo Premium Outlets
740 E. Ventura Boulevard
Camarillo, CA 93010
160 designer and name brand outlet stores
Shoppers will find impressive savings of 25 -65% off every day at stores including Banana...
| Dec 23, 2009
We're always looking for those performances that truly define an actor, where we can sit back and simply watch the talent soar. For Colin Firth, "A Single Man" is that film.
Until now probably best known for his work in the "Bridget Jones" films -- the...
| Apr 17, 2011
The merchandise mix at Telltale Hearts, a cozy new fashion boutique in Silver Lake, could pass for the inside of any fashion-forward, farmers-market-going pretty young thing's closet in this L.A. neighborhood.
The jewel box of a store has a lock on the...
| Nov 2, 2010
Guests from Los Angeles Confidential Magazine were in the studio live with the best gifts for your holiday season. Below is a list of the venues featured in today's segment.
Christian Louboutin Heels
Lucifer Vir Honestus...
| Jul 10, 2011
Tory Varney donned the 80-year-old silk organdy gown replete with spaghetti straps and several dozen hook-and-eye closures cascading down the back moments after the vintage dress was unpacked by employees at the Way We Wore boutique in Los Angeles.
| May 8, 2011
When Karl Lagerfeld arrived at Chanel in 1983, the label had degenerated into a glorified fragrance business. But during his tenure, he's turned Chanel into a global force and ushered in a new era in fashion. This "Lazarus movement" has inspired dozens of...
| May 8, 2011
Any doubt that there would be life for the Alexander McQueen brand after the death of its founder should have vanished over the last two weeks. The hoopla surrounding the opening of the "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" exhibition at the Metropolitan...
| Jul 25, 2010
Translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews
New Directions: 208 pp., $23.95
Roberto Bolaño haunts his English-speaking readership almost twice yearly. Translations of at least 10 books have appeared since his...
| 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...
| Feb 3, 2011
The TV commercial for Yves Saint Laurent's Belle D'Opium fragrance has been banned in the UK after the country's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) determined "the woman's actions simulated drug use, and therefore concluded it was irresponsible and...