| Aug 29, 2010
Baxter of California turns 45 this year and is celebrating with a new barbershop — the recently opened Baxter Finley Barber & Shop on La Cienega Boulevard — along with redesigned packaging and special anniversary merchandise that includes a...
| 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...
| Feb 20, 2011
Tom Ford knows how to work the spotlight. During last year's awards season, the designer-director was riding the success of his first film, "A Single Man." This time around, he's introducing his long-awaited women's collection and new boutique on Rodeo...
| 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...
| 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 20, 2011
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| May 29, 2011
In 2008, at the peak of the financial crisis and with the disappointing sales figures of his last collection hanging over him, Los Angeles-based fashion designer Gregory Parkinson went for broke, using rare fabrics from his archive to create his most...
| 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.
| Jul 25, 2010
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Roberto Bolaño haunts his English-speaking readership almost twice yearly. Translations of at least 10 books have appeared since his...
| Jul 14, 2011
Moviegoers in China enthusiastically see American films, yet the reverse is almost never true. But you'd think if there would be someone who might bridge the divide — someone whose personal background, connections and professional expertise could...
| Jan 8, 2012
Stealth wealth. Fashion gaming. Elsa Schiaparelli. Raf Simons. What else? Here's a list of stylish people, trends and ideas to pay attention to in 2012.
Surrealism. Opening May 10, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute's exhibition...