| May 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
It was a homecoming party all right.
Pop stars Fergie, Gwen Stefani and Shirley Manson, and a bevy of leggy models including Heidi Klum, Alessandra Ambrosio, Angela Lindvall and Liberty Ross, were among guests who came out Thursday night to fete Italian...
| Jun 9, 2013
LAS VEGAS — If Shinola has any brand resonance these days, it's most likely from the phrase: "You don't know [expletive] from Shinola," a World War II-era insult referencing the shoe polish manufactured by Shinola-Bixby Corp.
But the brand is back...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:12 AM
When Cicely Tyson took to the stage Sunday to accept her Tony Award for lead actress in a play for her role in "The Trip to Bountiful," both men who were watching with me reacted — to her dress. The ultra-structured, purple-satin creation "looks...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Kirsten Dunst, Kate Bosworth, Rashida Jones, Gia Coppola, Angela Lindvall, Samantha and Victoria Traina and other lovelies came out to fete Proenza Schouler and wearing Proenza Schouler, at a dinner party Thursday night in a private home on Mulholland...
| Jun 23, 2013
As one of a new generation of fine jewelry designers making the heirlooms of tomorrow, Irene Neuwirth is living the California dream.
In 13 years, she has gone from stringing vintage glass beads together in her Malibu apartment to having the top-selling...
| Feb 10, 2013
Beyond the sappy cards and seemingly endless rows of heart-shaped chocolate boxes, there are, indeed, some stylish ways to celebrate the woman in your life this Valentine's Day. Win points in the romance department by moving beyond grocery store floral...
| Mar 3, 2013
The mix of casual and glam is what has made Paris-based jewelry designer Aurélie Bidermann a fashion world favorite. She's made modern-day heirlooms out of one-of-a-kind pieces of vintage cotton lace, dipping them into 18-karat gold, and molding them into...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:06 PM
PARIS -- If you haven’t heard of the Japanese women’s brand Sacai, you should check it out (stores in the L.A. area include Barneys New York, H. Lorenzo and Noodle Stories). Since 1999, designer Chitose Abe has been building her business on...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Potter and home furnishings designer Jonathan Adler is bringing his signature brand of “happy chic” to the world of fashion, with a new line of men’s and women’s accessories landing now in his boutiques, including the ones in L.A....
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Sax Fifth Avenue opened two new levels catering to the "modern man" with everything from suits, ties and shoes galore to denim, outerwear, accessories and luggage. The Fifth Avenue Man, located on the sixth and seventh floors of the Michigan Avenue store,...
| Nov 9, 2013
After eating at Asador Etxebarri, the extraordinary grill restaurant in the Spanish Basque country, last month, where chef-owner Victor Arguinzoniz works such magic cooking over charcoal that he makes himself, smoke is on my mind. I kept thinking about...