| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:32 PM
"Barneys plans to dramatically alter Minnie Mouse's body - making her a 5'11 size 0 in order to 'look good' in a Lanvin dress in the Barneys NYC window this holiday season," reads the Change.org petition against the campaign....
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Los Angeles-based designer Gregory Parkinson has launched a new line for Anthropologie named Gregory, with 7 styles priced from $170 to $464, including a tie-dye maxi dress, shift dresses, blouses, miniskirts and a cardigan, all with Parkinson's signature...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Game of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke has television—and Hollywood—all fired up...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The scarves shown today:
Peach Couture, $9.95, bamboo rayon (India)
Barneys New York, $330, 100 per cent cashmere (Scotland)
Collection Fifty Nine, $170, Bloomingdales, 55 per cent cashmere, 45 per cent silk (China)
Charter Club, $88,...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Ellen Warren's Holiday Shopping Tips:
Be up front about your per gift spending limit -- and stick to it
Beat the Christmas rush, shop weekdays when sales staffers have more time to unearth frugal finds
Ask about return policy; some stores only give...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Johns Hopkins University students scramble to sign up for a coveted spot in the acting and directing classes taught by John Astin. After all, who wouldn't want to study theatrical techniques with a famous actor?
Internationally known for his role as...
| Oct 14, 2012
NEW YORK — As it gets ready to enter its 10th year, the Band of Outsiders brand has just about become the ultimate fashion insider.
In June, founder and creative director Scott Sternberg presented his menswear collection in Paris for the first time...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:26 AM
From an over-the-top Lady Gaga to a fashion-forward Minnie Mouse? That, in a nutshell, is the direction Barneys New York is headed for with its 2012 holiday campaign.
The luxury retailer announced Wednesday that it has collaborated with Walt Disney Co....
| Jun 10, 2012
[This post has been corrected. See note at bottom for details.]
When Banana Republic was looking for someone to collaborate on a summer collection inspired by Palm Springs, Trina Turk was the one to call.
The L.A.-based designer, known for playful...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:03 AM
First published on Sept. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles -- not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa...
| Jun 23, 2012
When I was in college, breakfast of toasted bagel, cream cheese and lox eaten with the Sunday paper spread all over the table seemed like a wonderful luxury. Later I discovered the nuances of gum-free cream cheese and the bialys and Nova from Russ &...