| Feb 20, 2011
More on Tom Ford:
Favorite L.A. lunch: The Grill on the Alley in Beverly Hills. But he parks at Barneys New York so he can walk to the store and check out the competition.
Guilty pleasures: Hostess doughnuts and diet soft drinks. Ford gave up drinking...
| Feb 27, 2011
Since closing his cult-favorite L.A. fashion boutique, Lo-Fi, in 2007, fashion designer, vintage apparel dealer and DJ Kelly Cole has been relatively content spinning records at trendy watering holes and selling clothing to top-flight stores, including...
| Mar 13, 2011
After four weeks of runway shows parading designers' visions for this coming fall and winter, here's what retail buyers — who will bring the looks home to you — are saying.
Amanda Brooks, fashion director, Barneys New York
The season's big...
| Mar 27, 2011
Fuller, plumper lips can be achieved by numerous methods, with varying degrees of permanence, without resorting to implants or fillers.
Lip-enhancing colors and glosses line the shelves of beauty stores. They're popular because, for well under $20,...
| Apr 24, 2011
When actress Natalie Portman walked this year's Oscar red carpet, raspberry tasseled Tiffany earrings swinging, jewelry aficionados took notice. Tassels and fringe are popping up all over, on earrings, necklaces, bracelets, anklets, rings — as...
| May 22, 2011
Any surfer who has tried to catch a wave will tell you that timing is everything. And Sundek — the once-iconic '70s surf brand known for the rainbow stripe arching across the seat of its swim trunks — seems to have caught a killer curl on...
| Jan 30, 2011
Celebrities headed for the Golden Globes or Oscars may drape themselves in "loaner" diamonds from Harry Winston or Cartier, but less formal occasions call for a different kind of jewelry — perhaps even costume jewelry.
The choices seem endless, but...
| Jan 18, 2012
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It's been almost a year since Borders began to shutter its doors across the country, leaving behind in one instance the skeleton of a massive building on the corner of Brand Boulevard and Broadway.
These days, the rounded, glass-paneled façade shooting...
| Jan 25, 2012
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LeAnn Rimes and husband Eddie Cibrian didn’t live in Chicago very long, but the celebrity couple was here long enough to lease a Gold Coast condo and have it featured on an episode of HGTV’s new interior design series, “Interiors, Inc.&...
| Nov 27, 2011
Dressing for the holidays is part of the season's fun.
But forget the images you see in fashion magazines and on feel-good television commercials. In Southern California, the weather seldom requires swaddling in a plaid cashmere scarf, chunky fleece-...
| Apr 22, 2012
It's never been easier to feel like a natural woman. The 1960s mantra about getting ourselves back to the garden now applies to an increasing number of beauty products, with some small companies literally going to the garden and farm to bring customers...