| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:04 AM
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...
| Jul 15, 2011
Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Free Facials 2) River to River Festival 3) Free Summer Music Download
== = = Sunday Riley Modern Skincare Event at Barneys. Free Facials & More Sat, Jul 16 at 10:00AM - 5:...
| Sep 11, 2011
It's hard to miss those paparazzi shots of celebrity toddlers being toted around by their famous parents, kids who are dressed, well, to look just like mom or dad. Gwen Stefani's boys sport mohawks, black rocker T-shirts and baggy cargo pants like their...
| Aug 15, 2011
FRED'S, 15 E. OAK ST.,
AT BARNEYS NEW YORK
Who eats: Mix of creative business types, Gold Coast shoppers and tourists.
Why eat: This is not your traditional department store cafe. The signature restaurant on the sixth floor of Barneys New York boasts a...
| Aug 21, 2011
The 2009 launch of the Pendleton Meets Opening Ceremony collection introduced the nostalgic wool brand to the fashion crowd and inspired the creation of this season's Portland Collection. Boutique retailer Opening Ceremony, with locations in Soho, Los...
| 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,...
| Oct 21, 2011
Are you a savvy shopper? Confident that you can tell cheap from expensive? Think you know the difference between top of the line and bargain basement?
To determine just how hard or easy it is distinguish between luxury and low-end, I picked out six red...
| Sep 25, 2011
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 Monica Mountains. This means you'll be well-fed, well-rested and...
| 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...