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  • Art, fashion, labor groups join protest at Beverly Hills Hotel

    Art, fashion, labor groups join protest at Beverly Hills Hotel
    A protest in front of the Beverly Hills Hotel on Saturday morning drew close to two dozen people, including members of the fashion industry, charitable arts organizations and a local labor union, united in an effort to draw attention to recent anti-gay...
  • New Ann Taylor brand Lou & Grey taps into active-wear fashion trend

    New Ann Taylor brand Lou & Grey taps into active-wear fashion trend
    Ann Taylor and Loft have a new, free-spirited sibling. The American retailer has launched a brand called Lou & Grey that's a tomboyish fusion of active and street wear, or “lifewear” as its being positioned. Available in Loft stores, on...
  • Fashion industry calls for boycott of Dorchester Collection hotels

    Is this the end of designer dinners at the Hotel Bel-Air and charity fashion shows at the Beverly Hills Hotel?  If high-profile members of the fashion community have their way, maybe. Several vocal personalities, including Decades boutique co-owner...
  • Bangladesh's sweatshops: A boycott is not the answer

    One year ago this week, the eight-story Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in Bangladesh's capital city of Dhaka, killing 1,129 people. The building's top floors had been added illegally, and their weight caused the lower stories to buckle. Many of...
  • Drew Barrymore, Will Kopelman have baby. Nyong'o is Most Beautiful.

    Drew Barrymore, Will Kopelman have baby. Nyong'o is Most Beautiful.
    Actress, producer and makeup maven Drew Barrymore and her husband Will Kopelman had their second daughter Tuesday and announced that they've named her Frankie Barrymore Kopelman. [Cut] Lupita Nyong'o of "12 Years a Slave," who made such a big splash...
  • Fashion industry launches Born Free collection and HIV initiative

    Fashion industry launches Born Free collection and HIV initiative
    A Celine tote for $220? A Carolina Herrera shirt dress for $255? And shopping for a good cause too? No, you’re not dreaming. The items are available to buy at Shopbop.com and Amazon.com as part of a new capsule collection launched to support the...
  • Wearing socks with sandals is suddenly fashionable

    Wearing socks with sandals is suddenly fashionable
    The combination of sandals and socks has long been seen as a major footwear faux pas. And, as recently as last year when British department store Debenhams polled 1,500 customers on what they felt was the most egregious of all fashion offenses,...
  • Adidas, Pharrell ink deal, Art of Elysium award honors L'Wren Scott

    Adidas, Pharrell ink deal, Art of Elysium award honors L'Wren Scott
    It's only March but Pharrell Williams already gets our vote for multi-hyphenate of the year. The latest project involving the music-producing, Grammy-winning, hat-wearing fashion plate is a long-term deal with global apparel and footwear brand Adidas, tha...
  • Her Universe and Nerdist Industries to present "Geek Couture" Fashion Show

    Her Universe and Nerdist Industries to present "Geek Couture" Fashion Show
    If there has ever been a market that goes underestimated, in my opinion it's the female market. It baffles me why some companies insist on ignoring women, especially when it comes to typically "geeky" things like toys, science fiction/fantasy books and...
  • Clothier Serge Azria expands operations at Vernon headquarters

    Clothier Serge Azria expands operations at Vernon headquarters
    Serge Azria, founder the popular women’s clothing lines Joie, Current/Elliott and Equipment, has purchased a two-building site near downtown Los Angeles that will permit him to grow his operations. Azria bought two buildings for $7.75 million at...
  • Fabric Store from New Zealand seams like a nature fit in L.A.

    Fabric Store from New Zealand seams like a nature fit in L.A.
    In a gallery-like loft space on South La Brea Avenue, rolls of fabrics are displayed by color in rich cascades of texture and pattern. Tags on the rolls make it evident that this is no run-of-the-mill fabric shop: Some are labeled with the names of...