| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:42 AM
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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated the opening of its “Cinema Vezzoli” exhibition on Friday night with a dinner at the historic Hollywood haunt Musso & Frank.
With the Hollywood Walk of Fame outside, and the ghosts of...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:43 PM
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...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Will a call by high-profile members of the fashion industry to boycott hotel properties with ties to Brunei because of that country's anti-gay laws be answered beyond the echo chamber of social media?
The answer appears to be yes -- at least in the case...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:40 PM
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...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:36 AM
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...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:36 AM
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...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Mukhta Mollah deftly smooths the red fabric and guides it through a whirling sewing machine. She sews side seams on women's blouses bound for America. Eight hours a day or longer in this hot and sweaty factory. Six days a week.
On this day, like every...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Mamas, do let your babies grow up to be creative types -- preferably with skills that would appeal to an Internet company or a software publisher, since, on average, people who design video games and online apps and the like make more money than people...