| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:16 PM
The Olsen twins have made a new name for themselves in the fashion industry with their luxury brand the Row, but Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen actually sashayed into the world of fashion at a much earlier age when they donned designer duds on the set of...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Julianne Hough, a white actress, darkens her gorgeous mug, dresses up as a black TV character she admires, and apologizes after she is subjected to an Internet backlash.
Some white idiots in Italy put on blackface for a fashion industry Halloween party....
| Jul 7, 2013
Chicago-born designer Azeeza Khan turned heads almost instantly when she launched her label Azza in 2011, scoring coverage in The Wall Street Journal and Vogue.
Despite capturing attention other designers labor a lifetime to attract, Khan, only 28 years...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Novelist Danielle Steel, 65, had a passion for fashion even before she got her hands on her first Hermes Kelly bag, a gift from her grandmother, at age 17.
A regular on the bestseller list, with more than 600 million books sold since her first title...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:31 PM
The last time a parliamentary election in Bangladesh drew such low turnout, the lawmakers elected served only 11 days in office before political turmoil brought down the government.
Observers Monday held out little more hope for the lawmakers elected...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Back in the days when Adrian, Edith Head and James Galanos were designing, Los Angeles had fashion workrooms to rival the couture ateliers in Paris.
L.A. stylist and society maven Mary Alice Haney wants to bring that dressmaking tradition back with...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 2:22 PM
I was saddened to learn that the Warren Mill in Stafford Springs would soon be closing up shop. Some of the finest fabrics in the world were manufactured in this plant.
The Warren was slated to go out of business in 1988. Then the Italian firm of Loro...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Heidi Lieske's business idea came while shelling out more than $300 for a wedding-suitable outfit — for her 1-year-old son.
"There has got to be a better way to do this," she thought.
Her Timonium company aims to be that option for like-minded...
| 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 29, 2014
| 9:57 AM
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...