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  • Bangladesh vote thwarted by 'Battling Begums'; outcome called farce

    Bangladesh vote thwarted by 'Battling Begums'; outcome called farce
    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...
  • L.A. stylist and society maven Mary Alice Haney draws her inspiration from Hollywood past and present

    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...
  • Requiem For A Local Textile Mill

    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...
  • Timonium startup offers children's couture — for rent

    Timonium startup offers children's couture — for rent
    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...
  • MOCA welcomes artist Francesco Vezzoli to L.A. in old Hollywood style

    MOCA welcomes artist Francesco Vezzoli to L.A. in old Hollywood style
    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...
  • 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...