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  • 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,...
  • State's creative jobs paying well but less plentiful, report says

    State's creative jobs paying well but less plentiful, report says
    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...
  • Tommy Hilfiger menswear to skip New York Fashion Week runway

    Tommy Hilfiger menswear to skip New York Fashion Week runway
    The spring and summer 2014 Tommy Hilfiger menswear collection won't be showing on the New York Fashion Week runway in September, reports fashion industry trade paper Women's Wear Daily. According to WWD, the label has decided to forgo the traditional...
  • Olsen twins Mary-Kate, Ashley talk 'Full House' fashion influence

    Olsen twins Mary-Kate, Ashley talk 'Full House' fashion influence
    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...
  • 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...
  • Orlando Bloom, Matthew McConaughey at 'Wolf of Wall Street' premiere

    Kate Upton joined Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, Orlando Bloom (clad in a head-warming beanie), Jonah Hill, Joe Pesci and Fran Lebowitz at the after party for Tuesday night's Manhattan premiere of "The Wolf of Wall Street." Matthew McConaughey and...
  • 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...
  • Halloween: Is your costume racist? Where's the line?

    Halloween: Is your costume racist? Where's the line?
    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....