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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Style Awards Honor Fashion and Entertainment Insiders

    On the eve of New York Fashion Week, the elite of both the fashion and entertainment industries gathered inside Lincoln Center's exclusive Mercedes Benz tents for the 10th annual Style Awards. Sony Pictures Classics' co-topper Tom Bernard along with...
  • L.A. well-represented in upcoming CFDA/Vogue Paris showcase

    L.A. well-represented in upcoming CFDA/Vogue Paris showcase
    Southern California-based brands account for half the lineup in an upcoming "Americans in Paris" initiative organized by the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Vogue magazine and sponsored by Tommy Hilfiger. Past West Coast CFDA/Vogue Fashion...
  • If You're Wearing Houndstooth, You've Been Had

    If You're Wearing Houndstooth, You've Been Had
    It's time to look at this fall's hot new fashions. I heard you've been feeling good about yourself and it's time to take you down a notch. Have you seen any of these clothes? We are told that "houndstooth is the new black." How many of you want to...
  • Alfred Shaheen's influence beyond the Hawaiian shirt

     Alfred Shaheen's influence beyond the Hawaiian shirt
    HONOLULU — That Hawaiian shirt you wore on Friday for casual day? You can thank Alfred Shaheen for that. Clothes may make the man, but Shaheen was the man who made the clothes — the fashionable ones created in Honolulu that elevated aloha...
  • Atelier Azza's next savvy move

    Atelier Azza's next savvy move
    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...
  • Democratic blue for Michelle Obama

    Democratic blue for Michelle Obama
    The American fashion industry held its breath on Inauguration Day for a series of Big Reveals. Word came quickly that the navy check coat and dress Michelle Obama wore to the morning prayer service at St. John's Episcopal Church was from American...
  • 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...
  • Q&A with fashion novelist Danielle Steel about her book 'First Sight'

    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...