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  • Orlando Bloom, Matthew McConaughey at 'Wolf of Wall Street' premiere

    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...
  • Met Costume Institute Gala: Beyond fashion indeed

    Met Costume Institute Gala: Beyond fashion indeed
    When Kim Kardashian, in a draped petrol blue Lanvin gown, is one of the best dressed, you know it was a crazy night. The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala for the fashion exhibition "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" was beyond fashion...
  • Beverly Hills Hotel protest planned over Brunei's anti-gay laws

    Beverly Hills Hotel protest planned over Brunei's anti-gay laws
    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...
  • Rights group urges fashion week boycott of hotels linked to Brunei

    Rights group urges fashion week boycott of hotels linked to Brunei
    In advance of upcoming runway shows in London, Milan and Paris, the Human Rights Campaign -- the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization -- has issued an open letter to members of the fashion industry urging...
  • Investor Revives Closed Warren of Stafford Textile Mill

    Investor Revives Closed Warren of Stafford Textile Mill
    Warren of Stafford, a textile mill that ended 160 years of production in December, plans to restart its looms within 10 days. Thursday, American Woolen Co. announced it would buy the mill complex from Loro Piana, an Italian luxury cashmere and wool...
  • Under Armour hopes to hit its stride in footwear with ClutchFit rollout

    Under Armour hopes to hit its stride in footwear with ClutchFit rollout
    Under Armour, which has wooed consumers with sweat-wicking T-shirts and other innovations, is banking on a new fabric that conforms to the foot like a second skin to help the company break into the crowded athletic shoe market. The Baltimore-based...
  • 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...
  • Full-figured, fabulous fashionistas rock the runway in 'Big Sexy'

    Maybe it's penance for all those "World's Fattest Man/Woman/Teen" specials that seemed to be all over its lineup a few years ago. Whatever the reason, TLC seems to have abandoned the freak-show approach to plus-sized people in favor of portraying them...
  • Ruth L. Thomas, philanthropist

    Ruth L. Thomas, philanthropist
    Ruth L. Thomas, whose philanthropic interests ranged from medical and educational institutions to helping newly arrived immigrants, died Wednesday of complications from a stroke at Springhouse Assisted-Living in Pikesville. Mrs. Thomas would have...
  • James Edgar Byron Sr., businessman, dies

    James Edgar Byron Sr., businessman, dies
    James Edgar "Jamie" Byron Sr., a former businessman and mayor who was a member of a political family with deep roots in Western Maryland, died July 2 of heart failure at his home in Shepherdstown, W.Va. The former Williamsport and Hagerstown resident was...
  • Confidence one stitch at a time

    COSTA MESA — The girls sat in silence on the floor and in chairs, scrutinizing nine different dresses made in 30 minutes using only tissue paper and pushpins. Lined along one of the room's glass walls, the group of nine, ranging in age from 8 to...