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  • 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...
  • Buying clothes made locally

    Buying clothes made locally
    Watching people shop farmer's markets religiously on Sundays, splurge on locally grown blueberries at Whole Foods and select dishes from fancy menus that name-check family farms got me thinking. Localism is a huge trend in food; why not in fashion? -----...
  • Fashion show features gay, lesbian, transgender community

    Fashion show features gay, lesbian, transgender community
    Kinera Royster wants to be known more for her talents than her appearance. "There is more to me than being a man who wears heels and a wig," she said as she sifted through a clothing rack containing 11 garments she designed. Royster, a self-taught...
  • 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...
  • Greer's OC: Create perfect smoky eyes

    Master the art of the smoky eye at a workshop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Marinello Schools of Beauty in Huntington Beach. At the one-day workshop, you'll receive the tools and tips you need to create the perfect smoky eye with a lecture,...
  • Pendleton's new indie spirit

    Pendleton's new indie spirit
    Can Pendleton conquer the hipster class? For many, the brand is associated with career clothes and mom jeans, with Indian blankets and plaid shirts worn by the Beach Boys. But Pendleton has been working to attract a new generation of contemporary...
  • MacDowell lands a well-designed ABC Family role

    As Andie MacDowell is finding, it doesn't hurt to have been a model in playing a fashion-industry queen. The co-star of such popular movies as "Four Weddings and a Funeral" and "Groundhog Day" portrays a Type A businesswoman who's a lot to handle for her...
  • Majoring in chic at L.A.'s fashion schools

     Majoring in chic at L.A.'s fashion schools
    In a bustling part of downtown L.A., a high-rise is teeming with stylish young women in short skirts and full makeup wheeling small suitcases in and out of elevators on their way to class. They're students at the Fashion Institute of Design &...
  • Hessie Abraham Davidson

    Hessie Abraham Davidson, former chairman of the Davidson Transfer & Storage Co., who counted among his many interesting and challenging moving jobs overseeing the moving of the U.S. Constitution, died Sept. 18 of complications from a stroke at Springhouse...