| Oct 21, 2012
What does the rest of the world picture when it thinks of Los Angeles? Hollywood. Celebrities. Palm trees. Perfect weather.
Fashion capital? Not so much.
Yes, our celebrities are certainly well-dressed. Yes, the L.A. area is the mecca of youth culture,...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:20 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa unveiled the new "Made in Los Angeles" logo that will be printed on labels attached to clothing manufactured or designed in the City of Angels.
The Designed/Made in Los Angeles program asked for designer...
| Oct 21, 2012
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...
| May 21, 2012
Gayle Anderson was live in Downtown Los Angeles for the "DESIGNER FABRIC SALE" at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM). The FIDM Scholarship Store is hosting a special designer fabric sale today, May 21st through Friday, May 25th,...
| May 28, 2012
Fashion students get used to pulling all-nighters in the studio as deadlines approach.
But heading into the 11th annual Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence recently, Maribel Dinwiddie thought she could rest easy, knowing her last loose thread had been...
| May 31, 2012
| 10:00 AM
“America’s Next Top Model” Runway Coach
J. Alexander to host Washington, DC’s
4th Annual Fashion Beauty & Lifestyle Expo
The 4th Annual “Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle Expo” (FBL), a local...
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Chicago fashion designers have a chance to impress producers from NBC's "Fashion Star" with their creations during a July 22 casting call at Macy's.
"Fashion Star" is looking for 12 innovative designers for its second season. The show's ultimate winner...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:04 PM
Christian Siriano, Maryland's best-known fashion industry personality, might have had one of the best showings at last week's New York Fashion Week events. But the state's couture offerings did not end with him. Area designers, hair and makeup artists and...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:29 AM
Two years ago, a dejected Bishme Cromartie almost gave up sewing altogether. He had just received a rejection letter from the famed Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.
"I just sat there and cried. You would have thought that someone died in my...
| Oct 28, 2012
It was 150 years after his patent went into effect, but John Landis Mason's glass jars with seal-tight lids experienced a renaissance in 2008 — although it wasn't for the use he'd originally intended. Instead of pickling vegetables or preserving...