| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:25 PM
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...
| Jun 19, 2011
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?
| Jun 17, 2011
| 10:21 AM
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...
| Mar 6, 2012
The dental industry makes big money by correcting people’s smiles. But now the fashion industry says it’s glam to have a gap. Local experts say fashion always likes to keep things fresh.
They say instead of brushing off people who may have...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 2:07 PM
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...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 9:23 PM
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...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:36 PM
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,...
| Aug 21, 2011
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...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 3:37 PM
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...
| Sep 25, 2011
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...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 2:57 PM
At the Jolie & Elizabeth design studio on Magazine street, the fashion duo is busy choosing fabrics and creating line-sheets for their spring/summer collections. Designer and co-owner Jolie Bensen says, "We aim to design dresses that your grandmother and...