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  • The stitching hour

    The stitching hour
    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...
  • Los Angeles hopes to make a fashion statement

    Los Angeles hopes to make a fashion statement
    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,...
  • Shopping: Beach-town boutiques from Venice to Laguna

    Shopping: Beach-town boutiques from Venice to Laguna
    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...
  • 'Fashion Star' looking for designers in Chicago, other cities

    'Fashion Star' looking for designers in Chicago, other cities
    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...
  • He As She: Harmful Heroin Chic Slinks Back Into Fashion

    He As She: Harmful Heroin Chic Slinks Back Into Fashion
    As the weather has gotten warmer, take a minute and look around town. Do you see a trend of baggy clothes and emaciated limbs — a waifish, androgynous, broken-doll sort of look? We all know someone like this. Think of a young Kate Moss. They call...
  • Fitting allies: Timeline on fashion industry's support for gay rights

    Fitting allies: Timeline on fashion industry's support for gay rights
    Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita's Tie the Knot bow ties are not the first product to emerge from the intersection of fashion and the marriage movement. Here's a brief timeline of other recent occasions when the fashion industry showed its support...
  • Loyola partners with Silicon Valley firm for accelerator

    Loyola University Maryland is expected to announce Tuesday a partnership with a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm for a startup accelerator that will help students quickly form new companies — one of a handful of such programs recently...
  • 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...
  • Samuel L. 'Sandy' Frank

    Samuel L. 'Sandy' Frank
    Samuel L. "Sandy" Frank, a retired Baltimore clothing manufacturer executive and World War II veteran, died Feb. 28 from cancer at his Roland Park Place home. The former longtime Mount Washington resident was 92. The son of Henry Frank, who headed A....
  • Owner of collapsed building in Bangladesh is arrested

    Owner of collapsed building in Bangladesh is arrested
    NEW DELHI, India –- The owner of a collapsed building in Bangladesh was arrested Sunday near the Indian borderĀ as the death toll rose to at least 370 in the nation’s worst garment industry disaster. With more than 800 people still missing...
  • American Apparel's Dov Charney on the Bangladesh factory collapse

    Say there’s a concert scheduled at a major Los Angeles venue, but that managers smell gas in the air before the show goes on. Chances are that they will cancel the event and take a loss out of an abundance of caution, said Dov Charney, chief...