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  • 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? -----...
  • Letters: Tantalizing and tailor-made

    How fun to read about little Hollywood scandals in the first person ["The 'Sabrina' Mystery," Oct. 24]. I hope you'll have further excerpts from Mr. Dorleac's forthcoming book, or maybe a column about costume design. Deborah Neikirk Hollywood Hills...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 &...
  • Fashion Los Angeles makes a serious bid to revive L.A. Fashion Week

     
    Since IMG and Smashbox stopped hosting what was widely perceived as the official Los Angeles Fashion Week in 2008, there have been scores of suitors trying to romance that fickle beast — making bold claims about reviving and renewing a......
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: 'Gossip Girl' shows love for FNO. Bono's love for Africa hits a snag. Was Caroline Wozniacki's dress too short at U.S. Open?

     
    In an episode scheduled to air Sept. 27, the main characters in "Gossip Girl" will be seen party-hopping in New York with Vogue editors for the shopping-party extravaganza Fashion's Night Out. It's just one of the ways the fashion-savvy show......
  • Fordham University launches Fashion Law Institute, a first for the industry

     
    Wednesday morning, before Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week got underway at its new Damrosch Park home, the fashion industry's legal landscape was being reshaped just across 62nd Street at Fordham University's Lincoln Center campus. That's where fashion designer...
  • How to surf from your seat: California surf culture on the big screen this fall

     
    As California’s summer south swells wane and surfers pray for a glimmer of last year’s El Nino magic, wave enthusiasts have plenty of options to whittle away the doldrums from the safety of their seats this fall. Friday evening kicks......
  • Piece x Piece designer crafts unique garments from dump-bound fabrics

     
    Each season, the fashion industry discards thousands of fabric swatches, all destined for the landfill. But San Francisco designer Elizabeth Brunner has a better idea. Her new clothing line, Piece x Piece (www.pxp-sf.com), recycles those discarded...
  • X Questions: The Windmill Club's Kevin Burrows

     
    With "Mad Men" returning the skinny tie to prominence and Ivy League looks sweeping the men's style world once again, California's casual cool is starting to feel a little lukewarm. Enter L.A.'s Kevin Burrows, a Solvang native whose eyes opened to Ivy...