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  • PASSINGS: Grant McCune, Roger Milliken

    PASSINGS: Grant McCune, Roger Milliken
    Grant McCune Effects artist shared Oscar for 'Star Wars' Grant McCune, 67, a member of the team that won the Academy Award for visual effects in 1978 for George Lucas' "Star Wars," died Monday at his home in Hidden Hills, said his wife, Kathy. He had...
  • Eugene Goldwasser dies at 88; biochemist was known for anemia drug

    Eugene Goldwasser dies at 88; biochemist was known for anemia drug
    Eugene Goldwasser, the biochemist who isolated and purified the anti- anemia protein erythropoietin — arguably the most important biological drug since insulin — died Friday at his home in Chicago of kidney failure associated with prostate...
  • Ready, set, shop

    Often, the best way to find fun, original holiday gifts is to look locally. Greater Baltimore has a bevy of earnest, thoughtful shops with plenty to offer this season. The 100 clothing, jewelry, home goods, gourmet and gift stores on this list are some of...
  • L.A. fashion schools: majoring in chic

     
    No, we're not New York. But the fashion industry is huge in Southern California, and every year, Los Angeles colleges send out thousands of newly minted graduates who hope to be the next Monique Lhuillier or Rick Owens (two of the big names who attended...
  • ABC news investigates Hilfiger, Gap clothing factories overseas

     
    Tommy Hilfiger and his parent company Phillips-Van Heusen (PVC) will impose fire safety standards and hire an inspector to enforce them in Bangladesh factories where their clothes are manufactured, the company announced Wednesday. It is reportedly the...
  • Unemployment lasts longer for Asian Americans

    Unemployment lasts longer for Asian Americans
    Asian Americans typically have the lowest unemployment rate of any ethnic group in the United States. But in this weak labor market, once they lose their jobs, they have an especially hard time reentering the labor force, data show. In July, nearly...
  • Raising the high-tech bar on workout wear

    Raising the high-tech bar on workout wear
    Back in the day, a runner hit the pavement wearing cotton shorts and a cotton T-shirt, and when things got hot, sweat turned those clothes into a big, wet, stinky mess. Today, fitness clothing is all about nanoparticles that suspend moisture, compression...
  • IMAGE: APPEARANCES Brand Identity

     
    Christopher Bailey’s master plan for taking Burberry where it’s not gone before....
  • Jenna Lyons: J.Crew trendsetter's divorce gets dishy

     
    Jenna Lyons, J.Crew president and creative director, is reportedly in the middle of a messy divorce from artist Vincent Mazeau. Jenna Lyons, according to various unnamed sources, is in a relationship with a woman after she and Vincent Mazeau split this...
  • Calling all Occupiers! Sample sales need you

     
    Don't underestimate the power of a sample sale. So many hungry shoppers flocked Wednesday to a Salvatore Ferragamo sample sale in Secaucus, N.J., that the sale had to be shut down....
  • Plus-size website OneStopPlus.com taps supermodel Emme as its new face

     
    OneStopPlus.com, one of the most comprehensive fashion resources for plus-size fashion online, has announced that supermodel Emme has signed on as the public face of the brand. Emme, along with Kate Dillon and, more recently, Crystal Renn, is one of......