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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? -----...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 &...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • IMAGE: APPEARANCES Brand Identity

     
    Christopher Bailey’s master plan for taking Burberry where it’s not gone before....
  • 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...
  • 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......