| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:57 AM
In the four years since establishing her eccentrically-English, namesake shoe line, Tabitha Simmons has earned quite a following.
Beyonce loves her striped “Dolly” espadrille lace-ups so much she posted photos of them on Tumblr, while the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:56 AM
After a seven-year fling in Las Vegas, the Miss America Pageant is returning in a week to its birthplace, Atlantic City, N.J.
The pageant began in 1921 as a beachfront bathing-suit contest between beauty competition winners from eight Northeastern...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Sometime between Melanie Griffith as "Working Girl" and Hillary Clinton as presidential contender, the pantsuit retired from the ranks of high fashion, as well as from most women's closets.
Make room for its resurgence. Pantsuits commanded designer...
| May 26, 2013
From digitally printed textiles to stylish tech gadgets and even wearable computing, the ever-growing partnership of fashion and technology is catapulting the design world into a whole new dimension.
Evidence was everywhere at the New York fall-winter...
| May 7, 2013
As deafening as AC/DC in the '80s, prints and patterns clashed over the past year like Metallica versus Megadeth, Blur versus Oasis, Mariah Carey versus Nicki Minaj.
This spring, it's safe even for Nana to open her eyes, uncover her ears and skip the...
| Feb 3, 2013
Maryville Academy was like extended family as Kelly Golden grew up.
In the 1980s, Golden's father, George Rourke, began volunteering with friend John Madden at Maryville, a network of centers and services to guide children who have experienced trauma or...
| Jan 13, 2013
Steampunk, we hardly knew ye.
Just as the gadgety Victorian-industrial aesthetic becomes a household term ? to the point that paint company Sherwin-Williams declared a moody steampunk palette a 2013 trend ? its very popularity threatens to make brass...
| Feb 10, 2013
As the high-profile worlds of fashion and music collide at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night, one need only consider David Bowie to see why the two will be forever intertwined.
Five decades after he introduced the first of his myriad manifestations,...
| Mar 3, 2013
Hollywood has had a love affair with head-turning white gowns both on-screen and off for more than half a century. Who can forget Marilyn Monroe's white Travilla halter dress billowing around her waist as she stands atop a subway grate in the 1955 film...
| Jul 30, 2013
Creatures of the Wind, the fashion label founded in 2008 by two alumni of the School of the Art Institute in Chicago, is enjoying a windfall from a Los Angeles investment firm.
The investment from The Dock Group, headed by Matthew Walker, is significant...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Oprah Winfrey has been making all kinds of headlines recently -- starring alongside Forest Whitaker in "The Butler," recounting an alleged incident of shopping-related racism in Switzerland, and wearing a ginormous Afro wig on the September cover of O...