| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:21 PM
There's a lot to leave you breathless in "The Bling Ring." Celebrity culture. Self-empowerment prayer circles. Amoral behavior. But the designer name-dropping throughout the movie may top the list.
For that we can thank the label-crazed kids at the...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Kim Kardashian was walking along a street in Beverly Hills when a gust of wind caught her full skirt, blowing it upward in a scene similar to Marilyn Monroe's famous skirt-billowing episode in "The Seven Year Itch." Kardashian was able to keep the skirt...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Who comes to Hollywood toting more than 500 over-the-top costumes, 200 hats and headdresses, 150 pairs of teetering heels, 60 up-to-there wigs and a flurry of glitter?
Three drag queens, of course. The campy Broadway musical “Priscilla Queen of...
| Dec 30, 2012
Strike a pose
If you're Madonna and you plan to stage the most fashionable Super Bowl halftime show in years, there's only one way to kick it off: Perform the 1990 smash hit "Vogue" as classic Vogue covers are projected on stage. The Queen of Pop's...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Members of L.A.’s film music elite mingled with weather-beaten eco-warrior sailors and neo Edwardian fashionistas amid costumes from Baz Luhrmann’s "The Great Gatsby" Tuesday night at the multi-textured unveiling of musician-arranger-...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 10:23 PM
PARIS -- Having just given birth to twins, designer Sarah Burton skipped the Alexander McQueen fall 2013 collection presentation Tuesday afternoon during Paris Fashion Week. But the show must go on and go on it did, against the backdrop of the gilded...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaulo Piccioli presented their fall 2013 Valentino collection Tuesday afternoon in the Tuileries Garden during Paris Fashion Week.
The look: Elegant simplicity with rich materials from the very first looks, charming A-line...
| Oct 28, 2012
There's only one place in L.A. to find a certain velvet matte lip pencil in fuchsia: The new Nars flagship on Melrose. The boutique, which will offer some exclusive products that aren't available elsewhere, is 1,500 square feet of makeup heaven located...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:12 AM
When Cicely Tyson took to the stage Sunday to accept her Tony Award for lead actress in a play for her role in "The Trip to Bountiful," both men who were watching with me reacted — to her dress. The ultra-structured, purple-satin creation "looks...