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  • Shopping: Fred Segal's daughter goes into the biz

    Shopping: Fred Segal's daughter goes into the biz
    When it comes to L.A. shopping and style, it doesn't get much more legendary than Fred Segal. The retailer — who set up his first Fred Segal shop almost 50 years ago in West Hollywood — is a trendsetter, and the various stores he's operated...
  • Adam Vanunu's new T-shirt line Cotton Citizen features colors that fit to a tee

    Adam Vanunu's new T-shirt line Cotton Citizen features colors that fit to a tee
    In L.A., there's a T-shirt line born every minute (or so it seems). Crew, scoop and V-necks are burned out, silkscreened and Swarovski-crystal-studded beyond recognition. Words like buttery, vintage-style and boyfriend (fashion speak for "oversized")...
  • Children's organic clothing: Fashions for a small planet

    Children's organic clothing: Fashions for a small planet
    When my son was born three years ago, we received an olive green romper embroidered with a tiny red elephant, an outfit that came from a children's boutique specializing in a line of handmade, local and eco-friendly clothing and toys. No matter how many...
  • Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All is performing rap on its terms

    Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All is performing rap on its terms
    Revolutions are still televised, but they get Tumblr'd, tweeted and YouTubed first. This one started last summer when music micro-bloggers began deifying a pack of nine skateboarding, freewheeling teenaged rap vandals from Los Angeles. Full name:...
  • American Apparel backs CEO on new sex harassment claims

    American Apparel backs CEO on new sex harassment claims
    Los Angeles clothing maker American Apparel Inc. lashed out Thursday against four former employees who filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the company and Dov Charney, its chief executive. The company said that the four women were friends who were...
  • An urban makeover

    An urban makeover
    When I started working at the Los Angeles Times nearly 15 years ago, downtown L.A. was a style wasteland. Sure, there were denim wash houses, sewing shops, designer showrooms and studios, but you wouldn't know it walking down the street. Fashion was...
  • Woman Sues American Apparel For Leaking Nude Photos Online

    Woman Sues American Apparel For Leaking Nude Photos Online
    LOS ANGELES -- A woman who accused American Apparel CEO Dov Charney of keeping her as a teenage sex slave is now suing him and his clothing retailer for defamation. In the complaint, filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, the former American...
  • Is American Apparel losing its (neon) shirt because it ignored its core audience?

    Is American Apparel losing its (neon) shirt because it ignored its core audience?
  • Frugal Fashion: Jamie Chung looks fresh and far from a 'Hangover'

     
    Actress Jamie Chung may have started her career as a cast member on the MTV show "Real World San Diego" back in 2004, but the petite starlet has come a long way since, as the show says " people stopped being polite, and started getting real." A frequent...
  • Fashion News: Should Obama daughters be treated as fashion plates?

     
    Barack and Michelle Obama's daughters look cute, but their clothes shouldn't be the subject of fashion commentary, some observers say. Raf Simons might replace John Galliano at Christian Dior. The woman who pepper sprayed fellow shoppers at Wal-Mart on...
  • Fashion: Gisele Bundchen's, Maria Menounos' Super Bowl woes

     
    "Extra" cohost Maria Menounos took to chilly Times Square on Monday dressed in boots -- and a teeny, tiny bikini. Seems it was the price she paid for losing her Super Bowl bet on the New England Patriots. Gisele Bundchen, whose husband Tom Brady is the...