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  • One pair of pants, 10 days

    One pair of pants, 10 days
    This all started because I was too lazy to hang up my clothes. A few weeks ago, I was changing my clothes after work and tossed my pants on a bedroom chair. Actually, I dropped them on the floor. The next morning, the pants were right there —...
  • Made in China Olympics gear: Sensitive subject for U.S. factories

    Made in China Olympics gear: Sensitive subject for U.S. factories
    The U.S. Olympic Committee, with its Ralph Lauren-designed and Chinese-produced uniforms, has waded straight into a made-in-America debate that’s only become feistier since the recession. A quick recap: Americans competing in the Summer Olympics in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • 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")...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Restaurant review: Pizzeria il Fico

    Restaurant review: Pizzeria il Fico
    Monday nights at Vincenti, the Brentwood Italian's chef (and now partner) Nicola Mastronardi turns out some terrific pizzas in addition to the regular menu. I remember some of his pies with great fondness. But Mastronardi has branched out to open the...
  • Frugal Fashion: "Bad Teacher" Cameron Diaz rocks a summer romper

     
    It's hard to imagine actress Cameron Diaz in anything but a snow white bikini, gripping a surfboard as a Charlie's Angel on the beach. Sure it was for a film, but Diaz is famous for wearing clothing that accentuates her......
  • American Apparel hosts small shareholders meeting

     
    American Apparel held a low-key shareholders meeting in Los Angeles on Tuesday. About a dozen people attended the 10-minute meeting and all of the company's recommendations were approved, according to a company official who was present. Two directors,...