| Mar 3, 2011
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 —...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:03 PM
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...
| Mar 25, 2011
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...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 5:49 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2011
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:...
| May 27, 2012
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")...
| Nov 21, 2010
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...
| Sep 11, 2011
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...
| Oct 20, 2011
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...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:32 PM
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......
| Jun 22, 2011
| 4:35 PM
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,...