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  • Simpson advances in U.S. Open heats

    Simpson advances in U.S. Open heats
    Brett Simpson was happy to move on through. Dane Reynolds was relieved to survive difficult conditions. Two of the world's top surfers were among several athletes Tuesday to win their heats and advance at the 2012 Nike U.S. Open of Surfing Men's Prime...
  • U.S. Open of Surfing Schedule

    Thursday 7:30-9:30 a.m.: Women's Surf (Round 4, Heats 1-4), Surf Stadium 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Nike U.S. Open Retail Store, Merchandise Kiosks Open Retail Store 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Nike U.S. Open Score Card Festival Village 9-11 a.m.: Converse Open Skate...
  • US Open of Surfing: Conlogue falls in quarters; Gilchrist to surf in semis

    Sage Hill School graduate Courtney Conlogue failed to advance out of the US Open of Surfing Women's Pro quarterfinals on Friday near the Huntington Beach Pier. Conlogue was in a quarterfinal heat with Malia Manuel of Hawaii, who she beat in the 2009 U.S....
  • Essentials: High-top wedge sneakers

    Essentials: High-top wedge sneakers
    Every fall, college campuses swarm with women wearing all kinds of leather flats, but there are always a select few brave enough to walk across the quad in stilettos. Those risk-takers might look great, but who can realistically trek to class in high...
  • Camo prints in full view in fall fashions for men

    Camo prints in full view in fall fashions for men
    If you think camouflage is just the stuff of old beat-up military uniforms and cheap thermals lying around dusty army-navy shops, you're missing out on the biggest hiding-in-plain-sight trend in cutting-edge menswear this fall. Camo, as fashion folk say,...
  • Celebration woman's Mickey Mouse collection sets record

    Celebration woman's Mickey Mouse collection sets record
    It's the happiest condo on Earth. Filled to the brim with plush dolls, pin and key-chain displays and thousands of figurines — some more than 2 feet tall — Janet Esteves' home is a monument to Mickey Mouse. Esteves, a 57-year-old Celebration...
  • Talking Turkey

    Talking Turkey
    ISTANBUL, Turkey — The first rule of shopping in the centuries-old markets of Istanbul is this: The asking price is merely a suggestion. In fact, it's barely a suggestion. A price is equivalent to a declaration that a merchant is open for business....
  • Joe Surf: Nike, Hurley and Converse leave U.S. Open sponsorless

    Remember the days when the surfing contests were all about the surfing and not about the sponsors? Well, those days are back. OK, not really. But, for the moment anyway, Huntington Beach's U.S. Open of Surfing — the largest surf contest in the...
  • Nike ditches Cole Haan and Umbro shoe and soccer brands

    Nike ditches Cole Haan and Umbro shoe and soccer brands
    Nike Inc. is selling off its Cole Haan shoes and accessories brand and its Umbro soccer-related company in order to focus on its namesake products. The company wants to focus on Nike gear such as its new digital FuelBand fitness tracker, as well as items...
  • Beads come of age

    Beads come of age
    Images of hippie-era love beads and Native American-inspired headbands can condemn beading in jewelry and accessories to appearing quaint at best. But the artisan level of contemporary beaders crafting today's fashion jewelry and accessories puts that...
  • Avoid a dressing-down: Update your wardrobe

    Avoid a dressing-down: Update your wardrobe
    Listening to a presentation by an expert on workplace wardrobes, I realized my closet is so replete with fashion violations it should be burned to the ground, covered with concrete and then burned again for good measure. I dress, apparently, like an...