| May 13, 2013
| 4:28 PM
For more than seven years, when her husband Howard was chief executive officer of Barney's New York starting in 2001, Sharon Socol was his "plus one" at all manner of fashion events, from runway shows to fancy dinners and glitzy parties. A self-described...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Ottavio Missoni, who died last week at age 92, was laid to rest on Monday after a funeral service in Gallarate, Italy. “Fashion passes but style remains. We are here to take lessons in style from a man of style,” said the minister Don...
| May 16, 2013
If fashion is a religion, one of its sacred shrines is an emporium that takes up a whole city block on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, a store so venerated by devotees that a celebrated New Yorker cartoon had one matron confess to another, "I want my ashes...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The fashionistas have invaded the Croisette.
The 66th Cannes Film Festival kicked off Wednesday night with a two-day celebration of the longstanding love affair between the film and fashion worlds rekindled by Prada-packed "The Great Gatsby" and Un...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Kerry Washington is looking pretty enviable on the cover of June's Elle magazine.
The "Scandal" star is proclaimed by the fashion mag to be "the hottest woman on TV." The ABC political drama in which she plays White House PR maven Olivia Pope, who has a...
| May 12, 2013
There are few designers working today who have had as big an influence on fashion as Giorgio Armani.
Founding his company in Milan in 1975, he modernized the suit, giving it a relaxed, soft silhouette, and created a daytime uniform of power and...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:37 PM
After settling a lawsuit against Abercrombie & Fitch and Hollister Co., Robb Havassy ended up with 365 surfboards.
Ever since then, he's set out to diminish that number. On Thursday, he'll be raffling off 150 of the boards in Huntington Beach.
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:32 AM
The gown that Gwyneth Paltrow wore to the world premiere of "Iron Man 3" last week in L.A. has gotten a lot of buzz, mostly negative. The Antonio Berardi dress is boat-necked with bell sleeves, but it was the skirt that got all the attention, with sheer...
| Dec 30, 2012
Marni comes to L.A.
The Marni for H&M collection launched in L.A. with a star-studded soiree that included Drew Barrymore, Andrea Riseborough, Jessica Chastain, Milla Jovovich, Lily Collins, Freida Pinto and Winona Ryder. The setting — the 1926...
| Dec 16, 2012
Designing costumes so ingrained in popular culture that they still inspire Halloween disguises 30 years after they were created — Michael Jackson's "Thriller" jacket, Indiana Jones' signature outback slouch look and the unforgettable "College"...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 9:15 PM
The annual Metropolitan Musem of Art Costume Institute Gala is one of the most anticipated fashion-watching events of the year.
It should be, with its mix of film stars, society mavens, pop singers, fashion's elite creative directors, powerful editors...