| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:20 AM
PHILADELPHIA A hat with too many feathers, too many sequins, or too many ribbons is just too much drama.
But the right chapeau? The perfectly perched little pillbox? That's the epitome of chic.
So you can imagine how excited socialites-turned-...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 4:55 PM
What did Blackhawks players say when they saw teammates Patrick Kane and Patrick Sharp decked out in high-end fashions on the cover of November's Michigan Avenue magazine?
“You can imagine what they said,” Kane said Tuesday at a Michigan...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:37 PM
At a talk at the Wadsworth Atheneum a few years ago, interior designer and lifestyle philosopher Alexandra Stoddard of Stonington described how she keeps calm.
Every morning she starts the day with a "one-flower" meditation, which, she said, leaves her...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Mark Townsend, hair stylist for Allison Williams, says he opted for “classic, all-American” beauty to compliment her understated dress (from Ralph Lauren). Here’s how it happened:
“I started by applying a large dollop of the Dove...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Lord & Taylor is back in Boca Raton and better than ever. The two-level, 80,000 square foot store opened in Mizner Park Oct. 10 to a couture-craving crowd of fashionistas, dignitaries and society women. “I got a look at Lord & Taylor’s amazing...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Before sitting down to write this, I took a quick look at the garments hanging in my closet. My shirts, skirts, slacks and dresses were made in India, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia and, of course, China. Mostly China. Only one item...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:30 PM
With 100 days to go before the Winter Olympics begin in Sochi, Russia, the U.S. Olympic Committee and Ralph Lauren unveiled the first pieces of a domestically made Team USA wardrobe produced across nearly a third of U.S states.
Our Sports section...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Chicago already knows Blackhawks players Patrick Kane and Patrick Sharp heat up the ice with their hockey moves, but now the Patricks are showing off a different side of themselves.
The pair grace the cover of the current issue of Michigan Avenue...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:24 PM
It might seem foolish suggesting feathers are a new fashion trend this fall — after all feathers have been beloved by the fashion world for centuries. But it's what modern fashion designers are doing with their feathers that makes the motif fresh...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Guys hoping to pique the interest of the cool ghouls and lady demons this Hallow's Eve should consider donning a Batman costume or dressing up as Jay Gatsby.
That's one of the takeaways from a recent survey of more than 2,000 singles conducted by dating...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 4:56 PM
The Emmys mark the official kickoff of awards show season, but there's the impression that less is at stake when it comes to red carpet fashion, because the audience is not as global as it is for the Oscars and the Golden Globes. So traditionally, the...