| May 6, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Ladies and gentleman, unleash your hoop skirts! Big ball gowns, super-long tailcoats and a return to formalwear were on full display at Monday night's Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute Gala in New York City.
The Met Gala honored...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:47 AM
When Kim Kardashian, in a draped petrol blue Lanvin gown, is one of the best dressed, you know it was a crazy night.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala for the fashion exhibition "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" was beyond fashion...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:51 AM
The event: The CHIPS spring luncheon and fashion presentation, benefiting the Children’s Institute Inc., featured a runway show of Ralph Lauren’s fall 2014 collection. The name of the organization -- begun by daughters and daughters-in-law of...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Angelina Jolie has conjured up a couple of pairs of red-soled Christian Louboutin heels for her "Maleficient" press tour, and, boy, are they wickedly whimsical.
Jolie, who plays the villainous queen in Disney's latest adaptation of the "Sleeping...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, flew solo Tuesday night for a charity dinner at Windsor Castle -- but despite his wife's absence, there was no lack of glamour surrounding the royal.
Wills was hosting the event, sponsored by designer Ralph Lauren, to...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:03 AM
In a city starved for luxury flagship retail stores, consignment shops are the closest thing fashionistas have to getting the same haute couture looks worn by the world's rich and famous.
Although the fashions might not always be current, they are...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 1:51 PM
HD Buttercup, the cavernous home furnishings mecca with locations in Culver City and San Francisco, has announced it will open a third location, at the South Coast Collection in Costa Mesa in October.
The 40,000-square-foot showroom will be designed...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:18 AM
A U.S. Senate committee on consumer protection took television health guru Dr. Mehmet Oz to the woodshed Tuesday for promoting weight-loss products that are unproven on his show, CNN reports. "I don't get why you need to say this stuff when you know it's...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Brigitte’s Closet, a consignment shop in the Phoebus section of Hampton, opened a new location on May 1, and it is one of the few locations on the Peninsula that carries men’s clothing, in addition to its women's consignment section.
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Fantasy meets fatherhood in the world of 62-year-old fashion model Bernard Fouquet.
"I am the father of this big, huge family and I really love that," he says, speaking of his longtime role as patriarch of the preppy family that stars in Tommy...
| 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...