| Dec 1, 2013
A pop-up book and a smartphone prop. A pretty little poncho and a sturdy, stylish tripod. A comfy new pillow and a little lamb that lulls you to sleep. These are some of the finds that just might wind up on your wish list — or your shopping list for...
| 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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:16 PM
With the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, set to begin in less than 10 weeks, Los Angeles-based American Apparel has partnered with organizations Athlete Ally and All Out on a clothing line to benefit LGBT advocacy groups in Russia.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Ever since I was a teenager, the occasional clothing purchase has prompted my mom to say, "I used to have that when I was your age!"
If I recall, it started with colorful Lacoste polo shirts and the pairing of baby pink with kelly green, both of which...
| 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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Duchess Catherine, the former Kate Middleton, joined husband Prince William on Friday for their first joint appearance since debuting the royal baby, Prince George.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the Ring of Fire race in Anglesey, Wales,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:14 AM
The Jimmy Kimmel/Kanye West feud reached its peaceful conclusion on Wednesday night with Kanye making an extended appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." And while many people thought the pair's feud was yet another media hoax, Kimmel swore it wasn't. And it's...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Fashion blogger and designer Aimee Song of Song of Style and Soul Cycle are hosting a charity ride to benefit the Thompson-Mason Brain Cancer Foundation.
The ride consists of a one-hour stationary bike class from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Soul...
| 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...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:32 AM
The phone call came on July 2, 2012 – Ann Feanny Mahfood’s 49th birthday.
“You have been diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer,” said Mahfood’s doctor.
At the time Mahfood thought, “Some birthday gift.”...
| 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...