| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:46 PM
NEW YORK -- Russia had a bit of a fashion moment here this week, inspiring the fall 2013 collections of Ralph Lauren and several other designers, including Los Angeles-based Rozae Nichols.
Nichols showed her fall 2013 Clover Canyon collection, titled...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Dorothy said, "There's no place like home." I disagree. Every place can be home. Even that place with the bare walls, the wannabe DJ next door and the A/C unit older than your first car.
I've lived in six apartments in seven years. From a studio with...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The fashion world famously embraced President Obama during his run for a second term. So much so that speculation reached a fever pitch that Vogue's Anna Wintour was to be rewarded with an ambassadorship.
Well, Obama won -- Wintour hasn't been named...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:19 AM
Kate Upton turned down Sherman Oaks teen Jake Davidson's invitation to go to prom, but he got a pretty good backup: swimsuit model Nina Agdal went with him on Thursday night. Agdal contacted Davidson after he asked Upton to prom in a video that went viral...
| Jan 13, 2013
Jennifer Meyer wears her jewelry in the shower. And she's built a business on that idea.
"I don't want you to take your jewelry off. I want it to become a part of you," says the designer over lunch, sweeping her hand across the subtle gold pieces on her...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"If women ruled the world and we all got massages, there would be no war!" said the TV writer Carrie Snow.
Oh, I don't know if that's true or not, but it sounds good.
It seems I returned to New York after a week in post-Christmas Barbados to find that...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 10:22 PM
Matador Alcove is a place where men get to be, well, men.
One step into the place and it's clear: top-shelf liquor prominently displayed on a bar, sports flickering on a television and plenty of dark, richly colored furniture and decor, including the...
| Dec 30, 2012
Designer merry go round
Stefano Pilati was out at Yves Saint Laurent and in at Ermenegildo Zegna. Versus, Azzaro and Vionnet lost their designers, and Jil Sander was back in at Jil Sander, after Raf Simons left that label for Dior. Nicolas Ghesquière...
| Dec 30, 2012
The queen's Diamond Jubilee was a chance to look back at 60 years of colorful suits and hats. And everyone seemed more than eager to hop aboard the royal train, including Pantone, which color-coded her highness' most iconic outfits, and...
| Dec 30, 2012
Body by Beckham
Women weren't the only ones baring skin in ads this year. Fast fashion giant H&M debuted its first Super Bowl ad for the David Beckham Bodywear collection, starring the soccer star in his skivvies. During the London Summer Olympics,...
| May 20, 2013
| 11:02 AM
The following items were taken from La Grange, Oak Park and River Forest police reports.
•A suspicious person was reported following a group of girls and making them uncomfortable May 17 near the La Grange Public Library, 10 W....