| 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...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:40 PM
NEW YORK -- Up-and-coming Indian American designer Bibhu Mohapatra is following in the footsteps of Oscar de la Renta and Bill Blass with his ladylike design sensibility, which was on full display in his spring collection shown Wednesday during New York...
| Jul 27, 2013
For the past couple of months, we've inhabited a George Zimmerman universe. The murderer's acquittal on the strength of a Florida jungle gun law was an outrage to the state and the nation.
Since race was the reason for Zimmerman's interception of...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Kim Kardashian's haute couture photo shoot with Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld took place in Paris when she was eight months pregnant with North West, her daughter with fashion-enthusiast boyfriend Kanye West.
The edgy shoot — the one that...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Sitting at the intersection of Hollywood and high fashion, it's no wonder Rodeo Drive is one of the most fabled shopping streets in the world.
It's been immortalized in movies, books, song lyrics and on reality TV.
The thoroughfare played a supporting...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:03 AM
Christopher Morris, based in Paris, was born in California in 1958 and began his career as a documentary conflict photographer working almost exclusively for Time magazine, where he has been on contract since 1990. He has won acclaim for his political...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Tall or short, curvy or thin, shopping for the right womens shorts is a battle many women face each spring. What length is right for my body type? Are denim shorts in again? Will a geometric print make me look fat? What exactly is chevron? These questions...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Ruben Studdard says "American Idol" gave him a career. Now, he wants "The Biggest Loser" to give him a life.
Studdard -- nicknamed "The Velvet Teddy Bear" partly for his girth and his cuddly, cheerful, happy-go-lucky demeanor -- said he is returning...
| May 2, 2013
“Why don’t you kids go outside and play?”
It’s a cliché to parents and children, but how effective is it when the message comes from the guy sitting on the couch with his hand buried in a bag of potato chips?
If parents are...
| Jul 25, 2013
From outerwear to underwear, women of size have far more choices than they did even a few years ago. Plus-size lingerie in particular, has become far more exciting.
It used to be that intimate wear for larger women was dull and utilitarian at best. Most...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:46 AM
I have a weakness that could be considered a character flaw for designer shoes, purses and sunglasses.
I confess that I've paid full price, gasp!, for the later, because I just could not control the impulse to own them. The purchases were almost...