| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Gisele Bundchen's Chanel No. 5 ad dropped on Wednesday, and as beautiful as it is, it raises almost as many questions as Brad Pitt's puzzling effort did in October 2012.
The world's highest-paid supermodel, who led the charge during the French fashion...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 12:25 PM
RICHMOND — The trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell is nothing short of a Virginia spectacle.
Here are some tidbits from the first week of testimony that didn't make it into our coverage, or that got glossed over more quickly than deserved.
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Life is fine on Boulevard Chanel, the street facade created by designer Karl Lagerfeld for his ready-to-wear show on Tuesday, where leggy models in expensive outfits staged a faux demonstration as part of the spectacle.
Lagerfeld's commentary on the...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Oblong cut-outs, oversized buckles and a utilitarian aesthetic were the defining features of Stella McCartney's 2015 summer collection in Paris on Monday.
The British designer's pledge to offer clothes with "effortless movement and a fluid silhouette,"...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Chic comfort, warm style thrive – and florals, brights not fading this season
Fall fashion is looking pretty practical. Yes, practical — as in wearable and warm.
But before you start picturing polar fleece vests and oversize snowsuits...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:06 PM
I read a fascinating article by Edward Helmore in the Guardian the other day about how there is considerable angst among luxury brands that young Chinese consumers, who are responsible for one third of luxury goods and fashion sales, are not living up...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Shoppers won't need a passport to browse a spread of ultra-light down jackets, cashmere sweaters and Supima T-shirts made from Japanese retailer Uniqlo.
The international brand opened its first Southern California store last month at South Coast Plaza,...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
From '60s-inspired bangs and the comeback of cornrows to elaborate new takes on the ponytail, fall's latest hair looks offer styling inspiration. But translating catwalk hair to the sidewalk isn't so simple — not everyone in Hollywood has a personal...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Somehow, fall in Chicago makes it a little bit easier to say goodbye to summer. The trees change from green to red, the air turns from humid to crisp, Sundays spent brunching al fresco turn into Sundays spent watching football and iced coffees are...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Geometric patterns are classics in modern design speak. But one that especially resonates these days is the triangle. Specifically, triangles laid end to end to create mesmerizing larger-scale geometrics, and often in three or more different colors for...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:00 AM
It was more than beauty and elegant design that drew photographer Cathleen Naundorf deep into the haute couture archives of Chanel, Dior and Gaultier. There was a wildness to the pieces that she rarely saw in the larger fashion world.