| 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 16, 2014
| 8:30 AM
New and expanding businesses are altering the landscape a bit in Hinsdale's downtown business district.
Deyan Missbrenner and his father, Damir Missbrenner, recently opened Solaris Jewelry, 9 E. First St.
Hinsdale already has several jewelry stores,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:18 AM
More than 600 people are already on the waiting list to get Fendi's limited edition Bag Boy Karlito. The $1,750 accessory debuted at Fendi's fall runway show in Milan earlier this year and it's only going to be available at five Neiman Marcus stores....
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Gisele Bundchen has gotten pretty cozy at the top of Forbes' list of highest-paid models.
The Brazilian supermodel, 34, has topped the financial magazine's annual list for the eighth year in a row by earning an estimated $47 million. That's a $5-million...
| 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 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.
| Sep 20, 2014
You won't hear her name at Fashion Week or in red carpet coverage. But Nina McLemore designs for some of the most influential and affluent women in America: Hillary Clinton, DuPont Co. CEO Ellen Kullman, former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman ....
| 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 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...