| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Clothes make the man, but can't save the film, in "Yves Saint Laurent," in which the life of one of haute couture's great innovators gets disappointingly by-the-numbers treatment. The first of two YSL biopics scheduled for release this year, Jalil...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Los Angeles' temperate climate means that it is manicure-pedicure season all year long. So it's no wonder that nail salons in Southern California are big business, peppering nearly every strip mall and street corner to rival the ubiquity of Starbucks....
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Selena Gomez is on the cover of Seventeen's inaugural Power issue, celebrating the magazine's 70th anniversary and Hollywood's most powerful young women age 21 and under. Gomez is at the top of the list. [Seventeen].
Jennifer Hudson cut her hair into...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Luxury Garage Sale, the upscale consignment boutique, hosts its first warehouse sale this week. From Wednesday to Sunday, hundreds of designer garments, shoes, accessories and costume jewelry from brands like Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga,...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Could we be in the midst of a comfort shoe revolution? It’s certainly starting to look — and feel — like it.
After years of tripping and tottering, women are stepping down from heels and platforms and settling into shoes that are...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:38 PM
During my career, one of the biggest joys of covering fashion has been the opportunity to attend runway shows in spectacular settings. Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent at the Rodin Museum in Paris was one, John Galliano for Christian Dior Couture at the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:45 AM
This year's best dressed Hollywood newcomer is Lupita Nyong'o, the Yale School of Drama-educated actress garnering awards buzz for her role as the abused slave Patsey in "12 Years a Slave."
Nyong'o, who is styled by Micaela Erlanger, has been working...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Chinese pianist Yuja Wang is widely admired for her astonishing technical skills at the keyboard and a charismatic stage presence. The 26-year-old also draws attention for her fashion statements and sometimes daring style choices on the concert stage. Her...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Sax Fifth Avenue opened two new levels catering to the "modern man" with everything from suits, ties and shoes galore to denim, outerwear, accessories and luggage. The Fifth Avenue Man, located on the sixth and seventh floors of the Michigan Avenue store,...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Bets on the top-performing retailer this holiday don't favor the storied haute couture companies — not Chanel with its $4,500 handbags, nor Neiman Marcus and its $150,000 bespoke falconry set.
Instead, it's Michael Kors Holdings — an...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Fashion model Behati Prinsloo has plopped down on this particular couch in this particular atelier in downtown Los Angeles on this particular mid-December evening to talk about her new creative collaboration with L.A.-based denim label THVM. Thanks to a...