| Nov 19, 2014
| 9:49 AM
The Costume Ball, presented by the Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum, was held Nov. 14 at the museum, with more than 200 fashion-loving guests in attendance. The black-tie affair debuted "Chicago Styled: Fashioning the Magnificent Mile", an...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:10 AM
People this week named Australian actor Chris Hemsworth ("Thor," "The Avengers," "Snow White and the Huntsman") the sexiest man alive. Leading the Wrap to ponder, why hasn't Ryan Gosling ever been crowned? Because Gosling doesn't want it, sources say....
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
I'm five days into my trip to Italy and I haven't seen a single Italian woman wearing yoga pants.
This has become my method of finding an American to take my picture: I look for the most casual attire I can find -- someone wearing jeans, leggings,...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:42 PM
The Waldorf Astoria retail space that once housed Perchance Boutique is transforming this weekend into a Christian Siriano pop-up shop where the designer will hawk his first fragrance.
The two-day pop-up at 11 E. Walton St. will open Friday 10 a.m. to 7...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Nicki Minaj, Alicia Keyes and Ariana Grande were among the performers at the MTV Europe Music Awards, which took place in Glasgow, Scotland, on Sunday. Winners included One Direction, Five Seconds of Summer, Minaj, Grande, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 10:26 AM
When your grandmother is Diana Vreeland — a fashion legend known for her groundbreaking and influential work at Vogue, Harper's Bazaar and the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum, how do you pay tribute to her? This was the enormous task...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:55 AM
When she isn't playing spunky characters like Katniss Everdeen, Jennifer Lawrence walks red carpets in elegant gowns by Dior, the couture house for which she is a celebrity face. From the time she wowed us in Dior Haute Couture while accepting an...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:43 PM
That mile of Michigan Avenue known the world over for its shopping magnificence was, a century ago, not so. It was a quiet, unassuming street, a mix of residences and warehouses, and it wasn't called Michigan Avenue at all, but Pine Street.
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:06 PM
Oscar de la Renta, who died Monday at age 82, was a gentleman designer who over the last five decades defined American elegance.
De la Renta's pop culture influence was wide-ranging. He recently designed Amal Clooney's wedding dress, and nearly every...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Just in time for its 20th anniversary, celebrated on Wednesday night, Barneys New York in Beverly Hills has had a face-lift.
The main floor, cosmetics floor and men's fifth floor have all been redesigned, and the store includes the first Freds...
| 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...