| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:47 PM
“Dad, we got this,” Sabine reassured me. We entered the Bunker Hill Room of the Omni Hotel. Yeah! I have ice in my veins, but I have to admit I was overwhelmed as to the significance of the moment.
A beam of light found us, our cue to...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Get ready for a midseason reset. Change the focus from investing in new clothes to splurging on accessories. Here, we uncovered the season's best new accents — with fur, fringe and shine.
Designers have had a field day with fringe, reinventing the...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Whether you're counting hits or misses, 2014 certainly left a mark fashion-wise. From the runways to the red carpets to the slopes of Sochi, it was an endless parade of see-through dresses, ugly Olympic sweaters, cool cats in extra-large hats and just...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Stacy Smith always stops by 2 Chic Boutique in Pigtown to scour the racks of discount designer clothes before she shops anywhere else.
The consignment shop is bursting with suits, skirts, gowns and accessories with labels to melt a fashionista's heart:...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 10:57 AM
As 2014 winds to an end, we reflect on some enduring advice from the recently retired Answer Angel, Ellen Warren.
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: Help! I am getting ready for a big family vacation in the Mediterranean. It will be pretty hot there. I...
| 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...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
When it comes to style, Gwen Stefani's participation on "The Voice" this season brings to mind the old adage about Ginger Rogers doing everything Fred Astaire did, but backward and in high heels.
While her fellow judges — all men — are...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Sophia Amoruso, 30, the digital doyenne who turned her hobby of selling vintage clothing on EBay into the $130-million, L.A.-based Nasty Gal fashion brand, has had quite a year.
Her "#GirlBoss" business manifesto was published in May, documenting her...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:19 AM
The night after the British Fashion Awards unspooled in London, a cadre of scantily clad models hit the catwalk in Britain's capital for the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. The star-studded affair included runway turns by some of the biggest names in...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:55 AM
Do you choose the dress in red or black? What about sparkles? How about a bow?
Presents aren't the only things to stress over this holiday season. With all the parties and other events, picking the right ensemble has become as important as selecting the...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Resort collections arrive in stores from late October to late November, when much of the country is bundled up but those of us here in Southern California are still enjoying 70-degree days.
First introduced in the 1940s, resort, also called cruise or...