| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Two-time Academy Award-winning costume designer Catherine Martin's luscious and ultra-luxe costumes for "The Great Gatsby" are a stellar fusion of past, present and future. Her husband, the film's director, Baz Luhrmann, with whom she frequently...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:16 PM
The Olsen twins have made a new name for themselves in the fashion industry with their luxury brand the Row, but Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen actually sashayed into the world of fashion at a much earlier age when they donned designer duds on the set of...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Look-at-me designer sunglasses have long been de rigueur in Hollywood, where the sun and the flash of paparazzi cameras shine bright.
The latest "it" sunglasses, launching for winter, up the fashion ante even more with super-luxurious details and...
| Dec 6, 2013
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I have been invited to a black-tie dinner at a fancy private club. Is a knee-length dress acceptable attire? The dress I would wear is sleeveless, decorated with rhinestones around the neckline and around the edges of the three-...
| Jan 13, 2014
Nina Garcia knows texture. As creative director of Marie Claire magazine, a judge since the first season of "Project Runway," a Colombian immigrant, a longtime New Yorker, an author and a mother of two small children, she leads a life as layered as a...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Recently I became aware of a new website getting an inordinate amount of buzz from the media, the cyber community and women who travel on business.
Inviteforabite.com bills itself as a "safe, friendly place for women to meet and eat. At home and away."...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I'd like to kick off this week's column with an exciting announcement that I hope everyone already knows: 2012 is the year that a remake of "The Great Gatsby," starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, will hit theaters. It will probably make at least $50...
| Nov 28, 2013
Today's designer consignment looks nothing like the college snapshot of students pawing through piles for that Prada in the rough.
Hollywood's A-list regularly walks the red carpet in couture from Decades, the luxury consignment store that starred in...
| Nov 3, 2013
In a world where scads of sales can be found anytime online, devoting an entire day, a half tank of gas and a week's pay to a mall, even an outlet mall, would be like ducking into a phone booth and depositing a dime.
Not since my back-to-school...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 2:06 PM
The Art of Fashion Show: This exhibit explores fashion as art. Curated by Luis Valenzuela, the show highlights the timelessness of looks designed by fashion houses such as Dior, Pucci, Bob Mackie, Chanel and Alexander McQueen, and even takes a peek into...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 12:44 PM
In his recently published "1913: The Year Before The Storm," German journalist Florian Illies compiles a fascinating and exhaustively researched month-by-month compendium of the events, personalities, culture, politics, technology and fashions that shaped...