| Aug 27, 2012
| 10:12 AM
One day in 2009 Anna Wintour – editrix of “Vogue” and the last word in all things fabulous – decided that the recession was unfashionable.
Not being a shrinking violet, she set about doing something about it. After ringing up...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Reality TV star and mother of eight Kate Gosselin will run the Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago mini-marathon July 22 in Grant Park.
What’s your excuse for not running?
The former star of TLC's "Jon & Kate Plus 8" will take part in the 3 mile...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Jerry Springer may have abandoned Chicago three years ago, but the impresario of camera-ready interpersonal conflict will be pleased to know that his influence remains.
It's certainly there in the two Chicago-based “reality” shows airing...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:57 AM
DENVER, Colo. -- (KTLA) -- Reality television stars Bill and Giuiana Rancic have welcomed a baby boy to their family.
Edward Duke was born in Denver via a gestational surrogate on Wednesday night, weighing in at 7 pounds and 4 ounces.
The couple --...
| Mar 20, 2013
Insider-trading probe: In the March 16 Business section, an article about a Securities and Exchange Commission settlement with two affiliates of hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors mischaracterized a previous deal between the regulator and financier Michael...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 10:35 AM
I'm in a weird spot, standing in the home I grew up in surrounded by presumption, superstition and more memories than the Smithsonian.
The year-long week began four days earlier when I flew to California from Orlando to sort the homestead's contents....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:20 AM
If getting reamed by the notoriously grumpy Harrison Ford is a rite of passage for entertainment reporters, you could say I was finally initiated into the club March 18. In fact, you could say a few Chicago reporters were initiated that night.
| Mar 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
It's no surprise that Louise Roe, the 31-year-old model, fashion journalist and new host of NBC's "Fashion Star," has transformed an entire room of her West Hollywood home into her own personal closet space. It's a small room, decorated with pictures of...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:43 PM
For one lucky interior designer, the phrase "charity begins at home" may soon take on new significance, thanks to a contest sponsored by a local home furnishings showroom.
Design for a Difference will allow interior designers to compete for the chance...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Attention those who can't let go: The problem is not your stuff. It's your stories.
This bit of news from Mark Brunetz, Emmy-award winning co-host of Style Network's Clean House, helped me get past the sting of selling my piano this week — for...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 1:36 PM
"Big news coming tomorrow!," Rihanna promised Tuesday on Twitter — but did she deliver? Sure she did, if launching a new fashion-design competition series counts as big news in these reality-TV-laden days.
Rihanna and the Style Network will be...