| Apr 3, 2015
| 6:12 AM
The upcoming Strut4Autism fashion show, created by Hartford mom, Carmen Veal, is always a glamorous affair. “We have a great time. It’s one of my favorite events," she says, noting this year is particularly special, supporting an...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 1:10 PM
The fun and froth of the bridal runways is spilling over into the handbag market. The tulle, texture and embellishments – both floral and shimmering – seen on the fall 2012 collections are finding a canvas on handbags, too.
| Mar 5, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Want a dreamy, romantic vibe for your upcoming I Do’s? Consider a palette of pale pink and champagne. Just want to have fun? Go for bold pairings of vibrant hues, such as cherry red and aqua. The key thing to keep in mind: the colors you choose will...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 10:17 AM
Maybe a swirl of organza or an overlay of Alencon lace would look best; possibly a bit of crystal beading. Style considerations for the bridal salon, right? Yes, and now the cake shop, too.
With wedding cake design increasingly taking its cue from the...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 10:55 AM
For some brides, wearing a traditional strapless gowns feel bare enough for a wedding ceremony in front of dozens of friends, family and colleagues. Kate Middleton did demonstrate to the world of brides-to-be that a whiff of modesty never hurts.
| Nov 7, 2011
| 11:59 AM
Turns out not every bride wants to look dreamy and frothy like a cupcake on her wedding day.
While strapless gowns, princess ball gowns and an abundance of material were on display during the past spring and fall bridal runway shows, some designers threw...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Surprised to find yourself fawning over tiaras after watching Duchess Catherine don a classy crown for her I Do's?
"Popular culture has been obsessed with royal weddings lately, so I'm sure that some of that pageantry and rich tradition will influence...
| May 25, 2011
| 9:24 AM
These days, it’s not your grandmother’s taffeta or silk that bridal designers are using in their wedding collections.
As they ratchet up the bar on innovation in an increasingly crowded market that’s turned more competitive with lower-...
| Jun 27, 2015
| 5:33 AM
In a story June 26 about Paris Fashion Week, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Berluti house branched out into making clothes last year. Berluti ready-to-wear was created in 2011, not last year. It was the house's official catwalk...
| Jun 21, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Los Angeles menswear designer John Elliott's company is only 3 years old, but you could say he's been at it a lot longer than that. At age 8, he sent off a letter to Nike with a few of his designs intended for a legendary athlete who he thought wasn't...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 12:29 PM
During the day they are insurance company executives, business magnates, trainers, television personalities and political leaders.
But on Monday evening, they were something else — catwalk-strutting models who worked the runway for a good cause,...