| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:59 AM
Michelle Obama's ruby-colored, Jason Wu-designed second inauguration ball gown has gone on loan to the Smithsonian Institution for at least a year. Usually the Smithsonian exhibits gowns worn only at first inaugurations, but this dress has drawn so much...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:42 AM
President Barack Obama has appointed Andrew Weinstein of Coral Springs to the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.
He’ll join an eclectic group including cellist Yo-Yo Ma, actresses Sarah Jessica Parker and Kerry Washington,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Western civilization may not be pining for a play about the wretched (and lightly disguised) family of imprisoned con man Bernie Madoff, but need it or not, actress-turned-scribe Amanda Peet has written just such a play in "The Commons of Pensacola."...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Three world leaders -- a white conservative, a black liberal and an unpretentious woman governing the happiest country on Earth -- mirthfully huddled together for a photo capturing a momentous event.
Nelson Mandela would have been pleased.
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:27 AM
When Sasha Obama wore an Asos sweater emblazoned with a unicorn to a basketball game last weekend, the garment promptly sold out. But supply seems to follow demand: Asos announced on its blog that the sweater will be back in stock Dec. 2. [Racked]...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"YOU WILL do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm," said Collette.
It is difficult to equate the brilliant actress Jennifer Lawrence and her big movie hit "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" with the silly promotion "The Late Show with David...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Back in the days when Adrian, Edith Head and James Galanos were designing, Los Angeles had fashion workrooms to rival the couture ateliers in Paris.
L.A. stylist and society maven Mary Alice Haney wants to bring that dressmaking tradition back with...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The former New York Observer editor who hired a then-unknown Candace Bushnell to write a column called "Sex and the City" has died. Peter Kaplan was 59.
Kaplan's wife, Lisa Chase, says he died Friday of cancer in New York City.
Kaplan edited the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:10 AM
October is the epitome of fall – the air is finally cooler, candy corn sales sprout up in every grocery store and a cornucopia of movies that will send a shiver down your spine are miraculously available on On Demand. In celebration of all things...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Bette Midler is Katie Couric's guest on Halloween, and the Divine Miss M has not-so-divine things to say about some young women performers.
In Thursday's telecast of "Katie," Couric asks a question about Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga, who push the...
| Nov 4, 2013
She held a tape recording to her stomach so the twin boys she was carrying could get used to the sounds of their mom and dad's voices.
"I think I was about 9 and someone said, "What are you going to be when you grow up?' And I said, 'I'm going to have...