| Oct 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"AMERICA IS the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between." -- Oscar Wilde
SPEAKING OF decadence, that word has been used and overused, but perhaps not without cause in the fabulous 1970s.
From 1973 to 1983,...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Every October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, companies release products in which a portion of profit is donated to research foundations. Here are six that help support finding a cure.
Kiel James Patrick Twiggy bracelet
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Miley Cyrus was stir-crazy during her recent days-long hospitalization after an allergic reaction to a prescription flu medication. So what to do? She shopped online from her hospital bed. And by her own admission, she made some questionable choices....
| Nov 10, 2013
The first volume of actress Anjelica Huston's memoirs, “A Story Lately Told: Coming of Age in Ireland, London, and New York,” is a niche book distinguished by above-average prose. Its breeziness will register as a virtue to anyone who's had to...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Richard Avedon was one of the most accomplished photographers of the last 50 years and a new solo exhibition of his work at the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills, "Avedon: Women," explores his interpretations of beauty, both conventional and...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Just two weeks after the Beatles' landmark appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in February 1964, the British group the Dave Clark Five — the Beatles' biggest rivals in the U.S. — had its own remarkable debut on the hugely popular Sunday night...
| Mar 22, 2014
The show: "These Paper Bullets!", a Yale Repertory Theatre production at the University Theatre in New Haven.
What makes it special?: World premiere of Rolin Jones' "modish rip-off of William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing,' " with new songs by...
| Dec 30, 2012
Body by Beckham
Women weren't the only ones baring skin in ads this year. Fast fashion giant H&M debuted its first Super Bowl ad for the David Beckham Bodywear collection, starring the soccer star in his skivvies. During the London Summer Olympics,...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 7:52 AM
"'S Wonderful ... 'S Marvelous," goes the promotional tag line for the current Marriott Theatre production, signaling to the ticket buyer that this show features the glorious music of George and Ira Gershwin. Those adjectives, though, do not tell the...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:09 PM
When Bert Stern photographed the world's most photographed woman, he had a feeling that it would be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
He was right.
Six weeks after their boozy sessions in a suite at the Hotel Bel-Air, Marilyn Monroe died of an...
| Apr 17, 2011
Anyone who has set foot in Shareen Vintage, a vast downtown warehouse space lined with endless racks of sparkly cocktail frocks, gauzy hippie robes and an eclectic mix of other garments, will hardly be surprised to learn that the shop's owner, Shareen...