| Oct 1, 2012
| 10:00 AM
The minute Janeen Simon found her perfect wedding dress, she knew she had to get another one.
Her first dress — a Maggie Sottero diamond-white, sweetheart-style frock adorned in ruffles and anchored by an asymmetrical train — was stunning,...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Stephanie Sack owns Vive La Femme, a snappy Bucktown boutique for plus-size fashionistas. While her store tends to be more flattering focused than trend conscious, she says that accessories play a major role in pulling a complete look together.
| Feb 26, 2012
In certain circles, the Oscars red carpet generates more buzz than the awards ceremony itself. That two-hour window when stars stroll, preen and gush often showcases the results of hours and hours of prepping by a team of experts tasked with readying...
| Jan 22, 2012
For red carpet appearances, celebrity hairstyles usually play a secondary role; it's the gowns that get all the attention. But sometimes a coiffeur has enough oomph to command headlines. At last week's Golden Globes award show, a number of stars posed for...
| Sep 25, 2010
So, OK, the first problem with Nicole Richie's second novel, "Priceless," is that you took, or mistook, actually, its opening chapters -- setting up the tale of an American princess recently returned from Parisian exile to her handsome, devoted Wall...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Jan 16, 2012
It was a Golden Globes red carpet with more fashion fizzles than sizzles. Shades of pale were a popular trend, as were fishtail hems. And there was a certain boring sameness to many of the looks, including Bérénice Bejo's blue strapless Gucci gown, Freida...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 10:37 AM
| Jan 8, 2012
Stealth wealth. Fashion gaming. Elsa Schiaparelli. Raf Simons. What else? Here's a list of stylish people, trends and ideas to pay attention to in 2012.
Surrealism. Opening May 10, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute's exhibition...
| Jul 22, 2012
With their matching paisley mini dresses, matching teal streaks in their hair and matching snakeskin booties, fashion designers Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor are a head-turning vision as they breeze into Soho House, two peas in a haute-hippie...
| Sep 2, 2012
The red carpet occupies its own place in the pantheon of fashion, somewhere between the runway and the street. Thanks to their access and visibility, Hollywood stars have had a jump on the fall collections and trends, which they have been wearing to...