| 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 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...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2012
Celebrity presence has always been an essential part of the game at Los Angeles charity events, but this fall organizers may have outdone themselves. Consider:
George Clooney will be honored at the Carousel of Hope Ball.
Leonardo DiCaprio is co-chairing...
| 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...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Welcome back to the workweek. A short stack of news for you this morning, but rest assured, it's full of the vitamins and minerals a growing mind needs. Read on.
First up on the docket: Scott Ochoa, the former city manager of Monrovia, and now Glendale,...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Chicago fashion designers have a chance to impress producers from NBC's "Fashion Star" with their creations during a July 22 casting call at Macy's.
"Fashion Star" is looking for 12 innovative designers for its second season. The show's ultimate winner...
| 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 12, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Macy's secured a suite - aptly named the Macy's Lounge - inside the Empire Hotel as a place for fashionistas to relax between the fashions shows held in Lincoln Center. Situated directly across the street, it was easy to pop in for a quick snack or a...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 5:44 AM
At the Zang Toi show Sunday evening, "Real Housewife of New York" Romona Singer tweeted that she was front row with Alex McCord, Avery Singer and Sonja Morgan. She tweeted that the three of them were her "three favorite blonds."
Baltimore's Stacy Keibler...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:04 PM
Christian Siriano, Maryland's best-known fashion industry personality, might have had one of the best showings at last week's New York Fashion Week events. But the state's couture offerings did not end with him. Area designers, hair and makeup artists and...