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  • They're first ladies of fashion too

    They're first ladies of fashion too
    On Tuesday night, we will become a nation of fashion critics, crowding around TV screens to see what glittering gown Michelle Obama will wear to the 10 official inaugural balls she's expected to attend. Will it be over-the-top or quietly chic, sexy or...
  • Michelle Obama's real-world style

    Michelle Obama's real-world style
    Fashion has a new first lady. If the black-and-red dress Michelle Obama wore for her husband's victory speech Tuesday is any indication, she is poised to be her own kind of style icon in the White House. The straight-from-the-spring-runway dress, which...
  • THE CARDINALI TOUCH

    THE CARDINALI TOUCH
    IT was a dream date for any fashion designer, caught by Vogue magazine, on this upbeat day in 1971. Marilyn Lewis makes an adjustment to the beaded blue detailing on a lamé gown before the formal shoot begins. The floral chiffon with ruffles was already a...
  • READY TO SCHOOL YOU

    READY TO SCHOOL YOU
    THEY say there isn't a rivalry. There are more than a dozen schools in L.A. County that teach fashion design, but Otis and FIDM, as the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising is known, are the biggest and the best. Both have main campuses...
  • 'Oprah' captures a complex personality and life

    'Oprah' captures a complex personality and life
    In the 24 years she's been the queen of TV talk shows, Oprah Winfrey has tackled every conceivable subject. Whether a transgender male giving birth or teachers sleeping with their students, nothing is too outrageous for "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and its...
  • Saying farewell with warmth and laughter

    When Arnold Schwarzenegger met Merv Griffin, the bodybuilder was newly arrived in California from Austria and had never been on a talk show. But as now-Gov. Schwarzenegger recalled in a speech punctuated by laughter Friday afternoon at Griffin's...
  • At the Hotel Bel-Air, a pianist's elegance and ivory

    At the Hotel Bel-Air, a pianist's elegance and ivory
    The Champagne Bar at the Hotel Bel-Air is dark as a lair. Ice clinks as men and women on caramel-colored leather chairs and forest-green couches imbibe, converse and laugh. A roaring fire blasts light and warmth, which is welcome, despite the heat of a...
  • Q & A with 'Geoffrey Beene' author Kim Hastreiter

    Q & A with 'Geoffrey Beene' author Kim Hastreiter
    With the economy and the climate demanding that we all start to think about fashion more pragmatically, it's an interesting time to remember Geoffrey Beene, the fine American designer who elevated the everyday, translating common fabrics such as flannel...
  • Santa Monica designer Michael S. Smith to decorate Obama's White House living area

    Santa Monica designer Michael S. Smith to decorate Obama's White House living area
    Santa Monica designer Michael S. Smith has won the commission to redecorate the White House living quarters for the Obama family. "He sounds like a wise choice, with his interest in traditional though not pedantic museum settings," said historian William...
  • Transcript of Republican presidential debate in Simi Valley

    This is a Rush transcript. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. ANDERSON COOPER, CNN ANCHOR: And welcome to the Ronald Reagan presidential library in Simi Valley, California, here from the majestic Air Force One Pavilion. I'm...
  • Michelle Obama's no-win role

    Michelle Obama's no-win role
    I'm having a hard time forming an opinion about First Lady Michelle Obama, mostly because there are already so many out there, and they're almost uniformly inane. There's the constant clucking about her wardrobe: the election night "lava lamp" dress, the...