| Nov 9, 2008
Call it avant-garde for the masses.
Launching Thursday, Comme des Garçons for H&M is one of the most interesting fast-fashion designer collaborations to come along in a retail scene full of them. Because Rei Kawakubo, who designs the high-end Comme des...
| Jun 15, 2008
Shopping for designer jeans and shampoo now takes less time (and effort) than waiting for your order at the In-N-Out drive-through.
Several L.A. stores are offering curbside pickup service. Sales people at Kiehl's, Jonathan Adler and Kitson will take a...
| Dec 21, 2008
MAC Cosmetics never met a cross-dressing diva it didn't like.
Following in the footsteps of RuPaul, Amanda Lepore and Jeffree Star, Dame Edna Everage has teamed up with the beauty giant on a line of makeup arriving in stores Friday.
| Dec 21, 2008
It arrives most every year, that moment when you realize you need to find another holiday gift -- fast. The less-than-enviable fallback: a lackluster candle from the Hallmark store or a Starbucks gift card you either take out of your wallet or pick up...
| Jul 20, 2008
HEIDI MERRICK may not be a globe-trotting socialite from a high-profile family, but she is royalty. Surf royalty.
Her father is Al Merrick, the legendary board shaper whose Channel Islands surfboards are what surf gods Tom Curren and Kelly Slater ride....
| Jul 20, 2008
ERICA HOSSEINI is shy about showing off the surfing awards, trophies and oversized faux checks stashed all over her colorful bedroom. But she jumps at the chance to talk about her gadgets -- the desktop PC with a huge flat screen, the MacBook Pro laptop...
| Aug 19, 2007
WHAT does shopping smell like? According to the New York perfume house Bond no. 9, it's hard-hitting gardenia and creamy vanilla (if you're a girl) and grassy marine notes and woodsy incense (if you're a boy).
To us, Bond's new fragrances -- named Saks...
| Mar 21, 2010
The idea of orange makeup may conjure up images of circus clowns or overly tanned women sporting neon coral lipstick on a sweltering day. But this spring, orange and coral hues are looking fresh, modern and totally wearable.
From highly pigmented poppy...
| Mar 29, 2010
Some consumers are more than willing to pay higher prices for organically grown food and other products. But is the extra dollar worth it? The answer may depend upon personal priorities.
By definition, organically grown foods are produced without most...
| Dec 8, 2008
Wondering what to wear at the holiday party to lure a new love for '09? That expensive, sequiny dress? A handsome new holly-green vest and some knock-'em-dead after-shave? Too bad fashion writers don't read science journals. Instead of just lecturing on...
| May 6, 2007
THE day began like any other in 1961, and for Fred Hayman, right, resident manager of the Beverly Hilton, that meant buttoning into a three-piece suit and pushing a pressed hankie into his pocket. But today if he dressed more carefully, it was because...