| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:59 PM
PARIS -- A handsome woman. That’s the slice of femininity that designer Marco Zanini was going for with his fall 2013 collection for the house of Rochas, presented Wednesday afternoon during Paris Fashion Week.
The look: A masculine-feminine mix...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:19 PM
PARIS -- Malibu gal pals Cher, jewelry designer Loree Rodkin and Chrome Hearts co-founder Laurie Stark sat front row on Thursday afternoon at Paris Fashion Week, taking in Oliver Rousteing’s rocker-chic Balmain collection.
The inspiration: The...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 8:39 AM
PARIS -- A rush of wind and billowing smoke at the top of the runway signaled a new mood for Rick Owens. The California-raised, Paris-based designer who made his name on second-skin leathers with a dark and moody bent showed his fall 2013 collection...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:40 AM
PARIS -- The Dior fall 2013 collection by Raf Simons was such a triumph that the question is, will anyone want to wear anything else?
For his second ready-to-wear outing for Dior on Friday afternoon during Paris Fashion Week, Simons created a runway set...
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
| Oct 29, 2012
Forget that old trick of wearing one's heart on one's sleeve. This is the political season and one's sleeve — one's entire attire even — can be a billboard proclaiming loyalty to a party or a cause. With these updated hues, designers are...
| Mar 11, 2012
Seeking a quintessential Los Angeles fashion experience? Here are our picks of the top boutiques where you can have one.
The vibe: Beachy casual with a metropolitan edge, a shop that includes Alexander McQueen evening gowns and Prada flip-...
| Dec 30, 2012
Designer merry go round
Stefano Pilati was out at Yves Saint Laurent and in at Ermenegildo Zegna. Versus, Azzaro and Vionnet lost their designers, and Jil Sander was back in at Jil Sander, after Raf Simons left that label for Dior. Nicolas Ghesquière...
| Apr 22, 2012
A lot has been made of organic cotton and other eco-friendly fabrics made from Tencel, hemp and bamboo as fashion rides the mega-trend of environmentalism. But recycled clothes purchased at thrift and consignment stores, as well as upcycled items reworked...
| 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...
| Feb 19, 2012
With mid-priced collections as upscale-looking and lavishly detailed as those on the New York runways for fall, who needs to pay top dollar for fashion?
So much of the excitement during the New York Fashion Week shows that wrapped up on Thursday was...