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  • Man charged in twin brother's 2007 slaying in Columbia

    Man charged in twin brother's 2007 slaying in Columbia
    When his identical twin brother went missing in 2007, Wael Ali sought to organize a search party in Howard County to hunt for clues. Later, after the discovery of Wasel Ali's body, Wael set up a memorial page on Facebook where he lamented that they'd...
  • Lanvin's dreamy realist

    Lanvin's dreamy realist
    In just 10 years, Alber Elbaz has succeeded in waking the sleeping beauty that was the French fashion house of Lanvin, giving it a modern identity and a must-have status. His particular brand of imperfect glamour — fraying lace edges, exposed...
  • The mall issue: The Grove

    The mall issue: The Grove
    Location: 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, between 3rd Street and Beverly Boulevard just east of Fairfax Avenue. From the 10 Freeway, take the Fairfax Avenue exit north. Hours: Regular mall hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon.-Thurs.; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m....
  • The mall issue: Beverly Center is so right now

    The mall issue: Beverly Center is so right now
    Southern California is home to strip malls, mini-malls, mixed-use malls, outlet malls and rarefied luxury malls. But, unlike any other mall, the Beverly Center is a microcosm of the state of fashion and culture today. The behemoth at the edge of West...
  • The Westchester Mall Is Center Of Student 'Design Wars'

    The Westchester Mall Is Center Of Student 'Design Wars'
    Students from Westchester Community College designing outfits made from retailer shopping bags for stylish women from the Junior League as part of a Design Wars competition during the event. Each student was given 50 shopping bags from their preferred...
  • Trina Turk pairs up with Banana Republic for summer collection

     Trina Turk pairs up with Banana Republic for summer collection
    [This post has been corrected. See note at bottom for details.] When Banana Republic was looking for someone to collaborate on a summer collection inspired by Palm Springs, Trina Turk was the one to call. The L.A.-based designer, known for playful...
  • Amazon, Target winning Black Friday value wars, report says

    Amazon, Target winning Black Friday value wars, report says
    Black Friday and Cyber Monday are fast approaching, but according to one research group, consumers have crowned the retailer they think provides the best value: Amazon.com. The online retailer has many of its brick-and-mortar competitors hustling to...
  • The Shot: Downtown's bargain bazaar, street style at Santee Alley

     
    Left: Lawton Prince, 25 and visiting from the Virgin Islands, at the L.A. Fashion District on Santee St. in downtown L.A., on Thursday, February 24, 2011, said he likes to wear the latest fashions and today he was wearing an Ecko fleece long sleeve top...
  • Your Stylist: How to make your little black dress work during warmer months

     
    Resident Image stylist and market editor Melissa Magsaysay soothes your sartorial woes in the weekly Your Stylist blog column Dear Melissa, I could really use some fashion sense and help. I have many daytime events coming up this spring and......
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: Kate Middleton gets a coat of arms. Lauren Conrad launches a beauty site. And Tom Ford sells used cars?

     
    Canadian used-car salesman Dale Wurfel is using a photo of designer Tom Ford -- whose name is synonymous with elegant panache -- in an ad. An ad that in all likelihood comes as a surprise to Ford. Endorsing used cars......
  • Your Stylist: A prom dress with a pop of cool color

     
    Resident Image stylist and market editor Melissa Magsaysay soothes your sartorial woes in the weekly Your Stylist blog column Dear Melissa, My daughter is seeking help from me for her prom dress. I am so excited to see my daughter,......