| Dec 7, 2013
| 1:18 PM
We are officially in the mad dash toward Christmas Day.
To help you navigate the endless promotional materials and discount news, I will post a running list of deals every weekend through Christmas with help from the bargain hunters at crazytowndeals....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:34 PM
With holiday spending on clothes and toys off to a chilly start, worried retailers are plying shoppers with an early gift: Black Friday-style bargains extended into the first weeks of December.
Merchants get nervous each year during the dreaded early-...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Smiling, Christina Denny took the stage with the 52 other hopefuls in preparation for the Miss America competition earlier this month.
Flanked by towering entrants, the 5-foot-6-inch Owings Mills native performed fast-paced choreography with precision....
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The greatest shopping friend known to women may have just arrived at Bloomingdale's at South Coast Plaza.
The Me-Ality takes the guessing out of sizing, style and best fit when it comes to finding that perfect pair of jeans. I recently tested it and was...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:46 AM
Going to the beach doesn't simply mean getting a killer tan. There's also plenty of great fashion and home décor finds along the way. Here's a guide to places to shop while visiting the shore.
Ron Jon Surf Shop
The iconic retailer, now based in...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Futuristic fabrics and high-tech garments are just one way technology is affecting the fashion landscape. Another, e-commerce, was the topic of discussion at Fashion Digital Los Angeles, a recent day-long conference in Hollywood.
Some 450 registrants...
| Mar 20, 2011
Spring merchandise has officially hit the stores, and one trend should be immediately noticeable: bright colors. They were everywhere on the spring-summer 2011 runways, including at the Jil Sander show, where candy colors managed to look minimal when...
| Mar 27, 2011
London is swinging again thanks to bride and princess-to-be Kate Middleton. Millions are hanging on her every move — where she shops, where she primps, what she eats and drinks.
Although the couple live (part of the time) in a rented farmhouse in...
| Apr 29, 2011
For years, I've been nagging Kathryn Finney to take me shopping.
That's because I was dying to see her in action. Kathryn, 35, literally wrote the book on frugal clothes shopping ("How to be a Budget Fashionista") and her blog, thebudgetfashionista.com,...
| May 9, 2011
| 9:22 PM
Men's and women's apparel company MetroPark announced the closure of all its locations, including two located in Orange County, according to a company news release.
Santa Ana, Irvine and 67 other store locations nationwide announced store closing sales...
| May 12, 2011
| 10:09 PM
Freebie of the Week: Enjoy free rockabilly and Beatles music this weekend at the OC Market Place in the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa. All concerts, including admission to the swap meet, are free with a canned food donation, which will benefit...