| Feb 17, 2013
We saw a record-setting snowstorm, a disgraced designer given a second chance and Santa Cruz cited as a fashion inspiration. New York Fashion Week, which wrapped up Thursday night, was as crazy as ever.
Here are the week's big takeaways about coming...
| Oct 21, 2012
What does the rest of the world picture when it thinks of Los Angeles? Hollywood. Celebrities. Palm trees. Perfect weather.
Fashion capital? Not so much.
Yes, our celebrities are certainly well-dressed. Yes, the L.A. area is the mecca of youth culture,...
| Jan 20, 2013
In the past four years, no woman has been a more powerful fashion force than Michelle Obama.
Even after so much time on the public stage, her wardrobe choices still spark trends, drive sales and generate discussion and dissection on blogs and morning TV...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:23 PM
You don't want to think about it and neither do I: the end of summer. Bummer. However, there are some people — fashion experts, for instance — who actually enjoy thinking about fall and the things they (or we) can buy to stay in style for...
| Sep 1, 2013
London-based luxury e-tailer Farfetch.com has a concept that's "why didn't I think of that?" simple: a website that unites the selling power of some of the best independent luxury boutiques from around the globe, including A'Maree's in Newport Beach,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:53 AM
Sketches from the world's top designers show a movement for spring 2014 collections toward island prints, airy fabrics and flowy silhouettes — a stark change from the darker hues and overarching Russian themes found in the fall collections shown...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:58 AM
There were lots of wagging tails and happy meows at the Drake Hotel for the 10th annual Fur Ball benefiting PAWS (Pets are Worth Saving) Chicago. With more than 650 people and 200 pets, this black-tie gala was the largest in the organization's history....
| 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,...
| Sep 9, 2012
NEW YORK — Reality show stars-turned designers! Olympians fresh from performing feats of strength at the Summer Games! Peacockish bloggers taking pictures and typing on smartphones while walking on death-defying stilettos!
There is all that and...