| Jan 4, 2014
Linda Johnson Rice remembers flying to Paris at age 7 for the couture shows with her mother, Eunice Johnson, on a buying trip for the Ebony Fashion Fair.
Around age 9 she was getting to know Michael Jackson, also 9, because her father, John H. Johnson,...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The fishtail hems, the fairy-tale details, the strapless silhouettes...
For so long, red carpets were a sea of sameness. You knew what you were going to see before you even tuned in.
Not so this awards show season.
The best dressed on the SAG Awards...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 12:21 PM
At the moment, it seems everything's coming up roses on the red carpet.
I love the photo at top right from Thursday night's CW Network Young Hollywood Awards held in Santa Monica.
Actress Crystal Reed, left, is wearing a cabbage rose jacquard...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:57 PM
It is difficult to imagine that before 1950 the bridal industry did not exist. The growth of what is today a $70-billion dollar industry is reflected at the Pasadena Museum of History’s exhibition “I Do! I Do! Part II.”
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Is the celebrity quotient up or down at the current round of runway shows at New York Fashion Week? No one’s keeping score, but it’s hard to find coverage that doesn’t mention big names in the front row. Times Fashion Critic Booth Moore...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:10 PM
I'm going to go ahead and call it: The "Gilt City Warehouse Sale" is the kind of fashion event that is so freakin' fierce it can make your nipples hard or your nether regions tumescent (Google it bee-yotches).
Gilt is the e-commerce super-duper-shopping...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:42 PM
This weekend, online shopping destination Gilt.com is going analog with the Gilt Warehouse Sale at Siren Studios in L.A., featuring racks and racks of clothing and accessories for women and men by Missoni, Vera Wang, Carolina Herrera, Paul Smith, John...
| May 3, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Kobe Bryant looked dapper in his tux Thursday night at "An Unforgettable Evening" in L.A. He had to accessorize with crutches, thanks to the torn Achilles that knocked him out of the NBA playoffs, but he seemed to take it in stride as he posed with...
| May 7, 2013
As deafening as AC/DC in the '80s, prints and patterns clashed over the past year like Metallica versus Megadeth, Blur versus Oasis, Mariah Carey versus Nicki Minaj.
This spring, it's safe even for Nana to open her eyes, uncover her ears and skip the...
| May 14, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Although the event that MAC Cosmetics and Vogue magazine organized for Prabal Gurung at the Chateau Marmont on Monday night was billed as an "intimate cocktail party and dinner," it felt more like a patio-overflowing Hollywood awards show/CFDA master...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Fashion Designers Expo: The three-day event, from Oct. 3 to 5, that launches up-and-coming design talent continues Friday night with a Poolside Swimwear Show featuring Adoro Swim by Maytee Martinez, a runway model who has stalked the catwalks of...