| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:11 AM
PARIS -- There was a Jeff Koons-like sculpture of a bouquet of flower pots, a glass case vitrine dripping with gold chains and a overgrown camellia flower-as-fiber-art.
Even now that we've come to expect over-the-top runway show sets from Karl...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 10:03 AM
From the look of the craftsy, unfinished-wood runway set, and meandering rows of brightly colored metal stools, it looked as if we were about to sit down to art class at the Celine show Sunday afternoon. Instead, designer Phoebe Philo showed one of the...
| Oct 9, 2012
While studying fashion advertising, she continued to work in the industry, assisting then-freelance stylist Joe Zee, now creative director for Elle magazine, on shoots for Vogue and Vanity Fair. The week she graduated from FIT, two of Zee's assistants...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sure, summer uniforms (a.k.a. anything that's lightweight and airy) are what you want to wear this time of year, but that's no reason to retire your staples from last season. Rather than invest in a completely new a warm-weather wardrobe, why not update...
| Mar 3, 2013
One of the great joys of being a fashion critic is the ability to observe how designers all over the world riff on and reinterpret the L.A. look.
Watching the spring runway collections, whether I was sitting at a runway show in the crumbling Beekman...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Novelist Danielle Steel, 65, had a passion for fashion even before she got her hands on her first Hermes Kelly bag, a gift from her grandmother, at age 17.
A regular on the bestseller list, with more than 600 million books sold since her first title...
| May 18, 2013
Thanks to the fashion world's enthusiastic embrace of surf/skate culture over the decades, the Vans-style slip-on sneaker — a simple, unadorned, lace-free upper attached to a rubber sole — has become an instantly recognizable Southern...
| Mar 10, 2013
PARIS — We saw a giant spinning globe at Chanel, heard live music by Antony and the Johnsons at Givenchy and snapped front-row pics everywhere of celebrities, including Jessica Chastain, Naomi Watts, Frank Ocean, Zoe Saldana, January Jones, Kourtney...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The making of the South Florida-filmed movie “Taste It: A Comedy About the Recession” had its share of rookie moments, like when the film crew debated the offer of a featured actor, a Playboy Playmate, to go topless for one scene. She lost....
| Mar 3, 2013
| 6:49 PM
PARIS -- Puffy clouds, naked derrieres and Van Eyck paintings. Those were just a few of the images inside the cryptic inspiration scrapbooks placed at each seat for the Celine fall 2013 collection that designer Phoebe Philo presented Sunday afternoon...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:36 PM
PARIS -- As Chloe continues to celebrate its 60-year anniversary with a collection of greatest hits arriving in stores soon, the French brand’s current designer, Clare Waight Keller, showed her fall 2013 collection Sunday afternoon under a tent in...