| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:48 AM
NEW YORK -- The Black Sail by Nautica menswear collection hit the runway at the Lincoln Center tents at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week on Sept. 6.
Inspiration: The modern waterman.
The look: Lots of technical fabrics used in pieces that were...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 10:35 PM
NEW YORK -- There's been a lot of grousing about New York Fashion Week this season -- the packed crowds, the packed schedule, the faraway venues. And on Sunday afternoon, Diane von Furstenberg, president of the Council of Fashion Designers of America,...
| 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,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Showing off a pair of Jimmy Choo shoes is about to get sweeter. And cheaper.
A Jimmy Choo outlet store is slated to open this fall at The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills.
The highly-coveted luxury brand is popular among A-list celebrities such...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Zooey Deschanel, on the cover of September's Marie Claire, talks about surviving middle school and awkward adolescence and about how hurtful online comments can get, even for an adult. It has caused her to help start a website, HelloGiggles.com, that's...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Grace Potter found the perfect dress for her current tour -- a sparkly, silk sequined ankle-length Diane von Furstenberg gown with a generous leg slit and equally generous decolletage and voluminous half-...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:08 AM
With the Supreme Court deciding two marriage equality cases Wednesday, and Twitter reaction coming fast and furious, I was interested to see how the fashion industry would respond.
The industry has been incredibly supportive of gay rights over the...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Using the children's classic as a point of embarkation, "The Hundred Dresses: The Most Iconic Styles of Our Time" pays homage to 100 seminal dress styles in witty and often unpredictable fashion, alongside equally colorful illustrations by Donna Mehalko,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The fashion world famously embraced President Obama during his run for a second term. So much so that speculation reached a fever pitch that Vogue's Anna Wintour was to be rewarded with an ambassadorship.
Well, Obama won -- Wintour hasn't been named...
| May 26, 2013
From digitally printed textiles to stylish tech gadgets and even wearable computing, the ever-growing partnership of fashion and technology is catapulting the design world into a whole new dimension.
Evidence was everywhere at the New York fall-winter...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Honneeeeee!" said the Hollywood agent Michael Black kissing me Sue Mengers-style after the opening night of Bette Midler's one-woman play where she brings Sue back to life on Broadway.
Michael and I had made a pact to see the show separately and then...