| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:20 PM
Instead of attending her senior prom, Newport Harbor High senior Kelsey Christensen competed in the Ironman 70.3 Hawaii triathlon on June 1.
Christensen, an 18-year-old and 2013 top-15 graduate at Newport Harbor, was the youngest female participant in...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:50 AM
I dipped a bite of French toast into a small puddle of syrup as Krysta flipped through television channels. “Have you ever seen this show?” she asked.
“What is it?”
“It’s called ‘Say Yes to the Dress.’...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Editor's note: This is a guest post written by Jerry Tietjens, of Newport News, a writer and blogger for the bargain hunting website crazytowndeals.com.
The retail industry has taken full advantage of Memorial Day over the years. The long weekend is...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Aaaahhh, Serena and Venus Williams.
I know it isn't exactly a frock-doc, but the movie "Venus and Serena" opens this weekend in SoFla (O Cinema in Miami Shores) after recently premiering at the Miami International Film Festival.
No, it isn't about...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:02 AM
My son is easy to shop for because he doesn't care much about clothes and (to paraphrase another writer) dresses now pretty much like he did as a toddler, with shorts and t-shirts his usual attire. But shoes, apparently, are another matter.
I took him...
| May 30, 2013
Walk into a chic cigar lounge in North Miami Beach where flowing Brazilian zouk dancers — as ethereal as smoky wisps rising from a hookah — command your attention.
Or step back in time at a retro club in Boca Raton, alongside charming...
| May 7, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Orb won the Kentucky Derby after coming from 17th place on Saturday. It was a gloomy day in Churchill Downs but a bright, sunny day in Burbank. That's where the Glendale Association for the Retarded celebrated its 22nd annual Derby Day with the use of a...
| May 3, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Rebecca Hall loves designer labels. While promoting her new film "Iron Man 3," Hall showed off her expensive tastes on the red carpet.
"Shopping is a bit of a relaxing hobby for me, which is sometimes troubling for the bank balance," Hall told Vogue...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:39 PM
In a case that attorneys promised would dive into Michael Jackson’s personal life, jurors were shown photographs Thursday of the eccentric music legend's messy, clothes-strewn second-floor bedroom in the rented mansion where he died.
| May 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Deadly industrial accidents in the developing world are tragically common, but the recent collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh that took the lives of more than 500 workers has captured the American public's attention, and no wonder. Knowingly or...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Leon Samuel Idas, who owned a commercial used clothing business and fought the German occupation of his native Greece during World War II, died of a cerebral ailment April 12 at his home in Lauderhill, Fla. He was 87 years old and formerly lived in Bolton...