| Dec 23, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Just skip down Michigan Avenue or any mall thoroughfare and you’ll discover an abundance of retail establishments, boutiques and upscale shops featuring women’s apparel. But where can you specifically find a variety of options to smartly strut...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
My mom’s dream (and only request) for the wedding was that we go to “Say Yes to the Dress” in New York City to try on dresses. A fan of the show myself, I was super excited to go along with this request!
For those of you who don’...
| 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...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:16 PM
It's called "Sister Day" and my sisters and I do this particular day annually.
The activity started several years ago when Margaret, Mary Helen and I started making the annual trip to get our mammograms. Because it's such an uncomfortable situation, we...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 8:29 AM
A Boston Proper boutique is slated to open Friday, April 19, at Town Center at Boca Raton.
Customers can expect to find “all things crochet,” knit tops and dresses, among other high-end women’s apparel and accessories at the 1,200-...
| Mar 31, 2013
Mother-daughter designing duo Marie and Kelly Gray are back in business together with a new label called Grayse, eight years after stepping down from their day-to-day duties at St. John when a private equity firm bought the company and cleaned house in...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Wedding date: Feb. 16, 2013
Her story: Abby von Kelsch, 37, grew up in Stafford, Va. She works for Booz Allen Hamilton as a disaster consultant. Her mother, Linda, is a retired librarian and her father, Hank, is a retired U.S. Marine Corps officer who...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Some women will always be style icons. Case in point: Brigitte Bardot, the inspiration behind the shop Bardot, a clothing and accessories boutique for women in Newport Beach.
The French actress, singer and model is owner Dana Harmon's personal style...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:00 AM
I'm a 31-year-old genderqueer in Brooklyn with a large family on Long Island. My only sister got engaged 48 hours ago, and she's moving fast on planning the wedding. I have two questions.
Number one question: I texted my sister the only date I wasn't...
| 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.’...