| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Bets on the top-performing retailer this holiday don't favor the storied haute couture companies — not Chanel with its $4,500 handbags, nor Neiman Marcus and its $150,000 bespoke falconry set.
Instead, it's Michael Kors Holdings — an...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Looking down over Bel-Air, the Hollywood Hills and the Pacific Ocean from the 23rd floor, the penthouse at the Carlyle Residences in Westwood offers an envious combination of location and world-class appointments. Complementing jet-liner views are...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:03 AM
In a city starved for luxury flagship retail stores, consignment shops are the closest thing fashionistas have to getting the same haute couture looks worn by the world's rich and famous.
Although the fashions might not always be current, they are...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:50 AM
V magazine announced its next model search competition. The winner will be photographed by Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld and have the chance to walk the runway in Chanel and Fendi shows. [V]
An ad for Rihanna's Rogue fragrance that features...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 8:42 AM
Tennis star Maria Sharapova will launch two pairs of limited-edition shoes this Thursday.
In 2009, Vogue magazine created Fashion's Night Out in New York as a way for fashionistas to feel less guilty about stimulating the economy. The following year,...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 2:01 PM
Need reasons to wake up early?
Zimzala, a laid-back bar and eatery at the Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach, just debuted a grab-and-go breakfast/coffee shop called Zim a Go Go. It is open from 6 to 11 a.m. and offers items like breakfast burritos,...
| Sep 11, 2011
It's hard to miss those paparazzi shots of celebrity toddlers being toted around by their famous parents, kids who are dressed, well, to look just like mom or dad. Gwen Stefani's boys sport mohawks, black rocker T-shirts and baggy cargo pants like their...
| Jan 8, 2012
Stealth wealth. Fashion gaming. Elsa Schiaparelli. Raf Simons. What else? Here's a list of stylish people, trends and ideas to pay attention to in 2012.
Surrealism. Opening May 10, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute's exhibition...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Orange County is in for a major foodie treat. Chef Ryan Carson brings his touring restaurant, 'Pri-v¿, to taco asylum for a nightly tasting at 7 p.m. on these select dates: Sunday till Tuesday, Feb. 19 and 20, and Feb. 26 and 27
| Oct 16, 2011
The extraordinary workmanship on display in "Il Teatro alla Moda — Theater in Fashion" in Beverly Hills makes it easy to understand why Italy's haute couture fashion scene was once as revered as that of France.
The exhibition, which runs through...
| Nov 20, 2011
Southern California is home to strip malls, mini-malls, mixed-use malls, outlet malls and rarefied luxury malls.
But, unlike any other mall, the Beverly Center is a microcosm of the state of fashion and culture today. The behemoth at the edge of West...