| 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...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:08 PM
There's nothing like getting a deal on exclusive labels. With that in mind, Affluent Goods boutique has opened at Newport Coast Shopping Center.
Cleveland native Abbey Said, 28, dreamed up the concept. Consignment shop Affluent Goods sells new and...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 10:12 AM
One day in 2009 Anna Wintour – editrix of “Vogue” and the last word in all things fabulous – decided that the recession was unfashionable.
Not being a shrinking violet, she set about doing something about it. After ringing up...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Jill Johnson-Tucker and Jennifer Van Bergh have made a secret pact with Dorian Gray.
Twenty years ago the two Newport ladies founded an organization called the Harvesters. Recently in Costa Mesa at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Jennifer and Jill...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:58 PM
New artists will exhibit their work at the Nov. 21 Downtown Huntington Beach Art Walk.
Cristina Hoyos, a postmodern Surrealist artist from Colombia, will have her work on display, according to event manager Mary Ann Senske.
Hoyos explores the theme of...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 12:22 PM
As the daughter of one of the five Fendi sisters of the famed Italian brand, Ilaria Venturini Fendi found herself designing in the family firm but not feeling fulfilled. After leaving haute fashion for a life on an organic, sustainable farm near Rome, she...
| Mar 3, 2013
Designers used bold, bright strokes on the runways this season with clean, geometric lines, stripes, grids, color-blocking and cutouts, creating visions that were at times modern and at times nostalgic.
At Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs staged a moving...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:46 PM
A giant snake sat coiled in the center of South Coast Plaza's Jewel Court, keeping watch over a bounty of oversized coins, lush flowers and stacks of oranges. In its clutches was a glittering bronze fan, and red paper lanterns suspended from bamboo...
| May 16, 2011
A dispute over fur may jeopardize Fendi's plans to stage a fashion show for 1,200 invited guests in Seoul, South Korea. The government, in response to concerns from civic groups, won't allow Fendi to show any garments with fur. “Fur......