| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:56 AM
What's in a color?
Everywhere you turn in New York, folks are buzzing about the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision to reverse a lower court judge who had ruled against luxury shoe designer Christian Louboutin.
The French designer, known for...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:17 PM
It is no simple task to cast a magic spell over a social event.
On Sept. 19 in the garden of Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles, the executive team of Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza welcomed 100 guests for a 45th anniversary celebration dinner. The operative...
| Sep 30, 2012
Brent Leonesio of West Hollywood became a perfumisto at age 12 when his mother bought him a bottle of Hermes' Eau D'Orange Vert. He was astonished at how the perfumer had captured the scent of a real orange.
But it wasn't until he was an adult and in the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Sometime between Melanie Griffith as "Working Girl" and Hillary Clinton as presidential contender, the pantsuit retired from the ranks of high fashion, as well as from most women's closets.
Make room for its resurgence. Pantsuits commanded designer...
| Mar 11, 2012
Seeking a quintessential Los Angeles fashion experience? Here are our picks of the top boutiques where you can have one.
The vibe: Beachy casual with a metropolitan edge, a shop that includes Alexander McQueen evening gowns and Prada flip-...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 8:12 AM
We pick up right where left off: at Kyle’s failed dinner party, where Faye is tearing into Brandi for spreading some toxic gossip about the Maloofs.
Brandi finally gets fed up and leaves the table.
Of course, Kyle — who instigated this...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:31 AM
The first thing you notice when you step inside the tony boutique in Boca Raton is the gleaming table of Louis Vuitton handbags surrounded by Manolo Blahnik, Christian Louboutin and Jimmy Choo shoes.
But at Encore Plus, one of several high-end...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:10 PM
The Orange County Museum of Art is set to begin a year of special events beginning in February, kicking off a season of cutting-edge art events in the OC.
Museum director Dennis Szakacs and his team are sponsoring an exhibition titled "Richard Jackson:...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:20 PM
The annual POSH Palm Beach Sale - that's where a pop-up vintage boutique is staged for charity - has a new location this year: the Lake Pavilion at 101 South Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach (between Clematis and Bradley's).
The event will take...
| Apr 2, 2013
Life is but a dream, or so we're often told. Dress like it then this spring in togs spun off a sleepwear theme.
The look is relaxed, in the extreme. Just how extreme you want to go depends on your fashion brio.
Dries Van Noten's green-and-black plaid...
| Apr 21, 2013
The everyday handbags of choice for Hollywood this spring, as seen on the arms of Sarah Jessica Parker, Naomi Watts, Emma Roberts and Kate Bosworth, aren't by Louis Vuitton, Hermes or Dior. They're by Paris-based Jerome Dreyfuss, who shares his laid-back,...