| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Beckoning warmth, longer days, the open road. Wasting time, getting lost, letting curiosity be your guide.
It's the season of wanderlust.
So is it any wonder that for spring collections, many designers looked to the world of travel for inspiration?...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 8:49 AM
PARIS -- Isabel Marant's fall fashion memo to cool girls everywhere? Skinny jeans are out and baggy pants are in.
The designer showed her fall collection Friday afternoon at Paris Fashion Week, and the look was all about baggy pants--in cargo, quilted...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:23 PM
PARIS -- The beauty of Comme des Garçons shows is how they make the mind wander. Whenever I see one of designer Rei Kawakubo's collections, it's like visiting a contemporary art show, one that challenges you, makes you dream, or maybe leaves you...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:25 AM
PARIS -- Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld staged another one of his epic fashion extravaganzas Tuesday morning at Paris Fashion Week, transforming the Grand Palais into a Chanel-themed supermarket and stocking the aisles with Chanel-branded groceries....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Could we be in the midst of a comfort shoe revolution? It’s certainly starting to look — and feel — like it.
After years of tripping and tottering, women are stepping down from heels and platforms and settling into shoes that are...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Christine Day, chief executive officer of fitness-wear purveyor Lululemon, is stepping down, it was announced on Monday. Day led the company through a period of explosive growth. But it isn't clear if her departure has anything to do with the firm's...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Chelsea Clinton surprised her dad, former President Clinton, by presenting him with a trophy Tuesday at the 72nd Father of the Year Awards luncheon in New York City. Other honorees included Macy's Inc. Chief Executive Terry J. Lundgren and Army Maj....
| Jan 13, 2013
If there were a social hierarchy for independent boutiques in the proverbial school lunchroom that is L.A., the cool kids would likely sit on West 3rd Street — and not just for close proximity to the Chinese chicken salad at Joan's on Third....
| Feb 10, 2013
As the high-profile worlds of fashion and music collide at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night, one need only consider David Bowie to see why the two will be forever intertwined.
Five decades after he introduced the first of his myriad manifestations,...
| Mar 3, 2013
One of the great joys of being a fashion critic is the ability to observe how designers all over the world riff on and reinterpret the L.A. look.
Watching the spring runway collections, whether I was sitting at a runway show in the crumbling Beekman...
| Mar 3, 2013
Paris-based designer Isabel Marant rhapsodizes about Los Angeles the way most people rhapsodize about her hometown.
"In a minute you can be at the sea or in Joshua Tree," she says. "There are so many things to do in nature. But I love the architecture...