| 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...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Gypsy05, a Southern California label that specializes in boho chic, is opening two stores in the Los Angeles area in the next couple of weeks.
The first up is slated to open Friday at 8811 Alden Drive off Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles. The second...
| Aug 21, 2011
Can Pendleton conquer the hipster class? For many, the brand is associated with career clothes and mom jeans, with Indian blankets and plaid shirts worn by the Beach Boys.
But Pendleton has been working to attract a new generation of contemporary...
| Aug 28, 2011
Much of what's out there for fall looks like it could have been ripped from the pages of Cowboys and Indians magazine: arrow print maxi-skirts, blanket-stripe ponchos, suede jackets with swinging fringe, cowboy booties and T-shirts with more Navajo...
| 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...
| Aug 19, 2012
Every fall, college campuses swarm with women wearing all kinds of leather flats, but there are always a select few brave enough to walk across the quad in stilettos. Those risk-takers might look great, but who can realistically trek to class in high...
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
| Nov 25, 2012
As the postprandial fatigue of the Thanksgiving meal gives way to the adrenaline rush of the holiday shopping season, those hitting the streets are likely to notice a whole new crop of bricks-and-mortar stores that weren't there during the last candy-...
| 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-...