| Jan 16, 2012
It was a Golden Globes red carpet with more fashion fizzles than sizzles. Shades of pale were a popular trend, as were fishtail hems. And there was a certain boring sameness to many of the looks, including Bérénice Bejo's blue strapless Gucci gown, Freida...
| Nov 27, 2011
Dressing for the holidays is part of the season's fun.
But forget the images you see in fashion magazines and on feel-good television commercials. In Southern California, the weather seldom requires swaddling in a plaid cashmere scarf, chunky fleece-...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The style stakes are heating up this red carpet season, and at the SAG Awards on Sunday night, it was the risks that paid off.
The sea of sameness we saw at the Golden Globes gave way to some major individualized fashion statements.
Emma Stone's dress...
| Feb 23, 2012
Spring is a season of equals and opposites, not just meteorologically speaking. The spring 2012 fashion runways teased trend spotters, showing pajamalike pastels one day and body-hugging neoprene dresses the next. Cropped tops bared midriffs. Peplums...
| Nov 13, 2011
In just 10 years, Alber Elbaz has succeeded in waking the sleeping beauty that was the French fashion house of Lanvin, giving it a modern identity and a must-have status.
His particular brand of imperfect glamour — fraying lace edges, exposed...
| Nov 17, 2011
Even with a stylist and glam squad in tow, celebrities are not impervious to the occasional red carpet misstep. Young starlets in particular can test trends that don't suit them, or they surrender to the safety of cookie-cutter ensembles that sometimes...
| Sep 2, 2012
Gilded, bejeweled, embroidered and embellished, fall's lush extras mix old-world opulence with a fierce rock 'n' roll twist. Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana give shoes and bags the Midas touch with gold embroidery, tapestry and needlepoint work...
| Sep 5, 2012
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From an over-the-top Lady Gaga to a fashion-forward Minnie Mouse? That, in a nutshell, is the direction Barneys New York is headed for with its 2012 holiday campaign.
The luxury retailer announced Wednesday that it has collaborated with Walt Disney Co....
| Sep 26, 2012
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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...
| Mar 24, 2013
Men have discovered what the ladies have known all along. Now, more than ever, it's all about your shoes.
"And it's about high time. Women have had a blast with shoes for years," says Jim Moore, GQ's creative director.
"I think it's the most...
| 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...