| 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 21, 2012
Bring on the feather fascinators, the fur collars and the sparkly shoes. The holidays are the stuff of fashion fantasy, the one time of year when, no matter your age, you can get away with dressing like a disco ball. Whether you take your cues from...
| Apr 8, 2012
In the run-up to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which starts Friday, we've been anticipating not just the music and art but also the independent sense of style that will be on display. Here are some of the standouts who will hit the...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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
| 8:26 AM
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....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:26 AM
If you're like me, staggering heels are a challenge, even on a good day.
Corona del Mar resident Julie Johnson felt the same way and launched her own shoe line: Newport Beach-based Olivia Childs.
The shoe line is what Johnson calls the alternative...
| May 11, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Scanning the title of this shocking-pink tome, I expected it to be another two-degrees-of-separation fashion biography, this one of mid-20th century Italian designer Elsa Schiaparelli, in the manner of the recent “The Master of Us All” by Mary...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:46 PM
The smart set filed into Le Trianon in Paris on Tuesday to celebrate "Lancome Show by Alber Elbaz" in over-the-top, imaginative style, a fitting celebration of the new limited-edition eye makeup collection by Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz.
On the one...