| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Holiday shipping deadlines are receding in the rear view mirror and all the sale ads scream “last minute,” but you haven't even begun to shop. Still, there's no need to pout, because the shops are pulling out the stops for last minute...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 9:24 AM
December 1, 2012
Saturday @ 11am 5th Annual Unique LA Holiday Show California Market Center's Penthouse 110 East 9th Street Los Angeles www.eventbrite.com They're the signs of the season! Holiday events!
The 5th Annual Unique LA Holiday Show is the...
| May 21, 2013
The vibe: Wide, thin, horizontal or vertical, you will be wearing stripes this season (left to right)
Low: Black and white striped maxi dress, $70 at http://us.riverisland.com.
High: Marc Jacobs striped silk gown, $1,900, at http://...
| May 16, 2013
If fashion is a religion, one of its sacred shrines is an emporium that takes up a whole city block on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, a store so venerated by devotees that a celebrated New Yorker cartoon had one matron confess to another, "I want my ashes...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Kerry Washington is looking pretty enviable on the cover of June's Elle magazine.
The "Scandal" star is proclaimed by the fashion mag to be "the hottest woman on TV." The ABC political drama in which she plays White House PR maven Olivia Pope, who has a...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Say what you want to about Marc Jacobs, the queen knows how to put on a show.
Some have dared to insinuate - friends of mine actually - that his eponymous collection in New York has devolved into nothing but runway antics. But check out his other show...
| Aug 28, 2012
Over the years, Bucktown’s shopping artery of Damen Avenue has seen plenty of big-name designers (Cynthia Rowley, Nanette Lepore, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Alexis Bittar) and chain stores (Club Monaco, Bebe, Lush) move in. This itinerary focuses on the...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Anne Keane, Fashion Director at Lucky magazine, took a few moments to dish with us about the top trends she saw at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Q: What are the biggest trends you saw on the runways?
A: So far I love the playful stripes at Marc Jacobs and...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:11 AM
In a year where spring collections were dominated by the usual suspects — trends such as pastels, animal patterns and ethnic prints — superior silhouettes, fine fabrics and choice of color helped designers stand out from the masses.
| Jun 5, 2011
Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan
Poppy/Hachette: 360 pp., $17.99 ages 15 and older
It's fitting that the characters in a novel titled "Spoiled" would be named Brie, Arugula and Brick, especially since the setting is Hollywood and its...
| 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...