| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:37 PM
A handy guide to the flood of haute-couture fragrances on the market today...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Emma Stone has been globe-hopping on behalf of "The Amazing Spider-Man," and wearing lots of black and white. Jennifer Hudson has a collection for QVC coming out in September. And a short film promoting Dior's Addict fragrance will have you wanting to...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Rumor has it that supermodel Gisele Bundchen and quarterback husband Tom Brady are expecting a baby. "Fifty Shades of Grey" could spin off into a worldwide brand, offering jewelry, lingerie and the like. Narciso Rodriguez to design for Kohl's. And more...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 3:39 PM
In Baltimore, the best way to capture the vibe spotted at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is with a quick trip to a department store or high-end boutique. Both are generally stocked with a slew of garments from designers whose creations regularly appear on the...
| Feb 23, 2010
| 8:34 AM
Nut seller: “Good day, milady, would you like to try my nuts?”
Nut seller: “My nuts. They’re salty and hot.”
Me: “Well, since you asked so nicely … ”
It’s that bawdy,...
| Jun 16, 2009
One way for first lady Michelle Obama to quash talk about what she wears on a big night out for the fashion world: stay in.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America honored her with a special tribute at fashion's equivalent of the Oscars on Monday...
| Sep 19, 2010
"Elegant American sportswear." Those are the words that best sum up the recent spring 2011 runway shows in New York. A new generation of designers has turned the page here, led by Alexander Wang, who has figured out what people want and how much they...
| Aug 15, 2010
It all started with " America's Next Top Model." The Tyra Banks-hosted TV model competition, now in its 15th cycle since debuting in 2003, proved that the business of fashion — played out by packs of volatile young hopefuls — could be fodder...
| Jan 17, 2010
First Lady Michelle Obama has become something of a muse to several New York designers, who showed pre-fall 2010 collections in December that reflected signature elements of her style.
"She's a fashion icon, an inspiration for designers," Sasha Charnin...
| Sep 20, 2009
When the ladies of television take to the red carpet for today's Emmy Awards, there is only one thing we really care about: What will they be wearing?
Will it be the long gowns that usually hold sway at Hollywood award shows? Or, taking a cue from Cannes...
| Mar 22, 2009
There was a luxe trashiness to many of the collections for fall that's curious when everyone is in survival mode. Between Alexander Wang in New York, Pucci in Milan, Balmain and Givenchy in Paris, I was left with a distinct morning-after feeling. But why,...