| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Songstress and "The Voice" coach Shakira is on both the front and back covers of Glamour's February "hair flip" issue (flip the magazine over and you get a mini-mag full of hair ideas). In an interview, Shakira says that working on a duet with Rihanna was...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:26 PM
The L.A. Opera invited the press in to talk turkey.
Not figuratively, as in shop talk about contraltos and coloratura.
Turkey as in the cooked bird — which has a part to play in "Falstaff."
The opera is staging six performances of Verdi's...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:47 PM
A girl can never own too many pairs of shoes, lipsticks or dresses. But out of the three, dresses rate as more of an investment, particularly when it comes to special occasions.
There's the little black dress (amped up with the right accessories, of...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Models wear outfits from Karen Millen's Autumn/Winter 2011 collection
I was 9 years old the last time I dressed a Barbie doll. I chopped off most of its hair, changed the color of its lipstick with a Sharpie and shoved it in a hideous pink and silver...
| 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...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Here are just a few of the tried and true veteran designers we know will have a major impact with their spring collections during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
BCBG Max Azria (showcasing Thursday, Sept. 6) BCBG Max Azria's fall line was inspired by a...
| 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.
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:23 AM
For some tips on fall clothing deals, check out ShopSmart magazine's October issue.
The Consumer Reports publication will feature a "Six Steps to Score Big Savings on Clothes," guide, the non-profit product testing organization said.
"This issue of...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 10:00 AM
The minute Janeen Simon found her perfect wedding dress, she knew she had to get another one.
Her first dress — a Maggie Sottero diamond-white, sweetheart-style frock adorned in ruffles and anchored by an asymmetrical train — was stunning,...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Stephanie Torrible's Reisterstown consignment shop specializes in secondhand designer duds. It also specializes in giving women a second chance — even those who never set foot in the Main Street store.
Clothing that doesn't sell and isn't reclaimed...
| Sep 23, 2012
The Emmys used to be seen as an early dress rehearsal for the seriously overloaded awards-season style gantlet that starts in January. But no longer.
Two of fashion's biggest red carpet stars — Nicole Kidman and Julianne Moore ("Hemingway &...