| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Does your dairy herd get skittish every time you hit the milking parlor drenched in Drakkar Noir? Does a splash of Hugo by Hugo Boss have your flock of sheep heading for the hills? If so, the answer to your fragrance faux pas may well be Portland...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:13 PM
After years spent decorating more than 20 lofts in the downtown Arts District, interior designer Nadia Geller said she grew frustrated with the trendy neighborhood.
"It was missing a homey, eclectic shop," she said. "A store where someone could pop in...
| Sep 1, 2013
Fancy a pout like Sophia Loren, Marlene Dietrich or Courtney Love?
From ladylike ruby to femme fatale orange-red to renegade bordeaux, the looks of these style icons showed up on the fall fashion runways, albeit in a very modern reprise.
| Sep 5, 2013
A quick glance at what some fashion publications are calling hot fall makeup trends might leave women wondering whether they should look for a spandex superhero costume to go with those outrageous cat eyes or just throw in the towel and embrace the...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:05 AM
With four vineyards conveniently located in practically each corner of Harford County, you don’t have to travel all the way to Sonoma to sip award-winning wines, experience scenic vistas and learn all about the winemaking process.
In 2010, Harford...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The Road to Awe looks to be headed downtown, given the streetwise jeans and second-skin leather pants in the Los Angeles-based women's collection that had its debut in July.
The brand, known as RtA, "has an androgynous vibe," says French-born Eli Azran,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:51 PM
In the same way that fashion designers scour the trunks and attics of the past for inspiration, perfumers periodically dip into the well of classic French perfumery when creating new fragrances.
This seems to be one of those times.
After decades in...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:15 PM
I have a group of friends who have likely eaten at every BYOB restaurant in Chicago.
For them, it’s a great way to explore the city’s dynamic dining scene at a cheaper price. It’s also a chance for them to educate themselves on wines,...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 7:00 AM
About 20 miles beyond the red-tile roofs of downtown Santa Barbara, it begins: the rolling blond hills that go indecently green in spring, the massive estates and miniature horses, the sprawling vineyards and "Sideways" scenery, the dude ranch with 10,000...
| Apr 17, 2011
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
Leo Braudy: The author of "The Hollywood Sign: Fantasy and Reality of an American Icon" will discuss and sign his new book. Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Ave., L.A. 5 p.m. Free. (323) 660-1175....
| Apr 24, 2011
I'm on the city's surface streets, heading from downtown to Hollywood. Only a few cars share the road. I don't bother to pull onto the 101. Because it's not there.
No, this isn't 3 a.m., or the apocalypse. It's L.A. Noire, the latest interactive world...