| Dec 17, 2012
Dear Answer Angel: I gave my friend one of those old-timey napkin holders that you see in diners. Now the napkins are gone. Where do I find replacements?
Dear M.P.: Your question gives me the opening I've been waiting for to issue this...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 3:31 AM
Monday is Free Shipping Day 2012 with more than 1,600 merchants offering guaranteed Christmas Eve delivery on online purchases.
Some of the store participating: Kohl's, JC Penney, Sears, Kmart, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Bed Bath &...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Retailers are buzzing over Pinterest's ability to boost sales for their businesses. But Hollywood's remained mostly silent about its potential to fill movie theater seats. For now.
As studios step up their social media activity, movie marketers are...
| May 21, 2013
| 12:14 PM
“When you think of bras, you think of Victoria’s Secret,” said Allana Maiden of Richmond, Va.
Just not bras for mastectomy survivors, despite the heightened awareness Angelina Jolie brought to the issue last week.
| May 13, 2013
When Sarah Jessica Parker announced a couple of months ago that she had ditched Manolos for more sensible shoes, fashionistas everywhere died a little.
After all, Parker shot to super-stardom based off her fashion-obsessed “Sex and the City”...
| May 16, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Nordstrom Rack will open its planned store in Columbia today at 9 a.m.
The discount format of upscale department store Nordstrom Inc. celebrates the opening of a 41,000-square-foot space with "Rally at the Rack." The retailer promises music, breakfast...
| May 16, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Four new stores will be coming to The Mall in Columbia, including Lululemon Athletica and True Religion, mall officials said Thursday.
Lululemon, a yoga-inspired athletic apparel store, and denim apparel brand True Religion are opening as part of the...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Soup. It's the perfect one-dish meal. A little of this, a little of that -- before you know it, dinner is served. It's simple. But perhaps the best thing? Soup always seems to taste best the next day, after the flavors have really had a chance to marry....
| May 9, 2013
| 10:53 PM
Ottavio Missoni, patriarch of the Italian luxury fashion brand built on zigzag-patterned knitwear, died Thursday at his home in Sumirago, Italy. He was 92.
A family spokesman announced his death but did not give the cause.
The Missoni label gained...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Nigel Barker - that sauve photographer that used to be on Tyra Banks' "Top Model" and is now on Naomi Campbell's "The Face" - is going all "RAW" on us.
That's the title of his new photography exhibition that he will be unveiling at Coral Gables' Village...
| Dec 30, 2012
Marni comes to L.A.
The Marni for H&M collection launched in L.A. with a star-studded soiree that included Drew Barrymore, Andrea Riseborough, Jessica Chastain, Milla Jovovich, Lily Collins, Freida Pinto and Winona Ryder. The setting — the 1926...