| Jan 12, 2014
After 15 years across the street, Saks Fifth Avenue's men's store returns to the flagship at 700 N. Michigan Ave., reopening Monday with an influx of fresh brands and a sleek restaurant and bar, Sophie's at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Rebranded as The Fifth...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
More than any awards season in recent memory, the red carpet this year has been all about fashion with a capital "F." "I'm thrilled to see so much color, such a diversity of types of dresses and such a variety of necklines," said Eric Wilson, fashion news...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Jennifer Lawrence is like the foul-mouthed, self-deprecating class clown who has unwittingly found herself voted prom queen.
No, the "American Hustle" Oscar nominee hasn't exactly had the easiest time in the fashion spotlight. When she gets it right,...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival has announced an initial slate of 47 features spread across three sections, with world premieres including fashion doc "Dior and I," Rory Culkin starrer "Gabriel" and vampire comedy "Summer of Blood."
Those three titles are...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Dior Makeup is about to get a whole lot cooler, thanks to the appointment this week of Peter Philips as the new creative and image director.
If anyone can translate Dior's new vision into the kind of affordable, everyday luxuries (lipsticks, nail...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 11:47 AM
PARIS -- Raf Simons showed his most dynamic and commercial Dior collection yet on Friday at Paris Fashion Week, turning the focus away from the fantasy world of the red carpet, which the brand has virtually dominated in recent years, and toward the real...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:34 PM
From bateau-style T-shirts, to Marc Jacobs’ spring 2012 graphic Mod black-and-white runway extravaganza and beyond, stripes are the fashion trend that just won’t end.
They’ve been hot on the streets and at retail for going on four...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Kerry Washington is everywhere.
On the covers of magazines; live-tweeting her hit show, "Scandal," with her fans (who call themselves gladiators); hosting "Saturday Night Live"; and soon to be in ads for Neutrogena as the L.A.-based beauty company's new...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:36 AM
PARIS -- Under an almost luridly beautiful hanging garden installed in a tent outside the Musee Rodin, designer Raf Simons presented the spring 2014 Dior runway collection Friday afternoon during Paris Fashion Week.
The inspiration: Simons wanted to...
| Mar 3, 2013
One of the great joys of being a fashion critic is the ability to observe how designers all over the world riff on and reinterpret the L.A. look.
Watching the spring runway collections, whether I was sitting at a runway show in the crumbling Beekman...
| Jul 14, 2013
In a world increasingly attuned to fast fashion, we can still pause to dream of extreme luxury. During Paris Haute Couture Week, which ended July 4, designers provided a lot of fuel for our flights of fancy.
Among the offerings:
Viktor & Rolf returned...