| 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:45 PM
PARIS -- L.A.-based Hedi Slimane, the most controversial designer working today, threw the fashion world into a tizzy with his first two collections for the storied French house of Saint Laurent.
And he did it again Monday night in Paris.
| Oct 13, 2013
PARIS — Step-dancing hijinks, jungles of flowers and enough art world inspiration to fill a Chanel-branded gallery.
The spring 2014 collections shown at Paris Fashion Week this fall were entertaining, to say the least.
| Jan 8, 2012
In a bustling part of downtown L.A., a high-rise is teeming with stylish young women in short skirts and full makeup wheeling small suitcases in and out of elevators on their way to class. They're students at the Fashion Institute of Design &...
| Dec 25, 2011
He may have an uncanny knack for knowing who's naughty or nice, mad package delivery skills and a fan base approaching Lady Gaga's, but, sartorially speaking, Santa Claus is in a bit of a rut.
It wasn't always this way. Over the years the man also...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Fashion expert Elizabeth Charles just opened her third eponymous boutique in the former chic A'Maree's store at Westcliff Court in Newport Beach.
She already enjoys a loyal following of fashionistas, who appreciate her sophisticated and elegant...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 5:40 AM
SOUTH BEND – A recent study suggests the economic impact of the Century Center isn't as much as South Bend leaders thought. And some South Bend City Council members say they are unhappy with the company that has been managing the facility for the...
| Sep 30, 2012
PARIS — This season of Paris Fashion Week, which runs through Wednesday, is shaping up to be about new beginnings as designers show their spring-summer 2013 collections.
In the first of two main events, Belgian designer Raf Simons blew the dust...
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
| Mar 11, 2012
Seeking a quintessential Los Angeles fashion experience? Here are our picks of the top boutiques where you can have one.
The vibe: Beachy casual with a metropolitan edge, a shop that includes Alexander McQueen evening gowns and Prada flip-...
| Mar 3, 2011
Rick Owens and his protege Gareth Pugh, fashion's princes of darkness, must have experienced some enlightenment. Because this season, both of their collections were rife with religious iconography and references to good vs. evil. Not that there wasn't a...