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  • Rodarte's Kate and Laura Mulleavy: Fabricators

    Rodarte's Kate and Laura Mulleavy: Fabricators
    Their story is like a "once upon a time," but envision Cinderella in a lace gown that's been painted on by Caravaggio and then run through a paper shredder. There are actually two Cinderellas, Kate (with bangs) and Laura Mulleavy, sisters who don't yet have 60 birthdays between them. They famously still live with their parents in Pasadena, and in half a dozen years, the exquisite, subversive couture of their Rodarte label, created and produced in their downtown L.A. studios, has taxed the style cliches of critics and fashion lovers alike (see the fashions at This year, they've been invited to Florence for the women's branch of the influential Pitti Uomo trade show in June. A forthcoming book, "Rodarte, Catherine Opie, Alec Soth," displays some of the California images that have inspired them. And almost anything, from a lapidary dessert display in a downtown bakery to the menacing light of a Tornado Alley wheat field, can fire the imaginations of the young ladies from Pasadena.
  • Dudamel and the L.A. Phil illuminate, elevate 'Cosi fan Tutte'

     Dudamel and the L.A. Phil illuminate, elevate 'Cosi fan Tutte'
    Dudamel sings! It is a rare playful moment in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's nasty yet startlingly illuminating new production of "Così fan Tutte" and a tiny surprise, which I have now spoiled. But at its most elevated, opera is an art form...

    New York Fashion Week Fall 2012 Review: Rodarte's land far, far away

    Rodarte designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy show their fall 2012 collection to a crowd that includes George Lucas, Dakota Fanning and Natalie Portman.

    New York Fashion Week Fall 2012: Michael Kors lake 'n' lodge glam

    Michael Kors shows his fall 2012 collection at New York Fashion Week with Jessica Alba, Anjelica Huston, Debra Messing and Katie Couric in the front row.

    Fashion News: Tommy Hilfiger to be 'American Idol' image advisor

    Rodarte designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy are continuing their collaborative streak with choreographer Benjamin Millepied, designing costumes for a new ballet that premieres May 10. Tommy Hilfiger is now an "image advisor" to "American Idol" contestants.