| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:18 AM
PARIS -- A bright light of Paris fashion returned to the stage Wednesday when Nicolas Ghesquiere presented his debut collection for the luxury powerhouse Louis Vuitton.
The time slot on the calendar and the venue were the same, but the collection...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Lots of weird stuff can happen at fashion weeks. For instance, take Chanel's fashion-show-as-grocery-store that Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic Booth Moore wrote about on Tuesday. Also adding to the Paris Fashion Week weirdness: Dutch designer Iris van...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Heather Ashton has created sophisticated, tongue-in-cheek interiors for West Hollywood's Palihouse Holloway (a taxidermy mallard duck hung from the ceiling) and Caulfield's Bar and Dining Room (devil-horns-and-pitchfork graffiti) in Beverly Hills. That...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:08 PM
NBC's hiring of Chelsea Clinton as a "special correspondent" in its news division was widely recognized as an exercise in corporate cynicism when it was announced in November 2011.
Now a price tag has been hung on that scandal, with Politico's...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Merchandise featuring Marvel's superheroes, Disney's princesses, Pixar's toons and Lucasfilm's "Star Wars" helped the Mouse House ring up a record $40.9 billion in global retail sales in 2013.
The sales topped 2012′s $39.4 billion, $37.5 billion,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:42 AM
PARIS -- It was only a matter of time before stirrup pants returned to the fashion spotlight -- and if anyone can bring them back, Stella McCartney can.
The designer showed a great fall collection Monday morning at Paris Fashion Week, stirrup pants...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:37 PM
PARIS -- A hybrid moto-meets-Mongolian lamb jacket. A gray flannel skirt with pleats spliced with chiffon. A blazer cross-pollinated with an electric blue fisherman's knit.
For women who want classic clothes with a kick, designer Chitose Abe's Sacai...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Luxury Garage Sale, the upscale consignment boutique, hosts its first warehouse sale this week. From Wednesday to Sunday, hundreds of designer garments, shoes, accessories and costume jewelry from brands like Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Actress Angelina Jolie and British Foreign Secretary William Hague opened a four-day summit in London on Tuesday that's aimed at ending sexual violence in war. Fashion designer Stella McCartney was among those attending. Jolie and Hague have been...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:51 AM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Angelina Jolie, in taking her first major acting role in years, wanted something "crazy and silly" to counter the more serious parts of her life and her idea of fun was to play a baddie who looks pretty darn scary to children....
| May 19, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Usually, hitting the red carpet wearing -- or carrying -- the same thing as another celebrity at the same event is a fashion faux pas. But many of the high-profile attendees at the Cannes film festival have chosen to accessorize their fashionable finery...