| Aug 23, 2013
A bargain is always a thrill. It's why I am willing to poke through bins of ratty-looking stuff at a thrift store or paw the racks at the Salvation Army looking for hidden treasure.
It's still rousing to gaze at the $6.99 Manolo Blahniks that I found at...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:49 PM
PARIS — Full disclosure: I love-love-love this city. In the springtime. In the fall. In the summer, when it sizzles. In the winter, when it drizzles (though not so much when it snows!) Merci, Cole Porter.
I visit twice a year on business, for...
| Aug 26, 2013
TEN years ago sportswear-makers were cramming ever more features and futuristic designs into their products. They were convinced that the consumer bought, say, training shoes based on their technical specifications. But in 2004 James Carnes, today adidas&...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:11 AM
When it comes to dressing up in Hollywood, the Teen Choice Awards ceremony, held Sunday night at Universal City, is a strange beast.
If you’re a star older than the show’s Clearasil demographic, you want to look young and hip. If you are a...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Stella McCartney had to delay her fall-winter fashion show to wait for a very special guest. Her dad, Beatles' member Paul McCartney, was running late....
| Jan 27, 2013
For those who follow the Chinese zodiac, the year of the snake begins Feb. 10. People born under this sign are thought to be more likely to be seductive, gregarious, charming, smart, good with money and, at times, a little jealous. The reptiles themselves...
| Dec 30, 2012
The queen's Diamond Jubilee was a chance to look back at 60 years of colorful suits and hats. And everyone seemed more than eager to hop aboard the royal train, including Pantone, which color-coded her highness' most iconic outfits, and...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:39 PM
It's past midnight at the end of a 14-hour workday, and a sane person would go to bed.
But I feel compelled to drive a last nail into the coffin of one of the sorriest newsmagazines in the history of broadcast journalism, NBC's "Rock Center."
| Apr 21, 2013
In last week's Fashion Diary column, I wrote about the wardrobe choices of Gwyneth Paltrow during her recent publicity tour through L.A., when she appeared at events promoting her new cookbook and personal trainer Tracy Anderson's new fitness studio....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Chelsea Clinton surprised her dad, former President Clinton, by presenting him with a trophy Tuesday at the 72nd Father of the Year Awards luncheon in New York City. Other honorees included Macy's Inc. Chief Executive Terry J. Lundgren and Army Maj....
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:30 AM
PARIS -- Paul McCartney, Bono, Nicole Richie, Jessica Alba and Kanye West were up bright and early at the gilded Palais Garnier on Monday morning for Stella McCartney's fall 2013 runway show. Despite the illustrious guest list, the dynamite clothes proved...