| May 10, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Thirty-six years after Ron Robinson opened his eponymous enclave of shops inside the iconic Fred Segal building on Los Angeles' Melrose Avenue, the veteran retailer has expanded his store’s square footage and offerings to include three new...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Karl Lagerfeld interviewed Lady Gaga for Harper's Bazaar's September issue, and spent some time talking about his famous cat Choupette and Lady G's French bulldog, Asia. We learn that unlike Choupette, Asia does not have a maid. But he does get homemade...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Sounds like she didn't have more fun -- Maggie Gyllenhaal went blond for a few months and quickly decided to return to being a brunet.
The "White House Down" actress' short-lived foray into lighter hair color lasted from April to the beginning of June...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:04 AM
Tennis star Maria Sharapova (clad in a pink dress by Marc Jacobs), the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Porsche co-hosted a cocktail party Wednesday night celebrating the 20th anniversary of Fashion Targets Breast Cancer. Many fashion...
| 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...
| Nov 23, 2013
As one local puts it, "People go to Hollywood to see the handprints. When people think of what they see on TV — reality shows, the glamour, 'Entourage' — that's West Hollywood."
As its name suggests, West Hollywood is bounded on the east...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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."