| 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...
| May 12, 2013
If you're in the market for lingerie, you're in good company.
The intimate apparel industry as a whole is on the rise, according to Marshal Cohen, chief industry analyst at the NPD Group.
"Sales in the women's market started off slow in 2012 but...
| Feb 10, 2013
'Rose' perfume can smell green, spicy, powdery, sparkly, fruity or more.
The ubiquity of roses in early to mid-February can be overwhelming (their prices, shocking), but their association with love and romance — and perfume — is hardly a...
| 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...
| Mar 10, 2013
PARIS — We saw a giant spinning globe at Chanel, heard live music by Antony and the Johnsons at Givenchy and snapped front-row pics everywhere of celebrities, including Jessica Chastain, Naomi Watts, Frank Ocean, Zoe Saldana, January Jones, Kourtney...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:06 PM
PARIS -- If you haven’t heard of the Japanese women’s brand Sacai, you should check it out (stores in the L.A. area include Barneys New York, H. Lorenzo and Noodle Stories). Since 1999, designer Chitose Abe has been building her business on...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 9:30 AM
French fashion house Chloé brought its singular brand of laid-back chic to Los Angeles recently, hosting a fashion show and dinner at the Midcentury Modern Brody House. Tastemakers including Zoe Saldana, January Jones, Jessica Paré, Nicole Richie and...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:05 PM
It's time to look at this fall's hot new fashions. I heard you've been feeling good about yourself and it's time to take you down a notch.
Have you seen any of these clothes? We are told that "houndstooth is the new black." How many of you want to...