| 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...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:12 AM
As I noted previously this week, the October magazines are almost upon us, and I won't mind at all that Cosmopolitan's offering includes Darren Criss as the monthly Cosmo Guy. Criss, a star of "Glee," has been one of the notably best dressed dudes on...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Designer Stella McCartney and her longtime friend actress and Goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow have partnered for an exclusive, limited-edition Stella McCartney x Goop capsule collection ($695-$1,895), which launched last Thursday on Paltrow’s ...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:34 AM
In the aftermath of her uber attention-getting performance at MTV's Video Music Awards, twerking, foam-finger-flinging Miley Cyrus was reportedly fired from a planned Vogue cover shoot. But she's on the cover of October's Harper's Bazaar. The magazine...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Over the past few weeks, the stars have been aligning for designer Joseph Altuzarra.
First came news that Kering, the European luxury conglomerate that owns Gucci Group and built Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen into global brands, bought a...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:14 PM
New York-based designer Joseph Altuzarra has taken the spotlight in L.A. this week, co-hosting an Emmys kick-off party, and designing the interior of the green room where stars will hang out backstage during the awards show Sunday night.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Back in the days when Adrian, Edith Head and James Galanos were designing, Los Angeles had fashion workrooms to rival the couture ateliers in Paris.
L.A. stylist and society maven Mary Alice Haney wants to bring that dressmaking tradition back with...
| 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...