| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:45 PM
NEW YORK -- Having seen two models at two different presentations in the last 24 hours faint (and I mean hit the floor hard), the idea of beauty and sacrifice has been on my brain this New York Fashion Week. (I mean, really, are we putting women on a...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:23 PM
NEW YORK -- The fashion force was with Rodarte designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy on Tuesday when they presented the strongest collection of their career, capped off by five stunning finale gowns incorporating classic artwork from the "Star Wars" films....
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:29 AM
First Lady Michelle Obama wore a blue gown by designer Carolina Herrera at Tuesday night's state dinner honoring French President Francois Hollande. Celebs including Bradley Cooper, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Stephen Colbert mingled with the pols. [Los...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Michael Kors has the best one-liners in all of fashiondom to describe his inspirations. This season's? "Big Sur, Big City."
The combination amounted to a terrific collection of haute slouch wear, including a tie-dye mink coat, and cashmere sweat pants...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:08 AM
The high-end clothing line The Row, which is designed by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (of Olsen twin TV fame) has caused a media stir with its pre-fall 2014 lookbook. Wearing the clothes are three models who, unlike most professional models these days,...
| Oct 23, 2011
Celebrity clothing brands have become a ubiquitous force in fashion, but this wasn't always the case. A decade ago, attaching a famous name to a mass-market brand was still fairly rare and was seen by some as a last alternative when movie scripts and TV...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 12:26 PM
Fall is a get-cozy season full of nostalgia and homey memories. We anticipate the newness of what Seventh Avenue will preview, yet we find security in a certain amount of predictability. Uncluttered is a word that captures the mood of many designers&...
| Jun 8, 2012
Don't know about you, but I love to hate celebrities.
They're richer and better looking than I am. And they have people. People to keep track of their cellphone chargers, people to cook delicious low-fat meals, people to help them get dressed, to...
| Jan 8, 2012
Stealth wealth. Fashion gaming. Elsa Schiaparelli. Raf Simons. What else? Here's a list of stylish people, trends and ideas to pay attention to in 2012.
Surrealism. Opening May 10, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute's exhibition...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:04 PM
Christian Siriano, Maryland's best-known fashion industry personality, might have had one of the best showings at last week's New York Fashion Week events. But the state's couture offerings did not end with him. Area designers, hair and makeup artists and...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:05 AM
NEW YORK -- Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, named 2012’s top women’s wear designers by the prestigious Council of Fashion Designers of America, presented their fall 2013 collection Thursday morning in the sumptuous rooms of a $48-million Gilded...