| May 28, 2014
| 11:25 AM
This summer, the Abbot Kinney shopping scene is becoming even more boho-chic.
Figue, the New York-based gypset-lifestyle collection founded in 2012 by fashion vet Stephanie von Watzdorf, has opened a pop-up shop on the famed retail stretch in Venice....
| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In a gallery-like loft space on South La Brea Avenue, rolls of fabrics are displayed by color in rich cascades of texture and pattern. Tags on the rolls make it evident that this is no run-of-the-mill fabric shop: Some are labeled with the names of...
| May 4, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Michelle Obama wore a draped-sleeve, dropped-shoulder gray tulle embroidered gown by Marchesa to the 100th White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday. She accessorized with drop earrings and a large ring.
The annual dinner and scholarship fundraiser...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Actress Mischa Barton has been named celebrity ambassador for the 2014 BritWeek Robertson Shopping Stroll on Saturday.
This is the second year for the shopping event on Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles. Participants include luxury venues such as...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Having your phone battery die while you’re out and about sucks.
Liz Salcedo created a solution that allows people to charge their phones in their clutch purses. And now she has a wallet solution. Her Chicago-based company Everpurse, a graduate...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:42 AM
A Celine tote for $220? A Carolina Herrera shirt dress for $255? And shopping for a good cause too?
No, you’re not dreaming.
The items are available to buy at Shopbop.com and Amazon.com as part of a new capsule collection launched to support the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:32 AM
NEW YORK -- Her parents' armor collection--yeah, that's right--is what inspired the strong fall 2014 collection Tory Burch showed Tuesday during New York Fashion Week.
The clothing was a mix of textures, including heavy knits, tapestry brocades and...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Despite being a fashion writer, I've never had any desire to leave the house all decked out in designer labels.
This is mostly because I don't believe that great style comes from wearing a bunch of enormous, expensive logos. Of course, I love...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
People are always telling me that they're complete fashion amateurs whenever I say I write a shopping column.
"Oh, my gosh, I know nothing about fashion," they say. "My style is terrible!"
The funny thing is, these are usually people who, in my opinion,...
| Nov 3, 2013
In a world where scads of sales can be found anytime online, devoting an entire day, a half tank of gas and a week's pay to a mall, even an outlet mall, would be like ducking into a phone booth and depositing a dime.
Not since my back-to-school...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:10 PM
The building housing the expansive Gucci store on Rodeo Drive has sold for more than $100 million to a Spanish fashion mogul.
Gucci, the famous upmarket Italian fashion house, is the sole tenant of the three-story building in the heart of the famed...