| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
D-ID (Denim Identity)
Quilting from a leather menswear jacket inspired the distinctive diamond stitching that is the signature of D-ID, or Denim Identity, the new line designer Jimmy Taverniti debuted last month.
"The whole print trend is slowing...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Sitting at the intersection of Hollywood and high fashion, it's no wonder Rodeo Drive is one of the most fabled shopping streets in the world.
It's been immortalized in movies, books, song lyrics and on reality TV.
The thoroughfare played a supporting...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:08 AM
NEW YORK -- Emmy Rossum, Rashida Jones and Camilla Alves were a few of the lovelies who came out for Tory Burch's show Tuesday morning, a serene affair for which the runway had been painted to look like a swimming pool and a least two models were given...
| 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 29, 2013
| 4:59 PM
At 10 a.m. on "Fabulous Friday" — so named by South Coast Plaza representatives — Georgiann Mastrangelo sat in a VIP holiday lounge in the shopping center's penthouse, sipping champagne.
As shoppers awoke from their post-turkey slumber,...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Every year, it gets harder to impress the ones you love with cool gifts. Here are some sweet ideas that will bring joy to your world and everyone around you this holiday season and into the new year.
Tory Burch perfume; $62-$110 at Toryburch.com....
| May 19, 2013
Action sports and high fashion may not seem like the most likely of companions, but in the past decade designers have done more than dip a toe into surf culture; they have embraced the easygoing, sun-drenched lifestyle common to Southern California and...
| May 18, 2013
Thanks to the fashion world's enthusiastic embrace of surf/skate culture over the decades, the Vans-style slip-on sneaker — a simple, unadorned, lace-free upper attached to a rubber sole — has become an instantly recognizable Southern...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:57 AM
In the four years since establishing her eccentrically-English, namesake shoe line, Tabitha Simmons has earned quite a following.
Beyonce loves her striped “Dolly” espadrille lace-ups so much she posted photos of them on Tumblr, while the...
| 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...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:18 AM
In the video for their breakthrough hit, "What Makes You Beautiful," the five Brit heartthrobs of One Direction cavort on the beach, looking wind-swept, clean-cut and ink-free.
Yet, there they were — well, three of them, anyway — on a recent...