| 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,...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:39 PM
I was raised in Boca Raton so becoming obsessed with designer labels was inescapable. I’m pretty sure they pump something into the water here that I like to call “the Neiman Marcus” chemical which causes our brains to focus deeply on...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:43 AM
There’s a sea of stilettos sinking into the sand. Buzzed blonde bombshells with Moët and Chandon cocktails in their perfectly manicured hands wait in lines that spill out onto Collins Avenue and models hustle backstage in tents to slink into...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 10:22 AM
First there was the Missoni craze. Then came the scramble for Jason Wu. But Dec. 1, Target will create the biggest melee since Cabbage Patch dolls hit the market in 1984. Target will join forces with luxury retailer Neiman Marcus for the Target + Neiman...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Valentine’s Day is almost here and the pressure is on to wine, dine and do something divine for the one you love. Here are some local gift ideas to celebrate Cupid’s big day on a variety of budgets.
1. For the foodie: Red The...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 12:51 PM
When I was 15, I wanted to be a supermodel. At 5-foot-11, I only had two options: I could join the volleyball or basketball teams at Spanish River High School or try to be a model. My inspiration was supermodel Niki Taylor, who grew up in Pembroke Pines....
| May 16, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Lisa Schatz starts her Preakness shopping eight months early, at the September fashion trade shows in New York City. In addition to her regular buys for spring inventory, she's learned to add items featuring bold colors and fun prints that will stand...
| Sep 25, 2011
London Fashion Week ended a few days ago, but next month, 12 of the city's top designers plan to hit the road, bringing their clothes to Los Angeles in a bid for red carpet stardom.
The London Show Rooms Los Angeles is scheduled to take place Oct. 17-...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Join the 22nd annual SPIN gala, Bella Notte, a gourmet food and wine event at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Hilton Waterfront Hotel & Resort in Huntington Beach, 21100 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Two award-winning chefs, Executive Chef Jeff Littlefield of Shades...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:46 AM
Purchasing the perfect holiday gift can be tricky. And when you have a picky recipient, gift-giving is downright stressful.
Enter personal shopper Stephanie Bradshaw.
"Gifts are suppose to be something that they wouldn't get for themselves," she says....