| 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 9, 2012
NEW YORK — Reality show stars-turned designers! Olympians fresh from performing feats of strength at the Summer Games! Peacockish bloggers taking pictures and typing on smartphones while walking on death-defying stilettos!
There is all that and...
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
| Mar 25, 2012
Proenza Schouler designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez are jacked up as they talk about the handmade fabrics in their fall-winter 2012 runway collection, with its urban-warrior-trekking-the-Himalayas vibe.
And why not? It's pretty unusual stuff....
| Jun 10, 2012
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When Banana Republic was looking for someone to collaborate on a summer collection inspired by Palm Springs, Trina Turk was the one to call.
The L.A.-based designer, known for playful...
| Dec 11, 2011
Once upon a time — and by that we mean just a few months ago — it was the old-school horror genre that was being dusted off and repurposed into 21st century popular culture replete with wizards, werewolves, zombies and the hollow-cheeked...
| Sep 25, 2011
Monika Chiang doesn't do things on a small scale. The statuesque beauty with the cascading black locks has just launched her eponymous debut line, and it's no capsule collection. In fact it's closer to the amount of merchandise that would fill a...
| Dec 18, 2011
Cue the flappers, the fringe, the beads and the bobs.
The Roaring '20s are back in fashion — on the runways and on-screen.
It started in September at the spring 2012 fashion shows, with Ralph Lauren's "Great Gatsby" gowns, Tory Burch's...
| 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-...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 9:35 PM
The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Bette Midler performs; figure skater Tara Lipinski. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Finding the best weekend sales. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day......
| Apr 6, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Christophe Decarnin is leaving Balmain after five years as creative director. When Decarnin was absent from the line's runway shows during Paris fashion week in March, the label said he was tired and resting. The news release Balmain issued this......