| 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...
| 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....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 12:18 PM
No, seriously....that's the name of the charity runway event for the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation on Thursday, Dec. 13 at the Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale. "Fashion's Fight" starts at 11 a.m. with the show beginning...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 5:14 PM
It's never too early to look ahead. This fall, the military look is going to dominate the fashion scene. Capture the craze with a pair of color-infused aviators. Try the color-block option by Tory Burch ($165); the tinted lenses of DKNY...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Counterfeit accessories valued at nearly $400,000 were seized by Laguna Beach police Thursday.
Police arrived at Cobbler's Corner at 985 S. Coast Hwy. with a search warrant and confiscated more than 100 counterfeit purses, hats and accessories valued...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 24, 2012
Topshop at Nordstrom
Nordstrom has announced that 14 of its stores across the country and nordstrom.com will begin carrying a broad assortment from British juggernauts Topshop and Topman the week of Sept. 9.
Known for a tip-of-the-trend assortment...
| 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...