| Aug 21, 2012
Fashion lovers can feel fall in the air and on the hangers. Rich textures — leather, brocade, baroque jeweling, fur (faux and real) and velvet — confer a touchability to the disparate trends trickling into stores, from menswear-inspired...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Here are just a few of the tried and true veteran designers we know will have a major impact with their spring collections during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
BCBG Max Azria (showcasing Thursday, Sept. 6) BCBG Max Azria's fall line was inspired by a...
| 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...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Kohl’s Corp., one of the largest department store chains in the country, said it will hire more than 52,700 holiday workers for the 2012 holiday shopping season, the busiest of the year.
That’s 10% more seasonal workers than it hired last...
| Sep 23, 2012
With her trademark cotton-candy pink hair and Harajuku-meets-skater-girl style, 27-year-old model, blogger and fashion designer Audrey Kitching has been turning heads since the mid-2000s, when she emerged as one of the rising crop of Hollywood Internet...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Retailers preparing for Christmas crowds are planning to boost their holiday hiring -- but not by much.
With unsteady consumer confidence, high unemployment and a languid economic recovery, a new forecast from consultant firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas...
| May 23, 2012
| 10:01 AM
City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive in Newport News. 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Host to a weekly farmers' market during the summer months. Development began in 2000.
Major stores: Animare Salon & Spa, Ann Taylor...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Huntington Beach is looking to go greener after council members moved one step closer Monday night to banning the distribution of plastic bags in the city.
After nearly an hour and a half of discussion, with dialogue going back and forth between council...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Consumers plan to spend the same or more than last year on holiday shopping, new consumer research shows.
A holiday spending survey by market research firm The NPD Group shows that 10 percent of consumers expect to spend more than last year, while 67...
| Jul 17, 2012
Leonard Pitts Jr. worked himself so much into a frenzy in his recent column that he neglected to check with the state where his employer is located ("Black America silent on voting-rights threat," July 15).
Florida, which has identified dozens of dead...
| Nov 6, 2012
A party in New York to toast the Maison Martin Margiela with H&M collaboration attracted A-listers such as Sarah Jessica Parker and Kanye West — and foreshadowed long lines Nov. 15 when the collection for men and women hits 230 H&M stores worldwide....