Why is #MasculinitySoFragile?

All The Rage

All the Rage Musings on the culture of keeping up appearances
New fall 2015 fragrances inspire wanderlust

A single whiff of scent has the power to launch the imagination, evoking idyllic memories, legends and fantasy lands. New fragrances out this fall are no exception.

Read more
Sue Wong kicks off L.A. fashion week with a spiky, sexy and over-the-top collection

In a bid for the spectacular, some fashion brands fill their front-row seats with bold-faced names. Others construct entire airline terminals in the Grand Palais -- as Chanel did Tuesday for its Paris ready-to-wear show.

Read more
Operation Smile honors Selma Blair; event raises more than $1.1 million

The event: Friday’s annual “Smile Gala,” Operation Smile honored Selma Blair, the actress cast as Kris Kardashian (now Kris Jenner) in the upcoming TV series, “American Crime Story: The People Vs. O.J. Simpson.”

Read more
2 L.A. men win gold at the World Beard and Moustache Championships in Austria

Several American beardsmen and 'stachethletes took home top tonsorial honors at the 2015 World Beard and Moustache Championships in Leogang, Austria, over the weekend, including a handful of gentlemen from the Golden State who were among the more than 300 competitors in 18 categories of mustache, partial beard and beard.

Read more
Unmasque Cancer fundraiser pulls into Union Station Oct. 17

In the run-up to Halloween, a mask-filled soiree is set to unspool at downtown L.A.’s Union Station to benefit young adult cancer survivors.

Scheduled for Oct. 17, we’re told guests can expect “a group of masked individuals [taking] over the concourse for an evening of intrigue, mystery and charity” that involves games of chance, roving magicians and whirls on the dance floor by masked dancers.

Read more
Hilary Swank, Christoph Waltz join Gustavo Dudamel at the L.A. Phil after-party

The event: Gustavo Dudamel called the orchestras he conducted at Tuesday’s L.A. Phil opening night gala his family. “Can you imagine, to have the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra and the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela as a family?" the L.A. Phil's music and artistic director asked at the party following the all-Beethoven program.  "It’s the best.”

Read more