| Sep 7, 2008
WHAT TO do about the war, what to do about the economy, what to do about those rimless glasses and that saucy updo? Style has never been more important than it is in this election. That's not just because this high-stakes political contest is being...
| Sep 14, 2008
RETAIL sales are in a slump, we're in a historic mortgage and credit crisis, and the eyes of the world are riveted on our heated presidential race, not our runways. In other words, American designers who showed here last week, hoping that in a few...
| Oct 26, 2008
Catherine Malandrino wants you to feel at home. The French-born designer, known for her feminine, ultra-wearable designs, has opened a 6,000-square-foot boutique on La Cienega Boulevard that evokes the look and feel of a breezy California manse....
| Nov 2, 2008
Ah, what a difference a mask makes. "It's dangerous. You feel like you can do or say anything," said choreographer Fatima Robinson, as she fluttered a La Perla lace scrim in front of her sly smile. Promoting mischievous behavior and cheeky chatter was...
| Nov 9, 2008
Fashion has a new first lady.
If the black-and-red dress Michelle Obama wore for her husband's victory speech Tuesday is any indication, she is poised to be her own kind of style icon in the White House. The straight-from-the-spring-runway dress, which...
| May 25, 2008
You don't have to be from New York City to be jealous of Carrie Bradshaw when she walks into her dream apartment in the new "Sex and the City" film. It's a penthouse overlooking Central Park, a present from Mr. Big, who writes the check on the spot and...
| Jun 8, 2008
Mismatched prints in sunset hues and animal stripes jibe unexpectedly with sleek metallic swimwear, earthy macramé bags and statement necklaces made of precious stones. Geometric print caftans are worn with stacks of brass bracelets, graphic and liquid at...
| Jul 13, 2008
THERE'S Balenciaga, with its space-age interior and minimalist cactus garden out front. Down the road at Alexander McQueen, a larger-than-life metal nude is suspended in the skylight. Martin Margiela's exterior shimmers like a disco ball in the sun, while...
| Aug 3, 2008
BACK when the jean pool was but a mere puddle, denim sold itself on fit and cut and signature back pockets. Jeans didn't claim to cure Lyme disease or make foamy lattes. But lately -- with more than 100 brands of premium denim vying for your backside --...
| Jan 27, 2008
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Best mobster makeover: James Gandolfini
Looking svelte(r) and refreshed, with an attractive stubble/beard hybrid and a sleek white tie, James Gandolfini took the stage to accept the award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series....
| Sep 20, 2009
When the ladies of television take to the red carpet for today's Emmy Awards, there is only one thing we really care about: What will they be wearing?
Will it be the long gowns that usually hold sway at Hollywood award shows? Or, taking a cue from Cannes...