| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Jay Z has broken his silence over pressure to shutter his forthcoming holiday collection for Barneys New York, and the hip-hop mogul says he’s being unfairly “demonized” for not responding to protests.
After two high-profile...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:32 PM
In interviewing Lyle Lovett for a piece about his Western shirt collaboration with Hamilton (which appeared in last Sunday's Image section), the singer-songwriter-actor and I covered a lot of ground, touching on topics that ranged from his earliest...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Bohemian isn't a trend; it's a lifestyle."
That's the motto upon which L.A. designer Cynthia Vincent has staked her decade-old brand Twelfth Street, named after the street she grew up on in La Verne. The brand is known for its tribal print...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Barneys New York appears to be doubling down on the dapper dude by rolling out a fall 2013 "Man Up" advertising campaign that celebrates the retailer's roots in menswear as well as recent renovations of the menswear real estate at the company's Madison...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Barneys New York, minus the 'Co-Op,' is set to reopen Saturday at the Grove.
The luxury department store chain announced last month that it would be re-branding its smaller-footprint, contemporary-focused Barneys Co-Op stores as Barneys New York...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
D-ID (Denim Identity)
Quilting from a leather menswear jacket inspired the distinctive diamond stitching that is the signature of D-ID, or Denim Identity, the new line designer Jimmy Taverniti debuted last month.
"The whole print trend is slowing...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Over the last few years, nail art fans have put their digits through velvet, ombre, plaid, studs, jewels, fishnets, caviar, chalk, charms, magnetic polish and more. The latest nail art kits by British company Ciaté involve sealing real feathers onto...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Emerald green is the color of money, envy, blackjack tables, Oz and a little bauble that Richard Burton gave to Elizabeth Taylor. This lush, lively and vibrant shade is also the 2013 Pantone color of the year (sorry, Tangerine Tango, but we’re...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Designer Natalie Martin has mastered the art of gypset dressing, L.A.-style.
In two years, the Aussie transplant has emerged as a go-to for boho-chic styles, including breezy kurtas, tunics, wrap skirts and maxi dresses, all priced under $300, and...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Potter and home furnishings designer Jonathan Adler is bringing his signature brand of “happy chic” to the world of fashion, with a new line of men’s and women’s accessories landing now in his boutiques, including the ones in L.A....
| Jun 23, 2013
As one of a new generation of fine jewelry designers making the heirlooms of tomorrow, Irene Neuwirth is living the California dream.
In 13 years, she has gone from stringing vintage glass beads together in her Malibu apartment to having the top-selling...