| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Kirsten Dunst, Kate Bosworth, Rashida Jones, Gia Coppola, Angela Lindvall, Samantha and Victoria Traina and other lovelies came out to fete Proenza Schouler and wearing Proenza Schouler, at a dinner party Thursday night in a private home on Mulholland...
| Jun 9, 2013
LAS VEGAS — If Shinola has any brand resonance these days, it's most likely from the phrase: "You don't know [expletive] from Shinola," a World War II-era insult referencing the shoe polish manufactured by Shinola-Bixby Corp.
But the brand is back...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:12 AM
When Cicely Tyson took to the stage Sunday to accept her Tony Award for lead actress in a play for her role in "The Trip to Bountiful," both men who were watching with me reacted — to her dress. The ultra-structured, purple-satin creation "looks...