| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:59 AM
VH1 will look at hip-hop’s influence on culture with a four-part documentary, the network announced Wednesday.
Based on Steve Stoute’s best-selling book, “The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created a Culture That Rewrote the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:52 PM
The next time you open your Instagram app, there's a good chance you'll see the social network's first ad.
An ad for a watch from fashion brand Michael Kors is slated to display on U.S. Instagram users' feeds on Friday, regardless of whether they follow...
| Nov 2, 2013
We've watched workout wear go from baggy, ratty sweats and tees to clothes that can go all the way to dinner. Given the sport influences in high fashion and on the streets, where one of the latest looks is stylish gym shoes paired with skirts, it's no...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:30 AM
He's dressed Rihanna in a chain-mail football jersey and Katy Perry in an ice cream cone dress. And now Jeremy Scott, L.A. fashion's rabble-rouser, is getting ready to storm Italy's design capital.
Starting with the fall 2014 collection showing at Milan...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:14 AM
If you’re craving the art and music of the late Walt Disney, you should go anywhere but the world premiere of the affectionate “When You Wish: The Story of Walt Disney” at UCLA’s Freud Playhouse. There may be no other place on...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The gig: Carisa Bianchi is president of TBWA\Chiat\Day, Los Angeles' largest advertising agency, which has about 520 employees and creates ads for Pepsi, Gatorade, Southwest Airlines, Adidas, Nissan, Jimmy Dean and Crate & Barrel.
"Black sheep": Bianchi...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 8:54 PM
BEIJING — In a nation of 1.3 billion people, it's easy to find Kobe Bryant.
Just look for the big group of security guards.
Bryant is almost too popular here to leave the Lakers' five-star hotel in the Chinese capital.
"It's harder for me to...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:19 AM
BEIJING -- The Lakers still can't escape Dwight Howard even though they're 6,000 miles from home.
Howard made an appearance here on behalf of Adidas this past summer, and many giant-size likenesses of him hover over an outdoor court next to MasterCard...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Burberry taps Bailey: Christopher Bailey, who has served as chief creative officer of Burberry for the last six years, will also become the label's chief executive officer in mid-2014, the British brand announced Tuesday. Bailey, who will also retain...
| Jul 13, 2013
In the old days of running (that is, three years ago), figuring out what running shoe to buy was simply a matter of determining whether you were a pronator, supinator or neutral runner. Today, however, with the explosion of barefoot running and crazy...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Standout junior guard Tyler Dorsey of Bellflower St. John Bosco will participate in the four-day Adidas Nations competition this weekend in Garden Grove and Long Beach. Earlier, Dorsey was offered a scholarship by Duke.
Games will be held Friday...