| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:30 AM
| Jul 30, 2013
Creatures of the Wind, the fashion label founded in 2008 by two alumni of the School of the Art Institute in Chicago, is enjoying a windfall from a Los Angeles investment firm.
The investment from The Dock Group, headed by Matthew Walker, is significant...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:16 PM
With Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, expected to give birth any moment now, the world is on royal baby watch. And the British papers are in overdrive reporting every minute detail of what Kate is — or possibly could be — buying for...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:21 PM
There's a lot to leave you breathless in "The Bling Ring." Celebrity culture. Self-empowerment prayer circles. Amoral behavior. But the designer name-dropping throughout the movie may top the list.
For that we can thank the label-crazed kids at the...
| 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...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In “The Bling Ring," a group of starry-eyed teens define their worth by the number of designer duds in their closet.
The young protagonists of Sofia Coppola’s based-on-a-true-story film don’t actually own any of these coveted items, of...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Who comes to Hollywood toting more than 500 over-the-top costumes, 200 hats and headdresses, 150 pairs of teetering heels, 60 up-to-there wigs and a flurry of glitter?
Three drag queens, of course. The campy Broadway musical “Priscilla Queen of...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Kim Kardashian was walking along a street in Beverly Hills when a gust of wind caught her full skirt, blowing it upward in a scene similar to Marilyn Monroe's famous skirt-billowing episode in "The Seven Year Itch." Kardashian was able to keep the skirt...
| May 26, 2013
From digitally printed textiles to stylish tech gadgets and even wearable computing, the ever-growing partnership of fashion and technology is catapulting the design world into a whole new dimension.
Evidence was everywhere at the New York fall-winter...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Members of L.A.’s film music elite mingled with weather-beaten eco-warrior sailors and neo Edwardian fashionistas amid costumes from Baz Luhrmann’s "The Great Gatsby" Tuesday night at the multi-textured unveiling of musician-arranger-...
| May 7, 2013
As deafening as AC/DC in the '80s, prints and patterns clashed over the past year like Metallica versus Megadeth, Blur versus Oasis, Mariah Carey versus Nicki Minaj.
This spring, it's safe even for Nana to open her eyes, uncover her ears and skip the...