| Jul 31, 2011
You may not have your own version of Ryan Gosling's Jacob Palmer character waiting in the wings to make you (or your fashion-challenged mate) over the way he did Steve Carell's Cal Weaver in "Crazy, Stupid, Love." But the movie's costume designer Dayna...
| Sep 9, 2012
If you think camouflage is just the stuff of old beat-up military uniforms and cheap thermals lying around dusty army-navy shops, you're missing out on the biggest hiding-in-plain-sight trend in cutting-edge menswear this fall.
Camo, as fashion folk say,...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Nike Inc. is selling off its Cole Haan shoes and accessories brand and its Umbro soccer-related company in order to focus on its namesake products.
The company wants to focus on Nike gear such as its new digital FuelBand fitness tracker, as well as items...
| Jul 22, 2012
Images of hippie-era love beads and Native American-inspired headbands can condemn beading in jewelry and accessories to appearing quaint at best. But the artisan level of contemporary beaders crafting today's fashion jewelry and accessories puts that...
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
| Aug 19, 2012
Every fall, college campuses swarm with women wearing all kinds of leather flats, but there are always a select few brave enough to walk across the quad in stilettos. Those risk-takers might look great, but who can realistically trek to class in high...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Although Cypress, Calif.-based Vans originally rolled to fame as a skate shoe brand, the VF Corp.-owned action sports label is set go big in its debut as the title sponsor of the U.S Open of Surfing when the event returns to Huntington Beach on July 20-...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Sanuk, the Irvine footwear firm known for selling its quirky sandals in surf specialty shops, is coming to beachy Santa Monica this week with its first-ever company-owned store.
The flagship shop on the Santa Monica Promenade opens Friday. The lo-fi...