| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
For menswear aficionados, Italian luxury label Ermenegildo Zegna has long stood for a high-quality yet understated gray-flannel sensibility. But for colorful, personality-driven runway fashion? Not so much.
Which is why it's significant that, after...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Look-at-me designer sunglasses have long been de rigueur in Hollywood, where the sun and the flash of paparazzi cameras shine bright.
The latest "it" sunglasses, launching for winter, up the fashion ante even more with super-luxurious details and...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Legendary Vogue Editor Diana Vreeland was probably the world's most reliable generator of quotable fashion speak. ("Pink is the navy blue of India," anyone?) And the latest book of her jotted-down thoughts, "Diana Vreeland Memos: The Vogue Years"...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:37 AM
You might have thought Lady Gaga turned out for H&M's epic store opening in New York last month only to promote her new "ArtPop" album. But maybe not. According to columnist Stephanie Smith in the New York Post's Alexa magazine, the star asked for $500,...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 2:51 PM
PARIS — After 16 years at the helm of Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs showed his last collection for the French fashion house early this month. Charged during his tenure with designing accessories in addition to clothes, he helped create the phenomenon...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:11 AM
PARIS -- There was a Jeff Koons-like sculpture of a bouquet of flower pots, a glass case vitrine dripping with gold chains and a overgrown camellia flower-as-fiber-art.
Even now that we've come to expect over-the-top runway show sets from Karl...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 12:57 PM
If you've been longing to try some luxury beauty products but were put off by the price tag, now might be the time to fill your makeup bag.
Nordstrom's 2013 beauty anniversary event got underway on Wednesday, offering more than 100 fragrance, cosmetic,...
| Jul 14, 2013
In a world increasingly attuned to fast fashion, we can still pause to dream of extreme luxury. During Paris Haute Couture Week, which ended July 4, designers provided a lot of fuel for our flights of fancy.
Among the offerings:
Viktor & Rolf returned...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Hermes, Chanel, Missoni, Louis Vuitton. The number of recognizable designer clothes and accessories in Woody Allen's new film "Blue Jasmine" is astounding. And appropriate, considering the story is about a Ruth Madoff-type, fallen socialite named...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:54 AM
L.A.-based Mother Denim has partnered with model Freja Beha Erichsen on a capsule collection that will benefit Médecins Sans Frontières – the international medical humanitarian organization known in the U.S. as Doctors Without Borders.
| Sep 1, 2013
This is the year of punk. Vogue magazine decreed it to be so, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute chimed in with its "Punk: Chaos to Couture" exhibition this spring.
When Kim Kardashian, Miley Cyrus, Nicole Richie and others turned...