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Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticHollywood has had a love affair with head-turning white gowns both on-screen and off for more than half a century. Who can forget Marilyn Monroe's white Travilla halter dress billowing around her waist as she stands atop a subway grate in the 1955 film...
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticThe Academy Awards are the biggest fashion runway on the planet. When Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and other stars step out onto the red carpet Sunday, they will be primed to talk as much about what and who they are wearing as about...
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticDesigning costumes so ingrained in popular culture that they still inspire Halloween disguises 30 years after they were created — Michael Jackson's "Thriller" jacket, Indiana Jones' signature outback slouch look and the unforgettable "College"...
All The RageKevan Hall to speak in Orange County. Cynthia Vincent and the California Market Center have sample sales. Special fashion events are planned at two Westfield Malls....
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticWith a lifetime of red carpet misses ranging from uncomfortably busty Guinevere gowns to something reminiscent of Grandma's doily tablecloth, Disney princess Miley Cyrus hasn't exactly been fashion It Girl material. Until now. The sleek and chic...
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Culture MonsterA new website has debuted, devoted to the legacy of the Chouinard Art Institute. The Los Angeles art college, which folded in 1972, numbers Ed Ruscha, John Baldessari and Robert Irwin among its alumni....
All The RageDesigner Barbara Tfank to hold a trunk show of her spring 2012 collection inspired by Elizabeth Taylor....
All The RageHe's been called the Sultan of Sequins. L.A.'s own Bob Mackie, the go-to designer for divas everywhere, from Carol Burnett to Cher, Diana Ross to Pink, is giving fans an opportunity to own a piece of Hollywood history. For the......
Los Angeles TimesTwenty-eight years after her death, and more than 50 years after first wowing audiences on the big screen, Grace Kelly, the statuesque blonde with the impossibly small waist and flawless face, continues to inspire designers and admirers alike. Few...
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Special to the Los Angeles TimesIt's been almost 29 years since Edith Head's died, but interest in the enigmatic American costume designer with the signature, seemingly impenetrable, circular eyeglasses has never waned. This fall, the Hollywood legend is the subject of a new book, as...
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Special to the Los Angeles TimesIt was a simple white slip – an everyday undergarment for women in the 1960s. But in "Butterfield 8," one of Elizabeth Taylor's most memorable films, the violet-eyed actress – playing the tragic, fiery Gloria Wandrous -- made the staple seem...
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Gold Derby nuggets: EW covers 'The Social Network' | 'Tangled' unfurled | Anderson Cooper to daytimeGold Derbyâ¢ Dave Karger chats with the cast of "The Social Network" including this week's EW cover boys Justin Timberlake, Jesse Eisenberg and Andrew Garfield as well as screenwriter Aaron Sorkin. In the print interview, Timberlake talks about his dormant music...
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