| Mar 1, 2012
| 7:46 AM
If Matthew Lopez were teaching a class on writing he might take a turn on the maxim and say: "Write what you don't know."
Lopez is the son of a Puerto Rican father and a Polish-Russian mother. He grew up Episcopalian and gay in Panama City, Fla.
| Mar 1, 2012
Banana Republic, the brand focused on workplace style, and AMC are proud to announce an encore installment to the acclaimed Banana Republic 'Mad Men' capsule, which launches exclusively at Banana Republic North America retail locations and online at www....
| Mar 2, 2012
In today's rotten economy, college kids in their sweatshirts and yoga pants need all the help they can get to nail a job or an internship. For suggestions on going from slob to sleek, I talked to stylists and job experts, then collected firsthand tips...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:33 PM
They're calling it the fitting room of the future, an enclosed kiosk in a mall common area that shoppers step into for a free, full (and fully clothed) body scan. After 10 seconds, a shopper emerges, then gets printed recommendations on size, style and ...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Door-busters, bargains and sales — oh my!
Black Friday is just hours away and area retailers — including most stores at the Valley Mall and Hagerstown Premium Outlets — are gearing up for midnight openings on the biggest holiday...
| Oct 3, 2012
Students from Westchester Community College designing outfits made from retailer shopping bags for stylish women from the Junior League as part of a Design Wars competition during the event.
Each student was given 50 shopping bags from their preferred...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 11:48 AM
As shoppers find the best Black Friday deals and swipe their credit cards, The Baltimore Sun shares their stories.
Deals 'better than what we thought'
Shortly after 9 a.m., drivers circled the multi-level parking lots at Towson Town Center looking for...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:34 PM
DUI accident A Kenosha, Wis., man was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with blood alcohol content above the .08 legal …...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The unpredictability of Chicago weather can leave us ladies in the lurch when it comes to dressing seasonally. When do I break out the boots? When do I pack up the maxi dress? The see-sawing temperatures from hour to hour can make it difficult to commit...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 9:22 PM
This summer I've really gotten into the show Mad Men on AMC. I was very excited when all four seasons came out on Netflix July 27. When I found out Janie Bryant (costume designer for Mad Men) had designed a collection for Banana Republic, I went bananas!...
| May 12, 2011
| 5:31 PM
When it's raining and pouring, a beach vacation doesn't have to turn boring. After all, a rainy day at the beach is still better than being at home. While shopping at the outlets and catching a movie are always an option, here are a few others.