| Aug 26, 2012
In the early 1990s, the mini-backpack was a fashion "must-have." Most coveted was French designer Agnès B.'s black cotton "Lolita" sack (reimagined briefly during a limited-edition 2010 collaboration with Opening Ceremony) and Prada's more structured...
| Sep 2, 2012
Pow! Hot-hued, high-impact accessories can put the finishing touch on the season's sporty looks. Take a vibrant piece, like Marni's cherry-red perforated leather bag, or 3.1 Phillip Lim's vivid yellow gold leather boots, and pair with a dress, a button-...
| Sep 2, 2012
Forget the Gossip Girls, Joan Holloway, Bettie Page and those other retro chicks. There is a new feminine ideal this fall, and she kicks butt. If the last five years have been dominated by the preening and pristine women of "Mad Men," we are now...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:03 AM
First published on Sept. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles -- not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa...
| Jun 24, 2012
Sure, the London Olympics, barely a month away, will ultimately be about the feats of strength, speed and endurance of the participating athletes. But long before the first brow is beaded with sweat, the first real competition will take place the moment...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:28 PM
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 176 new members into the organization on Friday, including Octavia Spencer, Terrence Malick, Matthew McConaughey, Kristen Wiig, Kerry Washington,...
| Sep 23, 2012
The Emmys used to be seen as an early dress rehearsal for the seriously overloaded awards-season style gantlet that starts in January. But no longer.
Two of fashion's biggest red carpet stars — Nicole Kidman and Julianne Moore ("Hemingway &...
| Apr 29, 2012
Judging from the plethora of eye-catching eyewear that's been getting face time over the last few years — be it on the European ready-to-wear runways or in the adjoining office cubicle — it's clear that glasses have gone from nerd necessity to...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 8:05 AM
If you’ve ever lusted after unused items in a friend’s closet, here’s your chance.
Threadflip, a San Francisco start-up that launched this week, aims to give users a new way to discover, buy and sell fashion. The site's users can upload...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:38 PM
PARIS -- Croatian-born, Paris-based designer Damir Doma is really hitting his stride, as seen in his fall 2013 collection shown Wednesday at Paris Fashion Week.
The look: Quietly rebellious. A daytime wardrobe with a subtle punk edge. Pleated trousers...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:02 PM
PARIS -- Miuccia Prada closed out Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday afternoon, showing her fall 2013 Miu Miu collection to a starry front row that included January Jones and Zoe Saldana, as well as designers Olivier Theyskens and Marc Jacobs. And it was...