| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Novelist Danielle Steel, 65, had a passion for fashion even before she got her hands on her first Hermes Kelly bag, a gift from her grandmother, at age 17.
A regular on the bestseller list, with more than 600 million books sold since her first title...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Top of crops: Proving that no matter how many times designers show crop tops on the runway, the only place they truly translate is in Hollywood, Shailene Woodley (who seems to have a particular penchant for the crop) stepped out in the above Proenza...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Barneys New York, minus the 'Co-Op,' is set to reopen Saturday at the Grove.
The luxury department store chain announced last month that it would be re-branding its smaller-footprint, contemporary-focused Barneys Co-Op stores as Barneys New York...
| Sep 1, 2013
London-based luxury e-tailer Farfetch.com has a concept that's "why didn't I think of that?" simple: a website that unites the selling power of some of the best independent luxury boutiques from around the globe, including A'Maree's in Newport Beach,...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
D-ID (Denim Identity)
Quilting from a leather menswear jacket inspired the distinctive diamond stitching that is the signature of D-ID, or Denim Identity, the new line designer Jimmy Taverniti debuted last month.
"The whole print trend is slowing...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Proenza Schouler designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez presented their spring 2014 collection Wednesday afternoon in a raw space on an upper floor in a midtown skyscraper, with floor-to-ceiling windows on the surrounding buildings providing an...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:48 AM
NEW YORK -- It was an exuberant expression of springtime femininity, floral prints, polka dots and full skirts galore, when Oscar de la Renta, the lovable patriarch of American fashion, showed his spring collection Tuesday afternoon at New York Fashion...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:45 AM
NEW YORK -- Olivia Palermo, Holland Roden, Katie Cassidy and Leigh Lezark sat front row at Rachel Zoe's spring runway show Wednesday at New York Fashion Week, where the sweltering, 90-plus-degree heat of the day made the relaxed ease of Zoe's warm-weather...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:14 PM
New York-based designer Joseph Altuzarra has taken the spotlight in L.A. this week, co-hosting an Emmys kick-off party, and designing the interior of the green room where stars will hang out backstage during the awards show Sunday night.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:18 PM
With its year-round lifestyle of sand, sea and surf, Los Angeles is a perennial creative touchstone for spring fashion collections.
So it's no surprise that our local landscape was an inspiration not only for the many L.A.-based designers who showed...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Over the past few weeks, the stars have been aligning for designer Joseph Altuzarra.
First came news that Kering, the European luxury conglomerate that owns Gucci Group and built Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen into global brands, bought a...