| Dec 7, 2013
A holiday travel/shopping bulletin: The Fashion Outlets of Chicago in Rosemont is in the process of adding five stores to its designer roster. So travelers with flights out of nearby O’Hare International Airport may wish to leave their homes, hmm,...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Every year, it gets harder to impress the ones you love with cool gifts. Here are some sweet ideas that will bring joy to your world and everyone around you this holiday season and into the new year.
Tory Burch perfume; $62-$110 at Toryburch.com....
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:59 PM
At 10 a.m. on "Fabulous Friday" — so named by South Coast Plaza representatives — Georgiann Mastrangelo sat in a VIP holiday lounge in the shopping center's penthouse, sipping champagne.
As shoppers awoke from their post-turkey slumber,...
| Nov 3, 2013
In a world where scads of sales can be found anytime online, devoting an entire day, a half tank of gas and a week's pay to a mall, even an outlet mall, would be like ducking into a phone booth and depositing a dime.
Not since my back-to-school...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:18 AM
In the video for their breakthrough hit, "What Makes You Beautiful," the five Brit heartthrobs of One Direction cavort on the beach, looking wind-swept, clean-cut and ink-free.
Yet, there they were — well, three of them, anyway — on a recent...
| Jan 13, 2013
Designers, celebrities or just plain folks -- everybody wants to tap into the zeitgeist. Or create it themselves. These days, nothing moves faster than a trend. The social-media-fed frenzy enables our access to the latest in fashion, interiors,...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 12:27 PM
One of the things I always looked forward to this time of year was the "Year in SoFlo Fashion" that my gal-pal Joanie Cox-Henry would write for City Link.
I begged her to do it one mo' time for me because I can't replicate her panache (no matter how...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:30 AM
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Shane Victorino's always up for a good time....and charity work. His two upcoming ventures are only further proof of that. CBS Television's Tumblr feed posted a blog recently announcing that the Phillies center fielder will have a cameo appearance on........
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Central Florida malls and stores are gearing up for this weekend's NBA All-Star Game, eager to capitalize on fans with big bucks in their pockets.
Florida Mall will hold four days of events, including a Saturday appearance by New York Knicks sensation...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:13 PM
The numbers are still coming in a week after the event.
Organizers hope to reach a grand tally of $250,000 raised at the annual "For The Love of A Child" fashion show and luncheon, held at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa on March 5, and chaired by...