| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:11 AM
In a year where spring collections were dominated by the usual suspects — trends such as pastels, animal patterns and ethnic prints — superior silhouettes, fine fabrics and choice of color helped designers stand out from the masses.
| Sep 17, 2012
| 4:00 AM
For all you ladies who feel like clothing is designed to fit anyone but you, you are not alone.
Two thirds of females in a survey out this month classify themselves as wearing "special sized" clothing." One-third of these women say they are "plus size,"...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 3:48 PM
The girls begin the weeklong junior fashion and design camp on Monday dressed in their usual summertime garb. By the end of the week, however, they display more style and flair, donning skirts instead of shorts or pants, 20 bracelets rather than a few, as...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 9:24 AM
In a race to beat other retailers in sales growth, Under Armourmay not have won gold, but the athletic apparel brand secured fifth place - not bad out of a field of 100.
The Baltimore company was the fifth fastest growing retailer in the U.S. last year,...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Every year, Terry Brukiewa transforms himself from the grant accountant for the Howard County Public School System to King Francis I of France for the last weekend of the Maryland Renaissance Festival in October.
"It entirely changes your attitude, the...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Why are cool-looking baby clothes so hard to find?
That's the question that led two local fathers of young children to launch Charm City Babies in July. The company makes and sells onesies with clever messages and vintage sensibilities, and donates one...
| Sep 7, 2012
Thursday, New York attracted a slew of celebrities -- especially at Fashion's Night Out events held throughout the city.
NBA player Tyson Chandler, R&B singer Olivia from "Love & Hip Hop," and stylist June Ambrose with her daughter all front row at Arise...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 10:44 AM
A man in Overland Park, Kansas, has applied to trademark the phrase that President Obama uttered last month: "If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon."
According to Trademarkia.com, Martin Joseph Markley applied for the trademark on March 27. He filed the...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:30 AM
(Wednesday at The New York Public Library)
Creative Director Bernardo Rojo offered a dramatic collection that included plenty of color, fabric options and lots of great outerwear.
Presented at the New York Public Library, the collection...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:19 PM
At Tiny Toes, a children’s boutique on Main Street in Bel Air, owner Karen Jacobs specializes in giving moms the Hollywood treatment.
Jacobs and her employees, who are all moms, help customers select everything from clothing for their own kids to...
| May 2, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Christie Griffiths left behind her New York City life — working with fashion lines like Diane von Furstenberg, Nanette Lepore and Rag & Bone — and opted to cater to more cost-conscious consumers in Baltimore. She opened Brightside Boutique and...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Guest blogger John-John Williams IV reports:I was wondering how many insults Dominique could absorb before bowing out?Miss J kept on referring to her as a transgender man week after week. Even I thought it was cruel. (OK, no I didn’t.......